When environmental services visited the restaurant on October 20 officials found major improvement was necessary.
The main concerns with Portuguese themed Nikita Bar Restaurant, Boston, was the management of food safety – where major improvement was necessary.
The report said the restaurant needed to improve the systems and checks in place that make sure the food sold is safe to eat and evidence the staff know about food safety.
The food safety officer may also have lacked confidence that the standards would be maintained in the future.
The restaurant was also told that improvement was necessary for hygienic food handling.
This can refer to anything from preparation, cooking, re-heating, cooling and storage.
But it was rated as generally satisfactory for cleanliness and condition of the facilities and building.
The restaurant is popular on trip adviser as it has been rated as a five out of five.
One reviewer wrote: “Warm welcome and great food. Dish of the day, carafe of wine, olives, bread and coffee £20 for 2 of us. We will be going back.”
Another reviewer said: “I visit this restaurant frequently. The staff are friendly and the food is delicious and the price is pretty cheap I paid £5.50 for a francesinha which is a Portuguese dish and a pint. I am very satisfied and I highly recommend.”
And another added: “Great staff, good food, cold beer, I pop in her to eat when am passing and I am never disappointed.”
Nikita Bar and Restaurant has been approached for a comment.