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.
Want the lowest hotel prices? You're in the right place. We check 200+ sites for you.


Certificate of Excellence
₹₹ - ₹₹₹
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
The Alleyway & Blueberry Square, Beirut, Lebanon
+961 1 442 678
12:00 - 00:00
Open now
See all hours
Sun - Sat 12:00 - 00:00
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review
Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow

596 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 551: English reviews
Level Contributor
9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Tasty food. .Freindly staff and good service. .i went there with friends and we will go there again and again

Thank Lilianabdk
Level Contributor
138 reviews
114 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Dbayeh Branch: Went there again after many disappointing visits. We ordered our usual steak frites and it was much better than it was on our last two visits. Waiters can definitely be nicer But this is probably the best place in Lebanon for steak frites.

Thank Yn1909
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We booked a dinner at Couqley for my Birthday with 8 of my friends and it was the worst choice ever. 1) All of our side salads were served 25 mins after the steaks while the extra sauce we ordered took an additional 20 mins (when we were almost done with our meals). 2) While everything else was late, unfortunately,... More 

Thank Karine K
Level Contributor
27 reviews
15 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We ordered salads and plates For the salads i think they were delicious but over priced The steak fries and the chicken fries are very nice As a dessert we took a pain perdu very delicious Overall it was a nice experience but not recommended for low budgets

Thank Hâla R
Level Contributor
26 reviews
11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been to Couqley Dbayeh branch before and this was my first visit to Gemayzeh branch. Nestled in a nice alley, cosy seating. The place was packed but always same excellent quality of food. Service was not bad considering the busy day. Highly recommended!

Thank Carol G
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Level Contributor
65 reviews
32 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

One of my favorite restaurants in Beirut, I like everything they offer: the salads and appetizers are really good, the steak & frites is my usual pick (dressing and fries are very yummy). The best of all: the "pain perdu" for dessert. No words to describe how tasty it is. Go and try it for yourself!

Thank Lilou_Lilas5
Level Contributor
16 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had the turkey special during the Christmas holiday. The service was fast and clean, even though the place was packed. The meal was delicious and so was the dessert. One comment about the valet parking service is that nobody was wearing a vest to identify them. We alerted the manager, who apologized nicely and assured that the issue was... More 

Thank Hady T
Level Contributor
5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The food is very good , i would suggest pain perdu for dessert :), I like the place and certainly will visit it again

Thank Mohamad S
Level Contributor
80 reviews
59 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My colleagues and I visited this place after seeing the good reviews. Waited for a while for seats and it's fully booked! But we thought it's worth waiting! The food is great but it lacks the wow factor. We had steak tartare, penne pasta, steak and frites set. For desserts, we had the famous pain perdu. It was great but... More 

Thank Jocelyn C
Level Contributor
11 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Very good restaurant, there is one in Gemayze and one in Dbayeh. I prefer the one in Dbayeb coz it is bigger and you can park easily although both the food is the same excellent specially "steak frites" with its sauce very tasty. It is a must to try it.

Thank Marlena A

Travellers who viewed Couqley also viewed


Been to Couqley? Share your experiences!

Turn Your Opinions into Points!
Turn your opinions into JPMiles
Turn your opinions into PAYBACK Points
*You can enroll in only one programme at a time to earn rewards for reviews.
JPMiles / Payback Arrow
Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$ 20 - US$ 40
French, European
Brunch, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Valet Parking, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi, Highchairs Available
Good for
Romantic, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups
Open Hours
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
12:00 - 00:00
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
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.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from Couqley staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?