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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” (69 reviews)
“pain perdu” (112 reviews)
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The Alleyway & Blueberry Square, Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Even though we usually order the steak frites for a good quick meal, we went for the filet. The portion was okay but the meat was very good. Always have to end the meal with a pain perdu!

Thank michellehamaoui
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went there for the first time to celebrate my wife birthday, yes it was the first visit but not the last. Everything there was more than perfection the food (yummy), the atmosphere (adorable), the customers (class), the emplooyes (lovely/helpful) and the cheif (visits customers)....More

Thank Hassan F
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This restaurant is a place that i would go to when I need to eat, really eat.. good meat, perfect steaks and the desserts especially and pain perdu is Devine... it's the perfect place for couples yet with a very friendly atmosphere especially for gatherings...More

Thank Suzyzino
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a wonderful French inspired bistro and steak house. The atmosphere is what sets it apart from Black Rock just a little further down. My own irk with it is the requirement to order a sauce with the steak, otherwise absolutely love it.

Thank Matthew P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good steak frites...you get a real medium rare...not a Lebanese one. My friend ordered the hamburger which was a deconstructed take on this classic dish and it looked and tasted great. For truffle lovers you can dip your fries in their truffle mix. From...More

Thank nsjunk
Reviewed 18 May 2017

Very good restaurant in a very nice setting. the steak frites is the star. but also the crab cakes. Very nice place for lunch of dinner.....

Thank MMKY1983
Reviewed 8 May 2017

I usually go there with my group of close friends (5-7 people) to have dinner in the Dbayeh branch. Ambiance: the place is nice, cozy, gives the feel of a modern french bistro with a nice view on the busy Dbayeh freeway. The seating is...More

Thank Michel A
Reviewed 6 May 2017 via mobile

Couqley dbayeh was the place we visited. The location doesnt reflect the food mood, but the inside is very nice and the food is exquisite. We were having a family gathering, so we shared a lot of starters, out of which i still remember the...More

Thank Patrick K
Reviewed 3 May 2017

Couqley is the best french bistro in town. Regarding the food taste and quality as if you are dining in Paris.Money wise it's very good and not expensive at all

Thank Ezzo K
Reviewed 1 May 2017 via mobile

I like the Food --- especially the entrecote and their Pain Perdu --- only downer is that the Tables are quite close to Each other and on a Busy evening it can get Quite noisy

Thank Swen W
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Child-friendly, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
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
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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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