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You can dine alfresco on the roof terrace while admiring the sea views. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The patio that surrounds the pool is perfect for alfresco dining and entertaining friends. Times, Sunday Times (2008)We do eat and drink alfresco much more often than our parents did. Times, Sunday Times (2007)This kind of salad is perfect for alfresco meals and picnics. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It is warm enough to eat alfresco all year round. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Is it too early for alfresco eating? Times, Sunday Times (2012)It too could be carted off for an alfresco meal but who knows whether that might be on the cards next week. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Thursday's stewed beetroot with lemon tomatoes is another dish that is great for alfresco meals. Times, Sunday Times (2010)In the summer, eat alfresco in the pretty garden overlooking the lake. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If the weather holds, this dish is perfect for alfresco eating. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Find the 50 best places to eat alfresco timesonline. Times, Sunday Times (2010) Eat alfresco on the sea-view balcony or in the tiered garden. Times, Sunday Times (2015)By the time we took it, a lot more people were eating alfresco. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Sleeping up to six, the house is comfortably furnished with a lawn that is perfect for alfresco meals. Times, Sunday Times (2012)A trio of french windows opening from the kitchen on to the garden terrace makes for effortless alfresco eating. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Local folk were eating alfresco. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It opens onto a sheltered terrace for alfresco meals, and is overlooked by an internal window from one of the four bedrooms. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Days end with gourmet'clean' alfresco meals. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When the weather's good, pull back the doors and eat alfresco on the deck. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It's a bright, heady spring day and we are off to eat lunch alfresco. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In the domed restaurant, diners can eat alfresco, soaking up the ocean vista. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It has 24 bedrooms with bath, and the restaurant has a terrace and garden for summer meals alfresco. A Passion for Food (1989)Come summer that means somewhere to relax outdoors over a glass of wine or an alfresco meal, somewhere we can feel the sun on our face. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Outside, a shady terrace is the perfect place for alfresco meals, and a path leads through the walled garden to the pool. Times, Sunday Times (2015)
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