South Lanarkshire establishment hit with new "requires improvement" food hygiene rating

A South Lanarkshire drinking establishment has been handed a new "improvement required" food hygiene rating.

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A Food Standards Agency rating sticker on a window of a restaurant in central London. A huge variation in food hygiene standards remains across the UK, with one in five high or medium-risk food outlets failing to meet standards, according to a study.
A Food Standards Agency rating sticker on a window of a restaurant in central London. A huge variation in food hygiene standards remains across the UK, with one in five high or medium-risk food outlets failing to meet standards, according to a study.

A South Lanarkshire drinking establishment has been handed a new "improvement required" food hygiene rating.

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Kirkton Inn, a pub, bar or nightclub at 10 Kirkton Street, Carluke, South Lanarkshire was given the score after assessment on May 12, the Food Standards Agency's website shows.

It means that of South Lanarkshire's 244 pubs, bars and nightclubs with ratings, 218 (89%) have pass ratings and 26 (11%) require improvement.