Birmingham food hygiene ratings: 14 venues get five stars

Here’s a look at the lhygiene ratings from The Food Standards Agency for the latest 33 venues to be assessed

Fourteen eateries in Birmingham have been awarded five stars in the latest food hygiene ratings for restaurants, bars and takeaways across the city.

Food hygiene ratings report on the standards of food hygiene found during inspections by local authority officials.

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The scheme gives businesses a rating from 5 to 0 which is displayed at premises and online so customers can make more informed choices about where to buy and eat food.

A 5-star rating means hygiene standards are very good, while 0 means urgent improvement is required.

Venues are marked on a number of factors, including the handling of food, how food is stored, how food is prepared, cleanliness of facilities and how food safety is managed.

Here are the latest ratings given to the latest 33 venues across Birmingham by the city council - with 14 getting the top 5 star score.

Wildwood in Birmingham was given five stars out of five

Restaurants, cafes and canteens

The following ratings have been given to 15 restaurants, cafes or canteens:

• Rated 5: Wildwood at 66 New Street, Ladywood; rated on February 8

• Rated 5: Grounded Kitchen at 119-121 Alcester Road, Moseley; rated on February 2

• Rated 5: I&M Cafe Deli at 25 St Marys Row, Moseley; rated on February 2

• Rated 5: Meeple Mayhem at 226 Monument Road, Edgbaston; rated on February 2

• Rated 5: Mulino Birmingham Ltd at Millennium Point, Curzon Street, city centre; rated on February 2

• Rated 5: Greggs at U18b Fox And Goose Shopping Centre, Washwood Heath; rated on January 28

• Rated 5: Pigsy Express at 107 Burnham Road, Great Barr; rated on January 20

• Rated 5: Olympic Cafe at 50 East Meadway, city centre ; rated on January 17

• Rated 5: The Bournville Waffle Company at Unit E13, Hastingwood Industrial Park, Wood Lane, Bournville rated on January 6

• Rated 5 Chatty Patty at at 1281b Bristol Road South, Northfield; rated on December 1.

• Rated 4: Rockaburger at 755 Alum Rock Road, Alum Rock; rated on January 20

• Rated 4: Bun and Co. at 90 Stoney Lane, Sparkbrook; rated on January 5

• Rated 4: Azim’s Restaurant and Balti House at 106-108 Lozells Road, Lozells and East Handsworth; rated on November 25

• Rated 3: Afrikana at 359 Ladypool Road, Balsall Heath; rated on January 5

• Rated 3: Artisan Desserts Limited at 242 Ladypool Road, Sparkbrook; rated on January 5

• Rated 3: BAIL-LICIOUS at First Floor, 21 Steward Street, Spring Hill; rated on December 9

• Rated 3: Da Fabiano, at 605 Washwood Heath Road, Ward End; rated on January 10.

• Rated 2: Apna Lahore, at 122-124 Ladypool Road, Sparkbrook; rated on January 6.

• Rated 0: Formosa Izakaya, at 117 Hurst Street, city centre; rated on January 11.

A Food Standards Agency rating certificate is pictured in the window of a restaurant. Claims have been made that some restaurants are ignoring food hygiene standards ratings. (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)

Pubs, bars and nightclubs

And three ratings have been handed to pubs, bars or nightclubs:

• Rated 5: Copper Fox Bar & Grill at Copper Fox, 156 Quinton Road, Selly Oak; rated on February 3

• Rated 5: Bannatyne’s Health Club at Princess Alice Drive, Princess Park, Sutton Coldfield; rated on January 10

• Rated 3: Edgbaston Priory Club at Edgbaston Priory Club Ltd, Sir Harrys Road, Edgbaston; rated on January 5

Takeaways

• Rated 5: Espresso Kiosk Holte 4A at Villa Park, Trinity Road, Aston; rated on February 7

• Rated 5: Master Park’s Kitchen at The Hive, Masshouse Plaza, Eastside; rated on February 7

• Rated 4: Yum Yum Pizza at 2266 Coventry Road, Sheldon; rated on on January 11.

• Rated 3: Al Shazan (Kebab House) at 667 Stratford Road, Springfield; rated on December 2

• Rated 3: Crispy Hut Chinese and Cantonese at 1748 Pershore Road, Bournville; rated on January 6.

• Rated 2: Dinz Grillz at 240a Spring Road, Springfield; rated on January 17

• Rated 1: Chai Bar, at 1 Alum Rock Road, Alum Rock; rated on January 10.

• Rated 0: Jaffa Sweets at Unit 7a, 122 Ladypool Road, Highgate; rated on January 5

• Rated 0: Pizza 8 at 403 Warwick Road, South Yardley; rated on November 9

• Rated 0: Al Fursan Restaurant at 155-157 Stratford Road, Sparkbrook; rated on August 24

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