THERE are six 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 city businesses to make the list, and the date they were inspected, are:

  • Alliance In Partnership At Hanley Castle High School, Church End, Hanley Castle (September 17)
  • Eden Coffee Shop. St Peters Baptist Church, Eden Close (September 23)
  • Baguette Man, Broad Street (September 23)
  • Boston Tea Party, Broad Street (September 28)
  • Fort Royal Community Primary School, Wylds Lane (September 21)
  • Perdiswell Leisure Centre, Bilford Road (September 23)

A number of businesses have the five star rating, the highest available in the city. Others to make the list recently include:

  • Lyppard Fryer, Ankerage Green (August 13)
  • The Punchbowl Inn, Lichfield Avenue (August 13)
  • The Three Pears, Wainwright Road (August 13)
  • Time To Eat, The Hopmarket, The Foregate (August 19)
  • Creams Cafe Worcester, St Nicholas Street (August 19)
  • Iceland, Friary Walk, (August 19)
  • Paradiddles, Sidbury (August 19)
  • Wok 'N' Roll, Ankerage Green (August 26)
  • Cabin Cafe At The Building Centre, Tolladine Road (August 27)
  • Bath Road Chippy, Bath Road (September 3)
  • The White Hart, Droitwich Road, Fernhill Heath (September 3)

Meanwhile there are no new names on the one star list, where inspectors have judged major improvement is necessary. This means the city list of one star-rated places remains:

  • Age UK Worcester And District Lunch Club
  • Your’s Pizza Bite / Little India in Ronkswood Hill
  • Groszek in Lowesmoor
  • Thai Gallery Restaurant, Friar Street

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.

All information published is based on results on the FSA website,, and is correct as of October 1, 2021, with inspections listed as the latest carried out.