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The Alleyway & Blueberry Square, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 442 678
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  • Excellent54%
  • Very good36%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak frites” (73 reviews)
“pain perdu” (119 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Alleyway & Blueberry Square, Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

I often go there for the nice atmosphere, delicious salad and steak.the ambiance is nice too. Nicer to go there during winter

Thank salloumberj
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

It was a business meeting over lunch.thr meat is excellent and the sauces too. The staff is friendly and smiling all the time. Will come back with family

Thank nadaabdelmalak
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Unique service and great food. Must visit if in Lebanon. The ambiance is charming (à la française) the table master is very knowledgeable and professional. Maybe a bit overpriced considering the location, but dining there is worth it.

Thank Imad_13
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is one of two Couqley outlets in Lebanon presenting high end french gastronomy plates and preparations. Their steak frites, their filets de boeuf and their tartare are all to die for The best comes with their duck preparations and foie gras. Often visited teh...More

Thank gsnreviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place offers an amazing steak frites and the best pain perdu you can ever try. One problem is that the food is salty. Recommended

Thank marwathefitfoodie
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For a birthday dinner we decided to finally try Couqley in the Gemmayzeh area of Beirut. Reservations are a must since this restaurant is highly popular. It is located in an alley off the main Gemmayzeh street. The decor has a feel of a French...More

Thank Hanan M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couqley is one of this restaurants in Beirut that transport you to another time, in another country. It's tucked away in an alleyway in Gemayzeh, and you won't find it if you're just strolling. My husband and I went on Monday for their couples lunch...More

Thank Sarah E
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very good service, good value for money, staff was welcoming Food was above expectations although it was simple

Thank majdelashkar
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The best steak and fries in beirut district price plus quality plus service equals excellent experience a place must try when you are in beirut

Thank ramihalawani
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

Everything they serve is just excellent espacially the couqley steak frites and the pain perdu! W must visit

Thank Nathalie K
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Romantic, Groups, Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
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12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Alleyway & Blueberry Square, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 442 678
  • E-mail
Couqley is a French bistro located in 'The Alleyway' in Beirut's trendy Gemmayze district and in Blueberry Square in Dbayeh, just off the main highway. Couqley offers traditional bistro meals such as Steak Frites, Duck Confit, Foie Gras, Special Salads - prepared by Executive Chef and Co-Owner Alexis Couquelet. Open for lunch & dinner during the week and for brunch on the weekend, diners can choose from an extensive selection of accessible wines - sold at retail prices and not regular restaurant prices. Couqley's design is inspired by an artisan’s workshop and features a traditional hand-cut mosaic stone floor, marble & zinc bar and a charming outdoor seating area. Couqley is available to host your Special Events.
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