FAST food restaurant Burger King is among dozens of businesses in Darlington that the Food Standards Agency has deemed as requiring improvement.

Across the UK, food outlets including convenience stores, restaurants,  pubs, takeaways, hospitals and care homes are ranked by hygiene and safety, structural compliance and confidence in management.

Food hygiene ratings

0 - Urgent Improvement Necessary
1 - Major Improvement Necessary
2 - Some Improvement Necessary
3 - Hygiene Standards Generally Satisfactory
4 - Hygiene Standards Good
5 - Hygiene Standards Very Good

We've rounded up the Darlington food outlets that the Food Standards Agency have asked clean up their act. 

Source: Food Standards Agency - correct at time of publication on Saturday, February 15.

Businesses with a 0 rating - Urgent Improvement Necessary 

Local (convenience store), 6 Clifton Road, Darlington 

Businesses with a 1 rating - Major Improvement Necessary 

Amritsar, 3 Ridsdale Street, Darlington

B & G Convenience Store, 27-29 Yarm Road, Darlington

Branksome Booze, 13 Whitby Way, Darlington 

Darlo News, 221 North Road, Darlington

Grill Cottage, 106-108 Parkgate, Darlington 

Krish Food & Win, 4 Burnside Road, Darlington 

New Yummy Yummy, 224 Whessoe Road, Darlington 

Premier B&R News, 220 Haughton Road, Darlington 

Premier Express Phoenix Stores, 1 Springfield Road, Darlington

Pumpkin, Bank Top Railway Station Park Lane, Darlington 

Businesses with a 2 rating - Some Improvement Necessary 

Bangsean Thai, 94-96 Parkgate, Darlington 

Burger King, 41 Cornmill Centre, Darlington 

Cafe No 1, 399 Yarm Road, Darlington

China Star Takeaway, 107 Victoria Road, Darlington 

Haughton Chippy, 63 Alverton Drive, Darlington 

Pizza Hut, 42 Duke Street, Darlington  

Prithiraj, 2 Yarm Road, Darlington 

Reverend Green's Eating And Drinking Emporium, First Floor Imperial Centre Grange Road, Darlington 

Salt And Pepper, 32 Larchfield Street, Darlington 

The Dog Inn, Dog Inn Houghton Bank, Heighington 

The Green, Pizzeria, 36 Cockerton Green, Darlington 

Veno's Pizzeria, 14 Yarm Road, Darlington

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