New and identical food hygiene ratings have been handed to four restaurants, cafes and canteens in the same district.

Two Kidlington and two Bicester establishments were awarded a rating of five by the Food Standards Agency in November.

The Bicester eateries are the Grain Store at Hatch End Industrial Estate Middle Aston (November 29) and Aunty B's Café at 50 Bucknell Road (November 23).

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In Kidlington, the two eateries are Climatarian Kitchen at Climatarian Kitchen Exeter Hall on Oxford Road (November 24) and Loubees at Station Road in Bletchingdon (November 22).

The news means that of Cherwell's 218 similar establishments with ratings, 166 (76%) have ratings of five and just one has a zero rating.

A non-ministerial government department, the Food Standards Agency is responsible for protecting public health in relation to food in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.