Food hygiene ratings given to two Belfast takeaways

New food hygiene ratings have been awarded to two of Belfast’s takeaways, the Food Standards Agency’s website shows.

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.

New food hygiene ratings have been awarded to two of Belfast’s takeaways, the Food Standards Agency’s website shows.

Istanbul Kebab, at 269 Woodstock Road, Belfast was handed a three-out-of-five rating after assessment on December 9.

And Ruby House, at 212-214 Springfield Road, Belfast was also given a score of three on December 9.

It means that of Belfast's 394 takeaways with ratings, 202 (51%) have ratings of five and none have zero ratings.