JD Wetherspoon and Vapiano have won recognition for the standards of their toilets in the Loo of the Year Awards 2014.

Wetherspoon’s was awarded a platinum rating for 365 of its pubs and a gold rating for a further 81 outlets, with one pub gaining a sliver rating.

Meanwhile, Italian fresh casual dining restaurant Vapiano won platinum for its restaurants at Great Portland Street and Bankside, London.

Loo of the Year Awards 2014 managing director, Mike Bone, said: “Wetherspoon’s pub toilets are setting the standard for the hospitality sector.

“Their unique design, cleanliness and range of facilities is a credit to the vision of Wetherspoon’s board and the pub management and staff who keep them in excellent condition.

 “Vapiano’s toilets are outstanding, in terms of design and cleanliness.”