Definition of 'à la'
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Peace agreements are not à la carte. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The offer includes a free room upgrade and one complimentary à la carte dinner. The Sun (2009)Includes fruits and wine on arrival and a free à la carte dinner. The Sun (2016)Dining includes a choice of buffet and à la carte menu options. Times, Sunday Times (2015)You only pay extra if you opt for the à la carte menu. The Sun (2008)The à la carte menu is launched four times a year to complement the seasons. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The restaurant still offers à la carte menus for its lunch service. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The à la carte menu has the same approach, but with a wider choice. Times, Sunday Times (2007)The hotel is all-inclusive and each person can eat twice at either of the two à la carte restaurants. The Sun (2015)Monday has told us mind games are football speak for inane ranting à la Vera Duckworth. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There's an à la carte menu, as well as daily specials. The Sun (2012)Details There are no set menus and the average price of an à la carte menu is about 165 without drinks. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The food in the à la carte restaurant is pretty good too, but you must be over 18 to try it. Times, Sunday Times (2014)
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