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Couqley

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The Alleyway & Blueberry Square, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 442 678
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12:00 - 00:00
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Beirut, Lebanon
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19 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

its a nice place that is always busy , recommend a reservation, food is great service is super excellent, the only drawback is the tables are too close for comfort as u would be sharing your neighbor's conversation even if they try to be discreet ;)

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Thank Aly961
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65 reviews
41 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This restaurant is good... it been 2 years i did not visit this restaurant because i was living outside the country... when i used to go here i used to order the steak and fries and i loved it... but this Sunday i was there i ordered again steak and frites but the quality of the meat was very poor... More 

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Thank Ariozfashion
Mount Lebanon Governorate, Lebanon
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15 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Don't take the small portion. You will be miserable seeing it disappeard fast. Get the 240g one. It is out of this world. Excellent service. Waiters always smilling.

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Thank RobertMadi
Canberra, Australia
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115 reviews
39 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking for good food, at a reasonable price in a funky part of Beirut then this is a good place to try. We went in a big group and everyone enjoyed their meals (lots of different things were ordered and they were all good). Service was efficient, atmosphere was fun, noise levels were manageable. All in all... More 

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Thank Greg C
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32 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Special little bistro. Excellent French food. Had the escargots and a steak tartare. Both were delicious.

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Thank Lara F
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20 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We are regular visitors of the two venues of this cozy French bistrot: Gemmayzeh and Dbayyeh. Every detail is perfect: service, food taste, diversity and temperature. They have a very rich meny. My favorite entry is mushroom poêlée, and for the main I often go for their Steak-frites specialty served with a divine creamy sauce. They also got Moules-Frites cooked... More 

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Thank Antoine H
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6 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2016

It came highly recommended, so I took the leap of faith on a special occasion. The service was excellent, and so was the ambiance. We ordered salads, appetizers, and their famous steak with fries. For my main dish, I decide to try the duck. For drinks, we had wine and whiskey. The salads were exceptionally tasty and the dishes were... More 

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Thank Toni M
Lebanon
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12 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Couqley is a nice restaurant, classy, neat, clean with good food. You can go out with friends and invite friends if they are visiting Lebanon and you want to take them to a nice place for dinner.

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Thank Vahe M
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26 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 October 2016 via mobile

I am a regular customer at Coquely Gemayzeh, I always visit with my wife and some friends. The welcome is warm, the team is helpful, the service is professional , the food is good (especially the salade chèvre Chaud and the cote de boeuf ) and the desserts are very tasty (especially the Pain Perdue).

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Thank Camil I
Beirut, Lebanon
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

Delicious french cuisine, nice atmosphere. The waiters are friendly and the menu is diversified. I recommend the steak frites and the pain perdu!

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    Service
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    Atmosphere
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$20 - US$40
Cuisine
French, European
Meals
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Child-friendly, Groups, Business meetings, Romantic, Special Occasion Dining
Open Hours
Sunday
12:00 - 00:00
Monday
12:00 - 00:00
Tuesday
12:00 - 00:00
Wednesday
12:00 - 00:00
Thursday
12:00 - 00:00
Friday
12:00 - 00:00
Saturday
12:00 - 00:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: The Alleyway & Blueberry Square, Beirut, Lebanon
  • Location: Middle East  >  Lebanon  >  Beirut
  • Phone Number: +961 1 442 678
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.

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