South Tyneside restaurant 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 South Tyneside restaurant has been handed a new three-out-of-five food hygiene rating.

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

Bell Passi Italian Kitchen, a restaurant, cafe or canteen at 70 Ocean Road, South Shields, Tyne & Wear was given the score after assessment on March 24, the Food Standards Agency's website shows.

It means that of South Tyneside's 176 restaurants, cafes and canteens with ratings, 118 (67%) have ratings of five and none have zero ratings.