SCORES on the doors reveals the latest food hygiene ratings for restaurants and takeaways.

We have taken a look at the latest ratings to see how restaurants, takeaways and other establishments which sell food have fared.

What do the numbers mean?

0 - urgent improvement necessary

1 - major improvements necessary

2 - improvements necessary

3 - business generally satisfactory

4 - business good on assessment

5 - business seen as very good

Each restaurant is also judged on three categories ‘food hygiene and safety’, ‘structural compliance’ and ‘confidence in management’.

Each section is awarded a mark from ‘very good’ to ‘very bad’ and for ‘confidence in management’ from ‘high’ to ‘no confidence’.

Read more >> How these 12 restaurants and takeaways scored in their food hygiene inspection

These sites have all been rated in September and October. 

Places to be rated 3:

  • Energyze Kitchen
  • Tiptree Bar B Q House
  • The Sandwich Co

Places to be rated 4:

  • The Indian Cottage, Kelvedon 
  • Gurkha Restaurant

Places to be rated 5:

  • Raj Spice, Brightlingsea 
  • Bakeoffee 
  • Stacked
  • China City
  • Dilan Kebab and Burger House
  • Cafe Saison  
  • Rose Kebab 
  • Marta's Genuine Italian Food
  • Starbucks - Stane Park
  • Teas of Ceylon Ltd 
  • KFC - High Street
  • The Royal Mortar 

*This article was updated on November 3 after it was brought to our attention information supplied on The Royal Mortar, KFC, Gurkha Restaurant, The Sandwich Co​ and Tiptree Bar B Q House was incorrect. We are happy to update this information and apologise for any upset caused.