Llandudno restaurant needs ‘major improvement’, say food hygiene inspectors

A RESTAURANT in Llandudno has been handed a one-out-of-five rating by food hygiene inspectors, after being told there is “major improvement necessary”.

Blue Elephant, on Gloddaeth Street, scored poorly following an assessment on March 10.

Its hygienic handling of food, including preparation, cooking, re-heating, cooling and storage, was rated “major improvement necessary”.

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The restaurant’s management of food safety was rated ‘generally satisfactory”.

This concerns the checks in place to ensure that food is safe to eat, evidence that staff know about food safety, and that the food safety officer had confidence that such standards will be maintained in the future.

The cleanliness and condition of the facilities to enable good food hygiene was also given a “generally satisfactory” rating.

This included having an appropriate layout, ventilation, hand washing facilities and pest control.

Of Conwy’s 279 restaurants, cafes and canteens with ratings, 227 (81 per cent) have ratings of five and none have zero ratings.

North Wales Pioneer | Llandudno