Take in the Bellarine’s most picturesque views to Queenscliff whilst enjoying wine tastings of quality, handcrafted wines, including Basils Reserve, Basils Farm and Farmhouse. Varieties include: Sparkling, Sauvignon Blanc, Pinot Gris, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Shiraz.
Basils Farmhouse Café, Pavillion and expansive landscaped gardens provide the perfect place to relax as you take in the stunning seaside views. Indulge in tasting platters featuring fresh produce from the garden, antipasto selection, local cheeses and breads. Seasonal housemade dishes, coffee and cakes are also available. Brunch is available from 10am everyday and lunch from 12 noon.
A kitchen garden and market garden provides herbs, fruit and produce to the kitchen. Raw honey and preserves are available at the cellar door for purchase (subject to seasonal availability).
Special events are held regularly throughout the year, including wine and food matching and dining experiences.
Basils Farm is an ideal location for weddings, private functions, corporate events and group wine tastings. Functions can be held in the Cafe or Pavillion (seats 100). Basils Cafe can also cater for your next offsite event. Visit the “Functions” page on their website for further information.
Basils Farm is the perfect place to bring the whole family. Basils Cafe has a children's menu and kids can play in the sandpit and meet the resident farm animals including chickens, baby doll sheep and llamas. Animal feedings are held every Thursday (weather dependent) and throughout the school holidays.
Basils Farm opening hours:
Cafe Open: 10am-4pm Monday, Thursday and Friday. 10am to 5pm weekends.
Cellar Door Open: 11am-4pm Monday, Thursday and Friday. 11am- 5pm weekends.
Closed: Tuesday and Wednesday.
Every Monday in August & Sept - free glass of mulled wine with the purchase of a main meal (must mention this offer) + free wine tasting at the Cellar Door (Mondays only).
Winter special: Mulled Wine around the fire pit, after 2pm mulled wine & tasting platter.
Father’s Day (Brunch/Lunch) Sept 1st. A la carte menu available and "Dad inspired" man food specials. (According to the Chef!)
"Sunday Sessions" - live music every Sunday from September, 12.30-3.30pm.