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Galerie de l'Ours Blanc, 38750 L'Alpe-d'Huez, France
+33 (0)4 76 11 34 20
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  • 9
    Very good
  • 2
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Rating summary
  • Food
    2 of 5 stars
    Service
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Good for a Beer and Dance

Friendly staff and good place for a beer. You go here solely for the party vibe and there are frequently live bands. The loos however are awful. Oh and make sure you have a go on the slide!

3 of 5 starsReviewed February 15, 2015
verity h
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London, United Kingdom
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22 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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London, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Friendly staff and good place for a beer. You go here solely for the party vibe and there are frequently live bands. The loos however are awful. Oh and make sure you have a go on the slide!

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Dublin, Ireland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2014

Great Bar in the heart of the action, a slide down to the toilets, late night & a video screen with the drink prices changing every 30 seconds... Great sports too !!!

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Romford, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2014

Good atmosphere, pool table, table football and music. If you like the stock market beer price game you'll also find this too. We used this a a meeting point before heading out later.

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Oldham, United Kingdom
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127 reviews 127 reviews
83 restaurant reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2014

Popped in here for a beer or two on our last afternoon. Reasonable prices on a par with resort, although in the evening these change every 100 seconds, bit mad!! There's a slide down to the toilets....crazy

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Zagreb, Grad Zagreb, Croatia
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36 reviews 36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2014 via mobile

The funny thing is that they have display menu of drinks that change price every 100 sec. So if you pay Jackie daniels 6€ in next round it could cost 8 or 6 or 5€, you can't know. But you can wait for price go down and than buy. Funny,,

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Sevenoaks, Kent
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103 reviews 103 reviews
73 restaurant reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Thought that this was just a bar! We went there twice last week, both times in the late afternoon. This is an average French resort bar - drinks prices are average. However, the second time we visited, I ordered Desperados. The barmaid said the barrel had run out and she would change it and bring the drinks over to us.... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

Liked it was right near out hotel (royal ours blanc) and that was a good mix of nationalities... always bugs me when a bar is full of brits or dutch, nice to have a good amount of locals in there too.

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Dublin, Ireland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2010

This looked more like an Apres Ski bar to me than a cafe! We popped in one evening after having a meal elsewhere. There was football on, Bordeaux were playing so all eyes except ours were on that. We had one drink here and then left due to their being no atmosphere at all in the place.

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Poole, Dorset
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2008

This is the worst dining experience I have ever had. We booked 24 hours earlier. We arrived at 7:30pm. The dining area, which is only casual, only seats around 24 people. The waitress was hard working but under pressure. We waited 45 minutes for two simply starters then another 45 minutes for the main courses to start arriving. There were... More 

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  • Address: Galerie de l'Ours Blanc, 38750 L'Alpe-d'Huez, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Isere  >  L'Alpe-d'Huez
  • Phone Number: +33 (0)4 76 11 34 20

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