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About Origins at The White Lion

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.

57 High Street
Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire HP160AL
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Dining Style:
Casual Elegant

Cuisines:
Tapas / Small Plates, International

Hours of Operation:
Monday - Saturday: 12:00 - 14:30 and 18:00 - 21:30
Sunday: 12:00 - 14:30

Dress Code:
Casual Dress

Price Range:
£25 and under

Payment Options:
MasterCard, Visa

Phone Number:
01494 863696

Website:
http://www.originswinebar.co.uk/

Parking Details:
Off street parking available for patrons only

Public Transport:
3 minutes walk to Great Missenden Train station.

Executive Chef:
Gennaro Grella

Additional:
Banquet, Bar Dining, Bar/Lounge, Beer, Full Bar, Gluten-free Menu, Non-Smoking, Outdoor dining , Outdoor Smoking Area, Private Room, Wine

Origins at The White Lion Ratings and Reviews

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4.5

Overall rating

based on recent ratings
food

4.6

service

4.5

ambience

4.3

value

4.0

Noise

Moderate

98% would recommend it to a friend

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Good for a Date (26)
Good for Anniversaries (21)
Fun (20)
Bar Seating (19)
Good for Birthdays (19)
Creative Cuisine (18)
Lunch (17)
Handcrafted Cocktails (16)
Casual (14)
Neighbourhood Gem (12)
Romance (12)
Good Vegetarian Options (12)
Group Bookings (12)
Vibrant Bar Scene (11)
Authentic (10)
Worth the Drive (9)
Quick Bite (8)
Comfort Food (7)
Happy Hour (7)
Notable Wine List (7)
People Watching (7)
Quiet Conversation (7)
Cosy (6)
Business Meals (5)
Healthy (4)
Tasting Menu (4)
Brunch (3)
Disabled Access (3)
Local Ingredients (3)
Paleo Friendly (3)
Spicy (3)
Great Beer (2)
Outdoor Eating (2)
Outstanding Value (2)
Pre/post Theatre (2)
Gluten Free Options (1)
Hot Spot (1)
Late-night Find (1)
Sunday Lunch (1)
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 (London)·Dined 4 days ago

Superb evening in all respects

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·Dined 4 days ago

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.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Special Occasion
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·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!

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Worth the Drive, People Watching, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine, Tapas, Disabled Access
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·Dined on 16 October 2017

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

Tags: Tapas, Good for a Date
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·Dined on 13 October 2017

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

Tags: Fun, Creative Cuisine, Tapas, Handcrafted Cocktails
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·Dined on 13 October 2017

Made booking to celebrate daughter's birthday. It was busy and "buzzing", but the service was efficient and very friendly. The food was delicious - best tapas I've ever eaten! Not cheap but you really do get what you pay for. Would definitely go again...and again 😉

Tags: People Watching, Tapas, Fit for Foodies, Good for Groups, Good for Birthdays, Happy Hour
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·Dined on 28 September 2017

Staff were attentive and knowledgeable. We attended because it was Gin week and we were keen to try their speciality Gins. They did not disappoint! Food was amazing and we had a wonderful catch up . Would highly recommend and will come back again

Tags: Fun, Quiet Conversation, Cozy, Vibrant Bar Scene, Special Occasion, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (London)·Dined on 26 September 2017

Origins at the White Lion always delivers fantastic tapas accompanied with wonderful cocktails and wines. Staff are always polite and courteous and offer a high standard of service.

Tags: Happy Hour, Good for a Date, Tapas, Good Vegetarian Options, Special Occasion, Good for Birthdays, Handcrafted Cocktails, Business Meals, Bar Seating, Great for Lunch, Romantic, Authentic, Notable Wine List, Neighborhood Gem, Fun
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·Dined on 19 September 2017

Great food and a lovely restaurant. The cocktails are a good way to finish the meal. Service was also to a high standard.

Tags: Good for a Date
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·Dined on 5 September 2017

Lovely evening, good food, attentive service and a nice atmosphere. Would definitely recommend it!

Tags: Tapas
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·Dined on 22 August 2017

Had amazing food... great service and plenty of bubbles... a really great evening. Would definitely recommend

Tags: Tapas
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·Dined on 22 August 2017

Great and varied menu, excellent food and good service. Selected an excellent wine from the fine wine list. I would heartily recommend this restaurant!

Tags: Romantic, Worth the Drive, Spicy, Comfort Food
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·Dined on 19 August 2017

Atmosphere, food, drinks and service all 5*
Friendly staff
Would go every day if we could afford to

Tags: Quiet Conversation, Great Beer, Good Vegetarian Options, Casual, Handcrafted Cocktails, Tapas
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 (London)·Dined on 2 August 2017

Tapas dining at its best. Could have eaten everything on the menu. Fabulous cooking and generous portions.

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 (Buckinghamshire)·Dined on 8 July 2017

Incredible! This was our first time eating here after being recommended by a friend and will definitely be returning. The food was delicious, perfectly cooked & flavoursome. Friendly staff who were very conscientious without being overbearing and checking on you every 2 minutes. I would recommend the Morrocan lamb & deep fried scallops, amazing!!

Tags: Tapas, Authentic, Fit for Foodies, Fun, Good for a Date, Casual, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries
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 (Buckinghamshire)·Dined on 20 June 2017

It's time dining there and although it wasn't very busy we managed to stay from 6.30 to 8.30 which is great as we prefer to eat out in the week as weekends can be busy and impersonal the food was presented well and tasted great, cocktails were 2 4 1 on Tuesday

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (London)·Dined on 10 June 2017

Fantastic food, staff were very helpful and friendly. Would recommend to all my friends

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 (Buckinghamshire)·Dined on 3 June 2017

Good food , friendly staff, nice atmosphere . Well worth a visit.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Good for Birthdays, Fun, Fit for Foodies, Tapas
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 (Buckinghamshire)·Dined on 30 May 2017

Overall a good evening, nice to learn that Tuesday night is two for one cocktails! Jack was extremely helpful and knowledgeable about the food and drinks and made everyone feel at ease.

Tags: Special Occasion
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 (London)·Dined on 6 May 2017

Great choice of tapas and drinks, fun atmosphere and best of all, really positive, helpful staff.

Tags: Tapas, Handcrafted Cocktails, Hot Spot
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 (Buckinghamshire)·Dined on 21 April 2017

Great food, atmosphere and staff. Lovely cocktails. Good evening out with friends ....will be back.

Tags: Disabled Access, Good for Anniversaries, Tapas, Good for a Date
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 (London)·Dined on 8 April 2017

Great food, lovely atmosphere only downside was the door was open most of the night so was cold near the end of the evening.. and last orders at 11pm.

Tags: Vibrant Bar Scene, Tapas
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 (Hampshire)·Dined on 24 March 2017

A change from the numerous PUBS ! creative and delicious tapas some with Asian twist.
Fantastic coktails, reasonable priced wine menu, very good service, will go again !

Tags: Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Neighborhood Gem, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Bar Seating, Tapas, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Handcrafted Cocktails
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 (Buckinghamshire)·Dined on 1 March 2017

Really friendly staff and every plate was more delicious than the one before.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Casual, Fun, Creative Cuisine, Tapas
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 (Buckinghamshire)·Dined on 17 February 2017

Friendly, welcoming service and lovely creative contemporary tapas. Good wine and ambience. I have been several times and the standard is maintained. Definitely recommend and have on several occasions.

Tags: Fun, Creative Cuisine, Sunday Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Tapas, Worth the Drive
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 (Buckinghamshire)·Dined on 14 February 2017

Had tapas and much wine on Valentine's Day, despite being understandably busy, the service was quick and even when the wine arrived a little later than desired, the staff were extremely friendly and apologetic which is refreshing.

Fairly pricey but you do get what you pay for, all the wines and cocktails are both delicious and high end, the tapas selection is good and rather exotic - if anywhere within a 10 mile radius this place is a must-try.

Tags: Good for Anniversaries, Special Occasion, Bar Seating, Fun, Worth the Drive
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 (Buckinghamshire)·Dined on 14 February 2017

Excellent food, great atmosphere. This is our favourite restaurant.

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 (London)·Dined on 11 February 2017

Great good and a good selection of wine & drinks to choose from. My only negative comment is that we would of liked an earlier time, so I need to be more organised and book earlier 😀

Tags: Bar Seating, Business Meals, Good for a Date, Authentic, Creative Cuisine, Good for Anniversaries, Great for Lunch, Tapas, Good for Groups, Casual, Good for Birthdays
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 (London)·Dined on 9 February 2017

Great place to catch up with friends, enjoy delicious tapas style food and a lovely ambience

Tags: Good for a Date, Fit for Foodies, Romantic, Gluten Free Options, Special Occasion
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 (Buckinghamshire)·Dined on 4 February 2017

Very good meal in a nice atmosphere, would definitely go again on another special occasion.

Tags: Fit for Foodies, Cozy
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 (Buckinghamshire)·Dined on 4 February 2017

This was our second visit for lunchtime tapas and we were just as pleased with the second visit except that we sat at a table in the dark side of the restaurant, but the first time we sat at the bar, and that is where we will prefer to sit on future visits.

Tags: Bar Seating
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 (London)·Dined on 2 January 2017

Lovely meal here again this week. Food is fabulous, great variety and caters well for vegetarians which both my daughters are. Staff really friendly and helpful. Nice atmosphere. Went on a Monday which was quite quiet as opposed to Thursday, Friday and Saturdays when it is always packed, which was nice and relaxing.

Tags: Creative Cuisine, Quiet Conversation, Good for Anniversaries, Fun
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 (Buckinghamshire)·Dined on 2 January 2017

Visit origins on a regular basis and it's always such a great experience! Food is fantastic and the staff are always so friendly.

Currently my number 1 place to eat! Cocktails are also a must when you visit!

Couldn't recommend it more highly!

Tags: Tapas, Vibrant Bar Scene, Great for Brunch, Good for Anniversaries
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 (London)·Dined on 31 December 2016

A lovely evening with great food. The welcome is always warm in this restaurant.

Tags: Tapas, Vibrant Bar Scene, Good for a Date, Special Occasion, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Groups, Great for Lunch, Creative Cuisine
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 (Buckinghamshire)·Dined on 21 December 2016

Always a pleasure to come to Origins, the service is excellent, the food arrived quickly and was
of the usual high standard. we usually get a mix of fish, meat,poultry and veggie and even found room for dessert this time (try the sushi pancakes and the cheesecake)
Mike Moran

Tags: Business Meals, Bar Seating, Good for Birthdays, Great for Outdoor Dining, Local Ingredients, Creative Cuisine, Authentic, Pre/post Theatre, Good for a Date
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 (Buckinghamshire)·Dined on 13 December 2016

Have been lots of times. An excellent place for getting together with friends/family. In fact I'll be back again tonight.

Tags: Great for Lunch, Casual, Disabled Access
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 (Buckinghamshire)·Dined on 26 November 2016

We went for a meal with friends to celebrate my husband's birthday. We thoroughly enjoyed our evening with excellent food and excellent service. We will definitely be going back.

Tags: Tapas, Good for Birthdays, Fit for Foodies, Creative Cuisine, Fun
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 (Buckinghamshire)·Dined on 5 November 2016

Nice, tasty tapas. Beef Tataki was delicious. Service was outstanding - friendly, helpful staff and nothing to much trouble.

Tags: Special Occasion, Great for Lunch, Good for Anniversaries, Good for Birthdays, Good for a Date, Handcrafted Cocktails, Neighborhood Gem, Bar Seating, Tapas
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 (Buckinghamshire)·Dined on 21 October 2016

Excellent food and drinks, Good, relaxed atmosphere, been before and will definitely go again !

Tags: Tapas
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 (London)·Dined on 15 October 2016

Tapas style menu but not traditional Spanish. Lots of great dishes including Chicken Gyoza, Tempura Vegetables, Soft Shell Crab, Grilled Scallops and Morrocan Lamb. You need to experiment to suit your taste. Also the mixed sweet platter is excellent. Enjoy......

Tags: Good Vegetarian Options
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