Sunderland food hygiene: Here are the latest 3/4/5 star ratings for city businesses
A number of restaurants and takeaways in and around Sunderland have recently been awarded new food hygiene ratings, including several five-star ratings for local businesses.
Sunderland City Council food safety inspectors have given a number of businesses and premises a range of food hygiene ratings following recent assessments, with several establishments coming out with top marks.
Ratings range from zero to five stars, with zero meaning urgent improvement is required, one-star meaning major improvement is necessary, two-stars indicating some improvement is necessary, three meaning hygiene standards are generally satisfactory while four means hygiene standards are good and five means standards are very good.
During an inspection, areas looked at include hygienic food handling, cleanliness and condition of facilities and building, along with management of food safety.
Scroll down to read the list of recent ratings in postcode order:
San Marino - Hanover Pl, Sunderland, SR4 6BY - Rated five stars on November 10.
So Wok Noodle Bar And Bistro - 196 Chester Rd, Sunderland, SR4 7HE - Rated three stars on October 19.
Master Fry - Ethel Terrace, Castletown, Sunderland, SR5 3BQ - Rated three stars on October 18.
New Derby - Roker Baths Rd, Roker, Sunderland, SR6 9TA - Rated five stars on October 17.
Clacey's Coffee House - 12 Sea Rd, Fulwell, Sunderland SR6 9BX - Rated four stars on October 17.
Dine 21 - Springtide Cove, Dock Street, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland, SR6 0EA - Rated five stars on November 16.
Cactus Pizzeria - 21-22 Speculation Pl, Washington NE37 2AP - Rated five stars on November 16.
Willow Brook Community Catering - Willow Brook, Spout Lane, Washington, NE38 7HR - Rated five stars on November 15.