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The Alleyway & Blueberry Square, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 442 678
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  • Excellent53%
  • Very good36%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“steak frites” (82 reviews)
“pain perdu” (121 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Alleyway & Blueberry Square, Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Couqley was the palce to go to two years ago Now, it has been overtaken by other places that offer better food and nicer ambiance Yet, I still like their steaks, espcially rare

Thank Tarek H
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Totally enjoyed the food here my only comment though is that their menu is so limited, I think they need to improve their selection, like add seafood & other meat cuts on their menu. Other than that, it’s an excellent place to visit with friends

Thank anahabib
Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is nice but a bit overcrowded. The food that we ordered (salads, appetizers, steak) were good but definitely overpriced. The food presentation was good and the service was acceptable.

Thank Haytham H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couqley is a place where i go for the "steak frites" platter as it is a yummy one. However, i have to say that the last 2 times were not as good as expected. Something wrong with the steak. But, make sure to have their...More

Thank Nehme H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very average restaurant - they serve classic French dishes like snails in garlic butter, foie gras, steak frites etc, which is all well and good, but the prices are out of sync for regular quality food and far from great service (bread...More

Thank Kotinka
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

One of the best fine dining restaurants in Lebanon. Very tasty, perfect ambiance and service. Very tasty food and weird sauces (weird meant in a good way). Definitely going back.

Thank Jikoz
Reviewed 22 October 2017

I would highly recommend to AVOID eating at couqley at peak times as their service is extremely bad. It took us more than an hour and a half to get what we ordered. They gave us the appetizer we ordered like 10 minutes into it,...More

Thank Toufic K
Joelle B, Guest Relations Manager at Couqley, responded to this reviewResponded 23 October 2017

Dear Toufic, Thank you for your honest review! We sincerely apologize if your last experience at Couqley was unsatisfactory. We pride ourselves with excellent service and meticulous staff. However, mistakes do happen and we would like to rectify that. We would really appreciate it if...More

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Very delicious food , presentation of dishes is very well designed and the flavor is amazing as well. We sat on the outdoor area in the alley way it was amazing . We always visit this place and we recommend it 🍷

Thank farahelzein
Reviewed 10 October 2017 via mobile

I visited the dbayeh branch in blueberry square Staff is very friendly especially host and manager Not very kid friendly They lack kids menu Everything else is amazing from food quality, taste, attentive to details and service

Thank Charly Y
Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

I went there over dinner this place have a big verity of food the waiters are professional and friendly average price of 30$ per person however it’s a place for families no place for children to play

Thank Jbzeidan
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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
Special Occasion Dining, Business meetings, Groups, Romantic, Child-friendly
Open Hours
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
12:00 PM - 4:45 PM
7:00 PM - 11:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Alleyway & Blueberry Square, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 442 678
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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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