We have now re-opened our doors and offering a whole new experience in our Italian restaurant and bar. Enjoy a coffee, glass of wine, beer or a cocktail with your bar snacks in our lounge area or at the bar. Alternatively try our new Italian menu with both classic and contemporary dishes with a wine list to compliment. We are now fully booked for Valentines evening but lunch tables are still available.  


Visit Our Upbeat Bar

When you’re in the mood for a truly glamorous evening, turn your attention to Origins at The White Lion. Chic and beautifully decorated, our vivacious venue is the place to be for excellent food and unique, appetizing drinks.

Reserve Your Place

Tables at our wine bar and restaurant are always in demand. To avoid disappointment, we recommend that you book a table in advance. Aside from calling, it is possible to reserve your table using our online booking system.

Discover Our Events

Origins at The White Lion is regularly the host of a number of exciting events. From private celebrations to live music, all manner of occasions are hosted within our historic coach house at truly affordable rates.

Contact our wine bar and restaurant today, in Missenden, Buckinghamshire, to learn more about the services we provide.

About Us

Origins at The White Lion has been the home of delectable food, indulgent wine, and enjoyable dining experiences for more than ten years. Based in Great Missenden, Buckinghamshire, our lively wine bar and restaurant serves freshly prepared Italian dishes created by our resident head chef Gennaro Grella who has previously worked in top London Italian restaurants and at the Italian Embassy. Alongside the rest of his team working tirelessly, our chefs source quality, fresh, local ingredients in order to produce the scrumptious menus we provide. A number of unique, flavourful cocktails are also available.

In addition, we offer spacious, comfortable accommodation in a well-situated surrounded by places of historical interest and great natural beauty. It’s easy to enjoy a break within our peaceful venue before travelling into London. Private dining and event hire is available within The Coach House, a historic component of The White Lion that has stood for more than 150 years.

We serve food: 

Monday - Thursday : 12pm until 2.30pm/ 6pm until 9.00pm 

Friday- Saturday 12pm until 2.30pm/ 6pm until 9.30pm 

Sunday : 12pm until 2.30pm 

We serve Drinks:

Monday - Thursday : 12pm until 10.30pm
Friday - Saturday : 12pm until 11pm
Sunday: 12pm until 3.30pm