Café Menu

Basils Farm Cafe Menu

Basils Cafe is open for lunch – reservations only.
Basils Bar (Outdoor Caravan) is open for walk-in’s (no bookings), subject to weather – WEEKEND”S ONLY. Tables for 60 guests subject to availability. (Menu below). Open from 12pm to 4pm.
The Cellar Door will be open for wine tastings from 11am to 5pm, weekends. 6 people at a time. Walk-in’s only.

OPENING HOURS
February/March 2021
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: info@basilsfarm.com.au 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). 

View the Menu here Cafe Menu Dec 2020  or below.

ENTREE

PRAWN SESAME FRITTERS    $17
BBQ corn red pepper salsa, with avocado cream  (GF, DF)

SALAD OF THE DAY    $15
with house made grain seed loaf

PORTARLINGTON MUSSELS    $17 s
Steamed in fresh tomato, curry leaves, ginger, spring onion, chili and turmeric. Served with roti bread. (GF, DF on request)

GRILLED SQUID     $15
with an orange cumin salad, toasted almonds,    honey and thyme dressing. (GF, DF)

CHICKEN SATAY CAKES    $16
chili mango chutney with a Vietnamese cabbage salad. (GF, DF)

GRILLED FENNEL    $15
macadamia nutmeg crumble, Jerusalem artichoke puree and fried garlic ( V, GF, DF)

ANTIPASTO PLATTER FOR 2    $28
sliced ham, house smoked chicken, artichoke, red peppers, pickled vegetables, blue cheese, tomato relish, olives and a selection of warm breads. (V and GF on request)

MAINS

CURED & SMOKED CHICKEN BREAST (GF, DF)    $34
rostered beetroot, asparagus, crispy prosciutto, fennel potato puree.

SMOKED SIRLOIN BEEF (DF)    $39
asparagus, truffle goats cheese, roast tomato, spiced beef   croquet and shiraz jus

TAGLIATELLE PASTA (V available on request)    $33
roasted pumpkin, prawns, scallops, spinach, goats cheese and lemon crumb.

MARKET FRESH FISH (GF, DF)    $38
pickled zucchini and onion, spiced chickpeas, smoked white bean puree, green chili basil oil.

WESTERN PLAINS LAMB RUMP (DF, GF)    $38
marinated in lemon and rosemary, crusted with pink peppercorn and almond, roasted brussels sprouts, kipfler potato’s and carrots.

TOFU LENTIL SALAD (VG, V, GF, DF)    $29
warm salad of marinated tofu, green lentils, spring onion with tempura zucchini, pickle daikon radish and soy dressing.

SZECHUAN PORK TENDERLOIN (GF, DF)    $33
sugar peas, crispy spiced rice cakes, pickled chili and sticky sauce

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

CHILDREN
MINI CHEESEBURGER, CHIPS & SALAD
BEEF NACHOS WITH GUACAMOLE  (GF, V on request)
CHICKEN VEGETABLE FRIED RICE  (DF, GF)
CRUMBED FISH FILLET, CHIPS & SALAD
BACON MACARONI & CHEESE (V on request)
All $15 each

ADD: Activity Pack including animal feed,  $10.

SIDES

ROAST POTATOES (GF, DF, VG)    $9
marinated in garlic and rosemary, herb aioli.

GARDEN GREENS    $9
sautéed in a herb and garlic oil.  (GF, DF, VG)

VIETNAMESE RICE NOODLE SALAD    $9
with crushed peanuts (GF, DF, VG)

GRILLED CORN    $9
with tomato, picked zucchini salad and lemon dressing (GF, V)

WARM COTTAGE BREADS    $6
Served with Butter and Olive Oil

DESSERTS

CITRUS TART    $16
watermelon & plum salad, almond brittle.

COCONUT MARSHMALLOW (GF, DF, V)    $15
with mango jelly, lime coconut cream & nut praline

APPLE PLUM GINGER PUDDING    $16
turmeric lime ice cream, with honeycomb

SLOW BAKED DARK CHOCOLATE TERRINE    $17
rose water orange jelly, chai biscuit

ROASTED APPLE & FIG MILLE FEUILLE    $16
lemon verbena custard, cinnamon cream

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.

BASILS BAR MENU (Open 12pm to 4pm, weekends)
Available for walk-ins. Weather dependent. Menu subject to change.
Outdoor tables only, no reservations. Seating for 60 guests.

Vegetarian curry served with salsa, rice, and roti – $20

Curry of the day, served with salsa, rice, and roti – $20

Pulled meat of the day, served in a Turkish roll and Asian slaw – $18

Ploughman’s box for 2 – $25
Sliced ham, Sopressa salami, two pieces of cheese, olives, cornichons, and crackers.

Cheese box for 2 – $22
Gippsland brie, Smoked King Island Cheddar, house-made quince paste and crackers.

Basils Bar – Children’s Menu
MINI CHEESEBURGER, CHIPS & SALAD
BEEF NACHOS WITH GUACAMOLE 
(GF, V on request)
CHICKEN VEGETABLE FRIED RICE
(DF, GF)
CRUMBED FISH FILLET, CHIPS & SALAD
BACON MACARONI & CHEESE
All $15 each
ADD: Activity Pack including animal feed,  $10.

*Basils Bar Menu subject to change.
Full drinks menu and daily cocktail specials.
** OPEN – SUBJECT TO WEATHER **

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 $5.00
Served in a mug with marshmallow’s

Boozy Hot Chocolate/Coffee $15

Affagato $5

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

COLD BEVERAGES
Moda Sparkling Water on Tap $5.00
Unlimited glasses.

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

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

**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

Avocado & Black Bean Salad with Crispy Polenta


BBQ Calamari


Bellarine Black Mussels

Specials available every day

Smoked Lamb Rump with Grilled Asparagus and Pumpkin Salad

Tagliatelle Pasta with Prawns

Vietnamese Duck Salad

Basils Caravan Cocktails