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Best & worst areas for restaurant food hygiene revealed



A new study
has revealed the best and worst council areas for food hygiene ratings at restaurants and cafes in the UK.


Out of a total of 360 council areas in England, Wales and Northern Ireland, the London Borough of Newham was found to have the highest percentage of food outlets with poor ratings, with 29.2% rated 0, 1 or 2.

The London boroughs actually dominated the list of the worst ranking council districts, with Ealing coming second on 28.2%, Harrow third on 26.2%, and many others with over 15% of their restaurants rated 2 or below.

Outside London, Hertsmere, Birmingham and Hyndburn have the highest percentage of eateries which are poorly rated for hygiene.

South Derbyshire was found to have the highest percentage of restaurants that are good or very good (rated 4 and 5), with 99.1%, closely followed by Darlington with 98.8% and South Norfolk with 97.7%.

Northern Ireland, meanwhile, reported the lowest proportion of restaurants requiring improvement, while most of the best performing council districts with high percentages of good and very good restaurants were in England.

The study was carried out by LoveMyVouchers.co.uk using the ratings that businesses have been awarded through the inspections carried out by local authorities under the Food Hygiene Rating Scheme.

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