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Welcome to The Hoi Polloi

Hungry? Come on down to The Hoi Polloi Bar & Bistro, right here at Carnmore Hotel Christchurch. Our delicious menus showcase high quality produce and products from our local Canterbury province and a wider network of specialist suppliers from around New Zealand.
We meld unique herbs and spices and some classical cooking traditions together with a few modern twists of course, with locally sourced quality produce to bring you a globally diverse menu.
Dining at The Hoi Polloi is never done in a rush. It’s good food, made from a colourful medley of the freshest ingredients. Take the time to share the pleasure of dining at The Hoi Polloi.

Welcome to The Hoi Polloi

Hungry? Come on down to The Hoi Polloi Bar & Bistro, right here at Carnmore Hotel Christchurch. Our delicious menus showcase high quality produce and products from our local Canterbury province and a wider network of specialist suppliers from around New Zealand.
We meld unique herbs and spices and some classical cooking traditions together with a few modern twists of course, with locally sourced quality produce to bring you a globally diverse menu.
Dining at The Hoi Polloi is never done in a rush. It’s good food, made from a colourful medley of the freshest ingredients. Take the time to share the pleasure of dining at The Hoi Polloi.

The Hoi Polloi is a Greek term for “the many” or “everyone” and it represents our desire to appeal to those that want to enjoy a great dining experience in the company of like-minded people from different walks of life.

The essence of The Hoi Polloi Menus is born out of a love and respect for high quality local produce intertwined with a desire to bring quality ingredients to the table for everyday people to enjoy. Chef  Simo Abbari’s ever evolving and inventive style is to create seasonal menu’s that aim to showcases the abundance of produce from local farms and purveyors. Simply put, we are here to bring you a dining experience in a special place that you can enjoy and feel good about.

MEET THE MAN BEHIND THE FLAVOURS

Simo Abbari

Chef Simo Abbari is an innovative culinary expert known for his exceptional skills and passion for cooking. With a culinary journey spanning over two decades, he has become a respected figure in the industry, mastering different cuisines and techniques. He emphasises the use of fresh, locally-sourced ingredients in his dishes, reflecting his commitment to sustainability.
Chef Abbari’s warm personality and talent for connecting with people through food have earned him a well-deserved reputation as a top chef in the industry, inspiring food lovers worldwide with his exceptional culinary creations.

MEET THE MAN BEHIND THE FLAVOURS

Simo Abbari

Chef Simo Abbari is an innovative culinary expert known for his exceptional skills and passion for cooking. With a culinary journey spanning over two decades, he has become a respected figure in the industry, mastering different cuisines and techniques. He emphasises the use of fresh, locally-sourced ingredients in his dishes, reflecting his commitment to sustainability.
Chef Abbari’s warm personality and talent for connecting with people through food have earned him a well-deserved reputation as a top chef in the industry, inspiring food lovers worldwide with his exceptional culinary creations.

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