Aylesbury restaurant carries out 'viral clean' after customers say they felt sick after eating there

Customers took to social media to complain of being sick following a visit to a steak restaurant in Aylesbury at the weekend.
Miller & Carter steakhouse in AylesburyMiller & Carter steakhouse in Aylesbury
Miller & Carter steakhouse in Aylesbury

Aylesbury Vale District Council's environmental health team paid a visit yesterday afternoon (Tuesday) while Miller & Carter's steakhouse say they have since carried out a full viral clean of the restaurant.

Customers at the steakhouse, based on Sir Henry Lee Crescent in Aylesbury, took to social media to report they felt sick the day after they went for meals at the restaurant, which opened in the town in April 2017.

Miller & Carter steakhouse in AylesburyMiller & Carter steakhouse in Aylesbury
Miller & Carter steakhouse in Aylesbury

In a message posted on the Aylesbury Mums Facebook page Amber Appleton said: "Was anyone at Miller and Carter on Saturday (15th) and hit with really bad sickness?

"There was a table of eight of us and we have all come down with sickness but all ate different things.

"Was curious to know if this was happening to other people."

In reply Kwan Ying Lai said: "A friend's husband went on Saturday night for a Christmas works do.

"Six out of 15 people were sick on Sunday."

Meanwhile, Nicola Bond said: "My husband was also there for his Christmas party on Saturday night and has been sick since."

Brett Warren, principal environmental health officer at Aylesbury Vale District Council said: "We can confirm that a visit to the Miller & Carter steakhouse was undertaken by environmental health officers this afternoon (Tuesday).

"We were satisfied with the food safety arrangements in place, and have provided general advice to the business.

"We will continue to monitor this situation."

A Miller & Carter spokesperson said: "We are working closely with the local environmental health office team who have visited the business and are happy with standards we have in place.

"As a precautionary measure we are carrying out a full viral clean of the restaurant as part of our standard health and safety procedures.”

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Miller & Carter Steakhouse in Aylesbury was last inspected by the Food Standards Agency in June 2017 when it was given the highest possible rating - a five - equivalent to very good.