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Cocteau

Palladium building, Downtown Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 970 707
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Overview
  • Excellent49%
  • Very good35%
  • Average10%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
Travelers talk about
“tartare” (4 reviews)
“salad” (7 reviews)
“au chocolat” (2 reviews)
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CUISINES
French, European, Vegetarian Friendly
PRICE
$$$$
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Palladium building, Downtown Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This a very nice French restaurant in Beirut, Very traditional good French food, nice atmosphere and with good service. Menu with lots of varieties and options. Over all the food is good, but not always consistent. This time my fish was dry but my wife’s...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank FoodHero101
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

Coming all the way from Cairo we couldn’t have picked a better place for this special occasion. Booking & menu selection was a joy. Service super excellent. Salads:-de chèvre chaud , tartare d’avocat aux crabes , endives Roquefort & saumon fumee were delicious my sea...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank ZGastronomer
Reviewed October 4, 2018 via mobile

We went to Cocteau for dinner to celebrate my wife’s birthday. The setting, especially the interior, is superb, the terrace is lovely and the staff very attentive and professional. The food for the most part was excellent, despite some small “misses” by the kitchen staff....More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank GeorgeB722
Reviewed September 19, 2018 via mobile

Another very good restaurant in Beirut. French with Lebanese influences. Our hosts ordered a variety of starters, all delicious. Main courses were chosen from the menu, I chose fish from the day’s recommendations, the waiter suggested a different sauce with the fish than on the...More

Date of visit: September 2018
Thank AchimKlennert
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

A must in beirut if you wanna eat good food where you can see and be seen . The service is excellent

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Ricco M
Reviewed February 8, 2018 via mobile

I was here with a group of 11 coworkers celebrating a country visit. As an american I had a little trouble reading the French menu. When the primary waiter asked for my order he seemed more interested is pushing me along as fast as possible...More

Date of visit: February 2018
Thank Jackthedog88
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

I asked for fine dining in Beirut and was recommended this restaurant. It is not fine dining you find in Michelin or hatted restaurants but nevertheless was very nice. The service was the best we have received in Beirut so far. The food is fresh...More

Date of visit: January 2018
1  Thank Liza_n1
Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Copy catting his B neighbor to a C resto.... But nothing went right. Ordinary ingredients Moody staff

Date of visit: October 2017
1  Thank andrewsV5022XU
Reviewed September 30, 2017 via mobile

One of the best French restaurants in Beirut. The decoration is sophisticated. The food is delicious and exceptionally fresh. Amazing selection of dessert. The service is excellent. Music is good.

Date of visit: October 2017
Thank Amal F
Reviewed September 5, 2017

Its French food and Totally regular food, plain recipes, no subtlety or refinement whatsoever.the food and the decoration which is fair and easy to find a parking spot or valet.

Date of visit: May 2017
Thank edgard_touma
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    Service
  • Value
    Atmosphere
Meals
Lunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol
Good for
Business meetings, Large groups, Romantic
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Palladium building, Downtown Beirut, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 970 707
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