Food hygiene ratings in Tower Hamlets: the takeaways & restaurants given top 5-star ratings in December 2022

December’s food hygiene ratings for London’s Tower Hamlets have been released to help you find the best place to eat near you.

Whether you’re in London for a tourist day out or you’re a London local looking for the best place to stop for lunch - knowing the local eateries’ hygiene ratings could be a big help. The Food Standards Agency publishes its findings every month, and here are the latest ratings for the top scorers from December.

Here are the latest restaurants and cafes in Tower Hamlets to be given the full five stars in their food hygiene inspections in December 2022, according to data published by the Food Standards Agency (FSA).

From posh restaurants to hospital canteens, local authority food inspectors will visit any premise in the area that prepares, provides or distributes food and report their findings to the FSA. Every few years, the inspectors check the handling, management and preparation of food, storage and the cleanliness of facilities and then give the premises a rating from 0 to 5.

The food ratings are broken down into the following categories:

  •  5 – hygiene standards are very good; 
  • 4 – hygiene standards are good; 
  • 3 – hygiene standards are generally satisfactory;
  • 2 – some improvement is necessary; 
  • 1 – major improvement is necessary; 
  • 0 – urgent improvement is required.

If a restaurant or cafe has had a poor review, they do not need to display the rating but are encouraged to do so by the FSA.

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Food hygiene ratings in Tower Hamlets

LondonWorld has dived into the latest FSA data to see how local restaurants and takeaways performed last month. Here we reveal the Tower Hamlets restaurants and takeaways which were given top marks in December 2022.

Pret A Manger - 21 Mansell Street

Caffè and Chill - Unit A2 Caspian Wharf, 63 Violet Road

Phoenix Upper Cafe - Phoenix Upper School, 2 Paton Close

BT One Braham- Braham Street

Wok N Roll, Thainese Kitchen, Lemongrass, Sushi House - 37 Bow Triangle Business Centre, 21 Eleanor Street

Dishoom - 13 Water Street

Zia Lucia South Quays Ltd - Unit 3, Hampton Tower, 75 Marsh Wall

Enso LoungeEnso, Fire Ass Thai, Thai Thai Thai, Thai Ai Al, PadThaiGuy - 124-126 Brick Lane

Al Safa Grill - 43 Burdett Road

Brera - Unit 12, Cabot Place West 15 Cabot Square

A Fallen Poete - 482 Roman Road

BoBAR Bow - 617 Roman Road

Hayashi Sushi and Bubble Tea - 521 Roman Road

New Beijing Chinese Restaurant - 6-8 East India Dock Road