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L'Authentique

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avenue des Jeux, 38750 L'Alpe-d'Huez, France
+33 4 76 80 43 31
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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27 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the only place we went back to twice during the week. I had Steak one night and the Raqulette the next, and the rest of my family basically covered the whole menu; all were impressed. The starters and the creme brûlée desserts were wonderful and I can't recommend it enough.

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Thank GLRoberts99
Paris, France
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12 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The moment you enter you forget you are in the middle of Alpe D'huez, warm welcome in a wood chalet decor, you immediately feel at home ! The menu is just right to ensure freshness and the wine list is perfect . The fondue is excellent very tasty without the after taste of the wine. The other dishes we tried... More 

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Thank RXPLOR
Exeter, United Kingdom
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126 reviews
67 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We both had the burger and it was excellent. The service was friendly, attentive and very professional (English and French speaking). Great wine. Cosy ambience. Definitely recommended

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Thank hatitgoing
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
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14 reviews
12 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 December 2016 via mobile

We have been here several times and would recommend a couple of dishes stand out the Italian burger and amazing saltimbocca are not found elsewhere in the town

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Thank SusieTTxx
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3 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 August 2016

I wanted to Thank Rene and his team for a wonderful time and dinner at l'Authentique!! We were 23 and he has done a fantastic job at preparing the menu for us and helped selecting the right wines. He prepared a home made Financier for the desert that was outstanding. Everything was perfectly timed and we were all served perfectly... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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49 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

We were disappointed with our meal here. 4 of us dined and all agreed the meals lacked flavor. Service was not particularly noteworthy either. Efficient but not overly friendly. Unfortunately there was nothing special nor memorial about L'Authentique 😔

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Thank Liz P
huizat, Propriétaire at L'Authentique, responded to this review

We read with a lot of attention your opinion(notice) on tripadvisor. We remember ourselves well your table, we came several times during the dinner to know if everything to be well. You made us none remark. We change systematically the dish(flat) of a customer if the latter does not suit to him(her). This day there table next to your, Californian... More 

Hailsham, England, United Kingdom
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9 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

We opted for pasta / gnocchi choices as wanted a meal that wasn't too expensive. Minimal choice for vegetarian but the Gorgonzola gnocchi was delicious. Brilliant service, very attentive but not intrusive.

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Thank Carmel B
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5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Venue ok. As a chef I would say menu is pretty standard. Look around area there is more better. Not sure if this place is trying to be 'authentic' Italian ot regional french but fails at both. Service is mediocre, prepare for a long wait. There are better places to visit while in Alpe 'dhuez.

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Thank Scott H
huizat, Propriétaire at L'Authentique, responded to this review
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Porto Alegre, RS
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21 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2016

Even for an italian restaurant inside de french alpes, it was the best bordeaux I drunk in alpe d´Huez. Taste food.

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Thank mac11062016
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4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2016 via mobile

We turned up without a reservation and was seated immediately. The waiter spoke very good English and the burger was to die for!! Would highly recommend to anyone but would advise reserving a table.

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Thank Phil L

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$27 - US$43
Cuisine
Italian, French, European
Meals
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Outdoor Seating
Good for
Kids, Child-friendly, Local cuisine, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: avenue des Jeux, 38750 L'Alpe-d'Huez, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Auvergne-Rhone-Alpes  >  Isere  >  L'Alpe-d'Huez
  • Phone Number: +33 4 76 80 43 31
Description
In this old wooden mountain hut setting, you can enjoy the famous Reblochon Lasagna, the 3 cheeses fondue and the raclette made with the cheese from les Alpages by Bernard Mure Ravaud, MOF and World Best Cheese Maker 2007. We'll tempt you to discover mountain and italian specialities. L'Authentique for a genuine and generous cooking

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?