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The Alleyway & Blueberry Square | (Gemmayze & Dbayeh), Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 442 678
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12:00 pm - 12:00 am
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Dinner, Lunch, Breakfast, Late Night, Outdoor Seating, Reservations
Description: Couqley is a French bistro located in 'The Alleyway' in Beirut's trendy...
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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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 stars
the best steack frites you can ask for

It's all about the sauce , the meat could use some upscalling but the sauce is sublime , you could eat it with almost anything , try dunking whatever bread crumbs remain at the end of your meal .

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 29, 2015
Ghazi-Baker
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Beirut
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Entertaining clients
  • Romantic
  • Large groups
  • Special occasions
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365 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

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Beirut
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42 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

It's all about the sauce , the meat could use some upscalling but the sauce is sublime , you could eat it with almost anything , try dunking whatever bread crumbs remain at the end of your meal .

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2015

I love everything about this place... ambiance...service and food.. the setting is lovely and cozy... the waiters are very attentive..and the food is amazing... a total foodgasm... the steak and fries in particular is out of this world... the chef knows what he's doing... I adore this place... Highly recommended..

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Beirut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Couqley is one of my favorite places. Good food, a varied menu. Must try Steak frite and steak tartare. Waiters are friendly and kind.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

I visited with my SO for our anniversary and we ordered a number of dishes, only the pain perdu was great. We ordered the tartare de Thon to start with. Wasn't bad, the sauce is delicious. My SO ordered the duck confit and it was a disappointment. It tasted as if the duck has been in the refrigerator for a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

Two words: Steak and FRIES! I've visited this place many many times over the years and the service/food is great every single time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

i always visit Couqley with my friends and we always order steak frites..because simply it is one of the best.. very delicious taste. simply i cant stop going to Couqley and taste again steak frites. i also noticed that everyone orders steak frites

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Beirut, Lebanon
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19 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

I recently had magret de canard at dbayeh and it was not good and potatoes were oily. I always eat that at gemmayze and it is very good tasty and all. I shall continue going to gemmayze. great food .

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Beirut, Lebanon
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015 via mobile

The food is excellent with a lot of variety. And they have one of the best Pain Perdu in town. Staff are very friendly amd the ambiance too

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Beirut, Lebanon
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12 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2015

A real brasserie experience. The ambience is just like being in a French town with the pichet of wine, baguette, Dijon mustard and steak frites. The food is cooked well and presented excellently. Service is discreet and efficient. My favourite French place in Beirut.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

Great restaurant. Lovely food. If you ever think of visiting for first time You must try Duck Confit and Steak Frites. There are lots of varieties. The staff are friendly and always attentive to your needs.

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Additional Information about Couqley

Address: The Alleyway & Blueberry Square | (Gemmayze & Dbayeh), Beirut, Lebanon
Phone Number: +961 1 442 678
Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
Open Hours:
Sunday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Average Prices: USD $20 to $40
Cuisine: French

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Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: The Alleyway & Blueberry Square | (Gemmayze & Dbayeh), Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 442 678

Price and Cuisine

  • Average Prices: USD $20 to $40
  • Cuisine: French

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Doing business, Families with children, Entertaining clients, Romantic, Large groups, Special occasions

Description

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.
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Monday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Tuesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Wednesday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Thursday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Friday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Saturday
12:00 pm - 12:00 am

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?