Appeal a food hygiene rating

If you do not agree that the food hygiene rating given following your inspection reflects the hygiene standards and management controls found at the time of the inspection, you have a right to appeal.

You have 21 days (including weekends and bank holidays) from the date of receipt of the notification letter to lodge an appeal.

Appeal application (PDF)

The Lead Officer for Food Safety will review your rating and communicate the outcome of your appeal to you within 21 days.