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Johnston's Bar Bistro

Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Bar, British, Scottish
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14 Lint Riggs, Falkirk FK1 1DG, Scotland
+44 1324 637299
09:00 - 00:00
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Sun 11:00 - 00:00
Mon - Thu 09:00 - 00:00
Fri - Sat 09:00 - 02:00
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Falkirk District, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

A familiar place I hadn't visited in a while. Smart decor, some extra seating near the windows and a very attractive display of goodies at the bar. We had breakfast rolls and coffees. Definitely not cheap, but every detail was perfect with quality ingredients, lightly toasted rolls, eggs made correctly, sausage and bacon just right. Our waiter was enthusiastic about... More 

Thank Liz S
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88 reviews
43 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Popped in here for an unscheduled lunch with my hubby. We both had the flat iron steak baguette and shared a portion of the gorgeous rustic chips - excellent! The staff are all friendly and efficient. One of my favourite places for lunch, we must try an evening meal sometime!

Thank Sandra W
Los Angeles, California
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5 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Great food, friendly and attentive waitstaff, warm atmosphere. I had the steak baguette sandwich with skinny fries and it was superb! Service was warm and attentive and the environment was clean and cozy. Really can't say enough great things about this place - I will definitely go back.

Thank Cheeseluvr
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14 reviews
9 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Last night in Falkirk & spent it at Johnston's. The meal was very enjoyable, nice bottle of Australia red which completed the fillet steak with fries, onion rings,mushrooms & tomatoes. FinishEd with a couple of Tia Marie coffees. The staff are friendly & polite with a relaxing atmosphere. Thank you for everything

Thank Lynda I
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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35 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place has a lovely atmosphere and the staff are second to none. The customer service is outstanding. This place does amazing food - easily the best in Falkirk. The cocktails are outstanding. One of my favourites in the central belt and Scotland!

Thank littlerandom01
Stirling, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited Johnston's today for lunch. Been in once before shortly after it opened and the difference between then and now is huge. We were seated promptly on arrival even though we hadn't booked and offered drinks whilst we checked out the menu. We all chose different things. Daughter chose a wrap, granddaughter chose macaroni cheese and I chose beer battered... More 

1 Thank Lorraine B
2 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Had a meal with friends all our meals looked fab full big plates. We had fillet steak which was totally amazing never tasted a steak so tasty as that in a while was cooked to perfection soooo tasty.

Thank Vicky W
Falkirk, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
3 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Nice friendly environment and food is just as good. Staff are friendly and attentive. Food is quick at coming and they have a comprehensive menu. The coffee is a must after a meal.

Thank spark1986
1 review
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Our first visit, kids burger, steak pie, cheese burger and prawn linguine. A fantastic meal and the service was very good. Will go back again.

Thank Neil R
Falkirk, UK
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81 reviews
47 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 74 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I went to Johnston's yesterday for their Festive Menu and boy was it a treat. I had the excellent Goats Cheese Filo Tart for starter. I particularly liked the quirky accompaniments such as the poached quince and salted caramel walnut. I had my doubts whether the different elements would combine well together but they certainly did. My... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Bar, British, Scottish
Brunch, Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Reservations, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Free Wifi
Good for
Groups, Cheap Eats, Business meetings, Bar Scene, Special Occasion Dining, Local cuisine, Kids, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 00:00
09:00 - 02:00
09:00 - 02:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 14 Lint Riggs, Falkirk FK1 1DG, Scotland
  • Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  Scotland  >  Falkirk District  >  Falkirk
  • Phone Number: +44 1324 637299
Johnston's Bar - Bistro Open 7 days a week 9am - 1am Large comfortable lounge, modern spacious bar & mezzanine restaurant Fresh tea and coffee to sit in or take away, 9am - 12am Freshly prepared food served daily, 12pm - 9pm Large selection of wines, beers, spirits & soft drinks, 11am - 1am

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?