A SOMERSET Wetherspoons pub has been given a top hygiene rating.

The Lantokay in Street received a five-star rating from Somerset Council’s Scores on the Doors scheme, which assesses hygiene standards at local establishments.

The food and drink businesses are evaluated on hygiene, structure, and management competencies.

Pub manager Tom Fursdon reacted positively to the results.

Mr Fursdon said: "We are delighted that we have gained the top rating and I'm sure our customers will welcome the news too.

"Standards of hygiene at the pub are of paramount importance.

"All of the staff work hard to ensure that the pub offers its customers the highest levels of hygiene at all time and we are delighted that our efforts have been recognised with the five-star rating."

The pub has therefore earnt a five-star rating for its hygiene.