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5 Houstoun Square, Johnstone PA5 8DT, Scotland
+44 1505 325772
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  • Excellent69%
  • Very good20%
  • Average6%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible2%
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“brunch” (25 reviews)
“eggs benedict” (15 reviews)
“sandwich” (9 reviews)
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British, Scottish, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options, Vegan Options
$$ - $$$
5 Houstoun Square, Johnstone PA5 8DT, Scotland
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We have recently discovered this pearl and have since been several occasions for breakfast and love it, alas, after we went for lunch yesterday morning I was deeply disappointed. First let me start with the bathroom which is spotless, the hand dryer was not working...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

The sign above the shop says "GOURMET KITCHEN", but to me it is just a glorified café. It was quite busy at lunchtime, including 5 prams. The service is SLOW!!! Ordered the full breakfast which, considering it is supposed to be freshly cooked, was lukewarm...More

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Reviewed 5 November 2017 via mobile

Very mediocre meal and more like pub grub than gourmet. Been a year since I last visited and food was nothing like previous visit. Fish was greasy and haggis pakora didn't taste of haggis which was odd. Definitely my last visit

Thank Irene N
Reviewed 14 October 2017

Just been to Papamacs and was very disaponted. I had the salmon croquet served with salad from a bag that had seen better days and boiled/fried tomatoes. My wife had the all day breakfast which in fairNess, looked ok. We bought 4 diet chokes, all...More

Thank David L
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

I had previously checked out Papamacs, but had never gone . It always looked good and I don't know why it took so long....... So today was the first and it didn't disappoint. Greeted by polite staff, whom were pleased to assist in any and...More

Thank Derek L
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We had the Orkney benedict and french toast with bacon and cheese for vreakfast. Good portion size and the food was excellent. Friendly service. Would recommend

Thank Raligt
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Had a 7 pound full breakfast which had a large bit of eggshell in half of it so I left half uneaten. Complained and was given 1.60 off the bill as a free tea. Service was slow, sweetener forgotten and had to be reminded. Had...More

Thank LordMorrington
Reviewed 7 September 2017 via mobile

Nice for brunch. Friendly helpful staff. Reasonable prices. Carrot cake was a bit disappointing. A bit dry.

Thank Janetta M
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Have been several times to papamacs but on this occasion was extremely disappointed with the service and food. Had ordered a cafe latte which was brought in a small mug and didn't taste like a latte. When I asked if I had been given the...More

Thank j30cwn
Reviewed 18 August 2017 via mobile

We were wondering where to go for lunch, we chose Papamacs, a good decision. There's a good menu to choose from and my wife was raving about the pancakes and I enjoyed the eggs arbroath.

Thank Robert M
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15 January 2015|
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Response from enjoyinglife49 | Reviewed this property |
If memory serves me right 2 courses can be ordered between 5 and 7 pm for £10, or possibly £10.99. Well worth the money either way.
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Average prices
USD 4 - USD 11
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, Drinks, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Free Wifi, Reservations, Accepts Credit Cards
Good for
Groups, Child-friendly, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids
Open Hours
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 5:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
9:30 am - 11:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 5 Houstoun Square, Johnstone PA5 8DT, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Renfrewshire  >  Johnstone
  • Phone Number: +44 1505 325772
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Open every day from 9:30 am. Serving breakfast,lunch.Also open for dinner every Friday , Saturday and Sunday night. NB: Sunday nights advance booking only and the kitchen closes when the last booking is done
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