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Hoi Polloi

Patrys Circle, Parys 9585, South Africa
+27 56 811 3333
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  • Excellent39%
  • Very good36%
  • Average15%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible5%
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“risotto” (8 reviews)
“creme brulee” (5 reviews)
“bunny chow” (4 reviews)
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International, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
$$ - $$$
Patrys Circle, Parys 9585, South Africa
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a drink on Saturday lunchtime, and so enjoyed the place we booked to have Sunday lunch. It’s difficult to describe Hoi Polloi. It is like dining in an eclectic home furnishing store. Every table is uniquely different to the rest, the interior is...More

1  Thank foxyfoxholes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had Sunday lunch on the patio. Had booked for 1.00 pm and arrived a few minutes early. Despite requesting outside they had booked us indoors. They did provide an out door table on the patio but it took about 10 minutes for them to clean...More

Thank 271hiltont
Reviewed 23 December 2017 via mobile

The food here is great, and I seriously doubt that any restaurant in Parys will match their quality. It is a also situated in a great place and has quaint decor. The service was however lacking, seemed like they were a bit short staffed.

2  Thank Jean-Marc86
Reviewed 1 December 2017

We had amazing food here for our anniversary dinner, the staff were great and the food was exceptional.

1  Thank Steve M
Reviewed 25 November 2017 via mobile

Lovely spot for a gin and tonic. Relaxing and soothing Saturday afternoon treat. Coffee could have been hotter but overall a pleasant time.

1  Thank Bellsyoungleson
Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

My husband and I escaped Johannesburg during the 94.7 cycle race last year and came to Parys for the weekend. We chose Hoi Polloi for our Saturday night dinner venue and it was awesome. We returned this year and even on booking I was impressed...More

1  Thank dhvardi
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Terrible tee at a tremendous price... I have visited with a friend today for the third time in approximately 12 months. I have ordered earl gray tee and cake. The tea was served in a fairly large pot with enough water for at least three...More

Thank Charl M
Reviewed 6 November 2017

We stopped in Parys for a Saturday night dinner on our way back to Joburg. We found a table outside, but due to the weather had to move inside after our first round of drinks. Outside & inside areas are worth it, different but both...More

Thank Bokkiekie
Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

The place was full. And we thougjt that a good sign. But... we had to ask for service and the rest of the afternoon was a bit spoiled. My husband’s beer was R78 for a speciality beer. Brewed in Darling- can not help wondering about...More

Thank Elizabeth B
Reviewed 29 October 2017

We are regular visitors to this little town in the free state and have eaten at this restaurant before . It’s generally been a nice day out . In a world where so many businesses are closing due to the tough economy , you would...More

Thank tyron s
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Response from DeonTerBlanche | Reviewed this property |
Contact number: +27568113333
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar
Good for
Child-friendly, Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, View, Business meetings, Local cuisine
Open Hours
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Patrys Circle, Parys 9585, South Africa
  • Location: Africa  >  South Africa  >  Free State  >  Parys
  • Phone Number: +27 56 811 3333
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