217 London Restaurants Rated ‘Zero’ for Hygiene

From your local bakery to the hip restaurants in Soho, 217 known food businesses across London have failed to meet the appropriate food hygiene standard. DESIblitz has more.

Enfield was the worst, with only 54.1 per cent rate of compliance for 2,468 premises.

Six London boroughs scored the lowest in food hygiene.

217 known catering premises across London have been slapped with ‘zero’ rating for food hygiene.

In February 2015, Which? found six London boroughs scored the lowest in food hygiene.

Enfield was the worst, with only 54.1 per cent rate of compliance for 2,468 premises. Lewisham, Ealing, Harrow, Camden and Brent were among the worst-performing areas.

Local food safety officers will visit them as frequent as every six months to ensure they satisfy relevant regulations and offer support where required.

Here are the 217 known food businesses in London that are rated ‘zero’ for hygiene:

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Enfield was the worst, with only 54.1 per cent rate of compliance for 2,468 premises.

  • A1 Café Montagu House, Montagu Road, Enfield
  • Afrikiko Bar Restaurant & Nightclub, Old Kent Road, Southwark
  • Ahir Lorenzo’s, Nether Street, Barnet
  • Albion Café, Albion Road, Hackney
  • Amma Chettinadu Restaurant, High Street North, Newham
  • Andrew’s, Gray’s Inn Road, Camden
  • Andy’s Taverna, Bayham Street, Camden
  • Apulia, Long Lane, Farringdon
  • Bangalore Brasserie, Brecknock Road, Camden
  • Bangkok Kitchen, Watling Street
  • Beyti Ocakbasi, Green Lanes, Hackney
  • Bongo Bar Restaurant, Broad Lane, Tottenham
  • Cafe 54, 54 Wardour Street, Soho
  • Cafe Inn, Hornsey Road, Islington
  • Cafe La Liaison, Gloucester Road Arcade, Kensington
  • Carmine, Wigmore Street, Westminster
  • Cafe Tre, Dean Street, Westminster
  • Carlo’s Kitchen, Union Street, Southwark
  • Centro Bar & Brasserie, Mandela Street, Camden
  • Chakhchoukha, Blackstock Road, Islington
  • Chicken Cottage, Walm Lane, Brent
  • Chilli Nachos (Tinga Foods Limited), Moorgate
  • Cinnamon Spice, Glentworth Street, Westminster
  • Coffee & Cream, Romford Road, Newham
  • Coffee Shop Kira Corner, Old Kent Road, Southwark
  • Colosseo, Victoria Street, Westminster
  • Cummin’ Up, Lewisham High Street, Lewisham
  • Curry Asia, Thomas Street, Greenwich
  • Dessertz, London Road, Merton
  • Dolce Vita Express, Ashfield Parade, Enfield
  • Ducaale & Co, Tottenham
  • Eastern Eye, High Street South, East Ham
  • Er Baretto, Seven Sisters Road, Islington
  • Fairuz, Blandford Street, Westminster
  • Finezja, Neasden Lane, Brent
  • Flavas Pizza, Roman Road, Tower Hamlets
  • Golden City, Clifton Rise, Lewisham
  • Golden Pagoda, Gerrard Street
  • Greek On The Green, Winchmore Hill, Enfield
  • Grill Island, Church Street, Westminster
  • Grill King, Dudden Hill Lane, Brent
  • Haji Nanna Biryani, Whitechapel Road, Tower Hamlets
  • Hertford Best Kebab, Hertford Road, Enfield
  • Jays, Kingsbury Road, Brent
  • Kaffeine, Eastcastle Street, Westminster
  • Karahi Masala, Whitehorse Lane, Croydon
  • Kigi Restaurant and Café, Caledonian Road, Islington
  • Kirin, College Hill
  • Kookies, Station Approach, Hackney
  • Kyrenia Café, East Street, Southwark
  • La Forchetta, Upper Street, Islington
  • Lal Qila, Tottenham Court Road, Camden
  • La Vita, Cannon Hill, Enfield
  • Laicram, Blackheath Grove, Lewisham
  • Lakwatsa, Blenheim Crescent, Kensington
  • Lara’s Café, Norwood Road, Lambeth
  • Leños & Carbón, Rockingham Street, Southwark
  • Leong’s Legend, Macclesfield Street
  • Lihiniya, Cricklewood Broadway, Camden
  • Little Wu, Shaftesbury Avenue
  • London Jade Garden, Soho
  • Louis Patisserie, Heath Street, Camden
  • Maamala’s, High Street North, Newham
  • Madina Grill, East India Dock Road, Tower Hamlets
  • Mango Room, Kentish Town Road, Camden
  • Momtaz Shisha Café, Cricklewood Broadway, Camden
  • Myung-ga, Kingly Street, Westminster
  • New Moon, Portland Road, Croydon
  • Noodle Bar, Cranbourn Street, Westminster
  • Notes, Music & Coffee, Ropemaker Street
  • Oriental Way, Mitcham Road, Wandsworth
  • Palmera, London Road, Sutton
  • Panshi, Malvern Road, Brent
  • Piccolo Diavolo, Soho
  • Pizza Uri, Windus Road, Hackney
  • Planet 68, Rushey Green, Lewisham
  • Preem, Brick Lane, Tower Hamlets
  • Princess of India, London Road, Merton
  • R & B, Clarence Road, Hackney
  • Raindrops, Portland Road, Croydon
  • Roy’s Café, Shooters Hill Road, Greenwich
  • Royal India, Stoke Newington Church Street, Hackney
  • Ruskins Café, Museum Street, Camden
  • Sanxia Renjia, Goodge Street, Camden
  • Sankofa, London Road, Croydon
  • Shahi Kebabish, Romford Road, Newham
  • Shalamar House, New Road, Tower Hamlets
  • Souk Medina, Shorts Gardens, Camden
  • Sports Bar & Grill Piccadill, Rupert Street, Westminster
  • Sticky Wings, Brick Lane, Tower Hamlets
  • Sushi Bento, Winchmore Hill Road, Enfield
  • Taiba, Plashet Grove, Newham
  • Tawakal Somali, Anglesea Road, Greenwich
  • The Corner, Mare Street, Hackney
  • The Crystal Palace Market, Church Road, Bromley
  • The Gourmet Oriental, Harrow Road, Westminster
  • The Great Wall, Coombe Lane, Merton
  • The Olive Tree Coffee House, Garratt Lane, Wandsworth
  • Tito’s Peruvian Restaurant & La Pollera Colora Nightclub, Southwark
  • Tsuru, Queen Street
  • Viet Hoa Café, Kingsland Road, Hackney
  • Woo Jung, St Giles High Street, Camden
  • Wrap it Up, Bishopsgate
  • Wu Chinese Cuisine, Upper Clapton Road, Hackney
  • Yori, Panton Street, Westminster
  • Yumi.com, Southgate Circus, Enfield
  • Zorbas Greek Taverna, Leinster Terrace, Westminster


Enfield was the worst, with only 54.1 per cent rate of compliance for 2,468 premises.

  • Blush, Duke Street, Westminster
  • Funky Brownz, The Hyde, Barnet
  • Gunmakers, Aybrook Street, Westminster
  • Jamies, Groveland Court
  • King Edward Vll, Broadway, Newham
  • Rudd’s, Queen Victoria Street
  • The Clarence Public House, Whitehall
  • The Cock & Woolpack, Finch Lane
  • The Greyhound Pub, Cambridge Street, Westminster
  • The Overdraft Tavern & Ananthapuri Restaurant, East Ham
  • The Royal Standard, Colliers Wood, Merton
  • The Telegraph, Telegraph Road, Wandsworth
  • The White Swan, Fetter Lane
  • Tommy Flynn’s, Holloway Road, Islington
  • Wood Street Bar & Restaurant, Fore Street
  • Zorita’s Kitchen, Broken Wharf


Enfield was the worst, with only 54.1 per cent rate of compliance for 2,468 premises.

  • Abbey Wood Tandoori, Wickham Lane, Greenwich
  • Alaturko Kebabs, West Yard, Camden Lock Place
  • Amici Miei 2 Go, Kingsland Road, Hackney
  • Apple Pizza, Beck House, Enfield
  • Basiliano Pizzeria, Commercial Road, Tower Hamlets
  • Bella Pizza, Church Lane, Brent
  • Bertie Roosters, Lee High Road, Lewisham
  • Best Kebab House, Bounces Road, Enfield
  • Bianco43, Lassell Street, Greenwich
  • Blazin Hot, Barking Road, Newham
  • Calabar Kitchen, High Street South, Newham
  • Chicken King, Seven Sisters Road, Islington
  • Chicken Spot Peri Peri, Upper Tooting Road, Wandsworth
  • Chick’N Empire, Bedford Hill, Wandsworth
  • China Rose, Hertford Road, Enfield
  • Damascu Bite, Shoreditch High Street, Hackney
  • Dixy Chicken ~ Amhurst Road, Hackney and Fortress Road, Camden
  • Eatsies, Holborn Circus
  • Express Pizza Company, Honor Oak Park, Lewisham
  • Family Kebab & Pizza House, Silver Street, Enfield
  • Fat Joe’s, Jamaica Road, Southwark
  • Favorite Chicken & Ribs, Church Street, Enfield
  • Flavas, Bedford Hill, Wandsworth
  • Gah Shing, High Street South, Newham
  • Golden City, Eltham Hill, Greenwich
  • Golden House, Haydons Road, Merton
  • Gray’s Inn Café, Gray’s Inn Road, Camden
  • Great Tasty Chicken, Church Street, Enfield
  • H Chicken & Grill, Long Lane, Southwark
  • Hunger Inn, Plashet Road, Plaistow, Newham
  • Ice ‘N’ Spice, Kingsbury Road, Brent
  • Kan’s Chinese, Ball’s Pond Road, Islington
  • Kim’s Vietnamese, Fleet Street
  • Mahin’s Pizza & Peri Peri Grill, Station Road, Manor Park, Newham
  • Morley’s, High Street Collier’s Wood, Merton
  • Mr Lee, Belsize Road, Camden
  • New Oriental Diner, Archway Road, Haringey
  • New Sea Garden, Katherine Road, Newham
  • Noodle Hut, Station Road, Brent
  • Noodle Express, Amhurst Road, Hackney
  • Peace & Prosperity, George Lane, Lewisham
  • Pronto Grill House, Watford Way, Barnet
  • Roosters Spot, Balham High Road, Wandsworth
  • Scandal, Manor Park Road, Brent
  • Scoff’s, Thames Court, Queenhithe
  • Sheesha Kebabish, Barking Road, Newham
  • Silk Maker, Tottenham Lane, Hornsey
  • Taza, Queensway, Westminster
  • The Sun Singing, Malvern Road, Brent
  • TGF Pizza, Well Hall Road, Greenwich
  • Tiffin Grill, Stratford, Newham
  • Tim’s Fried Chicken, Church Lane, Brent
  • Unique Pizza & Kebab Centre, Kingsbury Road, Brent
  • Urfaz, Bethnal Green Road, Tower Hamlets


Enfield was the worst, with only 54.1 per cent rate of compliance for 2,468 premises.

  • Abbeywood Afro Caribbean Cash & Carry, Greenwich
  • Akin Supermarket, Fore Street, Enfield
  • Banadir Gate, Queen’s Crescent, Camden
  • Bangla Store, Harper Road, Southwark
  • Best One, Tranquil Vale, Lewisham
  • Bilal Fish & Meat Centre, Lewisham High Street
  • Bims African Food Store, Rye Lane, Southwark
  • Brothers Halal, Market Parade, Enfield
  • Cheam Food Centre, London Road, Sutton
  • Cost Cut, East India Dock Road, Tower Hamlets
  • Daily Fresh Food & Halal Meat, Upper Tooting Road, Wandsworth
  • Deshi Fish, Harper Road, Southwark
  • Eelam Shop, Lewisham High Street
  • Fu Qing Supermarket, Deptford High Street, Lewisham
  • G. H Butcher, Kingsbury Road, Brent
  • Green Gate Stores, Barking Road, Newham
  • Green Zone, High Street North, Newham
  • H&S Halal, Green’s End, Greenwich
  • Harvey Shellfish, Stratford, Newham
  • Kashmir Halal Meat & Grocers, Neasden Lane, Brent
  • Khan Halal Meat, Burges Road, Newham
  • Lefteris Bakery, Green Lanes, Enfield
  • Manna Superstores, Thomas Street, Greenwich
  • Mina Stores, Romford Road, Newham
  • MK Secare, Ridley Road, Hackney
  • Mr Meat, High Street, Penge, Bromley
  • Natural Natural, Goldhurst Terrace, Camden
  • Nayong Pilipino, Kilburn High Road, Camden
  • New Kannan Stores, Fore Street, Enfield
  • Nokta, Fore Street, Enfield
  • Norwood Mini Market, Station Road, Croydon
  • Raj Food Wine and Groceries, Bartholomew Street, Southwark
  • Sharon Bakery, Brent Street, Barnet
  • Sinbad Supermarket, Edgware Road, Westminster
  • South Norwood Butchers & Grocers, Croydon
  • Southside Supermarket, Clapham Common, Lambeth
  • SW Food Store, Charlbert Street, Westminster
  • Thanbi Anna Veg Shop, High Street North, Newham
  • The Ginger Pig, Lauriston Road, Hackney
  • Zana Halal Meat & Fish, Electric Avenue, Lambeth

The above London food businesses are monitored closely by the FSA in order to help improve their hygiene standards.

Scarlett is an avid writer and pianist. Originally from Hong Kong, egg tart is her cure for homesickness. She loves music and film, enjoys travelling and watching sports. Her motto is “Take a leap, chase your dream, eat more cream.”

The above information is accurate as per Food Standards Agency official website at the time of publication.

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