Café Menu

Basils Farm Cafe Menu

Basils Cafe is open for lunch – reservations preferred. Very limited tables available for walk-in’s. Please book in advance to secure a table.
Basils Bar – opening soon!
Pets: Dogs are permitted at Basils Farm.
Please note, Basils Farm grounds are only open to those dining at the Cafe. Animal feeding Activity Packs are an optional add on ($10) for those dining in the Cafe. We do not permit visitors to just visit the gardens and/or farm animals, you must be dining to have access to the property.
For all our booking conditions please visit our Cafe page.
Thanks for your understanding.

OPENING HOURS 
Closed Tuesday & Wednesday.
Monday, Thursday & Friday: 11.30am to 5pm
Weekends: 11am to 5pm

Public Holidays – 20% surcharge.
Please note, we will be closed from Friday 24th December and open again on Tuesday 4th January.  We will be open on Tuesday 4th & Wednesday 5th January and then closed the following Tuesday/Wednesday throughout January.

Booking Conditions – Cafe page

BOOKINGS
Bookings are essential to ensure a table is available for you.
Please BOOK ONLINE  or email: [email protected] for further information.

Basils Farm Cafe Menu

Cafe Menu – Summer 2021/22

At Basils Farm we LOVE to keep things fresh – using ‘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 regularly and is subject to availability). 

ENTREE

BBQ SQUID SALAD(gf, df) $17
Crunchy Vietnamese salad with peanuts and mint

SMOKED CORN AND MUNG BEAN SALAD (df, gf, v) $16
Tofu with a radish and miso dressing

HOUSE CURED ATLANTIC SALMON (df, gf) $17
Cucumber salad and peanut sauce

STEAMED CHICKEN SPINACH DUMPLINGS (df,gf) $16
Mango green chilli salsa and crispy chicken skin

STEAMED KING PRAWNS (df, gf) $18
Pickled cucumber and apple, wasabi mayonnaise and toasted sesame oil

SALAD OF THE DAY (Veg) $14
potato sage load and butter

TASTING PLATE FOR 2 (df, gf on request) $32
Vegetable frittata, pickled vegetables, oilves, cured and smoked meats, spicy crumbed chicken strips, marinated fetta cheese, relish and a selection of cottage breads

MAINS

SEARED DUCK BREAST (gf, df) $37
Pickled beetroot, broccoli, grilled onion with a berry and pepper sauce

SLOW-COOKED BEEF SIRLOIN (gf) $40
Mustard, celeriac puree, roasted onions, spinach, lemon and rosemary crisps

PORK BELLY (gf, df) $38
Slow-cooked with apple chilli sesame slaw and lime coriander dressing

MARINATED TOMATOES (gf, df, v) $30
Smoked eggplant puree, pickled cucumber, spiced walnuts and frisee salad

CANNON OF LAMB (df, gf) $37
Beetroot horseradish puree, asparagus, mushrooms and chilli jam

FISH OF THE DAY (gf, df) $39
Fillet grilled fish, lentil and pickled zucchini salad, with a roasted pepper dressing

ASK OUR STAFF FOR TODAY’S SPECIALS  & WINE PAIRING SUGGESTIONS    

CHILDREN

MINI CHEESE BURGER (gf on request) $15
Served with chips and salad

CHICKEN VEGETABLE RICE NOODLE STIR FRY (gf, df, veg on request) $15

CHICKEN TACOS (veg on request) $14
Corn chips, cheese dip, and avocado dip

CRUMBED FISH & CHIPS (gf, df) $15
with salad

MEATBALL PASTA (df and v on request) $14
pasta with Napoli sauce, beef meatballs and cheese

ADD: Kids Activity Pack including animal feed,  $10.

SIDES

OVEN BAKED POTATOES (gf, df, v) $8
with smoked lemon and garlic aioli

GARDEN GREENS (gf, df, v) $8
Sautéed in a rosemary and garlic oil

TOMATO SALAD (gf, df, v) $8
Tomato, cucumber, olives and mixed leaf salad with mustard dressing

WARM COTTAGE BREADS (gf on request) $9
Served with butter and balsamic olive oil

DESSERTS

APPLE CINNAMON CAKE (gf) $16
lemon custard and praline

MANGO COCONUT BAKED TART (gf, df, v) $15
with lime granita

LEMON WHITE CHOCOLATE MOUSSE (gf) $17
Almond rosemary shortbread and candied ginger

CHOCOLATE WHISKEY MARQUISE (gf) $17
Berry compote, honeycomb cream and star anise sauce

PAPAYA CUSTARD (gf) $16
Hazelnut shortbread, Szechuan strawberry jelly

CHEESE PLATTER (gf on request) $20
Gippsland brie, smoked king island cheddar, fruit, fig paste, crackers, and nuts

DIETARY KEY: (veg) Vegetarian, (v) Vegan, (df) Dairy Free, (gf) Gluten Free,
(sf) Sugar Free
Please note, whilst we offer gluten-free menu options, we are not a gluten-free kitchen. Cross-contamination could occur and our restaurant is unable to guarantee that any item can be completely free of allergens.

BEVERAGES

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 and Almighty juices. Moda Sparkling Water is also on tap. For the beer lovers, we have local Craft Ales from Blackman’s BreweryPrickly Moses, and Southern Bay Brewery. Spirits include Gin, Vodka, Whiskey, and Rum. 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. Options include Full cream, Skinny. (Soy or Almond Milk +$1 and Takeaway +$1).

Babyccino $2.00

Hot Chocolate $4.00
Served with marshmallow’s

Boozy Hot Chocolate/Coffee $13
includes your choice of Kahlua or Frangelico

Affagato $5
add Kahlua or Frangelico for an additional $8

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

BON SOY/MILK LAB ALMOND +50c
MUG or TAKEAWAY +$1

COLD BEVERAGES
Moda Sparkling Water on Tap $7.00 per table 
Unlimited glasses.

Almighty Juices $5.50
300ml bottle. Orange, apple, fruit salad.

Naked Life Sparkling Beverages (Sugar Free) $5.50
330ml bottle. Natural Cola, Lemon, Raspberry & Lime and Cucumber Lemonade.

Ginger Beer $5.50 

House Lemon Lime and Bitters $6

**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. Our menu provides an overview of ingredients and some dishes may contain shellfish or allergens. If you have a food allergy, please advise our staff when booking or when ordering. We thank you for your understanding**

  Basils Pavilion

Apple Cinnamon Cake

Chicken Spinach Dumplings

White Chocolate Mousse

BBQ Squid Salad

Chocolate Whiskey Marquise

Slow Cooked Beef Sirloin

Seared Duck Breast