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 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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Visited On Thursday, 24 October 2019

Good tasting menu

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Visited On Friday, 25 October 2019

Great food & wine made all the better with delightful service. Perfect spot for a local date night out.

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Visited On Saturday, 19 October 2019

Great evening as always. Helpful staff, good service, great food and wine of course. Menu changes too so can never get bored with the loveliest desserts.

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Loved it

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Visited On Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Fantastic food and drink - and service - and lovely interior. We will be coming back!

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Visited On Saturday, 12 October 2019

A very nice evening indeed! I will definitely come back. Thank you!

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Visited On Friday, 04 October 2019

Lovely spot for a glass of proper wine and small plates / sharing boards.

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Visited On Friday, 04 October 2019

Really enjoyed our visit, comprehensive wine list, attentive and informative staff. Please tell Alex that Hannah Crook's parents were in on her recommendation! Thanks.

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Visited On Tuesday, 01 October 2019

This place is a delight! Great food and wonderful staff!!

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Visited On Tuesday, 01 October 2019

a very good place for a Francophile - authentically French and with excellent food and wine that the staff really believe in. Great presentation. very enjoyable evening with excellent and well-chosen wines. It is not cheap but it is worth the money.

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Visited On Friday, 27 September 2019

Friendly and very welcoming service. Food and wine were excellent. Clearly a passionate team that know their stuff and are happy to share. Had a lovely evening and can’t wait to return.

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Visited On Thursday, 19 September 2019

Authentique is the reason we moved to the neighbourhood. They’ve consistently been a great place to eat, drink, gather and celebrate. They are the best place for a date night or a great meal. Big fans of the Boys.

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Visited On Saturday, 14 September 2019

We spent another thoroughly enjoyable evening at this French style wine bar and restaurant.The staff were friendly, knowledgeable and attentive and always passionate about the wide variety of French produce on offer.

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Visited On Wednesday, 11 September 2019

Will definitely be coming back!

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Visited On Thursday, 01 August 2019

I ENJOYED THE DUCK SALAD

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Visited On Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Good food, great wine, a lively atmosphere (although very noisy), but very, very slow service the night we were there.

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Visited On Saturday, 20 July 2019

We really enjoyed our evening at Authentique, the wine was reasonably priced and tasty. The main issue was how expensive the food is - paying £19 for a charcuterie and cheeseboard where we received only one small slice of one of the cheeses and the thinnest ever slices of meat which meant we had to have a second dinner when we got home. And £5 for 6 padron peppers is also a bit ridiculous. A real shame as the quality is all really good, they just need to increase their portion sizes or drop their food prices!

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Visited On Saturday, 13 July 2019

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

Amazing service, atmosphere, food and wine!

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Visited On Saturday, 06 July 2019

We had a great time. Felt personal and different to other local restaurants.

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Visited On Saturday, 22 June 2019

Lovely visit as always, amazing wine paired with delicious food. Thank you!

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