Arlesey has the best chips in Bedfordshire – and Dragan is overjoyed at his win

Arlesey Fish and Chips owner Dragan Marjanovic outside his shop

Arlesey Fish and Chips owner Dragan Marjanovic outside his shop - Credit: Archant

An Arlesey takeaway owner is celebrating after more than 200 customers voted his fish and chips the best in the county.

Dragan Marjanovic – whose shop Arlesey Fish and Chips won Best Chippy Chips in Bedfordshire – said his recipe for success is sticking to traditional cooking methods.

The 34-year-old, who originally hails from Serbia, said: “I’ve worked in London and Northamptonshire, yet I feel so at home here in Arlesey. Everyone is so friendly. People who come here say they are so happy with the food.

“I’ve been interested in cooking since I was a young boy. I would prepare delicious food for my mum when she came home from work.”

Dragan occasionally cooks traditional lightly spiced Serbian fish for customers to try as a special treat.

He said: “It’s very different, but some customers have tried it and love it.”

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