New food hygiene ratings have been given to 18 Oxford businesses after recent inspections.

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

Among the new ratings are The Crown in Cornmarket Street, Jericho Cafe in Walton Street and Junkyard Golf Club at the Westgate Centre.

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Five means hygiene standards are deemed to be 'very good' and zero means 'urgent improvement' is required.

The inspectors judged the establishments with regards to hygienic food handling, cleanliness and the condition of facilities and management of food safety.

The following ratings have been given to 11 restaurants, cafes or canteens:

• Rated 5: Bia Bar & Kitchen at 38 South Parade, Oxford, rated on February 9

• Rated 5: Starbucks at 71 London Road, Headington, rated on February 9

• Rated 5: Jericho Cafe at 112 Walton Street, Oxford, rated on February 1

• Rated 5: League Of Friends Shop at Nuffield Orthopaedic Centre, Windmill Road, Oxford, rated on February 1

• Rated 5: Akiport Cafe at 192 Abingdon Road, Oxford, rated on January 31

• Rated 5: Al-Andalus at 10 Little Clarendon Street, Oxford, rated on January 31

• Rated 5: Leon at 44 - 46 Cornmarket Street, Oxford, rated on January 31

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• Rated 5: Pierre Victoire at 9 Little Clarendon Street, Oxford, rated on January 31

• Rated 5: Communi-Tea Cafe at Holy Family Church, 1 Cuddesdon Way, Oxford, rated on January 30

• Rated 5: Oxford Biomedica at County Trading Estate, Transport Way, Oxford, rated on January 30

• Rated 5: Junkyard Golf Club at Junkyard Golf, 127 The Westgate, Queen Street, Oxford, rated on January 29

And six ratings have been handed to pubs, bars or nightclubs:

• Rated 5: Jude The Obscure at 54 Walton Street, Oxford, rated on February 1

• Rated 5: Lynrace Spirit at 103 Walton Street, Oxford, rated on January 31

• Rated 5: The Crown Inn at 59a Cornmarket Street, Oxford, rated on January 31

• Rated 5: The Duke Of Monmouth at 260 Abingdon Road, Oxford, rated on January 31

• Rated 5: The Oxford Retreat at 1-2 Hythe Bridge Street, Oxford, rated on January 31

• Rated 5: The Jolly Farmers at Paradise Street, Oxford, rated on January 26

Plus one rating for a takeaway:

• Rated 5: Pepe's Piri Piri at 250 Cowley Road, Oxford, rated on January 31.