Appeal a food hygiene rating

You can appeal a food hygiene rating if you’re a business owner or manager and you feel that your rating is unfair or wrong.

You can appeal within 21 days of the rating been given.

How to appeal

You need to complete a details of your appeal form and upload the document when you send us your appeal.

You'll need: 

  • your business' name and address
  • your reason for appealing

What happens next 

Our lead food officer will determine your appeal within 21 days.