Latest food hygiene ratings

NEW food hygiene ratings for eateries and food retailers across Hampshire have been published by the Food Standards Agency.

Listed below are the latest findings of environmental health staff employed by local authorities in the Southampton area.

Thousands of premises across Hampshire are rated by the agency, based on the findings of inspectors, who work all year round.

The hygiene standards found at the time of inspection are then rated on a scale.

Five is top of the scale, meaning the hygiene standards are very good and fully comply with the law. Zero is at the bottom of the scale, meaning urgent improvement is necessary.

The ratings:

Bengal Spice – Winchester Road, Chandler’s Ford

Rating: 3

Hygienic food handling: Generally satisfactory.

Cleanliness and condition of facilities and building: Generally satisfactory.

Management of food safety: Good.

Previous rating: 2 (June 2019).

Sam’s Chicken – Shirley High Street, Southampton

Rating: 5

Hygienic food handling: Very good.

Cleanliness and condition of facilities and building: Very good.

Management of food safety: Very good.

Previous rating: 5 (October 2018).

Eastern House – Hollyoak Road, Southampton

Rating: 5

Hygienic food handling: Very good.

Cleanliness and condition of facilities and building: Very good.

Management of food safety: Good.

Previous rating: 4 (March 2013).

The Dolls House – High Street, Fordingbridge

Rating: 3

Hygienic food handling: Generally satisfactory.

Cleanliness and condition of facilities and building: Generally satisfactory.

Management of food safety: Generally satisfactory.

Previous rating: None shown.

Chickenland – Christchurch Road, New Milton

Rating: 1

Hygienic food handling: Improvement necessary.

Cleanliness and condition of facilities and building: Good.

Management of food safety: Major improvement necessary.

Previous rating: 2 (November 2019).

India Tree – Market Place, Ringwood

Rating: 1

Hygienic food handling: Improvement necessary.

Cleanliness and condition of facilities and building: Generally satisfactory.

Management of food safety: Major improvement necessary.

Previous rating: 1 (October 2019).

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