Barking and Dagenham restaurant given new five-star food hygiene rating

A Barking and Dagenham restaurant has been handed a new five-out-of-five food hygiene rating.

A Food Standards Agency rating sticker on a window of a restaurant in central London. A huge variation in food hygiene standards remains across the UK, with one in five high or medium-risk food outlets failing to meet standards, according to a study.
A Food Standards Agency rating sticker on a window of a restaurant in central London. A huge variation in food hygiene standards remains across the UK, with one in five high or medium-risk food outlets failing to meet standards, according to a study.

A Barking and Dagenham restaurant has been handed a new five-out-of-five food hygiene rating.

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Fresh Wharf Patrol Base, a restaurant, cafe or canteen at Metropolitan Police Custody Unit 24 Muirhead Quay, Quay Road, Barking was given the maximum score after assessment on April 25, the Food Standards Agency's website shows.

It means that of Barking and Dagenham's 165 restaurants, cafes and canteens with ratings, 82 (50%) have ratings of five and none have zero ratings.