The four-star Macdonald Frimley
Hall Hotel & Spa, near Farnborough has retained its top
five star food hygiene rating from Surrey Heath Borough Council for
the second year in succession in recognition of the high standards
maintained by its kitchen brigade.
Run by the Food Standards Agency in partnership with local
authorities, the scheme gives ratings on a scale from zero,
suggesting urgent improvement is necessary, to five, which means
it's very good. The key aim is to help consumers choose where to
To qualify for its top rating, the hotel was inspected by a food
safety officer from the local council who looked at how well it was
meeting hygiene laws by checking its food handling methods,
condition and cleanliness of the buildings and procedures to ensure
the food is safe to eat.
Distinctive, modern British cuisine is served in the elegant
double AA-rosette awarded Linden Restaurant. Bright by day and
intimately candlelit by evening, it's decorated in fresh and
contemporary natural colours, while retaining a traditional
In keeping with the Macdonald Hotels passionate approach to food
quality, sourcing the best ingredients available ranging from beef
reared on natural Scottish pastures, outdoor reared pork and free
range chickens to market fresh wild fish mainly from UK waters and
Fairtrade coffee. Salmon is cured by John Ross Jr (Aberdeen) and
smoked traditionally in 150 year old red-brick kilns; John Ross is
also Freedom Food and Soil Association approved. Organic suppliers
are sourced for vegetables and dairy products where possible.
Hall Hotel & Spa also boasts a fine cellar with wines from
across the globe ensuring a good choice of vintages to complement
the excellent food.
The classic, Victorian manor house with its stylish décor is set
in four acres of peaceful, private gardens and woodland. Open to
both non-residents and overnight guests, the Linden Restaurant is
ideal for breakfast, lunch and evening get-togethers, romantic
occasions, or Sunday lunch for the whole family. To book call
Macdonald Frimley Hall Hotel & Spa on 0844 879 9110 or, for
details, visit www.MacdonaldHotels.co.uk/FrimleyHall.