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

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

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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