Wirral establishment handed new food hygiene rating

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

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The Birch Tree, a pub, bar or nightclub at 17 Prenton Road West, Prenton, Wirral was given the score after assessment on April 7, the Food Standards Agency's website shows.

It means that of Wirral's 227 pubs, bars and nightclubs with ratings, 150 (66%) have ratings of five and just one has a zero rating.