THERE are 15 new names on the list of Worcester food businesses that have received five star food hygiene ratings from health inspectors.

Ratings are judged by Food Standards Agency (FSA) inspectors over the standards in the handling of food, how food is stored, how food is prepared, cleanliness of facilities and pest control, how food safety is managed and evidence staff know about food safety.

New five-star Worcester businesses to make the list, and the date they were inspected, are:

  • Eastfield Fisheries, Wadborough Road, Kempsey (August 4)
  • Ground Espresso Bar At Next, Elgar Retail Park, Blackpole Road (August 4)
  • Broomfields Farm Shop, School Plantation, Holt Heath (August 2)
  • Meneki Ramen, Farrier Street (August 6)
  • Anaz Balti, St Johns (August 10)
  • Black & White The Foregate (July 27)
  • Charlies Cafe Bar, Sidbury (August 5)
  • Corner Cafe & Restaurant At Like U CIO, Westbury Street (August 5)
  • Cote Brasserie, High Street (July 30)
  • DP German Kebab, Ombersley Road (August 4)
  • Hickory's Smokehouse, Tybridge Street (July 30)
  • Luckys Lunch Box, Cosgrove Close (August 5)
  • MFG St Stephens / St Stephens Service Station, Droitwich Road (August 4)
  • St Richards Hospice, St Swithins Street (August 5)
  • The Northwick Arms, Vine Street (August 6)

All information published is based on results on the FSA website and is correct as of August 13, 2021, with inspections listed as the latest carried out.

Meanwhile there are no new names on the one star list, where major improvement is necessary.

The list features Age UK Worcester And District Lunch Club, Bilford Court, Your's Pizza Bite / Little India, in Ronkswood Hill, and Groszek, Lowesmoor.

If managers disagree with a rating, or believe their business has been upgraded since receiving the rating listed on the FSA website,, they should contact the FSA directly.