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 now serves fine food within this comfortable gastro pub.


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. They have opened their latest restaurant in Ratoath.

Ivy Café

Ivy Café is a comfortable cafe serving breakfast and lunch and a wide range of teas and coffees within the Johnstown Shopping Centre. They also provide outside catering for events and takeaway for individuals is also available.

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