Café

 

Van Loons Café serves delicious house made meals and cakes. We do great coffee and feature local wines and beers. To secure your table phone 5250 1842

MENU

BUTTERMILK PANCAKE $20                                
Blueberry compote · lemon curd · vanilla ice-cream
Peanut butter · chocolate crunch · vanilla ice-cream
Maple syrup · butter · bacon

QUINOA PORRIDGE (MGF) $16
Adelia quinoa, chia & date porridge  · fresh banana · drizzled
honey · roasted macadamias · honeycomb

FRUIT TOAST $15
Fruit toast · lemon infused ricotta ·  honey pot · butter

EGGS ON TOAST (MGF) $15
Poached, fried or scrambled · relish · toast

Extras – ($3 EACH) · avocado · bacon · Meredith
goats cheese · hash browns · buttered mushrooms ·
baby spinach · roasted tomato · hollandaise
Extras – ($6 EACH) · Bellarine Smokehouse’s smoked king salmon

VLC BIG BREAKFAST (MGF) $25
Poached, fried or scrambled · relish · toast · bacon ·
roasted tomato · hash browns · buttered mushrooms ·
baby spinach · cheese kransky

PESTO & BEETROOT EGGS (MGF) $19
Poached eggs ·  basil pesto · toast · beetroot relish  · feta  

EGGS BENEDICT OR  ATLANTIC (MGF) $20
Poached eggs · English muffin · ham or
Bellarine Smokehouse’s smoked king salmon ·
spinach · hollandaise

SMASHED AVOCADO (MGF)(V) $23
Smashed avocado · poached egg · Meredith goats
cheese · hazelnut dukkha · beetroot hummus

CORN FRITTERS (MGF) $23
Corn fritter wedges · bacon · roasted tomato ·
baby spinach · sour cream · sweet chilli sauce

JACK’S BRAISED LAMB (MGF) $28
Braised lamb · Paris mash potato · seasonal sauteed vegetables · jus · radish

WINTER CHICKEN NOURISH BOWL $24
Marinated chicken · cous cous · marinated
vegetables · baby spinach · pita · sun-dried
tomato hummus

BRADY’S BEEF BURGER $25
Seeded bun · beef patty · lettuce · cheese ·
caramelised onion · beetroot relish · beer
battered chips

HALOUMI & SWEET POTATO BURGER (MGF)  $25
Seeded bun · grilled haloumi  & sweet potato
· red onion ·  rocket  · basil pesto · beer
battered chips

PORK KATSU BOWL $25
Panko crumbed pork schnitzel  · rice ·  sauteed
green vegetables · katsu sauce · fried egg ·
crispy shallots

SMOKED KING SALMON & ZUCCHINI FRITTATA (MGF) $25
Bellarine Smokehouse’s Tuscan seasoned smoked
king salmon · zucchini frittata ·  lemon creme
friache ·  salad greens · avocado · cherry
tomato · red onion

SPANISH INSPIRED PAELLA (MGF) $25
Prawns · chorizo · squid · saffron & turmeric rice · capsicum
· green peas · toast

SOUP OF THE DAY (MGF) $18
Scone with butter · Please check the specials
board for today’s flavour

FISH & CHIPS $23
Beer battered flathead tails & chips · greek salad
· lemon · Port Mahón tartare sauce    

SPARKLING WINE
Long Row Sparkling · Renmark SA – glass $12
Chalk Hill Blue Sparkling SA – glass $12 bottle $45
Swan Bay Prosecco – bottle $45

WHITE WINE
The Hill Sauvignon Blanc – glass  $12  bottle $45
The Hill Moscato – glass $12  bottle $45
Mount Bellarine  Pinot Gris  – glass  $12  bottle $45
Swan Bay Chardonnay –  glass $12  bottle $45
Jack & Jill Pinot Noir Rose – glass $12  bottle $45
Scotchmans Hill Estate Sauvignon Blanc – bottle $52

RED WINE
Jack & Jill Shiraz – glass $12  bottle $45
Swan Bay Pinot Noir – glass $12  bottle $45                      
The Hill Merlot – glass $12  bottle $45
Swinburne Pinot Noir – bottle $60
Fenwick Shiraz – bottle $60

HOT DRINKS
Mahalia Coffee – regular $4.5 large $5.5
Bubbaccino – $2
Affogato – $5.5
Extra shot – 80c
Soy · almond milk · lactose free · decaf 50c    
Spiced Chai Latte – regular $4.5     large $5.5
Dirty Chai Latte – regular $5 large $6

Our coffee is made to the recommended 63 degrees, if you would like
yours hotter please let us know

Tea – $4.5       
Loose leaf tea for one – “all the usual suspects!” please ask
for your favourite
Hot Chocolate with marshmallows – regular $4.5 large $5.5
Kids size in a cup with marshmallows – $4.5

COLD DRINKS
Lemon Lime & Bitters – $7
Iced Tea of the Day – glass $7 bottle $20           
Spiders   Lime · Coke · Raspberry ·  Lemonade – $7
Iced Coffee/Iced Chocolate – $7
Milkshakes – $7  
Kid’s size milkshake – $5
Thickshake – $9
Chocolate · Coffee · Strawberry · Vanilla · Caramel · Lime ·
Banana · Blue Heaven · Spearmint
Add Malt – $1
Iced Coffee/ Chocolate – $7

BEER
Cascade Premium Light Lager – 375ml  $8  
Furphy Refreshing Ale – 375ml  $9  
Boag’s Premium Lager – 375ml  $9
Corona – 375ml  $9
Cubby Haus Pale Ale – 375ml  $9   

CIDER
Flying Brick Original – 330ml  $10
Flying Brick Pear – 330ml  $10
Flying Brick Draught – 330ml  $10

COCKTAILS
NOW AVAILABLE – see our staff for a menu

SOFT DRINKS
Coke · Diet Coke · No sugar Coke – $3.5
Soft Drink – $5
Ginger Beer
Lemon Squash
Lime
Raspberry
Lemonade
Apple Cider
Diet Ginger Beer
Diet Lemon
Kombucha – $7
Raspberry Lemonade · Ginger Lemon · Lemon Lime & Mint
Mineral Water – 250ml $4
Natural · Blood orange · Pink grapefruit
Natural Mineral Water – 750ml $8
Plain Bottled Water- $3

JUICE
Noah’s Orange Juice – $5
Noah’s Apple Juice – $5
Kids Apple or Blackcurrant Juice – $3

SMOOTHIES
RASPBERRY HEAVEN – raspberry · blueberry · mango · apple ·
coconut water – $9
GREEN REVIVER – mango · banana · kale · lemongrass ·
coconut water – $9
PASSION STORM – passionfruit · pineapple · papaya · guava
· peach · aloe vera · coconut water – $9

We do functions and High Teas, talk to one of our friendly staff. 

20% Surcharge on Public Holidays

While all care is taken in our kitchen, we cannot
guarantee food to be nut or gluten free due to the
use of nuts and gluten on our menu

(MGF) can be modified to be gluten free

Plant based menu available!

 03 5250 1842

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