A NUMBER of restaurants, cafés or canteens were given new food hygiene ratings in Warrington during the month of March.

Inspections are routinely carried out to ensure that establishments are up to scratch with food hygiene regulations.

Inspections are carried out based on the following criteria:

  • Hygienic food handling - Hygienic handling of food including preparation, cooking, re-heating, cooling and storage.

  • Management of food safety - System or checks in place to ensure that food sold or served is safe to eat, evidence that staff know about food safety, and the food safety officer has confidence that standards will be maintained in future.

  • Cleanliness and condition of facilities and building - Cleanliness and condition of facilities and building (including having appropriate layout, ventilation, hand washing facilities and pest control) to enable good food hygiene.

Rated five out of five stars:

  • Subway, 1 Birchwood Shopping Centre, Dewhurst Road

  • Subway, Westbrook Shopping Centre, 2 Cromwell Avenue

  • Subway, Westbrook Shopping Centre, 2 Cromwell Avenue

Rated four out of five stars:

  • West Cornwall Pastry Company, Poplar 2000 Service Area, Cliff Lane

  • Fun2B, Units 4 5 And 6 Portland Trade Park, Buckley Street

Rated three out of five stars:

  • The Trawlerman, 217 Old Liverpool Road

Rated two out of five stars:

  • Long Lane Fish Bar, 133 Long Lane, Warrington

  • The Black Swan pub, Manchester Road

  • Spicy Delight, 27 Lovely Lane

For further details visit ratings.food.gov.uk/