NEW food hygiene ratings have been awarded to nine Tynedale establishments, the Food Standards Agency’s website shows – and it’s good news for them all.

Restaurants, cafes and canteens

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

• Rated 5: The Queens Hall Cafe at Beaumont Street, Hexham; rated on June 27

• Rated 5: Smashed & Loaded at 5 Regents Drive, Low Prudhoe Industrial Estate, Prudhoe; rated on June 25

• Rated 5: Tyne Riverside Country Park Visitor Centre at Station Road, Prudhoe; rated on June 25

• Rated 5: The Errington Coffee House at Corbridge; rated on June 19

Pubs, bars and nightclubs

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

• Rated 5: The Gun Inn at Ridsdale; rated on June 19

• Rated 5: Anchor Inn at Whittonstall; rated on June 17

• Rated 5: Bay Horse Inn at West Woodburn; rated on June 12


Plus two ratings for takeaways:

• Rated 5: Five Star Chinese Takeaway at 29 West Wylam Drive, West Wylam; rated on June 27

• Rated 5: Tastys Food Limited at 42 Front Street, Prudhoe; rated on June 27