Just Eat advertised restaurants that don’t exist, BBC Watchdog probe reveals

By editor | June 11, 2013

An investigation by BBC Watchdog uncovered misleading listings on the Just Eat site.

Researchers went to six cities, selected a postcode and visited the addresses of restaurants the website brought up.

The findings included an Indian restaurant in South East London that was an industrial unit and the address for a Manchester fried chicken outlet that was a field.

Councillor Mehboob Khan, of the Local Government Association, said: “Just Eat are ­responsible for the restaurants they advertise online.”
Also, uncovered from their findings was that over 40% of the registered takeaways and restaurants had a hygiene rating of 2, 1 or 0!
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