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 5pm
Weekends: 11am to 5pm

Public Holidays – 20% surcharge.
CLOSED  to the public on Friday 13th May (Private Event).
CLOSED – Monday 13th June, Queen’s Birthday Public Holiday.

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 March 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). 

ENTREE

Salmon Basil & Corn Fritters, Jalapeno and roasted green pepper salsa (gf,df) $17

Sweet Potato Miso Dumplings, crispy garden Kale, avocado puree, fried tofu and seaweed salad (vegan, gf, df) $16

Teriyaki Chicken Fillet, wasabi pea puree, ponzu jelly (gf, df) $16

Asian Surf & Turf, BBQ prawns, house smoked pork belly, zucchini fritter, chilli jam (gf, df) $18

Spiced Grilled Squid, chickpea, lentil, garden tomato and herb salad and yoghurt dressing $16

Share Platter for 2; House made terrine, Prosciutto, Salami, salmon fritters, chorizo, frittata, Pickled vegetables, olives and selection of cottage breads $34

MAINS

Pork Loin with garden herbs, smoked cabbage and apple, pork scratching’s and vermouth sauce  (gf,df) $38

Western Plains Lamb rump, roasted mushrooms, grilled tomato, cauliflower puree and garden leaves (gf)  $41

Roasted Duck Breast, smoky eggplant puree, Garden peas, roasted beetroot, Basil Tomato dressing (gf,df) $38

Roasted Spiced Cauliflower, quinoa, zucchini and pumpkin salad with toasted almonds and smoky red pepper dressing (gf,df,vegan) $30

Slow-cooked Beef Short Ribs, Asian apple slaw, sticky spicy plum sauce and crispy onions (gf) $37

Market Fresh Fish: sweetcorn puree, asparagus, salsa verde (gf, df) $39

Pasta of the Day (dietaries on request) Please refer to the specials menu $39

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

CHILDREN (12 years and under)

Chicken vegetable rice noodle stir fry (gf,df) $15 Veg on request

Cheeseburger, chips, salad $15

Meatball Pasta, beef meatballs in tomato sauce with pasta and cheese (gf) $14

Crispy fish and chips with salad (gf,df) $15

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

SIDES

Oven Baked Potatoes with smoked garlic lemon aioli (gf,df,veg) $8

Garden Greens sauteed in a rosemary garlic oil (veg,df,gf) $8

Warm Cottage Breads, butter, balsamic olive oil $9

Beetroot Salad, pumpkin almond and goats cheese (veg, gf) $8

Bowl of Chips (gf, df,v) $9

DESSERTS

Roasted Apple Muscat Tatin, Berry granita, candied walnuts (gf,df, vegan)$15

Lemon Verbena Coconut Custard, mango jelly, pink peppercorn meringue, apple mint sorbet (gf) $16

Coffee Mousse, chocolate shell, salted caramel biscuit (gf) $17

Peaches and white chocolate, Frangelico cream and fig jam (gf) $17

Lemon Rhubarb tart, macerated plums in cherry brandy $16

Cheese platter: Gippsland Brie, smoked cheddar, Gorgonzola, fruit, fig paste, crackers and nuts (gf on request) $20

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**

Coffee Mousse

Slow Cooked Beef Short Ribs

House Made Desserts

Salmon Basils Corn Fritters (Entree)

Roasted Spiced Cauliflower

Asian Surf & Turf (Entree)

Roasted Duck Breast