We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Avenue des Jeux, 38750 L'Alpe-d'Huez, France
+33 4 76 80 43 31
Website
Improve this listing
Reserve a Table Online
Ranked #15 of 63 Restaurants in L'Alpe-d'Huez
Price range: $31 - $49
Cuisines: French, Italian, Pasta, Fondue
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Local cuisine
Dining options: Reservations, Late Night
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
Write a Review

113 reviews from our community

Visitor rating
    57
    28
    18
    5
    5
Rating summary
    Food
    Service
    Value
    Atmosphere
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Swedish first
  • Any
English first
Skegness, England, United Kingdom
Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
14 restaurant reviews
7 helpful votes 7 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.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Martinique
Senior Contributor
48 reviews 48 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
27 helpful votes 27 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!

Was this review helpful? Yes
Melbourne, Australia
Top Contributor
111 reviews 111 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
64 helpful votes 64 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Oslo
Top Contributor
118 reviews 118 reviews
58 restaurant reviews
97 helpful votes 97 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 

Was this review helpful? Yes
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 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2
Helsinki, Finland
Top Contributor
64 reviews 64 reviews
27 restaurant reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2012

Small restaurant with a great smell of cheese. They serve different cheese-based foods (fondue, raclette), as well as other stuff. The Saltimbocca I had was very good. Wine list is ok, but not too special and not very cheap. This restaurant is probably at least among the top quarter of the village's restaurants.

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Reviewer
5 reviews 5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

L'authentique has a lovely atmosphere with a typical alp style interior. We had to wait over 30 minutes for our first courses which was too long! When the starters arrived they were massive. Four of us shared a selection of Italian starters but what we were given was more like an oversized salad. The main courses were of an equally... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
London, United Kingdom
Contributor
14 reviews 14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2012

Being a seasonnaire here, I've tried a fair few restaurants in town and would like to think I can compare most on an equal footing. Atmosphere here is probably the biggest plus point, very cosy, small restaurant. Food was ok. Items on the menu don't spring out at you for a start. We had minestrone to start which was nice,... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Rutland
Reviewer
4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 23, 2011

We booked this restaurant because the menus looked great. Unfortunately the children's menu only applied to under 8s. The pasta dishes we ordered for our children arrived in vast bowls containing more pasta than we, as adults, could possibly have eaten, which was very off putting. The tartiflette was disappointingly oily, containing vey few lardons and for some reason was... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes
Scotland
Senior Contributor
29 reviews 29 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2011

Visited this restaurant as it was ranked No 1 on Trip Advisor. It was busy and atmosphere was good. We shared a very tasty ravioli starter but both main courses were laden with salt to the point of being inedible. The waiter noticed I had hardly touched my duck risotto when he came to clear the plates and asked if... More 

Was this review helpful? Yes 2

Travelers who viewed L'Authentique also viewed

L'Alpe-d'Huez, Isere
L'Alpe-d'Huez, Isere
 
L'Alpe-d'Huez, Isere
L'Alpe-d'Huez, Isere
 

Been to L'Authentique? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Additional Information about L'Authentique

Address: Avenue des Jeux, 38750 L'Alpe-d'Huez, France
Phone Number: +33 4 76 80 43 31
Location: Europe  >  France  >  Rhone-Alpes  >  Isere  >  L'Alpe-d'Huez
Average Prices: USD 31 - 49
Cuisine: French, Italian, Pasta, Fondue

Owners: What's your side of the story?

Register now for free — and start getting automatic notification of new reviews, responding to traveler feedback, adding new photos to your listing and much more.

Manage your listing

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from L'Authentique staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?