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Yas Viceroy Abu dhabi | Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 (0) 2 656 0600
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6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Hours:
Sun - Sat 6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Thu - Fri 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Dining options: Dinner, Breakfast, Late Night, Buffet, Free Wifi, Outdoor Seating, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Wheelchair Accessible

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  • 166
    Excellent
  • 71
    Very good
  • 28
    Average
  • 10
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  • 9
    Terrible
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
GOOD RANGE OF FOOD WITH EXCELLENT SERVICE

We booked the buffet meal at Origins and expected it to be like many others we had sampled at different hotels over the years - but this actually managed to excel. The restaurant is distinctly modern and does not attempt to be too intimate. Its size is such that you can easily create your own mini... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed today
Martins28
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Gateshead,England
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Gateshead,England
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48 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

We booked the buffet meal at Origins and expected it to be like many others we had sampled at different hotels over the years - but this actually managed to excel. The restaurant is distinctly modern and does not attempt to be too intimate. Its size is such that you can easily create your own mini ambience in a quiet... More 

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Thank Martins28
Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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8 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have had the buffet at ORIGINS , three times already and i cannot wait to go back and savour the delicious food again! I love the ambience, the outdoor seating overlooking the Race Track....Just love it! The live cooking stations & BBQ always have something new & tasty to offer. The selection of soups, bread ( esp the garlic... More 

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2 Thank AparnaTilak
ViceroyFandB, Manager at Origins, responded to this review

Dear Apama Tilak, Thank you for taking the time to review Origins at Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi. I'm delighted to read you had an enjoyable dining experience. I will pass your comments to all the team. We hope to welcome you back again very soon. Kind regards, Food and Beverage Manager More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Its rare to find a Buffet where almost all the dishes are excellent. Great service and a nice relaxing ambience. It also has a nice beverage selection.

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1 Thank ashwinpillaidoc
ViceroyFandB, Manager at Origins, responded to this review

Dear ashwinpillaidoc, Thank you for taking the time to review Origins at Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi. I'm delighted to read you had an enjoyable dining experience. I will pass your comments to all the team. We hope to welcome you back again very soon. Kind regards, Food and Beverage Manager More 

Malappuram, India
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8 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Everything began with a warm welcome to the Restaurant by Mr. Khaled, the restaurant Manager, who really deserves a big round of applause. Very professional Host !!!!! Rest of the staffs were also so friendly, which gave us a homely feel. Special thanks to Mr. NABI too. Amazing decor and ambiance is spectacular with the view of Yas Circuit. The... More 

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1 Thank Omar S
ViceroyFandB, Manager at Origins, responded to this review

ViceroyFandB, Manager at Origins, responded to this review Dear osajid, Thank you for taking the time to review Origins at Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi. I'm delighted to read you had an enjoyable dining experience. I will pass your comments to all the team. We hope to welcome you back again very soon. Kind regards, Food and Beverage Manager More 

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11 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

It was a great Thursday night when Mr. Khaled the restaurant manager personally welcomed us at the entrance and made sure to be taken care of us during the evening. The food variety may not be great like other places but the good taste of food along with the friendly environment that we were surrounded with made it a good... More 

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1 Thank Sari F
ViceroyFandB, Manager at Origins, responded to this review

ViceroyFandB, Manager at Origins, responded to this review Dear Sari F, Thank you for taking the time to review Origins at Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi. I'm delighted to read you had an enjoyable dining experience. I will pass your comments to all the team. We hope to welcome you back again very soon. Kind regards, Food and Beverage Manager More 

Chorley, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Just had a lovely evening at Origins at the Viceroy celebrating my birthday. The food (& choice) was exquisite, and an amazing grill section where you could choose from a wide selection of meats & lovely fresh fish. We stayed 4 hours! We opted for the 350 AED full option which included premium drinks - rose prosecco, beautiful wines and... More 

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Thank Michael A
ViceroyFandB, Manager at Origins, responded to this review

Dear Michael A, Thank you for taking the time to review Origins at Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi. I'm delighted to read you had an enjoyable dining experience. I will pass your comments to all the team. We hope to welcome you back again very soon. Kind regards, Food and Beverage Manager More 

Rosenau France
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7 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The food is fantastic. Large choice (if it's for breakfast, lunch or dinner). Try the friday brunch - it's awsome! Great place, nice staff. We love it.

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Thank Inge H
ViceroyFandB, Manager at Origins, responded to this review

Dear Inge H, Thank you for taking the time to review Origins at Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi. I'm delighted to read you had an enjoyable dining experience. I will pass your comments to all the team. We hope to welcome you back again very soon. Kind regards, Food and Beverage Manager More 

Emirate of Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Highly Recommend this Restaurant and Hotel... I will share to my relatives, friends and Co - Employee and they will be happy and enjoyed with Happy Tummy.

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Thank Mylene0513
ViceroyFandB, Manager at Origins, responded to this review

Dear Mylene0513, Thank you for taking the time to review Origins at Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi. I'm delighted to read you had an enjoyable dining experience. I will pass your comments to all the team. We hope to welcome you back again very soon. Kind regards, Food and Beverage Manager More 

Level Contributor
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The ambiance was excellent with overlooking view of yas marina circuit. Food was great with a wide variety of choices. I highly recommend the steak. staff were so friendly and helpful.

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Thank Joseph F
ViceroyFandB, Manager at Origins, responded to this review

Dear Joseph F, Thank you for taking the time to review Origins at Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi. I'm delighted to read you had an enjoyable Brunch experience. I will pass your comments to all the team. We hope to welcome you back again very soon. Kind regards, Food and Beverage Manager More 

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

My second time at the origins and still excellent as before. staff and service are exceptional. Recommend it strongly to everyone :-)

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Thank Carol C
ViceroyFandB, Manager at Origins, responded to this review

Dear Carol C, Thank you for taking the time to review Origins at Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi. I'm delighted to read you had an enjoyable dining experience. I will pass your comments to all the team. We hope to welcome you back again very soon. Kind regards, Food and Beverage Manager More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Yas Viceroy Abu dhabi | Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
  • Location: Middle East  >  United Arab Emirates  >  Emirate of Abu Dhabi  >  Abu Dhabi
  • Phone Number: +971 (0) 2 656 0600

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: International, Chinese, Japanese, Asian

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Scenic view, Large groups
Open Hours
Sunday
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Monday
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Tuesday
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Wednesday
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
Thursday
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:30 am - 10:30 am
12:30 pm - 3:30 pm

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