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For 2
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7:00 PM

Origins at The White Lion

4.5
96 reviews
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£25 and under
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Tapas / Small Plates
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  • Tapas
  • Special Occasions
  • Fit for Foodies
Origins aspires to create beautiful, healthy food in small dishes inspired by cuisine from around the world, freshly made in our own kitchens for our discerning diners. With carefully select wines and stunning cocktails to accompany our meals or at our vibrant bar, we bring an echo of London's finest restaurants and bars into the heart of Buckinghamshire.
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
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Cuisines
Tapas / Small Plates, International
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Hours of Operation
Monday - Saturday: 12:00 - 14:30 and 18:00 - 21:30
Sunday: 12:00 - 14:30
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Phone number
01494 863696
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Payment Options
MasterCard, Visa
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Dress Code
Casual Dress
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Executive Chef
Gennaro Grella
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Parking Details
Off street parking available for patrons only
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Public Transit
3 minutes walk to Great Missenden Train station.
Additional
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wine
What 96 People Are Saying
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4.5  based on recent ratings
4.5
food
4.5
service
4.3
ambience
4.0
value
Noise · Moderate
99% of people would recommend it to a friend
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DanielL (London)
5.0  Dined on 10 February 2018

Outstanding as always. Great food and drink and very welcoming. Love it.... a little gem in the countryside.

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NMacLeod (London)
4.0  Dined on 2 February 2018

An enjoyable evening out for an out-of-town guest, my partner, and myself. Service was very good, very attentive. Menu was interesting but, as the dishes are small, it would have perhaps been better if their delivery to the table was staggered - it would have prevented them from growing cold during the course of dinner. Ambiance was energetic, if a bit loud (not the restaurant's fault).

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OpenTable Diner (Buckinghamshire)
5.0  Dined on 20 January 2018

Our favourite restaurant...
Can't speak highly enough..
Fab food..great atmosphere..friendly staff
You really MUST try it!

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JasperB (London)
5.0  Dined on 19 January 2018

We had a gentle Friday lunch. Only ate what we wanted - a small selection of tapas. No pressure to eat more or leave. They did us well.

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OpenTable Diner (Hertfordshire)
4.0  Dined on 11 January 2018

Always nice to come here for an evening meal. Staff very friendly and welcoming, service good and excellent food. The only thing I don’t like is the unusual 2 tone lighting. I always ask for front bar area and tables, as the lighting here is fine, but the other eating areas have a purple effect which makes the food look a bit unappetising.

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OpenTable Diner (Oxford)
4.0  Dined on 30 December 2017

A favourite spot for food that is inventive, tasty and well-served. Our latest visit didn't disappoint, with the dishes served piping hot, which is an important element for us but sadly lacking in many restaurants. The service was also friendly and efficient, as always.

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DavidB (London)
5.0  Dined on 28 December 2017

Excellent as always. Took some friends visiting from the USA for lunch and we all really enjoyed it. Highly recommended.

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Minion1962 (Hertfordshire)
5.0  Dined on 5 December 2017

One of our favourites - tapas at the best - looking forward to the new menu that will be available shortly after 5 Dec.
Cocktails also very good and varied.

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OpenTable Diner (Buckinghamshire)
4.0  Dined on 28 November 2017

Delicious food, as usual; friendly service. Slightly disappointed to find that Origins is no longer doing the set lunch menu as that was particularly good value (and was still shown on the website when I booked).

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OpenTable Diner (London)
5.0  Dined on 17 November 2017

Superb evening in all respects

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OpenTable Diner (Buckinghamshire)
5.0  Dined on 17 November 2017

From the moment we walked in, actually the door was opened for us and we were ushered in and welcomed by a very charming man (also taking our coats - I'm sure he would have parked the car if we'd asked!). The table was reserved and drinks brought speedily, with knowledgeable interaction with the bar staff about the drink choices. Food was delicious, beautifully served and presented. A thoroughly enjoyable evening.

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Twiglet (London)
4.0  Dined on 30 October 2017

Our Local wine bar which serves excellent food in pleasant surroundings with great service.

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OpenTable Diner (Buckinghamshire)
5.0  Dined on 28 October 2017

Booked on a friend's recommendation and wasn't disappointed.
Lovely joice of tapas, wine and tea!
Would definitely go back.
Some choices on the dessert menu were a bit pricey, but as a treat who cares!

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OpenTable Diner (Hertfordshire)
5.0  Dined on 16 October 2017

Excellent food. Great atmosphere and first class service. Well recommended. I recommend ordering 3 dishes each though.

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OpenTable Diner (Berkshire)
5.0  Dined on 13 October 2017

Really great place, cocktails menu, food, buzzing and service. Loved it.

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