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  • Doors open to a courtyard with an outdoor fireplace for al-fresco dining.

    Queenstown Contemporary

  • It also provides a canopy under which the public can experience outdoor entertainment and al-fresco dining while protected from the elements.

    Singapore Civic & Culture Centre by Aedas

  • The original was squeezed out of the market by the rise of the coupé-cabriolet – the folding hard top that supposedly combined all the al-fresco benefits of a cabriolet with the comfort, security, safety and silence of a coupé.

    Car review: VW Golf Cabriolet

  • In the cellar, summer is marked by a blitzkrieg of depletions fueled by a raft of parties, celebrations, open-air concerts, smart sporting events and simple al-fresco soirees.

    Summer Wines

  • I wouldn't say the evening was ruined but now squashed indoors, club music inxplicably bouncing off the walls on a Tuesday? and that slight hint of late-night al-fresco magic well and truly extinguished, the edge had been taken off what, just 5 minutes earlier, was shaping up to be a very good night indeed.

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  • I wouldn't say the evening was ruined but now squashed indoors, club music inxplicably bouncing off the walls on a Tuesday? and that slight hint of late-night al-fresco magic well and truly extinguished, the edge had been taken off what, just 5 minutes earlier, was shaping up to be a very good night indeed.

    Is the UK a country of Killjoys?

  • The pleasant site of the abbey buildings on the banks of the Frome is now a resort of holiday-makers, adventurers from Bournemouth and Swanage, who may have al-fresco teas through the goodwill of the gatekeeper, though it would appear that they must bring all but the cups and hot water with them.

    Wanderings in Wessex An Exploration of the Southern Realm from Itchen to Otter

  • A garden into which it opens will accommodate an additional number, and may suggest souvenirs of _al-fresco_ concerts to European travelers.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science Volume 17, No. 101, May, 1876

  • That will conclude my _al-fresco_ Concert for this evening.

    Punch, or the London Charivari, Volume 103, August 20, 1892

  • Moorish conception of _al-fresco_ seclusion, and a depth of shadow lay in the inner rooms within the thin shell of the white walls.

    In the Tail of the Peacock

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