Two eateries in Eastleigh have received top food hygiene scores following a recent inspection.

Restaurants, cafes, takeaways, bars and convenience stores are among the businesses routinely inspected by local authorities.

They are given a score, from zero to five, based on hygiene and safety, structural compliance and confidence in management.

A rating of zero, the lowest score, means "urgent improvement necessary" while a rating of five means hygiene standards are "very good".

Ratings are published on the Food Standars Agency website and are available for all to see.

Read more: The eateries and convenience stores told to improve by food hygiene inspectors

This month, two businesses in Eastleigh received a new score - and it's good news for both.

The Fox & Hounds in Winchester Road, Fair Oak, was handed a five-out-of-five rating after being assessed on April 14.

And Margo's Southern Tea House, in Latham Road, Fair Oak, was also given a score of five on April 21.

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