Breakfast · Lunch · Dinner

papamacs: family-run kitchen, since 2011.


We're a small, family-run restaurant in Johnstone, providing exceptional food and decent chat to the local community since 2011.

chef Scott keenan (with little chef)

I'm Scott Keenan, chef and proprietor of Papamacs Gourmet Kitchen in Houstoun Square, Johnstone, Renfrewshire. Papamacs is a small restaurant, and everything is made in-house from scratch. Freshly baked cakes every day; fantastic all day breakfast options; delicious gourmet food made with fine dining techniques. 

We're a Johnstone family, born and bred, and Papamacs today is the culmination of years of hard work. We're all about fresh, locally-sourced ingredients, prepared to an exceptional standard, and served with a smile. 

Our dishes are cooked using classic French techniques (with a Scottish influence), drawing on my own fine dining experience in some of the most celebrated kitchens in Scotland - but we're proud to present an accessible menu, designed to appeal to all of the family. 


01505 325 772


5 Houstoun Square
Johnstone, Renfrewshire


Mon - Thurs:
9:30 to 17:00
(last orders for food 16:00)

Fri - Sat:
9:30 to 23:00
(last orders for food 21:00)

9:30 to 21:00
(last orders for food 19:00)

NB: Advance bookings only after 5pm on Sundays


25th, 26th Dec

1st, 2nd Jan

Find us

We're at number 5 Houstoun Square, in the centre of Johnstone, Renfrewshire - and we're very easily accessible for our neighbours from Kilmacolm, Paisley, Houstoun, Erskine, Renfrew and Elderslie. We've got free parking round the corner behind the restaurant, which you can access via William Street. Just drive past the restaurant on Houstoun Square (with Papamacs on your right hand side), and take a right onto William Street, then take the second right to enter the car park. 

Papamacs Gourmet Kitchen - 5 Houstoun Square, Johnstone, Renfrewshire.

Papamacs Gourmet Kitchen - 5 Houstoun Square, Johnstone, Renfrewshire.


To book a table at Papamacs for dinner (from 5pm Friday - Sunday, or on events nights), just answer the question below, and then fill in the booking widget when it appears. Please note that lunchtime reservations are not available, and we're only open for dinner on Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights. Any available nights out with that are events nights and are thus subject to special menus. 

For bookings above 6, please call us on 01505325772 - the online widget may incorrectly state that there are no tables available.
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Alternatively, you can call us on 01505 325772 from 9.30am to make a dinner reservation. Please note that we're closed from 5pm Monday - Thursday.

Please note that lunch is served on a first-come, first-served basis, and lunch reservations are not available, but we'll do our best to squeeze everyone in comfortably, and there's normally not a lengthy wait to be seated. 

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