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Origins at the White Lion

57 High Street, Great Missenden HP16 0AL, England
+44 1494 863696
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  • Excellent62%
  • Very good29%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“tapas” (90 reviews)
“paella” (15 reviews)
“tuna tataki” (6 reviews)
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International, Mediterranean, European, Wine Bar, Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
€€ - €€€
57 High Street, Great Missenden HP16 0AL, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Food never dissappoints. Prices are a bit high but its worth it for a lovely dining experience. The cocktails are handmade from fresh ingredients and this really reflects in their taste...would deffo reccommend as a treat/occaission location 😀

Thank scarah08 0
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We are quite traditional in our tastes (dinner is usually starter, main and pud if I’m lucky) I won’t deny that tapas confuses me, you never know how big the plates will be, or whether you will end up with no room on the table....More

Thank Vasco421
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The food and wine were excellent. Nice variety of dishes to choose from as this is a tapas restaurant.

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A surprise visit to Origins Tapas bar on a Friday night - an experience was the description as I didn’t know where we were going. Great bar area m. Fab cocktails, very efficient service and great food. Never know how much to order with Tapas...More

Thank Suepe56
Reviewed 14 August 2018 via mobile

While not cheap at over £40/head, the tapas were lovely, particularly the sesame chicken and the tempura veg. Fungi and aubergine dishes were also very tasty although the frittata was sadly a bit dry (we perked it up by using the dips from other dishes!)....More

Thank Diane W
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Really enjoyable evening. The food was lovely, the wine and service was great. The green bean salad was delicous, the vegetable tempura was beautiful. The puddings were absolutely amazing! Really lovely for a treat meal.

Thank Ali N
Reviewed 14 July 2018 via mobile

Went in for a drink on Friday night. To be told drinks last orders were at 10pm 🤔. For a Friday night when we just wanted to sit in a nice place and have some drinks we thought this was ridiculous.

Thank amy-lou001
Reviewed 26 June 2018

Dined here last night for a quick snack. Nice to have large white linen napkins. Excellent if not rather expensive Tuna Tataki at £10.50, together with a very nice Vegetable Tempura (Courgettes, Broccoli, Swede and Carrots for £7.45). Accompanied by a nice glass of Picpoul....More

Thank richardfood C
Reviewed 25 June 2018

Went here for my dads birthday, it was decent, it has outside seating if that's your thing but we sat inside. The waiter/ barman had a good knowledge of gins and what accompanies them best so we enjoyed a few different g'n'ts. We ordered a...More

Thank jboardman91
Reviewed 12 June 2018

Prices are a little high but food consistently good. We have been on many occasions and find the staff cheerful and efficient. Well done. Will be back soon.

Thank MrandMrsSuitcase
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Response from Originswinebar | Property representative |
Hi there, we have a garden where dogs are very welcome! :)
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$16 - US$59
Lunch, Dinner, Drinks
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Private Dining, Street Parking, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Bar Scene, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Romantic, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 15:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 22:30
12:00 - 23:00
12:00 - 23:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 57 High Street, Great Missenden HP16 0AL, England
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Great Missenden
  • Phone Number: +44 1494 863696
  • E-mail
Origins at the White Lion is an international tapas and wine bar which focuses on providing its customers with fantastic international tapas, a great selection of wines and some incredible cocktails all served in the beautiful surroundings of Great Missenden. The perfect place to enjoy a light lunch with friends, or unwind after a long day at work We have a fantastic Private dining room which can seat up to 25 people for a sit down meal and up to 50 people for a buffet along with a garden which overlooks the park. We look forward to welcoming you to Origins at the White Lion.
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