Respond to your food hygiene rating

Find out the ways you can respond to your food hygiene rating.

Use your right to reply

The right to reply means you can explain how you’ve worked to improve your food hygiene standards. You can also explain any unusual circumstances which might have affected your rating.

It’s not an opportunity to complain or criticise the process.

How to use your right to reply

Fill in the online right to reply form.

There is no deadline. You can submit your right to reply at any time up until your next inspection.

What happens next

We may edit your comments to remove any offensive, inaccurate or irrelevant remarks. We’ll then publish your reply along with your rating online.