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Basils Farm

43-53 Nye Rd, Queenscliff, Victoria 3225, Australia
+61 3 5258 4280
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Afternoon with stunning views

Beautiful....idyllic. unfortunately they run on different times in winter so we could only get... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cheryl C
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Melbourne, Australia
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Great scenic dining experience

When you arrive you are in awe of the great view over swan bay and the manicured gardens at Basils... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
best0ne2017
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Greater Perth, Australia
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Basils Farm 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. Hours: Wednesday - Friday: 9am-4pm. Weekends 8am-5pm. Public Holidays: 12-5pm.
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“cellar door” (10 reviews)
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43-53 Nye Rd, Queenscliff, Victoria 3225, Australia
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"wine tasting"
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"cellar door"
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"antipasto platter"
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"pinot noir"
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"vegetable garden"
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"lamb"
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"lovely lunch"
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"home grown"
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"no table service"
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"garden setting"
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"bellarine peninsula"
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"sunday afternoon"
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"quick tasting"
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"home made"
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"run around"
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"nice bread"
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"definitely recommend a visit"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful....idyllic. unfortunately they run on different times in winter so we could only get coffee and cake. Both were delicious. Cakes very unusual flavour combination but lovely. Service was a bit average. Coffees came out way after we had finished cake. Would recommend and definitely...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When you arrive you are in awe of the great view over swan bay and the manicured gardens at Basils. Take a stroll through the very healthy vegie patch which serve as additives to many of the meals prepared at Basils cafe. Farm animals and...More

Thank best0ne2017
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Kim D, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi best0ne2017 Glad you enjoyed your visit to Basils. Thank you for the extensive review of our Farm. Yes, Summer is very different, however we do our best to offer the same fantastic service, all year round. Hope to see you again soon Kim

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Reviewed 15 July 2018

We visited Basils Farm as part of a group that was comfortably seated in a heated marquee. This destination is delightfully located overlooking Swan Bay. An impressive, large vegetable garden is situated next to the eating area (which has both inside and outdoor seating); reserve...More

Thank Peter M
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Kim D, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Peter Thank you for your recent review. Glad you enjoyed the experience and the amazing outlook to Swan Bay. We look forward to seeing you again soon Kim

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Reviewed 5 July 2018

It was a cold day in Queenscliff, but the sun was shining. We booked a table inside as we had a brand new baby with us. Outside looked amazing with fires, a playground, animals and rugs on the back of seats. The herb/produce garden was...More

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Kim D, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Phuketwergoing Thank you for your review and we are glad your group enjoyed the experience. Basils is a special place all year round. I hope you can come back and see it in some warmer months! Kim

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Reviewed 18 June 2018

We braved the outdoor seating in the middle of winter. But we were quickly provided with blankets and a warm welcome. I had the lamb with a $14 pinot. The pinot was excellent. The lamb was a little tough. It was very relaxing to look...More

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Kim D, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi TRexTheCat Thanks for the review. I have passed on your comments regarding the lamb. Helpful feedback is always appreciated! See you again soon! Kim

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Reviewed 30 May 2018

This is well worth a visit. Grab a drink and a platter to share and enjoy the view and surrounds, and service. It gets busy so get there early.

1  Thank Shane M
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Kim D, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Shane Thanks for review, yes we get busy, however happy to take bookings all year round to ensure the best seat! See you again soon Kim

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Reviewed 28 May 2018 via mobile

Went to Basils for my girlfriends birthday, Greg found us a table with a great view. Ordered meals and they came in good time, very tasty! Got chatting to the new manager Talla, who took the time to ensure everything was spot on (which it...More

1  Thank George111295
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Kim D, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi George111295 Thanks for the great review and glad your girlfriends birthday was a memorable one! See you again soon! Kim

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Reviewed 28 May 2018

In late May 2018 we visited Basils Farm for a large family celebration of 21 people attending from infants, children, adults to grandparents. The location is spectacular and the service was friendly, professional and highly accommodating for all of our requests with such a large...More

1  Thank Julian M
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Kim D, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Julian Glad you enjoyed your family celebration. We try our best to accommodate all requests to ensure you have an enjoyable experience See you again soon! Kim

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Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

A chance visit with our dogs. Warmly welcomed to eat on the veranda. The view of swan bay was lovely. So nice I’d be happy to live here. We drank local Sav Blanc and had a ploughmans platter for 2 and cheese platter between 3...More

Thank Rosemary V
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Kim D, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Rosemary Thanks for the review. We welcome all our guests, even the furry kind! See you again soon Kim

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Reviewed 28 April 2018

this place isa must to visit. Amazing quaint place with cellar door tastings wonderful experience very friendly people. They have their own vegetable and herb garden which you can walk through whilst chasing food from a great menu. The whole experience is terrific and the...More

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Kim D, General Manager at Basils Farm, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Lizzyp52 Glad you enjoyed your visit! See you again soon Kim

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Ashley B
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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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