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.
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 llamas, 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 4 pm
Weekends: 11am to 5pm

Public Holidays – 20% surcharge.

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

Basils Farm MENU June 2022

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).

STARTERS

WATER CHESTNUT & FERMENTED CHILLI GYOZA // 18
Shiitake Mushroom, Daikon, Bok Choy. DF | V | VG

ZUCCHINI & GOATS CHEESE TART // 18
Roasted Beetroot, Orange & Endive Salad. GF | V

SALT SZECHUAN PEPPER SQUID // 16
Currants, Roquette, Smoked Sriracha Aioli. GF

FALAFEL // 16
Pickled Cabbage, Lentil Tabbouleh, Hummus, Grilled Flat Bread. GFO | V | VG

CHICKEN,MUSHROOM & CHEDDAR CROQUETTE // 17
Cauliflower, Confit Garlic Aioli, Pomme Frites.

CHARCUTERIE // 45
Showcasing premium Salt kitchen Charcuterie cured meats & sausages, warm cottage breads, house made condiments. GFO


MAINS

SLOW-COOKED SIRLOIN // 41
Burnt Onion Puree, Roasted Brussel Sprouts & Bacon, Potato & Parsnip Gratin. GF

PORK BELLY // 38
Fennel & Red Cabbage, Wilted Garden Leaves, Roasted Spiced Pear. GF | DF

CHICKEN MARYLAND // 38
Creamy Kale, Pine Nuts, Currants, Roasted Pumpkin. GF

LAMB RUMP // 41
Roasted Root Vegetables, Dutch Carrots, Mint Sauce. GF | DF

MUSHROOM ARANCINI // 32
Roasted Cauliflower, King Oyster, and Black Truffle Oil. VG

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


CHILDREN (12 years and under)

SPAGHETTI BOLOGNESE // 16
VO | DFO

BEEF BURGER, CHIPS, SALAD // 16
DFO | GFO

FISH ‘N’ CHIPS  // 16
GF

CHICKEN TENDER, CHIPS, SALAD // 16
GF | DF

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


SIDES

ROASTED POTATOES, GARDEN HERBS, CONFIT GARLIC AIOLI // 8
GF | V | VGO

SAUTÈED GARDEN GREENS // 8
GF | V| VG

ROASTED PUMPKIN, HONEY DUKKAH, YOGHURT // 8
GF | V | VGO

ROQUETTE, PEAR, HONEY VINAIGRETTE, SHAVED PECORINO // 9
GF | V | VGO


DESSERTS

CITRUS CRÈME CARAMEL // 18
Candied Fennel. GF | V | VG | DF

CHOCOLATE & GINGER TART // 18
Gingerbread, Coconut Sorbet. GF | V

CHESTNUT TIRAMISU // 17
Chocolate Soil, Coffee Ice-cream. V

DATE & PEAR LUMBERJACK CAKE // 18
Honeycomb, Butterscotch, Vanilla Ice Cream. GF | V

CHEESE BOARD // 22
Selection of cheese, dried fruits, assorted nuts & house-made fig jam. GFO


DIETARY KEY
Gluten-free (GF) | Gluten-free option (GFO) | Dairy-free (DF) Dairy-free option (DFO) | Vegetarian (V) | Vegetarian Option (VO) | Vegan (VG) | Vegan option (VO)
Please note, that 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

BEER & CIDER

PRICKLEY MOSES – CAPE OTWAY
Located on the top of the Otway Forest.
SUMMER ALE (4.5%) // 9
OTWAY PALE ALE (4.9%) // 9
ORGANIC PILSNER (4.8%) // 9
OTWAY LIGHT BEER (2.9%) //8
FORBIDDEN FRUIT CIDER (4.6%) 9

BRIGHT BREWERY
Located on the banks of the Ovens River, in the heart of Bright, Victoria.
YUZU SOUR ALE (4.3%) // 10
ALPINE LAGER (4.5%) // 9

HOT DRINKS

WOOLSHED COFFEE // 4.5
HOT CHOCOLATE // 4
BABYCHINO // 2
BON SOY / MILK LAB ALMOND +50
MUG OR TAKEAWAY // +1
POT OF “LOVE TEA” // 4
English breakfast / earl grey / chai Chamomile /peppermint / lemongrass

SOFT DRINKS

FRUIT SALAD // 5.5
Pineapple, orange, mango & passionfruit

GOOD BELLY JUICE // 5.5
Orange, mango, apple, pear & coconut water

ORANGE JUICE // 5.5
APPLE JUICE // 5.5
SPARKLING WATER // 7 Per table
SPARKLING LEMON (SF) // 5.5
COLA (SF) // 5.5
RASPBERRY AND LIME (SF) // 5.5
CUCUMBER LEMONADE (SF) // 5.5
GINGER BEER // 5.5
HOUSE LEMON LIME & BITTERS // 6

SF = Sugar Free.

SPIRITS

WITH YOUR CHOICE OF MIXER + 5

GIN – Teddy & the Fox // 10
VODKA – Grey Goose // 10
WHISKEY – Jameson // 10
BOURBON – Jim Beam // 10
RUM – Captain Morgan’s or Bacardi // 10 TEQUILA – Jose Cuervo // 10
SAMBUCA // 10
KALUHA / FRANGELICO // 8
BAILEYS // 8

AFFOGATO // 5  (Add Kahlua or Frangelico +8)

 

**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 Farm Winter Dishes

Charcuterie

Water Chesnut & Fermented Chilli Gyoza

Chicken, Mushroom & Cheddar Croquette

Slow Cooked Sirloin

Pork Belly

Chocolate & Ginger Tart