Bassine Specialty Cheeses


Bassine Specialty Cheeses was established by Attillio and Mary Bisognin in 1966. Son Glen now looks after the family dairy farm with partner Kaye Courtney, and grandson Luke milking a herd of 180 Holstein Cows.

Their cheese shop opened in June 2014, cheese production has now been extended to three days a week.

Bassine produces a range of soft cheeses, including feta, brie, camembert, washed rind, coulommiers, halloumi, ricotta, quark, fruit cheese and marinated feta.

They also sell theirown farm milk and cream under the label Bass River Dairy. Their milk is also available through local supermarkets and general stores around Phillip Island and along the Bass Coast.

Bassine Specialty Cheeses is open seven days a week and they would love you to visit their farm cafe. You can sample their lovely cheeses, have one of the best milkshakes around, or spoil yourself with some freshly baked scones with farm cream, whilst sipping on a coffee or tea.


  • Carpark
  • Non Smoking
  • Family Friendly
  • Pet Friendly - Enquire
  • Shop / Gift Shop
  • Coach Parking
  • Takeaway Available
  • Alfresco/Outdoor Dining
  • Lawn / Gardens


  • HACCP Food Safety Certification
  • Free Wifi
  • No, we are fully licensed
  • Australian
  • Beer
  • Beverage
  • Brunch
  • Cheese / Charcuterie / Platters
  • Coffee
  • Dessert
  • Gourmet
  • Light Meals
  • Share Plates
  • Tea Room
  • Vegetarian
  • Wine


  • Disabled access available, contact operator for details.


Bass Highway, (opposite King Road), Bass, 3991, Australia