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Origins at the White Lion

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Spanish, Tapas, Wine Bar
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57 High Street, Great Missenden HP16 0AL, England
+44 1494 863696
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Today
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Closed now
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Hours:
Sun - Thu 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Mon - Thu 5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Fri - Sat 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Lunch, Breakfast, Dinner, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Off-Street Parking, Free Wifi, Full Bar, Highchairs Available, Outdoor Seating, Parking Available, Reservations, Seating, Serves Alcohol, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 80
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  • 38
    Very good
  • 7
    Average
  • 4
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  • 0
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Outstanding

I drop into this place every now and again for a beer or two and occasionally have a small tapa, which is always good but I have not sat down and explored the menu in years. I had the chance to do so with friends very recently and was stunned at just how good the food is. We ordered a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
Alan H
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wendover
Good for:
  • Bar scene
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wendover
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

I drop into this place every now and again for a beer or two and occasionally have a small tapa, which is always good but I have not sat down and explored the menu in years. I had the chance to do so with friends very recently and was stunned at just how good the food is. We ordered a... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2015

Went here for birthday almost everything about this place is excellent the quality of the food and service is a real pleasure. The cocktails went down well also if there is a better place that sells tapas in bucks I haven't found it yet. The only thing that is a bit off is a 12% service charge it is optional... More 

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Bucks
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

I have been here several times both with girlfriends and couples. Great selection of Tapas especially good for mixed diets. Staff very friendly.

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London, United Kingdom
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

The choice on the menu was vast, mostly tapas and it was all delicious and freshly cooked! The wine we chose was one of the best I've had in a long time! It was also reasonably priced. The paella seems a bit pricey at £25 but it is huge and was more than enough for 3 of us to share,... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

We recently met up with friends here and perhaps they overhyped it a little, as both my wife and myself were a little underwhelmed. That said, the food was good and with the exception of a couple of dishes a bit too salty to our taste. They have an incredible cocktail menu. Staff was friendly and knew their menu well.... More 

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Aylesbury, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2015

Amazing food, service and choice of food. It has one of my favourite menus. There are over 20 items I enjoy. There was 4 of us there. We all had 3 tapas & all were superb. An amazing find. Will visit many times. Our friends who took us are regulars.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 via mobile

7 of us were booked in for Saturday lunch, it was really busy when we arrived but were seated straight away. The staff were knowledgable about all the items on the extensive menu. Even our (fussy) 10 year old found things to enjoy. We all chose 2 dishes each and shared all. An excellent meal with prompt but non invasive... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

I had heard good things about Origins, and they didn't disappoint. This has to be the best place for Tapas in Bucks, if not the South East. The food is exquisite, with well balanced flavours and portion sizes. We had 3 dishes each which we shared between us, and this was perfect. You get lots of food, and it was... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015 via mobile

As locals we've been many time to Origins. The food is always good and the lively ambience at the weekend makes it a good place to go in the village. Recently held a meal for 10 to celebrate my wife's birthday. Again, food was good and, of course, the wine and cocktail list has something for everyone. However, I really... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

Rang on a Saturday evening to see if they had a table for two. Very confused member of staff seemed to have no idea of the booking situation and finally said that they had a table in the next 15 minutes which was fine. Then he said: "Oh, it's not 6 o'clock (it was 7 o'clock), so sorry mate, we... More 

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Additional Information about Origins at the White Lion

Address: 57 High Street, Great Missenden HP16 0AL, England
Phone Number: +44 1494 863696
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Buckinghamshire  >  Great Missenden
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm  5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday 12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 19 - 47
Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas, Wine Bar

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Restaurant Details

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

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 19 - 47
  • Cuisine: Spanish, Tapas, Wine Bar

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Bar scene
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Monday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Thursday
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
5:30 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
12:00 pm - 11:00 pm

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