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Basils Farm

43-53 Nye Rd | Swan Bay, Queenscliff, Victoria 3225, Australia
+61 3 5258 4280
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Disappointing..

We visited Basil’s today for lunch and we booked for a 1.30 pm sitting. The venue is lovely, and... read more

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Mary H
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Basils Farm never disappoints

Went to Basils Farm yesterday for lunch without a booking. It was extremely busy but they were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
freddodog
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Basils Farm (Formerly Kiltynane Wines), is an artisan Winery on the shores of Swan Bay, (Bellarine Peninsula) specialising in traditionally made wild fermented wines. Varieties include: Prosecco, Sauvignon Blanc, Rose, Chardonnay, Pinot Noir and Shiraz. Wine tastings and wine by the glass are available to enjoy at the Cellar Door or in the Cafe with an antipasto platter or seasonal housemade dishes featuring local and Basils Farm grown produce. Coffee, tea, cakes, wine and other beverages are available all day. Take in the Bellarine Peninsula's most picturesque views across Swan Bay to Queenscliff and relax amongst landscaped gardens, overlooking the vines. Wander through the stunning potager gardens that supply fresh produce to Basils Cafe and sit by the firepit with a glass of wine over winter. OPEN: Thursday: 9am-3pm. Friday: 9am-5pm. Weekends 8am-5pm. (Food service until 4pm). Full Breakfast menu every weekend from 8am-11am. Public Holidays: 12noon -5pm.
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  • Very good36%
  • Average14%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible4%
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“cellar door” (8 reviews)
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43-53 Nye Rd | Swan Bay, Queenscliff, Victoria 3225, Australia
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited Basil’s today for lunch and we booked for a 1.30 pm sitting. The venue is lovely, and Basil’s is obviously popular as it was very busy. Unfortunately though, when we went to order, the fish and the beef stroganoff had ‘run out’! This...More

Thank Mary H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Basils Farm yesterday for lunch without a booking. It was extremely busy but they were really obliging and found us a table for 8 outside the cellar door. We didn't have the view over swan Bay but the garden and vines were beautiful...More

Thank freddodog
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

First visit to Basils farm over the weekend. What a great spot! Staff were very attentive, and food was fantastic! (Particularly their homemade rhubarb and ginger cheesecake!). Very relaxed atmosphere with tables scattered throughout the front garden/lawn area over looking swan bay. Good set up...More

Thank kiwinurse
Kim D, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi there. Thanks for recommending us! Glad you enjoyed you visit! Cheers Kim

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Went to Basil’s farm for breakfast, so impressive, they advertise farm fresh produce and how true is that, we saw them pick from the amazing garden just metres away from us. I had the granola with berries & yogurt it was such a big serve...More

Thank Gaylene C
Kim D, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Gaylene Thanks for visiting. We love our gardens and chickens for fresh and easy pickings!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went to this wonderful little place on Monday for lunch with a million dollar view. A little bit quirky and it appeared to be typical of coastal service - slow and unorganized as they all seem to work in a different time zone to Melbourne....More

Thank Mark N
Kim D, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Gday Mark. Thanks for the great feedback! Glad we were able to break the mold on Coastal service! Cheers Kim 🥂

Reviewed 26 October 2017

Driving along Queenscliff Road one day I saw Basil's Farm. Went home googled and said that is the place for me. Love water views when eating. The farm and Vinyard is situated on the shores of the Swan Bay . Sitting in the garden you...More

Thank Ivanth22
Kim D, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 27 October 2017

Hi Thanks for visiting and glad you enjoyed your day! Hope to see you again soon. Many thanks Kim

Reviewed 22 October 2017 via mobile

Well what a lovely experience we had here for lunch yesterday. We had the Antipasta and Cheese Player and we all enjoyed it immensely. Loved the Vege garden and k knowing that much of our lunch came from there made it a better experience. The...More

Thank Chris K
Kim D, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Hi Chris. Thanks for spending your Sunday with us! Glad you enjoyed your relaxing afternoon. See you again soon! Kim

Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We planned to go for lunch and thought we would do wine tasting before so we could pick a bottle to have with lunch. At wine tasting we were given a taste in one glass and another taste in another.....you know........to swap and share. Never...More

5  Thank Sheryl M
Kimdema, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 8 October 2017

Hi Sheryl I am suprised by your feedback. As you would have noticed we have a garden full of fresh produce. Our talented Chefs prepare all our meals on offer with this and additions from local suppliers, including the offerings on the antipasto platters. Again...More

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

Basil's Farm is a very picturesque spot. Sitting outside and looking over the water is magical. Service is great and the food amazing! Shared platters are full of delicious local food. The veggie garden is to die for. This is my second visit there. First...More

Thank Suzi L
Kimdema, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

Hi Suzi. Thanks for coming down to Basils. It sure does have an amazing view! See you again soon. Cheers Kim

Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

The food at this stunning family farm is absolutely perfect! The flavours and textures were perfect in every way. They don't advertise their food as vegan, they have a few options and a few adaptable options for both breakfast and lunch. The "shanghai salad" with...More

Thank Lynwen C
Kimdema, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 October 2017

Hi Lynwen. We are more than happy to cater for our customers needs where we can! Glad you enjoyed your visit and hope to see you again soon. Cheers

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Ashley B
16 September 2016|
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Response from Basils_Farm | Property representative |
Hi Ashley, Sorry for the delay in seeing this message come through. The answers above are correct. You can also book online via obee. From December 3 you can also enjoy ‘Breakfast at Basils’. • Egg + Bacon Rolls every... More
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