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Comptoir Libanais


Tony Kitous arrived in London for the first time on August 6, 1988, aged 18. The self-styled Algerian “street boy” had just £70 in his pocket and was meant to be on holiday with a school friend, but instead, he spent his first night in Victoria coach station, and lived off chocolate for the for the first fortnight. More than 29 years later, the owner of the Comptoir Libanais canteen and delicatessen chain has 24 branches in London and across the UK, and employs 1,000 staff. They are part of a restaurant empire that encompasses three Shawa – Lebanese grill outlets, as well as Levant on Wigmore Street and Kenza in the city of London.

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