D&D’s Des Gunewardena in the London Evening Standard

With Brexit looming, a weak pound hitting food prices, steeply rising business rates and the threat of a dramatic chef shortage, most commentators agree that the future is looking tough for London’s restaurant industry. But one insider who isn’t too worried is Des Gunewardena, co-founder of D&D London and one of the restaurant giant’s namesake Ds. “Whatever happens with Brexit, we think London will remain a great place to run restaurants,” he says confidently.