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The Johnstown Inn

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Johnstown village | Co. Kildare, Naas 0000, Ireland (Formerly Juju)
+353 45 897 547
Mon - Thu 9:00 am - 12:00 am
Fri 9:00 am - 12:30 am
Sat 10:00 am - 12:30 am
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18 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Dropped in coming home from the RDS Horseshow Ordered the ribeye steak,medium rare, charcoal grilled. It was served surprisingly fast so I expected a nice juicy steak. What I got was more akin to a dry rasher. The steak was pink in the middle, tasted fine but dehydrated so much there was' nt a drop of juice left in it.... More 

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Lisnaskea, United Kingdom
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80 reviews
35 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My daughter and her boyfriend booked a table for four people to celebrate our wedding anniversary and we received first class service the minute we walked in. The food was fantastic and great value for money. I would highly recommend a visit to the Johnstown Inn if you are passing, you will not be dissapointed. The only down side was... More 

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62 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Dropped in here for a quick dinner after 5hrs on the hills at about 6pm on a Monday. My wife uses this establishment to meet her siblings from the country every 3 or 4 months and it’s usually for breakfast or lunch. They love the place. The pub has many small alcoves with comfortable seating. The water and menus were... More 

Thank gerbid
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14 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This weekend was out third visit in recent months to The Johnstown Inn. We had another very good experience where the staff were helpful and the food was very good. It can be busy at times but we have managed to get a table any time we called in. We will be calling back again.

1 Thank Paul265
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59 reviews
31 restaurant reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My husband and I had Sunday lunch here on a wet miserable Sunday in June. I had the vegetarian curry which was kale,coconut and potato served with rice, my husband had the lamb.He said the lamb was incredibly tender and the vegetables were perfectly done.The curry was fragrant and mouth watering and the portion size was perfect as it also... More 

1 Thank Maria B
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2016 via mobile

We recently went here for a family meal. There was 10 of us and there was no problems with service. The staff were extremely pleasant, helpful and efficient. 5 of us got the steak and it was perfectly cooked with very generous portion sizes! Couldn't recommend this place highly enough!!

2 Thank Davesmyth100
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4 restaurant reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2016

Booked table for 6 for birthday celebration. Asked when we arrived if you do anything for birthday meaning few candles maybe a slice of cake for birthday boy was told NO do you have a cake we might have candles. Hmmmmmm not a good start. We decided on Sunday roast after waiting about a half a hour for someone to... More 

Thank Ireland40
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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53 reviews
36 restaurant reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2016

Food is just OK but nice environment and good staff. More needs to be done on creating an atmosphere which is appropriate to the small village such as Johnstown.

1 Thank Bogale
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3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 3, 2016 via mobile

Fantastic food, great ambience . Fast efficient service . Couldn't fault a single thing.Thanks guys we will certainly be back

1 Thank Barry B
Limerick, Ireland
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3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2016

Delicious food, excellent value. Our family, of two adults and three children, loved the fresh food,.

1 Thank HAYGIL

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    4 of 5 stars
Average prices
$10 - $33
Irish, British, Steakhouse, European, Pub, Gastropub
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Street Parking, Free Off-Street Parking, Television, Highchairs Available, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts American Express, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Families with children, Large groups, Dining on a budget
Open Hours
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:00 am
9:00 am - 12:30 am
10:00 am - 12:30 am
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: Johnstown village | Co. Kildare, Naas 0000, Ireland (Formerly Juju)
  • Location: Europe  >  Ireland  >  Province of Leinster  >  County Kildare  >  Naas
  • Phone Number: +353 45 897 547
The Johnstown Inn is a gastropub located in the village of Johnstown, Naas, Co. Kildare. The Johnstown Inn is an independently owned family business that has been serving great food & drink since 1989. Our great tasting home cooked food is prepared freshly every day. We've got a great selection of craft beers available both in bottles and on draft. Our wine list of quality varietals is available by the glass. The Johnstown Inn is open 7 days a week for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Bookings are highly advisable on weekends.

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  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?