14:52 December 14, 2021
Brohmon at Stansted Mountfitchet was rated Essex # 1 Indian Restaurant out of 380 on TripAdvisor.
It got the top marks at 5.0 for food, service and value.
It was also ranked the best restaurant in Stansted in the Travelers Choice category, out of 32 establishments.
Owners Karim and Sultana Ullah opened Brohmon on Chapel Hill in March 2020.
But just two weeks later, they were forced to close the restaurant when restrictions were imposed nationwide due to the Covid pandemic.
Not having an outdoor dining area, they offered take-out, delivery, and pop-up food orders at venues with outdoor space before pandemic restrictions that allowed customers to return to dine on. square. They still offer delivery within a six mile radius.
They specialize in rustic Bengali and modern Indian cuisine, and believe they are the only ones to do so in Essex and Hertfordshire.
Karim said they were thrilled with the # 1 spot on TripAdvisor.
“When we were told to close the restaurant on the 12th night after the first opening, we thought it would take a miracle to survive as a business.
“Thanks to great people and the support of the local government, we were able to stay open and build our reputation.
“We are very grateful to everyone who supported us through extremely difficult times.
“So much has happened for us and we have so much more to do. We look forward to working with local people and businesses to further develop our business.
Brohmon, which means Journey in Bengali, is their first restaurant after a while of creating food through pop-up dining events.