Gateshead establishment handed new 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 Gateshead drinking establishment has been handed a new three-out-of-five food hygiene rating.

A Gateshead drinking establishment has been handed a new three-out-of-five food hygiene rating.

The Old Fox, a pub, bar or nightclub at Carlisle Street, Felling, Gateshead was given the score after assessment on February 1, the Food Standards Agency's website shows.

It means that of Gateshead's 172 pubs, bars and nightclubs with ratings, 108 (63%) have ratings of five and none have zero ratings.