Peterborough is one of the UK cities with the most hygienic eateries

May 17 marks the day that indoor seating in restaurants across England is allowed again, but Peterborough residents will apparently be returning to some of the cleanest restaurants from across Britain.

Saturday, 15th May 2021, 5:00 am
A Tasca, Portuguese restaurant in Lincoln Road, Peterborough. EMN-190731-163401009

Interested in finding out where best to dine, analysed food hygiene ratings of restaurants, cafes, and canteens in major cities across England to reveal all.

Topping the list as the city with the cleanest restaurants is Carlisle with an impressive average food hygiene rating of 4.90 out of 5 stars.

Second is Gloucester and third Worcester. In seventh place comes Peterborough, with a 4.74 star average rating for businesses.

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Among those scoring a five star rating is 2020 World Buffet on New Road in the city, Argo Lounge on Bridge Street, and A Tasca on Lincoln Road in Peterborough.

At the other end of the scale, the list of cities with the most dirtiest restaurants is topped by Birmingham with an average food hygiene rating of 4.15. It has 16 eateries with a rating of 0, 79 with a rating of 1 and 82 with a rating of 2.

In second place is Salford with a hygiene rating of 4.29 on average. London takes third place.

Using Food Standards Agency ratings, gathered the food hygiene ratings of restaurants, cafes and canteens with a current rating across different UK cities.

Ratings for each city were then aggregated and the average food hygiene rating out of 5 for each UK city was then ranked from highest to lowest to see which cities are home to the cleanest and dirtiest restaurants.