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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” (77 reviews)
“pain perdu” (122 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Alleyway & Blueberry Square, Beirut, Lebanon
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101 - 110 of 636 reviews

Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

The food was great. Choice and quality. Price quality is moderate. Service was very bad. Waiter forgot comands and misunderstood others. Ambiance very nice They could make it clearer from the outside where is the place

Thank Kassem H
Reviewed 16 December 2016

Yummy food. Steak very tasty and duck as well. However i did not like the pasta. It was not up to my expectations. Very cosy and romantic place. Always ask for Elie to give you advice.

Thank taniabouzerdan
Reviewed 16 December 2016 via mobile

First, Couqley is a pleasant well decorated french bistrot. Their specialty is meat and I heard their steak frites is quite famous. I had the "Filet de Boeuf" with sauce au poivre, shared the burger trio and red wine. Meat was very good and tasty...More

Thank TarekRahme
Reviewed 15 December 2016 via mobile

Excellent food / specially steak and frites. The staff is very friendly. I coordinated with them a surprise cake for my wife for her birthday. The surprise was very nice. You never get bored of going again and again to this restaurant 👍🏻👍🏻👍🏻

Thank Zahi76
Reviewed 11 December 2016 via mobile

My personal favourites at this restaurant include steak at fries and the mouth watering pain perdu, specialties not to miss at all (always save place for pain perdu). The staff is friendly and meticulate in their serving, the food is well cooked and presented and...More

Thank Yara A
Reviewed 7 December 2016

its a nice place that is always busy , recommend a reservation, food is great service is super excellent, the only drawback is the tables are too close for comfort as u would be sharing your neighbor's conversation even if they try to be discreet...More

Thank Aly961
Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This restaurant is good... it been 2 years i did not visit this restaurant because i was living outside the country... when i used to go here i used to order the steak and fries and i loved it... but this Sunday i was there...More

Thank Ariozfashion
Reviewed 4 December 2016 via mobile

Don't take the small portion. You will be miserable seeing it disappeard fast. Get the 240g one. It is out of this world. Excellent service. Waiters always smilling.

Thank RobertMadi
Reviewed 27 November 2016

If you are looking for good food, at a reasonable price in a funky part of Beirut then this is a good place to try. We went in a big group and everyone enjoyed their meals (lots of different things were ordered and they were...More

Thank Greg C
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

Special little bistro. Excellent French food. Had the escargots and a steak tartare. Both were delicious.

Thank Lara F
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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, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
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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