Matteo Bragazzi at deli and coffee shop Bragazzis, on Abbeydale Road. Picture: Dean Atkins.

These are 10 of the best restaurants and takeaways with five star food hygiene ratings in Sheffield

When visiting a restaurant or ordering a takeaway, the least a customer can expect is to know their food has been handled safely in a clean environment.

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These requirements are all set out in law, and the Food Standards Agency operates a rating scheme in partnership with local authorities that carry out inspections of premises.

The score sheet runs from zero – meaning ‘urgent improvement is required’ – to five, denoting a place where hygiene standards are ‘very good’.

Ratings are a snapshot of the standards of food hygiene found at the time of inspection. The criteria include handling of food; how food is stored and prepared; cleanliness of facilities and how food safety is managed.

Happily there are hundreds of businesses in Sheffield that have achieved full five-star ratings. Here are 10 of the best, based on the most recent data available from the FSA.

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