How often do you check the hygiene ‘scores on the doors’ when you visit a restaurant?

Admittedly, if you’re a restauranteur, there’s a good chance you pay attention to food hygiene ratings (you live and breathe this stuff, after all), but diners are now being urged to do the same.

A recent study has unveiled that just 6% of diners actively check the food hygiene ratings of restaurants, while everyone else prioritises location, food, service and price while hunting down a table for the evening.

Find out why the Food Standards Agency wants consumers to make the most of the transparency now offered by restaurants in our restaurant blog of the week: