The owner and operator of Comptoir Libanais restaurants, Comptoir Group, will be opening a new venue at the Southbank Centre in London around Easter 2024.\u00a0\r\n\r\n\r\n\r\nThe restaurant will be located opposite the entrance of the Royal Festival Hall, neighbouring Las Iguanas, C\u00f4te Brasserie and Honest Burgers restaurants.\u00a0\r\n\r\nWith over 5,400 events a year, the Southbank Centre site has recorded a footfall of 19 million a year as of 2022-23. The group believes this will make the restaurant \u201cperfectly situated to benefit from both international visitors and local guests\u201d.\u00a0\r\n\r\nSouthbank Centre\u2019s upcoming Comptoir Libanais restaurant will be Comptoir Group\u2019s 23rd opening and will be an all-day dining experience with 135 covers inside and 48 in the outside seating area .\u00a0\r\n\r\nTony Kitous, founder of Comptoir Libanais, said: "We are proud to be a part of the fabric of London's diverse culinary landscape as we open the doors of another new restaurant, this time in London's South Bank.\u00a0\r\n\r\n\u201cWe are excited to have the opportunity to continue to share the flavours and cultural richness that have won the hearts of our guests, in an environment that captures the essence of Middle Eastern heritage."\r\n\r\nNick Ayerst, CEO of Comptoir Group, said: "Following the successful recent opening in Ealing, we are pleased to announce the continued strategic growth in an area of London we have long desired to be in. The location on the South Bank captures an immensely high footfall of both workers, visitors and tourists who we know will be hungry for our well-loved authentic Middle Eastern food and culture."\u00a0\r\n\r\nSusan Johnston, COO of the Southbank Centre, added: "We are thrilled to welcome Comptoir Libanais to our lineup of restaurants at the Southbank Centre. Authentic\u00a0 Middle Eastern cuisine is a much anticipated addition to the variety of food and drink available at the Southbank Centre and we look forward to the new restaurant opening around Easter 2024."