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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” (70 reviews)
“pain perdu” (115 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

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 1 week ago via mobile

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

Thank Wissam-AlRasheed
Reviewed 1 week ago 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 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 1 week ago

The closest thing you can get to a French Bistro in Beirut, the venue is quite "special" in terms of location, great service , great food meeting everyone's preference. everything is tip top

Thank SalimHammoud
Reviewed 1 week ago

Couqley in Gemmayze definitely comes as close I have experienced to being a French Bistro without being in the heart of France. The food is excellent and the setting is quaint. Service was good, but could have been more attentive particularly since it was a...More

Thank George B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I initially went to this restaurant during the day because they have a good lunch time menu. First of all the location is lovely. it's so nice to go somewhere that feels that it has a sense of space, especially having walked from Mar Mikhael....More

Thank Luthilu
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Couqley remains by far the best restsurant in town...an amazing combination of great quality with good pricing...French cuisine at its best...highly recommended...reservation is a must...

Thank Fouad M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Alleyway is a cozy place for the restaurant and the food was great. Try the ravioli cheese is very good.

Thank Sita123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Couqley is one of the most decent places to have a dinner date in Beirut. They have an astonishing menu in which each item tastes great (have my word, i tried most of their items). I highly recommend their steak and definitely their pain perdu......More

Thank EZ_Leb
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Restaurant Details

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Average prices
USD 20 - USD 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
Romantic, Business meetings, Child-friendly, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
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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