A South Oxfordshire cafe has been told it needs to improve its cleanliness after being handed a new one-out-of-five food hygiene rating.

The Coffee House, a restaurant and cafe, at 3 Buttermarket, Thame, was given the score after assessment on February 6, the Food Standards Agency's website shows.

The assessment said the improvement was needed for its hygienic food handling and cleanliness and condition of facilities and building.

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The report said major improvement was necessary for its management of food safety.

The category is described as a "system or checks in place to ensure that food sold or served is safe to eat, evidence that staff know about food safety, and the food safety officer has confidence that standards will be maintained in future."

It means that of South Oxfordshire's 273 restaurants, cafes and canteens with ratings, 139 (51 per cent) have ratings of five and none have zero ratings.