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Latest Lewes One Star Food Hygiene ratings

On 28 Apr 2016 at 10:23pm Foodie wrote:
Station Wines, Shop 5, 1 Station Road, Lewes, BN7 2YY, June 10 2015
Bills, 56-57 Cliffe High Street, Lewes, January 22 2016
Carnival, 22 Fisher Street, Lewes, BN7 2DG, January 13 2016
Charcoal Grill, 61 High Street, Lewes, BN7 1XG March 3 2016
Mount Harry Stores, 3 Mount Harry Road, Lewes, BN7 1NS, May 18 2015
P.J's@Thirty, 30-31 Station Street, Lewes, BN7 2DB, December 7 2015
Spice Merchant, 18 West Street, Lewes, BN7 2NZ, December 1 2015
Terrys Tucker, 12 Horsfield Road, Lewes, BN7 2TB, May 20 2015
The Crown Inn, 191 High Street, Lewes, BN7 2NA, February 18 2016

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On 29 Apr 2016 at 12:20am Mavis wrote:
Well it must be fashionable to have only one star if Bills only got one star in their flagship restaurant. Hope the others in the chain haven't copied everything to the letter ! Plus all that old tat in there must be loaded with decades of dirt !
On 29 Apr 2016 at 5:47am Zzz.. wrote:
Frankly amazed the Crown achieved a star.
On 29 Apr 2016 at 8:04am Foodie wrote:
Might the one star hygiene rating for Bills have something to do with the awkard location of the toilets?
On 29 Apr 2016 at 8:26am Earl of Lewes wrote:
I'm not worried about the Charcoal Grill. The amount of alcohol its customers will have consumed before going there will surely kill off any bacteria.
On 29 Apr 2016 at 1:41pm Egg on Ronay wrote:
Not surprised the Spice Merchant is on there. Horrible place. When was the last time a cat was seen in that area?
On 29 Apr 2016 at 1:59pm Abdul yer daughter wrote:
You only have to see the veg deliveries stacked up against the spice merchant door when there's no one in. Seen now a dog p1ss over them on two separate occasions
On 29 Apr 2016 at 2:58pm Resilewes wrote:
Station Wines I'm not so bothered about, as its mostly sealed stuff they shift and not preparing food, so hardly going to be a big problem (although they should strive to improve hygene of course). But I have been to a few of these restaurants, and its a pity they have let their standards slip. Surely one of the basics of running any place that prepares food is to have a reasonable standard of cleanliness.
I have been to the Spice Merchant a few times, and although its not my favourite curry house in Lewes, its disappointing to see them up there. Hopefully this "naming and shaming" list will inspire all of them to up their game or face closure (be it via inspections or bad publicity).
On 29 Apr 2016 at 5:10pm No Pot Pourri wrote:
I see the Jolly Sportsman in East Chiltington is back up to five stars. Well done them.
On 29 Apr 2016 at 8:17pm fifi wrote:
Can anyone tell me what Terrys Tucker is ?
On 29 Apr 2016 at 10:01pm Old Malling wrote:
These are organisations that aren't getting the basics right and need "major improvement". It just shows a complete disregard for their customers.
On 29 Apr 2016 at 10:30pm Hyena wrote:
All the foodies and celeb chefs bang on about street food, wonder what the hygiene ratings would be?
On 30 Apr 2016 at 12:29am arthur wrote:
Sadly there is no requirement in English law for the ratings to be displayed in the window, which could be why ***** does not show theirs.
On 30 Apr 2016 at 6:45am Fat and happy wrote:
I've eaten in lots of these places without problems and still will. 'Name and shame'? Where is our famous anti-establishment scepticism? This is either restaurants failing to grease the wheels, or failing to comply with every expensive unnecessary bit of new requirement and red tape that the local government idiots love to impose. I wonder how many of them could run a business (where the business isn't job creation at the expense of the community)?
On 30 Apr 2016 at 8:52am Jo wrote:
Actually, PJ's at Thirty only got a 1 in December because they had only opened as a new business 2 hours before the Health Inspector came. Look in their window now. Yesterday they were awarded a FIVE
On 1 May 2016 at 2:42pm Foodie wrote:
Perhaps they should have to display their ratings clearly by law.
On 6 May 2016 at 9:15am Pete wrote:
Hahahahahahahaha, Bill's only gets 1 star, hahahahahahaha fantastic.
Are all the hipsters and beard victims gonna come out and say the star rating is a load of rubbish now, just so they can carry on eating there.

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