Oxford's Neds Noodle Bar in Westgate has been crowned ‘Best Takeaway of the Year’.

A total of 49,500 people voted in this years Golden Chopstick Awards.

The Westgate Centre eatery nabbed the title for maintaining 'excellent service to residents, unwavering commitment to the hospitality industry and excellent management of a highly motivated workforce', according to the judges.

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Owner James Breslaw was acknowledged for his personal investment, passion and dedication to the Asian cuisine and hospitality industry for the last 20 years.

His business partner Roberto Marroni was recognised for his innovation and high quality, authentic ingredients, and speed of service.

Mr Breslaw said: “We are thrilled at winning this award after 18 tough months for the whole hospitality industry, this is a massive pat on the back to us and testament to the work we put in before and during lockdown."

The evening was hosted by television presenter Gok Wan and the competition was judged by renowned chef Ken Hom.