Southwark takeaway handed new five-star food hygiene rating

A Southwark takeaway 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 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 Southwark takeaway has been handed a new five-out-of-five food hygiene rating.

Express Fish Bar, a takeaway at 160, Lower Road, London was given the maximum score after assessment on October 16, the Food Standards Agency's website shows.

It means that of Southwark's 472 takeaways with ratings, 271 (57%) have ratings of five and none have zero ratings.