Six of the weirdest ways restaurants have failed health inspections

If you’re eating your lunch, look away now.

November saw a surge in sanctions against restaurants in the UK, with many going to unusual extremes to flout health code violations.

Earlier this month, for example, a bakery in Enfield was fined more than £150,000 after inspectors discovered a tennis racket being used to mash potatoes.

We’ve rounded up some of the worst offenders over the past decade, with restauranteurs in London and beyond failing at everything from basic cleaning to pest control.

From uncouth kitchen tools to broken glass, keep scrolling to see just how weird health inspections can get.

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