Authentique Epicerie & Bar

114a-116 Fortess Rd, London, United Kingdom, NW5 2HL
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Opening Information

!! Festive Season Opening Hours at the end !!

Tuesday to Thursday: 11am – 11pm

Friday: 11am – 12am

Saturday: 10am - 12am

Sunday: 10am - 11pm

Closed on Monday

* Festive Season Opening Hours *
Open on Mondays 9th and 16th December - 12pm - 8pm
Open on Monday 23th December - 10am - 8pm
Open on 31st December - 10am - 6pm
Closed 25th, 26th December and 1st, 2nd January

Facilities
  • Disabled Access
  • Private Dining
  • Free WiFi
  • Families and Children Welcome

About Authentique Epicerie & Bar

Authentique – Epicerie & Bar is the brainchild of Amaury, Alexandre, Matthieu and Thomas, 4 French guys who grew up with a passion for artisan food and drinks.
Having lived abroad for years, we have witnessed a strong crave, from local communities, for craft products from France and the French Speaking world.

Authentique – Epicerie & Bar is our way to combine our enthusiasm for Francophone Gastronomy with our urge to share and learn with you about the savoir-faire, the products, their creators and terroirs.

As a result, every month you will have the chance to discover one of the 12 Francophone Regions we are showcasing, through a carefully curated selection of food and drinks as well as a monthly dinner designed by one of our guest chefs.

A cosy and friendly Bar with an always renewed selection of Regional Artisan products

15+ wines by the glass
2 craft beers on tap and 50+ by the bottle
A choice of mouth watering sharing boards of cheese and charcuterie


Cuisine: French, Wine Bar
Dress Code: Casual,Smart Casual
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Visited On Friday, 07 February 2020

Tres bon acceuil. Nice atmosphere, excellent selection of french wines. Food options slightly limited and the same applies to the size of some of the portions, but if you are going for a bit of a drink and a chat, with food on the side as I think is intended, then this is a great place.

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Visited On Friday, 07 February 2020

We came to the restaurant on Friday night for the first time and we had a super evening. Te menu was interesting and delicious and the staff were all friendly, knowledgable and made us feel very welcome. We’ll definitely be back - thank you!

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Visited On Wednesday, 05 February 2020

Ha d a lovely evening - wine was fab - did not try the food so can't comment on that

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Visited On Thursday, 23 January 2020

A brilliant addition to NW5, pop in for a a great glass of wine and cheese to match.

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Visited On Friday, 24 January 2020

The staff were friendly and knowledgeable. I really enjoyed my evening.

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Visited On Tuesday, 21 January 2020

We had a good afternoon wine.

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Visited On Thursday, 16 January 2020

Great evening. Very knowledgeable staff

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Visited On Wednesday, 08 January 2020

A great selection of wine to buy by the glass with a superb full wine list too. Delicious cheese selection - would definitely recommend the honey as an accompaniment. The ambience is particularly special, and the team are all obviously very passionate about what they do. Can't wait to go back.

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Visited On Saturday, 04 January 2020

Nice wine and cheese. Terrible service, waited 20 mins to have our order taken & the waitress looked half asleep as she served us

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Visited On Friday, 20 December 2019

very friendly place with great staff always make you welcome good wine and plates of food.

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Visited On Friday, 20 December 2019

Delicious food and great wine

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Visited On Friday, 13 December 2019

Enjoyable food & drink.

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 December 2019

Dinner was very nice with incredibly and friendly service. The wine was excellent and the atmosphere was very pleasant. We had a lovely time. Thank you.

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Visited On Tuesday, 03 December 2019

One of our favourite places to go for a drink and interesting but high-quality food!

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Visited On Wednesday, 27 November 2019

I love this place! Great, relaxed atmosphere with attentive and knowledgable staff. Food is delicious and wine list enormous..

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Visited On Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Amazing place for an amazing night. Really enjoyed the staff recommendations. The food and drinks selection were outstanding.

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Visited On Saturday, 23 November 2019

Simply perfect

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Visited On Friday, 22 November 2019

Absolutely delicious food and great wines!

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Visited On Friday, 22 November 2019

Outstanding food &service

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Visited On Thursday, 21 November 2019

Our 1st visit - but will certainly not be our last! Really impressed by the delicious food and wine + courteous and friendly staff. Overall excellent!

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Visited On Wednesday, 20 November 2019

Great place

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Visited On Thursday, 31 October 2019

Authentique came recommended to me so when a friend visited from overseas I decided to give my local wine bar a try... it did not disappoint! We had a wonderful evening, the staff were very attentive, knowledgeable and when we weren't sure of what to order, offered some great recommendations (both food and wine). To overhear other tables referring to staff by name is a credit to the team in creating an experience that people want to come back to time and time again. I look forward to my next visit!

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Visited On Saturday, 09 November 2019

Amazing food and service

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Visited On Friday, 08 November 2019

Good food and wine

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Visited On Thursday, 31 October 2019

Love this place. Great wine, charcuterie and cheese. Allied with a genuine friendly French atmosphere. Tres Bien !

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