Andy Murray's hotel fails hygiene inspection

Sinead Moore
Andy Murray's hotel fails hygiene inspection
Andy Murray's hotel fails hygiene inspection

Cromlix House, Andy Murray's five-star hotel, has failed a food hygiene inspection.

Chez Roux, the restaurant at luxury Cromlix House Hotel, has been told improvements are required before it's approved by the Food Standards Agency.

According to the Daily Record, hotel bosses insisted the problems stemmed from an isolated issue with a sink, which has been fixed.

The £1.8 million Perthshire hotel was inspected in July by Stirling Council and issued with an "improvement required" rating. The FSA said the classification means that the restaurant "has not achieved an acceptable level of compliance with requirements of food hygiene law".

The hotel was named Scotland's Hotel of the Year just 27 days after it opened in April.

Albert Roux oversees the restaurant which is run by award-winning head chef Darin Campbell.

Graeme Green, the hotel's general manager, said: "The first inspection identified a minor fault with the connection of the hand-wash sink. We repaired this immediately and have requested a further inspection."

The restaurant was given an "improvement required" rating and has been removed from a list of approved establishments until further inspection, reports the Herald Scotland.

An FSA spokesman said: "The scheme effectively opens the door to the kitchen and/or food areas and consumers can see how well food businesses in their area have performed at their last food hygiene inspection. This will increase consumer confidence and help people make informed choices about where they eat."

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