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Basils Farm

43-53 Nye Rd | Swan Bay, Queenscliff, Victoria 3225, Australia
+61 3 5258 4280
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There are far better places to go on the peninsula.

We planned to go for lunch and thought we would do wine tasting before so we could pick a bottle to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sheryl M
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Geelong, Australia
via mobile
Day drive from Queenscliff

Basil's Farm is a very picturesque spot. Sitting outside and looking over the water is magical... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Suzi L
,
Melbourne, Australia
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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.
  • Excellent46%
  • Very good35%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible3%
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43-53 Nye Rd | Swan Bay, Queenscliff, Victoria 3225, Australia
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+61 3 5258 4280
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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

2  Thank Sheryl M
Kimdema, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

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 3 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 2 weeks ago

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

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Walking through the carpark and around the trees to the unveiling view that lies ahead, has everyone just saying "WOW"! Even on a grey old day. What a perfect way to relax and have breakfast, brunch or lunch. The farm, the scenery, the atmosphere, the...More

Thank Carol H
Kimdema, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Carol. Thanks for the lovely words! Cheers Kim

Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous winery with stunning views of Swan Bay. It was freezing the day we visited however if it was a nice day we could have easily stayed for a few hours. They offer music on Sundays which would be enjoyable on a nice day. We...More

Thank RaeRae00
Kimdema, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Hi RaeRae. Thanks for visiting! Glad you had enjoyable day. Our Sunday sessions kicked off last week and was enjoyed by many. Hope to see you again soon. Kim

Reviewed 6 September 2017 via mobile

Beautiful spot, love everything about it. Food is delish, view is scenic. You can eat inside or grab a blanket and sit on the grass. They have music on Sundays in summer. A must visit!

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Kimdema, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Hi Happy Camper Thanks for visiting! Yes we have a beautiful spot! See you again soon. Kim

Reviewed 15 August 2017

This is a nice place for a nice day The day we were there it was so cold in the restaurant Every one had to wear coats while they ate. Food was good. Big servings. Wait staff not that efficient. Nice view of Swan Bay.

Thank Judith P
Kimdema, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 11 September 2017

Hi Judith Glad you enjoyed your lunch. We have recently added more closures to keep the drafts out. Bring on the warmer weather! Cheers Kim

Reviewed 11 July 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed a lovely brunch in the sunshine for a friends birthday, followed by an entertaining wine tasting. The food was lovely, rather large portions so was a great option for sharing. We didn't make a reservation so got lucky in scoring a table as another...More

Thank WhereChefsEat
Kim D, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thanks for your comments! Glad you enjoyed your brunch!

Reviewed 25 June 2017

The location is very picturesque with great views over Swan bay,we were a small group and enjoyed quick service.The food is very good with limited choices , it would be nice if they had some drinks for diabetics ,unfortunately wine and beer has to much...More

Thank Trevor S
Kim D, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hi Trevor. Thanks for visiting. Cheers Kim

Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

There is nothing like Brunch with your friends. This place does it well. Open outdoor wood fire , veggie patch and a fabulous view of Swan Bay and Queenscliffe. You can eat inside or outside and if so ladies wear your spencer , this time...More

Thank simonguthrie
Kim D, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Hi Simon. Thanks for your comments. Glad you enjoyed your visit. Cheers Kim

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Ashley B
16 September 2016|
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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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