Gastro pub fails test

Gastro pub fails test

Gastro pub fails test

First published in News

A village gastro pub at Fyfield near Abingdon has been told it needs to urgently improve its hygiene.

The White Hart was given a zero star food hygiene rating out of a possible five stars by Vale of White Horse District Council after its April 17 inspection.

The inspector rated food hygiene and safety as “poor”, structural compliance as “bad”, and said there is “little confidence in management”.

Kay and Mark Chandler, who have owned the White Hart for eight-and-a-half years, said they will appeal. Mrs Chandler said: “There is no question over the hygiene of our kitchen, Mark is obsessive about health and safety. The problem was because Mark had not filled out the right amount of detail in a book and because our dry store wasn’t technically pest-proof.”

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8:42am Mon 2 Jun 14

Myron Blatz says...

Either pubs and restaurants are passed as meeting the standards required, or don't and get failed. In this instance, the pub got a 'red card' not technically, but actually!
Either pubs and restaurants are passed as meeting the standards required, or don't and get failed. In this instance, the pub got a 'red card' not technically, but actually! Myron Blatz
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7:24am Tue 3 Jun 14

Marco00 says...

Zero isn't bad... It's bl00dy terrible.!!!
Why do they try to blame someone else when it is their own dirty fault ?
Food standards don't fail to zero just for "book keeping faults", they fail because place was BAD......
Zero isn't bad... It's bl00dy terrible.!!! Why do they try to blame someone else when it is their own dirty fault ? Food standards don't fail to zero just for "book keeping faults", they fail because place was BAD...... Marco00
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11:26am Tue 3 Jun 14

LukeDuke says...

I'm shocked by this report!
I ate there a while back and it was fantastic. I hope they manage to address the problems and get the rating turned around quickly. It's a cracking place and the staff were most pleasant.
I'm shocked by this report! I ate there a while back and it was fantastic. I hope they manage to address the problems and get the rating turned around quickly. It's a cracking place and the staff were most pleasant. LukeDuke
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