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Couqley

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The Alleyway & Blueberry Square | (Gemmayze & Dbayeh), Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 442 678
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Sun - Sat 12:00 pm - 12:00 am
Dining options: Lunch, Late Night, Breakfast, Dinner, 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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  • 28
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  • 9
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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
Delicious and cozy

Beautiful cozy location, lovely atmosphere an delicious food! A must visit... Tops the french foood.

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 26, 2015
Omar B
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Beirut, Lebanon
Good for:
  • Doing business
  • Families with children
  • Special occasions
  • Large groups
  • Romantic
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Beirut, Lebanon
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40 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015 NEW

Beautiful cozy location, lovely atmosphere an delicious food! A must visit... Tops the french foood.

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Doha, Qatar
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015 NEW

It was one of the best meals I have ever had.... everyone who loves steak must try it at Couqley! I would definitely go back again, for the food, wine and of course the service. PS: I would reserve a table on the weekend.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2015 NEW

A delicious French bistro to visit. You will enjoy the food and the ambiance. Once there you should not miss the famous "pain perdu".

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2015

Went there many times.. Service is good, you should order the couqley steak/frite ( their speciality). The sauce is amazing and the salad is very good. You can go there with your friends or your family. I definitely recommend it !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

The best, amazing food u can ever get in town and also they have an excellent service and surely a good value for money Don't forget to order the extraordinary Pain Perdu

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Nice location in the heart of Gemmayze. A little cosy French bistro style restaurant with good food.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

Charming location, down an alley way in gemmayzeh. Menu is nice. French Bistro style, also decoration. You can sit in the alley. The prices are very fair and the food is good. Consistently good place.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2015

A very beautiful place , great and delicious food, must see restaurant in the heart of beirut city, the wine is fantastic u have to reserve before going.

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Beirut, Lebanon
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015 via mobile

Every city has that one little restaurant, that every time you go, you are certain that it will be delicious. Couqley is that place in Beirut... It's not the most delicious place you'll come across, but it's almost as good as a French restaurant by the Eiffel Tower. For the really fair prices that you are paying for, you can't... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2015

I think they offer the best steak frites on town especially with that sauce and green salad i love that place

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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, Special occasions, Large groups, Romantic

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?