North Tyneside restaurant given new food hygiene rating

A North Tyneside restaurant has been handed a new four-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 North Tyneside restaurant has been handed a new four-out-of-five food hygiene rating.

Spice Junction, a restaurant, cafe or canteen at Unit 1, Monkseaton Metro Station, Norham Road, Whitley Bay was given the score after assessment on October 24, the Food Standards Agency's website shows.

It means that of North Tyneside's 271 restaurants, cafes and canteens with ratings, 222 (82%) have ratings of five and none have zero ratings.