NEW food hygiene ratings have been awarded to Dudley’s establishments, the Food Standards Agency’s website shows.

The following ratings have been given to two restaurants, cafes or canteens:

• Rated 2: Village cafe at 8 Townsend Place, Kingswinford; rated on May 10.

• Rated 1: Waterfront Food & Espresso Bar at 43 Waterfront East, Brierley Hill, rated on April 27.

And three ratings have been handed to takeaways:

• Rated 2: Sunrise takeaway at 139 Enville Street, Stourbridge; rated on May 10.

• Rated 1: Hong Kong Express at 88 Watsons Green Road, Dudley, rated on April 27.

• Rated 0: Lotus Garden at 42 Skidmore Road, Coseley, Bilston; rated on May 10.

The ratings have been published on the Food Standards Agency’s website which rates businesses from zero to five so customers can make more informed choices about where to buy and eat food.

A rating of five means hygiene standards are very good, four means hygiene standards are good, three means hygiene standards are generally satisfactory, two means some improvement is necessary, a rating of one means major improvement is necessary and a rating of zero means urgent improvement is required.

People can see the results of all food hygiene inspections via Dudley Council’s website or on the national website.