We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.


The Alleyway & Blueberry Square | (Gemmayze & Dbayeh), Beirut, Lebanon
+961 70 32 32 72
Improve this listing
Ranked #7 of 463 restaurants in Beirut
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Price range: $20 - $40
Cuisines: French
More restaurant details
Restaurant details
Good for: Families with children, Romance, Large groups, Doing business, Outdoor seating, Special occasions, Entertaining clients
Dining options: Breakfast/Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, Reservations, Late Night
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.
Write a Review

297 reviews from our community

90% Recommend
Rating summary
Date | Rating
  • English first
  • French first
  • Italian first
  • Any
English first
Beirut, Lebanon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 NEW

It is always a good experience having food at Couqley. The steak & fries platter is a must try and the pain perdu is Delicious!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

I went there on my girlfriend's birthday. I reserved a table for two and told them to surprise her with a (must try) Pain Perdu. The birthday celebration was cute (for a bistro) and the food as well as the waiters' friendliness and discipline were top notch. It's not just one thing, it's the whole experience that is cause for... More

Was this review helpful? Yes 3
Beirut, Lebanon
5 reviews 5 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Very Good food, but music should be improved... Steak, fries, sauce, dessert, everything is really yummiii....

Was this review helpful? Yes
Daytona Beach, Florida
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2014

Food was very good! Service was good and it was a great experience. I would definitely come back soon! You should open a restaurant in america.

Was this review helpful? Yes
Beirut, Lebanon
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

I was there with my boyfriend for my birthday, and we absolutely loved it. The staff is friendly and the food is great!!

Was this review helpful? Yes
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2014

Best steak and frites in town. Plus I recommend every one to taste the amazing dessert " pain perdu" you will definitely adore it ;)

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

Very good experience, the steak frites and the duck are amazing. Dont leave without trying the pain perdu

Was this review helpful? Yes
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Great food and lovely atmosphere Pain perdu: the best in town I recommand Gemmayze branch because it is larger than dbaye so it's less crowded

Was this review helpful? Yes
Doha, Qatar
Top Contributor
66 reviews 66 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

We went twice in a row after the first trial. Definitely a must try restaurant. Delicious steak and salads, especially the calamari one. Must try the 4 cheese quiche as well. Pain perdu is the star! Don't miss it. Staff very welcoming and helpful. Very prompt service.

Was this review helpful? Yes
San Antonio, Texas
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

One of the best meals i have had in Beirut. The food, presentation, atmossphere, and service were all excellent. I. M definitely planning a visit back to Couqley!

Was this review helpful? Yes

Travelers who viewed Couqley also viewed

Beirut, Lebanon
Beirut, Lebanon

Been to Couqley? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Owners: What's your side of the story?

If you own or manage Couqley, register now for free tools to enhance your listing, attract new reviews, and respond to reviewers.

Manage your listing