Neil Morrissey Still Behaving Badly As His Pub Is Rapped By Health Inspectors Over Hygiene Blunders

Neil Morrissey has been ordered to clean up his act after his pub got blasted for poor hygiene.

The 53-year-old former Men Behaving Badly star, pictured below boozing with pals, also the voice of Bob The Builder, forked out £400,000 refurbishing the Plume of Feathers in Barlaston, Staffordshire.

But officials decided the pub needed to improve after it breached hygiene rules nine times.


Inspectors found food in the refrigerators past their use-by date and dirty containers and freezers in the cramped kitchen.

The report by Stafford Borough Council, and revealed in The Sun, stated: ‘Numerous items in the refrigerators were past the in-house “use by” date label applied.

‘The raw meat and ready to eat chopping boards were next to each other in the kitchen presenting a risk of cross contamination.

‘I was concerned that the size of the kitchen was limiting adequate separation between hazardous raw foods and cooked / ready to eat items.’

The inspector also raised concerns over the cleanliness of the kitchen.

His report added: ‘The plastic flour and dry foods containers in the kitchen were not clean.

‘The large upright freezer required cleaning and also defrosting.’


It went on about the pub owned by Morrissey – who starred in Men Behaving Badly with Martin Clunes, above – ‘Areas of wall and areas of the floor in the kitchen were not clean and, overall, the standard of cleaning to the structure of the kitchen was in need of attention.

‘All areas of the kitchen required a thorough deep clean and they should be maintained in a clean condition.’

Morrissey struck a deal with Punch, which owns more than 3,500 pubs, to run the Plume of Feathers which opened in March last year.

A spokesman for the pub said: “This has resulted in changes in kitchen management and a re-appraisal and restatement of polices and procedure in relation to hygiene.”

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