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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” (92 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 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped in here for a couple on our tour of the pubs in missenden. Nice place friendly staff. Good selection of drinks that included a good selection of Gins. Not the cheapest place for a drink. But still a place well with a cost....More

Thank taz112m
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The food arrived a couple of dishes at a time so that by the time everyone had received their dishes the food was verging on cold. Reasonably tasty food but felt it was a bit pricey. Won't hurry back.

Thank GJBV
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've visited the Origins a few times now and food has always been very tasty, quick and hot. Cocktails are also very good when I have had them. It is always very busy whenever I have been which proves how popular it is. Lots of...More

Thank Zoë G
Reviewed October 1, 2018 via mobile

I have eaten at Origins many times, and it never fails to wow me. The place is spotlessly clean, including the cloakrooms, and the decor and lighting make for a lovely atmosphere. The food is without a doubt the best the area has to offer....More

Thank Excursion751711
Reviewed October 1, 2018

I can find little to fault with the White Lion - the service was prompt (without rushing you) and friendly, the lighting atmospheric (without being too low), the noise level the same (enough hubbub to give it a bit of life, but not so much...More

Thank Davegeo22
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Popped in for a quick lunch. Soft shell crab tempura with dipping sauce was lovely, though a little on the expensive side, together with lovely crispy potato aioli. Very prompt & polite staff. Great decor

Thank richardfood C
Reviewed September 24, 2018 via mobile

They cheat you with the cocktails on the Tuesday offers. They do a buy one get one offer however they fill the glass up with ice and water and some syrup and very little alcohol. Even thought the bar man admitted himself that it was...More

1  Thank parvaneh2013
Reviewed September 20, 2018 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 September 9, 2018 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 August 27, 2018

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

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April 15, 2015|
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$58
Dinner, Lunch, 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, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
12:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
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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