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L'Authentique

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Italian, French, Pasta, Fondue
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Avenue des Jeux, 38750 L'Alpe-d'Huez, France
+33 4 76 80 43 31
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Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
Description: In this old wooden mountain hut setting, you can enjoy the famous...
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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Good for:
Families with children
Romance
Local cuisine

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  • 22
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
Cheese FUNdue!

Very nice meal in this very homely looking restaurant, service was a bit slow but it didn't matter as we were with friends so it felt good not to be rushed along. Would definitely recommend the cheese fondue! You are in France after all!

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 2, 2015
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Good for:
  • Families with children
  • Romance
  • Local cuisine
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Tel Aviv, Israel
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59 reviews 59 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2015

Decoration is nice, as expected from a mountain restaurant, food was OK, we had a cheese foundue and milanesa for the childrens, felt is little bit over priced but can't confirm this 3ppl 80 euros (without alcohol), just one plate p/p. Will check other options on my next visit to Alp d' Huez

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

Very nice meal in this very homely looking restaurant, service was a bit slow but it didn't matter as we were with friends so it felt good not to be rushed along. Would definitely recommend the cheese fondue! You are in France after all!

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

This is a lovely little find in the village. The service is a little nonchalant but not that you feel un-looked after. I would highly recommend the delicious fondue made with 5 cheeses, truly delicious. The fillet of beef was perfectly cooked although the stir fried vegetables were highly salted. The wedges and sauce served with the steak were divine.... More 

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Chester, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

carpaccio meats to start... Pretty good... Saltibocca was over powering and too rich... Tiramisu lacked alcohol and biscuits... Generally, our group of five returned 75% of our food and the restaurants response was to charge the full bill... Bad experience...

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

Very cheesy ha ha ha ha Seriously never had friends moan so much at a meal, my rissoto was nice but DO NOT HAVE THE CHEESE LASAGNA! I liked the guy who served us as I thought he was nice but my TORY friend Alan who is a surfer from Birmingham wanted to complain!

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Skegness, England, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

We enjoyed our meals, but this was nothing to shout Bout, and the bill was more than we would have expected. My raclette did not come with the traditional cheese warmer which was disappointing, and the lasagne was "odd" according to my daughter.

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Martinique
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61 reviews 61 reviews
21 restaurant reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

The decoration is just what you look for in a mountain resort. Wood and cozy, though the log fire missed! Fondues and Racklettes and other, but mountain specialities recommended. Sad that waiter a little non chalante!

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Melbourne, Australia
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114 reviews 114 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2013

With the Tour de France in town it was a busy night for the restaurant so you think they might of got themselves another staff member or two - they had one person taking orders, one delivering to the table and one person for drinks. As a result, the service was poor, very poor. The guy taking the orders clearly... More 

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Oslo
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118 reviews 118 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
100 helpful votes 100 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2013

The decor of this place - a fake mountain cabin - is kitchy, but that's just what restaurants in skiing villages tend to be. They have a good choice of typical mountain fare from the region, and a good wine list. The food was good, heavy, and plentiful, again what you'd expect from a resort restaurant. The best feature of... More 

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Chichester, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2013

We went to this restaurant on the first night of our holiday to celebrate my son's 20th Birthday and were very sorry that we did. The restaurant is pretty and "cosy" but we realised that it was a bit too "cosy" when we got seated as it was hard to sit down as all the tables are so close together.... More 

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Avenue des Jeux, 38750 L'Alpe-d'Huez, France
  • Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Isere  >  L'Alpe-d'Huez
  • Phone Number: +33 4 76 80 43 31

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD 27 - 43
  • Cuisine: Italian, French, Pasta, Fondue

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine

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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