New food hygiene ratings have been awarded to eight of the Forest of Dean’s establishments, the Food Standards Agency’s website shows – and it’s good news for them all.

Restaurants, cafes and canteens

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

• Rated 5: Kaplan's Cafe at 40 Market Place, Coleford, Gloucestershire; rated on April 24

• Rated 5: Greggs Cinderford (Applegreen) at 133 High Street, Cinderford, Gloucestershire; rated on April 22

• Rated 5: Trioscape Garden Centre at Trioscape Nurseries, Highleadon, Newent, Glos; rated on April 16

• Rated 5: The Kings Arms at Kings Arms Inn, Ross Road, Newent, Gloucestershire; rated on April 11

• Rated 5: Vanille Cafe at The Old Viaduct Store, Lower Lydbrook, Lydbrook, Gloucestershire; rated on April 4

• Rated 5: Khunmae Thai Kitchen at GL14; rated on April 2

• Rated 5: Parkend Village Cafe at Parkend Post Office And Stores, New Road, Parkend, Lydney; rated on February 21


And one rating has been handed to a takeaway:

• Rated 5: Zaza Pizza at 37 Broad Street, Newent, Gloucestershire; rated on April 11