After the sell-out success of PAPA L’s KITCHEN Summer Tasting Menu last month, Lawrence Gomez has re-employed all of the former staff of the Gojk to launch an à la carte menu for a 6-week Autumn run.

Born in Serrekunda, Gambia, Gomez has incorporated the flavours of several dishes which his Mother and Grandmother taught him to cook whilst growing up; and infused them into a range of dishes drawn on his 15 years’ experience working in some of London’s top restaurants, including Sexy Fish and Scott’s in Mayfair on top of his many experiences cooking for Celebrities and Royalty


A La Carte Menu

At the Gojk Restaurant and Lounge : 275 Old Brompton Road, SW5 9JA



  • PAPA L’s Grilled King Prawns with mini cocoa bread £14.25
  • Duck Salad with Julienne carrots, mange tout, chilli & spring onions and mango dressing £11.00
  • Sweet Potato Croquettes with lime and rocoto sauce (V) £8.50
  • Tempura Okra with lemon and homemade chilli salt  (VE) (V) £8.00
  • Seared Scallops with chorizo and smoked paprika relish £13.50
  • Butternut Squash and ginger soup with coconut cream and pumpkin seeds (V) (VE) £8.00
  • Tomato Salad with grilled hard dough bread and red pepper & garlic pesto (V) £9.00
  • Arygll Smoked Salmon with potato pancake and crème fraiche dressing £12.50



  • Grilled Corn-fed Chicken Yassa with saute onions £17.50
  • Roasted Mixed Winter Squash with sweet balsamic and green leaves (V)(VE) £13.75
  • Chargrilled Butterflied Seabass with tarragon & garlic butter and lemon muslin £20.50
  • BBQ Lamb Cutlets with Ma’s Benachin rice £18.25
  • Beef Short Ribs with pickled red cabbage, red onions and chilli £20.50
  • Braised Pork Stew with butterbeans, yam  and mixed veg £16.50
  • Rump of Lamb with sweet potato 3 ways £24.50
  • 10oz Rib Eye Steak with chipotle sauce and cassava fries £28.00
  • Lentil and Cauliflower curry with coconut yoghurt  (VE) (V) £16.50
  • Black Eye Bean salsa with plantain crisp and basil dressing  (VE) (V) £14.50
  • Monkfish Tail Fillet with buttery mash and shellfish cream sauce £25.50
  • Honey Glazed Salmon supreme with Kenyan beans and chilli, ginger, garlic, lime, sesame & soy dressing £21.25
  • Stonebass Fillet with Ma’s Benachin rice £16.75



  • Cocoa Bread (V) £3.75
  • Kelewele – Spiced Plantain (V) (VE) £4.25
  • Ma’s Benachin rice  (VE) (V) £5.00
  • Cassava Fries with Socoto Sauce (V) £4.75
  • Grilled Purple Sprouting Broccoli with Tomato Vinaigrette (V) (VE) £4.50



  • Chocolate and Avocado Mousse with fresh strawberries and edible gold (V) (VE) £6.25
  • Passion Fruit Brulee (V) £6.25
  • Chocolate Steam Pudding with Rum crème anglaise  (V) £7.50
  • Winter Fruit Crumble with Madagascan Vanilla Gelato (V) (Contains Hazelnuts) £6.75
  • Raspberry Sorbet (V)(VE) £5.50



Rum Brule
A subtle creamy blend of Equiano Rum, orange liqueur, hazelnut, vanilla and cream, shaken and served with caramelised sugar.

Pina Re-Fashioned
Two classic cocktails combined; Equiano rum, pineapple syrup with a touch of chocolate bitters stirred and served with a pineapple leaf with a drizzle of coconut puree. 



The Burrell Daiquiri
Equiano Rum, Fresh Lime Juice, Agave Nectar, Orange Bitters and a twist of orange peel 

Golden Mojo created
Equiano Rum, Spiced Orange Ginger Ale, Chocolate bitters, garnished with an orange slice, lime wedge and mint leaf. 

The Freedom Hand
Equiano Rum, Campari, Sweet Vermouth, Black Cherry puree, garnished with a cherry & Orange wedge


Bookings can be made for Thursday – Saturday from 9 October to 14 November.


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What people say...

His professionalism has made the process smooth from end to end and we are excited to be a small charity involved with such a unique experience.

The food was 10/10, the creativity was 10/10, the style and professionalism was 10/10. I would 101% recommended Lawrence - his food talks for itself, there is nothing you have to worry about.

Lawrence had this wonderfully warm charm. He was busily preparing these stunning looking plates within inches of us, so focused on his craft yet so engaged with us at the same time.