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Origins - CLOSED


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Certificate of Excellence2015 - 2019 Winner


International, Mediterranean, European, Asian
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Halal, Gluten Free Options
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The restaurant overlooks the F1 circuit and its a fantastic atmosphere at the restaurant. Apart form the food variety and the service, the ambience is great..

Date of visit: December 2018
Thank Romeodias
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This restuarant is beinging renovated at the present time., should be opened in October 2019, in time for the Grand Prix.

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank brian j
Reviewed May 14, 2019 via mobile

Decided to take my daughter out for a little father daughter breakfast and what better place than the beautiful Yas Hotel. The Restaurent Origins is nicely laid out with views of the Yas Track and Marina. The food selection was good, service was nice and...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank JIHAD40
Reviewed May 11, 2019

We visited Yas hotel and in particular Origins restaurant for Iftar dinner and we were very happy with our experience. The personnel was very helpful and kind. The buffet was rich and it mainly included Arabic cuisine dishes. The desserts were out of this world....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Sophia_Triad
Reviewed May 8, 2019

Had breakfast here and also a couple of evening meals. We sat outside one evening and watched some racing - great way to spend an evening .. loads of choice at the buffet, all delicious ! We were on the half board option so it...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank lizzie111961
WBandF, EAM Beverage & Food at Origins, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2019

Hi lizzie111961 Thanks ever so much for the great review. We are delighted that you enjoyed your most recent trip to the hotel and Orgins. Have a great day day. Nabiel El-Nakib

Reviewed May 7, 2019 via mobile

We had breakfast and buffet at origins while staying in Yas Hotel and had a great time. The staff is very polite especially Manesh who made special tea on my request. There desserts are great here as well. I loved the walnut tart with custard...More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank Zarnish
WBandF, EAM Beverage & Food at Origins, responded to this reviewResponded May 9, 2019

Hi Zarnish, Many thanks for taking the time to review your experience. We are delighted that you had such a great experience. I will be sure to pass your comments to the team. Have a great day! Nabiel El-Nakib

Reviewed May 5, 2019 via mobile

Went too Origins for a meal to celebrate a birthday ... Quite nice but seemed limited on choice and was surprised that there was no ice cream or hot desserts ...... Having visited many buffets in Abu Dhabi this wouldn't be my first choice ....More

Date of visit: May 2019
Thank ellyw814
Reviewed March 29, 2019 via mobile

I cannot believe how amazing the brunch is here. Shish our waiter for the day was amazing. He was quick, polite and a credit to the hotel. If only all our waiters we’ve had are like this. Thank you so much for making it an...More

Date of visit: March 2019
Thank jameslsmith2k
WBandF, EAM Beverage & Food at Origins, responded to this reviewResponded March 29, 2019

Hi Jameslsmith2k Thanks for the fantastic review. It was great to have you with us for brunch yesterday. I will be sure to pass your comments to the team. Hope to see you again soon! Nabiel El-Nakib

Reviewed March 5, 2019

we ate at this place and were a bit dissapointed with the choice on offer also we thought the food was not hot enough otherwise no other problems

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank philipb112
Reviewed February 23, 2019

I've left a review of the hotel which is great but Origins really lets it down. 2 star food and 2 star service, needs to improve. Customer 5* service good in the hotel, not so good here and will be the reason we wont be...More

Date of visit: February 2019
Thank Corlisa
WBandF, Beverage & Food Manager at Origins, responded to this reviewResponded February 28, 2019

Hi Corlisa, Many thanks for taking the team to feedback on your experience. Feedback is so very important to us and is such that helps us improve. I see by your comments that your visits to Origins did not meet your expectations. I would be...More

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