A WIVENHOE watering hole has been handed a new four out of five star food hygiene rating.

The Horse & Groom Inn, in The Cross, was given the score following an assessment on March 29, the Food Standards Agency's website has now revealed 

It means that of Colchester's 113 rated pubs, bars and nightclubs 94 - or 83 per cent - have ratings of five and none have zero ratings.