Café Menu

Opening Hours

Open Wednesday – Sunday. (CLOSED Monday & Tuesday).

Weekdays – Café hours: 9am – 4pm.
Cellar Door hours: 11am to 4pm.
Breakfast – 9am to 11am. (Limited menu, as per menu page).
Lunch – 12pm to 3pm. (Full menu + Specials).

Weekends – Café hours: 8am to 5pm.
Cellar Door hours: 11am to 5pm.
Breakfast – 8am to 11am  (Full menu).
Lunch – 12pm to 4pm (Full menu + specials).

OPEN PUBLIC HOLIDAYS: 12 noon to 5 pm.
Please note: A 15% Surcharge will apply on Public Holidays

At Basils Farm we LOVE to keep things fresh – using eggs from our chooks, ‘just picked’ seasonal produce from our garden and partnering with great local producers and suppliers to complement the growing season. (Please note, our menu changes monthly). 

Breakfast Menu

Monday & Wednesday to Friday: 9 am – 11 am 

Basils Fruit & Nut Granola   $12
Served with Berries and Yoghurt compote with Schulz organic milk.
GF – Quinoa flakes & Maple syrup – add  $2
Vegan – Coconut yoghurt & Almond milk – add  $2

Noisette Croissant (Gourmet French style)
Plain, Jam and Butter  $8
Ham and Cheese  $9

Egg and Smoked Bacon Roll   $15
With homemade relish and cheddar in a toasted ciabatta roll.
(GF & DF/Vegetarian on request).

House-smoked Salmon  $19   
On toasted Rye Bread smothered in Avocado with a Tomato
and Spring Onion Salsa & Cucumber ribbons. (GF on request)

Saturday & Sunday:8 am – 11 am (also includes the above options)

Hash Brown Stack   $17
Two Hash Browns, house-smoked Bacon, sautéed Basils Kale
with poached Basils free range Egg, Hollandaise.

House-smoked Bacon and Eggs  $15
Two Basils Farm free-range eggs* served with house smoked bacon, on toasted sourdough. *poached unless requested. (GF on request).

Vegetable Rancheros  $17
Home and locally grown veggies and Potatoes with Beans, Tomato,
sautéed Basils Kale on toasted sourdough, with a Fried Egg.
(GF / DF on request).

Egg – Poached or Fried  $3
Herb-roasted Tomatoes  $4

Sauteed Basils Greens  $3       
Hash Browns (2)  $4      
House Smoked Bacon  $5
Smashed Avocado  $5
House-smoked Salmon  $7    

Hot & Cold Drinks

Tea & Hot Chocolate  $4
Coffee  $4.50+ extras .50c
Juice: Emma & Toms Juices (varieties)  $4.50
Sparkling Mineral Water: 750ml bottle  $7

Lunch Menu

12 noon – 4 pm (Monday & Wednesday to Sunday)

Main Meals 

Thai Style Lentil and Vegetable Curry *   $27
With roasted pumpkin, beanshoots and mixed rice.
(V, DF, GF).

House Smoked Pastrami Ruben Sandwich on Rye   $26
With sauerkraut, mustard and potato wedges.

Hot Smoked Salmon   $30
With an orange and macadamia salad, and lemon crème fraiche.
(DF, GF on request).

Pork Hock Terrine*   $26
With pea and vegetable broth with roasted onions and dumplings.
(DF, GF on request).

Slow Cooked Lamb Shoulder Tagine *   $28 for 1, $52 for 2
With herb couscous, toasted almonds, and preserved lemon.
(DF, GF on request).

* Children’s Menu version also available

Something Light

Bread with Dips and Olives  $16/person
Selection of Noisette Breads with Garlic and Rosemary Hummus, Basils Kale Walnut and Lemon Pesto, Marinated Olives, Pistachio Dukkah. *NB:- this dish contains nuts & seeds.

Cheese Plate  $22/person
Apostle Whey Smoked Havarti and Bay of Martyrs Blue Cheese, with Victorian Brie Cheese, Crackers, Quince Paste, Celery, Apples, and Pickles. (GF on request).

Farmhouse Ploughman’s Plate  $24/person
Victorian Salami, house-smoked Pastrami & Salmon, Duck Liver, Thyme, Basils Pinot Pate, Enterprize Double Brie, Olives, Homegrown and local Pickled and roasted Vegies with Bread and Dips. (GF, Vego, Vegan and Nut Free option/s on request).

Weekend Specials
Refer to our Specials Board or check availability with Café staff.

A selection of Housemade Cakes  $6.00 to $9.00

Help Save the endangered Orange-bellied Parrot
Swan Bay’s RAMSAR wetlands annually attract these rare endangered migratory parrots. To help ensure their survival,
Basils Farm is donating $1 from every WEEKLY SPECIAL sold to the Orange-bellied Parrot Foundation.

Children’s Menu (12 years and under) 


Noisette Croissant
Plain or with Jam and Butter   $8
Ham and Cheese   $9

Bacon and Eggs   $10
1 x Basils Farm Free Range Egg* on toasted sourdough.
(GF on request). *poached unless requested.


Thai Style Lentil and Vegetable Curry   $15
With roasted pumpkin, beanshoots and mixed rice.

Slow Cooked Lamb Shoulder Tagine   $15
With herb cous-cous

Pork and Vegetable Soup   $15
With dumplings.


Mixed Berries, organic Fresh Milk & dash of Honey   $8

Juices, Coffee, Tea and Craft Beer
In addition to the Basils Farm range of wines, Basils Cafe also offers a selection of Emma & Toms Juices, Emma & Toms Sparkling Beverages and Local Craft Beers from Blackman’s Brewery, Prickly Moses and Southern Bay Brewery. Local Ocean Grind Coffee and Organic Love Tea are also available.

Dining hall of basils Cafe

Bright and airy cafe or sit outside and take in the views!


Dine amongst our expansive gardens and enjoy views over Swan Bay.

Hot Smoked Salmon


No matter where you sit the view is captivating! Perfect for your next event.

Thai Style Lentil & Vegetable Curry

Alfresco Lunches are our Speciality!

Slow Cooked Lamb Shoulder Tagine

Cake and Coffee with a view!