Paris is famous for alfresco eating, and the city mayor has extended the outdoor seating areas in a bid to get customers back in the cafes. Photo: Shutterstock Paris is famous for alfresco eating, and the city mayor has extended the outdoor seating areas in a bid to get customers back in the cafes. Photo: Shutterstock
Paris is famous for alfresco eating, and the city mayor has extended the outdoor seating areas in a bid to get customers back in the cafes. Photo: Shutterstock

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First Paris, soon London, what of Hong Kong? Outdoor dining expands after the Covid-19 lockdown, and for the French the change could be here to stay

  • Paris has brought in temporary rules allowing bistros and cafes to extend their pavement terraces to help them recoup earnings after a coronavirus lockdown
  • Outdoor seating has taken over car parks and whole streets. A Parisian restaurateur until recently in Hong Kong says city could allow more al fresco dining too

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Paris is famous for alfresco eating, and the city mayor has extended the outdoor seating areas in a bid to get customers back in the cafes. Photo: Shutterstock Paris is famous for alfresco eating, and the city mayor has extended the outdoor seating areas in a bid to get customers back in the cafes. Photo: Shutterstock
Paris is famous for alfresco eating, and the city mayor has extended the outdoor seating areas in a bid to get customers back in the cafes. Photo: Shutterstock
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