Food hygiene inspections

Contest your food hygiene rating or request revisit

If you believe that the Food Hygiene Rating you have been given is unfair or wrong, there are a number of approaches you can take.

Right to appeal

Right to appeal You are encouraged in the first instance to contact the inspecting officer directly to discuss how the rating was judged. If you still dispute the score, you can appeal in writing

Right to apply

Right to reply The Food Standards Agency offers this option on its website. Fill out the online form here

Request a revisit

Right to request a revisit Once improvements have been made, you can request to be re-assessed. The fee for reassessment is £160.00 and you can request a revisit online