Café Menu

Opening Hours

Summer Hours
Open 7 days a week from 27th December through to 27th January,
10am – 5pm. Open from 12pm – 5pm on the Australia Day Public Holiday, Monday 27th January. Regular hours from 28th January. Closed Tuesday 28th & Wednesday 29th January.

Regular Hours
Cafe Hours:
 Monday, Thursday and Friday 10am-4pm. Weekends 10am-5pm.

Cellar Door hours: Monday, Thursday and Friday, 11am-4pm. Weekends 11am-5pm.
Basils Garden Bar: Open weekends (weather dependent). Walk-in’s ok.
Open for Dinner in January: Every Friday & Saturday night from 6.30pm.

**BOOKINGS highly recommended! Book online 24/7 for instant confirmation or call (03) 5258 4280**

Public Holidays – Open 12 pm – 5 pm. Please note a 20% surcharge applies.

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 seasonally and is subject to availability). 

Download our menu HERE 

Brunch or Something Light
House Made Granola
Basils own granola with dark plumb berry compote and vanilla yoghurt  (DF on request) $18 

Ricotta Apple Pancakes
with roasted garden figs and lemon cinnamon syrup, (Veg). $20

Smoked Salmon & Egg Salad
House smoked salmon, farm laid egg, Basils garden tomatoes, mixed green salad leaves, served on a toasted focaccia, topped with a sour crème dressing, (GF on request +$2). $26

Fish, Eggs & Chorizo
Grilled fish, farm laid fried egg, chorizo, BBQ onions with rocket served on toasted sourdough, (DF) (GF on request +$2). $26

Bacon and Basils Eggs
Choice of poached, fried or scrambled eggs with oven roasted bacon on toasted sourdough, (GF on request +$2). $23

Vegan Breakfast
Grilled corn polenta, herb mushrooms, house smoked tomato, pumpkin relish, garden picked crispy kale, (GF, DF, Vegan). $23

Add: Bacon/Chorizo/Buttered Mushroom/Roasted Tomato/Avocado $4

SPECIAL OFFER$5 Bloody Mary’s in January when a meal is purchased.
Offer only available before 11 am.

Lamb Pine Nut Burger
House made lamb patty, smoked eggplant puree, field tomato, garden salad greens served with oven baked rosemary potatoes. $26

Seafood Pappardelle
Prawns, mussels, scallops, calamari, fish, smoked garlic puree, white wine, zucchini and herbs, (DF Veg option available on request). $33

Market Fish
Fresh grilled market fish, pickled beetroot, snow peas, freekeh, spiced turmeric potato, (GF, DF). See specials board for price.

Curry of the Day
Curry, steamed Jasmin rice, riata and roti bread, (GF on request). $30

Salad of the Day
Garden pick of the day, (GF, DF, Vegan). See special’s board. 

Quinoa Cakes
Bell peppers tomato tabouli, smoked tomato salsa, (GF, DF, Vegan). $25

Herb Sirloin of Beef (GF, DF)
Truffle, sweet potato cake, smoked eggplant puree, garden greens with a thyme Pinot Jus, (GF, DF). $40

Thai Duck Breast
Green mango, chilli, ginger, cucumber and carrot with a kaffir lime honey dressing, (GF, DF). $36

Pork Belly
Roasted apple and cauliflower salad, seeded mustard dressing, toasted chai seeds and a truffle syrup. $36

Add to your dish 
House smoked chicken $7 / Marinated Tofu $5 /
House Smoked Salmon 160g $8 

Oven Baked Rosemary Potato Wedges. 
Small bread selection with olive oil. 
Sautee Garden Greens. 
Mixed Salad. 

To Share
Basils Tasting Plate for 2: Selection of house made items served with breads. Prosciutto, salami, ham, smoked chicken. Pickled mushrooms, cornichons, roasted garden peppers, dried tomato. Beetroot hummus and smoked eggplant dips. Hot prawn dumplings, vegetarian spring rolls and Moroccan chicken cakes. Served with artesian breads, (Example, subject to change) $40

Basils Cheese Platter: Trio of cheeses, pear, chutney, olives, breads and crackers. Four cheeses, Gippsland Brie, Tarwan Blue, King Island Smoked Cheddar, Black Wax Sharp Cheddar pear and quince chutney, olives, breads and crackers, (Example, subject to change) $28

Kids Menu (12 years and under)
Bacon and Eggs (GF on request)
one rasher bacon, one egg, one slice toast

Cheese Burger (GF on request)
roast potatoes, tomato sauce and salad

Fish Nuggets (GF)
roast potatoes, tomato sauce and salad

Chicken Stir-fry (DF/GF) (Veg on request)
rice noodles, vegetables, soy sauce

Linguini Tomato Pasta (Veg) (DF on request)
with grated cheese
All $12 or $16 with a soft drink of choice. 

Basils Garden Bar – perfect for walk-in’s
Cocktails, wine, antipasto boxes and picnic/walk-n-fork food will be available from our caravan garden bar. Perfect for those times when you just want to drop in without a booking, Basils Bar will be open from 12pm on weekends (weather dependent).

Cellar Door Menu 
You can also enjoy a glass of wine and a Tasting Platter at the Cellar Door.


Juices, Coffee, Tea and Craft Beer
In addition to the Basils Farm range of wines, Basils Cafe also offers a selection of Naked Life sparkling beverages including; Cola, Raspberry & Lime, Ginger & Pomegranate and Lemon flavours and Almighty Orange and Apple juice. For the beer lovers, we have local Craft Ales from Blackman’s Brewery, Prickly Moses and Southern Bay Brewery. Local Woolshed Coffee and Organic Love Tea are also available.

Hot Beverages
Woolshed Coffee $4.50 (Mug + $1.00)
Latte, Flat White, Cappuccino, Long and Short Black, Macchiato, Piccolo. Local Woolshed Coffee and Inglenook Dairy Milk. Options include Full cream, Skinny. (Soy or Almond Milk +$1 and Takeaway +$1)

Hot Chocolate $5.00
Served in a mug with marshmallow’s

“Love Tea” organic range of tea’s $4.00
English Breakfast, Earl Grey, Green, Chai, Chamomile, Peppermint

Cold Beverages
Splitrock Natural Spring Waters $7.00
750ml bottle. Still or Sparkling

Almighty Juices $5.50
300ml bottle. OJ and Apple Juice.

Naked Life Sparkling Beverages $5.50
330ml bottle. Natural Cola, Raspberry & Lime, Ginger & Pomegranate and Lemon Citrus Squash.

**Please note this online menu is current at the time of publishing but is subject to change in the Cafe as we are passionate about providing seasonal dishes featuring the freshest produce. We thank you for your understanding**

Basils Pavilion

Tasting Plate for 2

Smoked Salmon & Egg Salad

Stunning views across Swan Bay to Queenscliff

Pork Belly

Alfresco Lunches are our speciality

Enjoy a cocktail at Basils Bar! Pictured – Basils Rose Sangria

Basils Garden Bar

Housemade cakes and desserts