Café Menu

Basils Farm Cafe Menu

Please note Basils Farm is closed this week and weekend. We will make an announcement on Monday 20th September as to our reopening. Unfortunately, all bookings for this week and weekend will be cancelled.
Please direct all enquiries to [email protected]

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 – is now closed for the cooler months.
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. Thanks for your understanding.

OPENING HOURS
Closed Tuesday & Wednesday.
Monday, Thursday & Friday: 12pm to 5pm
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

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

GRILLED CHILLI SQUID (of, df) $16
Smoked paprika coulis, grapefruit pickled onion salad, and seeded mustard dressing

ZUCCHINI CHICKPEA SPICED FRITTERS (df, gf. v) $15
Roasted mushroom, spinach, and satay sauce

BBQ PRAWNS (gf) $17
Avocado cucumber yoghurt, corn rice cakes, and chilli oil

TEMPURA CHICKEN DUMPLINGS (df, gf) $16
Pickled green tomato and ginger relish, crushed peanuts and soy

SOUP OF THE DAY (gf on request) $14
with pumpkin loaf and butter

TASTING PLATE FOR 2 (gf on request) $29
Vegetable frittata, pickled vegetables, farmhouse terrine, grilled chorizo, marinated fetta cheese, chicken liver paté and a selection of cottage breads

MAINS

THAI SPICED CHICKEN FILLET (gf, df) $32
Coconut sweet potato fritters, kaffir lime and ginger sauce, rice noodles, and broccolini

SLOW COOKED BEEF SIRLOIN $40
Mustard, pommes dauphine, sautéed kale, field mushroom, and tarragon pink peppercorn sabayon

PORK BELLY (qf, df) $36
Slow-cooked with orange star anise glaze, Asian greens, and chilli rice

CRISPY QUINOA CAKES (of. df. v) $29
Roasted carrots, chickpeas, and eggplant relish

BRAISED LAMB NECK (gf) $33
Lemon thyme, truffle mash, onion jam, crispy leeks and garden greens

FISH OF THE DAY (gf, df) $39
Fillet grilled fish, spiced sweet potato, wild sorrel and smoked garlic lemon aioli

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

CHILDREN
MINI CHEESEBURGER, CHIPS & SALAD

MINI CHEESE BURGER $15
Served with chips and salad

CHICKEN VEGETABLE STIR FRY (gf, df, veg on request) $14

CHIPS & DIPS (gf, veg) $14
Corn chips, cheese dip, and avocado dip

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

BACON & CHEESE SAUSAGE ROLL $14
with salad

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

SIDES

CURRIED ROAST POTATOES (gf, df, v) $8
with tomato relish

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

MOROCCAN COUSCOUS SALAD (df, v) $8
Raisins, preserved lemon, almonds and roasted peppers

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

DESSERTS

STICKY MANDARIN HAZELNUT CAKE $16
Sesame tuille and lavender cream

ROASTED RED WINE APPLES (gf, df, v) $15
Rhubarb pepper jelly and cinnamon nut crumble

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

CHOCOLATE WHISKEY MARQUISE (gf) $17
Macerated raisins, coffee cream, and burnt orange sauce

WARM PINEAPPLE COCONUT PUDDING (gf) $16
lime ice cream and macadamia crumble

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

All dishes made in-house

Slow-Cooked Pork Belly

Pineapple Coconut Pudding

Tempura Chicken Dumplings

White Chocolate Mousse

Grilled Chilli Squid  

Barbeque Prawns

From the Garden – Soup of the Day