I love TripAdvisor and Yelp. When I’m looking for a new place to eat, I get recommendations from friend, then read reviews to see what its like. And on a Friday night, when I want to a takeaway? Just Eat means I don’t have to worry about having cash at home.
You know what really niggles?
Nothing about how clean the venue is. Nothing, nada, zip – all these sites are missing food hygiene ratings.
The data is out there and I’ve been analysing it this week. I found some surprises…
My idea? Simple: Show up-to-date food hygiene certificates for any place that serves food, as well as the reviews. An out of the way link near the footer isn’t enough:
Where are you really eating?
Think you can judge a restaurant’s hygiene by what you see? Think again. Our campaign, which prompts consumers to question the choices they make when eating out, is running across the UK until the end of March 2013. – food.gov.uk
“Where are you really eating out?” by Edafe Onerhime is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Cover picture: Quinn Comendant – Food hygiene rating.