Johnstown has numerous great places to eat which include:

O’Brien’s Bar & Restaurant

An award winning gastro pub where great food is served by friendly staff.

Old Bridge Inn Bar & Restaurant

The Old Bridge Inn bar has been situated at Kilcarn bridge for many years, but is now run by Soo Hee Ding. As well as running this long established bar, Ding also runs Willows Chinese Restaurant.

Taylors of Johnstown

Taylor’s of Johnstown has recently come under new ownership and holds popular events such as live music and musical bingo at the weekends.


This restaurant is a recent addition to Johnstown, but is well established in Ashbourne and Templeogue. Fifty50 are currently receiving five star reviews on Tripadvisor and Facebook. 

Ardboyne Hotel

This luxury hotel  situated close to Johnstown serves fine food throughout the day including breakfast, lunch, and dinner in comfortable surroundings.

Costa Coffee

Selection of coffee, pastries, and sandwiches available to eat in or takeaway.

There are also a number of takeaways including:

  • Asian Kitchen
  • Macaris Traditional takeaway
  • Dragon Inn
  • Mario’s Traditional takeaway

Other options for food and drink can be found in Navan town which can be accessed by traveling on the NX bus which serves Johnstown and Navan every 20 minutes.