THERE are eight 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:

  • Lyppard Fryer, Ankerage Green (August 13)
  • Costa, High Street (August 12)
  • Mix, St Pauls Street (August 12)
  • Nando's, Friar Street (August 12)
  • Starbucks, The Cross (August 12)
  • The Full English Cafe, Astwood Road (August 11)
  • The Punchbowl Inn, Lichfield Avenue (August 13)
  • The Three Pears, Wainwright Road (August 13)

Other businesses to make the list this month 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)
  • 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)
  • 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)

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.

All information published is based on results on the FSA website and is correct as of August 20, 2021, with inspections listed as the latest carried out.