A Mexican restaurant in Oxfordshire has been handed a low hygiene rating.

Dorindo's, a restaurant on Abingdon High Street, was given a one-out-of-five rating after a recent visit from officials.

An assessment took place on Tuesday, March 21, the Food Standards Agency's website shows.

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The restaurant responded to the score by saying: "Since the inspection the establishment has been thoroughly deep cleaned, all structural requirements have been carried out and new equipment has been purchased.

"At the time of the visit, we were dealing with the loss of our father and grandfather.

"As a result some of the staff members were missing and we were short-staffed."

The restaurant was named the Best Restaurant in Abingdon by national company Restaurant Guru in January. 

The Food Standards Agency is responsible for rating hospitality venues across the country and gives them marks on a zero to five scale.

A one-out-of-five star rating means that 'major improvement is necessary' at the establishment.