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Origins

Yas Viceroy Abu dhabi | Yas Viceroy Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
+971 (0) 2 656 0600
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Ranked #73 of 1,584 restaurants in Abu Dhabi
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Cuisines: International
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet
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Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Reservations, Buffet
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  • English first
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  • German first
  • Italian first
  • Portuguese first
  • Spanish first
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English first
Senior Contributor
35 reviews 35 reviews
30 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014 NEW via mobile

We had iftar last week in origins , i was surprised how varied is the buffet and how big it is The staff are sooooo friendly and best customer service in abu dhabi , we found table with our name written and the table was according to our specification when we booked But the thing is that the food was... More

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wiltshire
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

Have brunched here 3 times and highly recommend. Tried a few others, but customer service is by far the best here. Wide selection of food and live cooking stations. Little tip , if going as a couple tell the staff when booking as can land up sat amongst the family section.

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Can't fault it for service and choice, well worth the extra for breakfast if not included in your room price. Not very busy but we came in Ramadan.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
75 reviews 75 reviews
37 restaurant reviews
59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

The food selection at their brunch is varied and there is something for everyone. The seafood selections is probably one of the best in Abu Dhabi, with an oyster bar and grilled lobster. There is a lot of food in glasses and small containers, a trick to the eye as most of it was bland and lacked variety in consistency... More

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Dubai
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24 reviews 24 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

average food for a 5 start hotel... breakfast is better than lunch and dinner.... needs more variety.. especially at lunch...

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Edinburgh, Scotland
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51 restaurant reviews
113 helpful votes 113 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Really disappointed this time around, very basic food. Some of it was not hot. It's a shame when you first visit a restaurant and it's great then you return and it's not so good.

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Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

This was my second time of booking Origins for Brunch as I had a really enjoyable visit my first time. Therefore I Booked an outside table for 10 at Origins for Brunch with brilliant views over the F1 circuit and had an excellent Friday afternoon stting outside on the terrace with adequate AC's to keep everyone cool. Food was excellent... More

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Oxford
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

Breakfasted here five days and very happy with choice and variety, plenty to choose from. Also, a pleasantly bright room - it helped to wake us each day!

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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60 reviews 60 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 1, 2014

Chaotic, underwhelming furniture, and a poor selection of foods. During the milder months, sitting outside is much nicer - better furniture, but with almost no service to speak of - queuing to get a table, and then not really getting a western friendly breakfast... Unfortunately, this is the only choice in this hotel.

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Oxford UK
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We went to the evening buffet here and asked for a table outside. Wow! Our table was perfect overlooking the track, a brilliant view. The food was really good, especially the meat station which even managed to beat the teenage son who is a bottomless pit normally. We would definitely recommend dining here but make sure you get an outside... More

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