Wirral's restaurants and take aways with a zero star rating for food hygiene source
All restaurants and take aways featured in the list below were inspected last year, with all of them being described as having "poor" or "very bad" structural compliance.
The food outlets that received zero rating are:
Located at Brunswick Court, Price Street, Birkenhead, Coffee Aroma received this hygiene rating in August last year.
The owner said: “It was all down to the temperature books not being kept up to date and there were a few bits and bobs that needed altering, but they have been fixed now.”
Shanterz is the restaurant located on Tam O Shanter's Urban Farm at Boundary Road, Bidston.
Operator Mark Gill explained: “We were not given a pre-visit as we had requested.
"Being on a farm we will never be able to achieve the five star rating, but we have made improvements to improve for our next inspection.”
Location: Allport Lane, Bromborough.
Owner Peter Gibson explained how his shop was due to receive a new hygiene rating.
He said: “Hopefully we will have an improved score, officers have been out last week and today to inspect us.”
Location: Argyle Street South, Tranmere.
Golden Lion refused to comment when approached by the Globe.
Location: Old Chester Road, Rock Ferry.
Having reopened following a closure last year, the owner insisted his business is back on track and is confident the rating will improve.
Tasty Bites Café
The owner did not wish to discuss details but stressed that she did not agree the rating her business had been given.
The owner of Ali’s Balti was not available when contacted by the Globe.
Among businesses across Wirral who also had received a zero food hygiene rating were two food stores and two off-licences.
All rating were correct at the time of publication on February 29.
Ratings may change following further inspections.