Three venues in the south of the county are the latest to bank top food hygiene ratings following the most recent round of inspections.

Burger King in Long Crendon Road, Thame, was handed a five-out-of-five score following inspection on February 1.

The establishment has an average 3.2 out of five star rating on Google Reviews.

One Planet Abingdon Climate Emergency Centre in Abingdon Market Place was handed the top score, as was Watercress Eats, a takeaway covering the OX12 area, following respective inspections on February 21 and February 23.

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Food hygiene inspections are conducted by South Oxfordshire and Vale of White Horse District Councils in their respective areas in conjunction with the Food Standards Agency.

Each inspection grades hygienic food handling, management of food safety and cleanliness and condition of facilities and building.

Of South Oxfordshire's 279 restaurants, cafes and canteens with ratings, 146 (52 per cent) have ratings of five and two have ratings of zero.