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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” (72 reviews)
“pain perdu” (117 reviews)
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French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
$$ - $$$
The Alleyway & Blueberry Square, Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed yesterday

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

Thank majdelashkar
Reviewed 2 days 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 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Nathalie K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tjis place served good French cuisine and is located in a beautiful alleyway in gemmayze street but it's slightly overpriced.

1  Thank Amanda E
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We arrived in Lebanon for a 4 year stint in 2013. We stayed in a hotel near Gemmayzeh street and we immediately loved the hustle and bustle of Gemmayzeh in the evening. Cocktail bars, cozy cafés, restaurants, … Four years later on our way out...More

Thank peetersr
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The food here never disappoints! Steak frites is our favorite, but you can easily enjoy any item on their menu! Desserts are great, pain perdu is a must try! I tried both locations in Dbayeh and in the alley of Mar Mikhael they serve consistent...More

Thank Carol G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great food, i would recommend the steak fritea for a true treat with a bottle of red cotes de rhone. The pain perdu is also a must to finish a memorable meal, i guarantee you will come back for more.

Thank Tarek H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I tried the both branches (Gymaizah and Dabtah) Exceptional Quality with fair prices Love it so much

Thank Wissam-AlRasheed
Reviewed 12 July 2017 via mobile

Never miss to order the excargot disk that they serve. Succulent french sauce with melty butter and estragon. Delicious.

Thank Ghassan C
Reviewed 11 July 2017

small chairs …small tables ..narrow spaces…. this is what is different about this restaurant …it is worse in the winter where customers carry heavy jackets and have to hang them on their chairs .. must rub shoulders with people next to you while eating …...More

Thank foodgemini
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
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  • 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
Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
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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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