Coffee Shop Menu Design | Cafe Menu Layout

Do you need to design a coffee list for your bar or restaurant? Our post lets you know how to go about designing and creating the best possible cafe menu.

1. Focus on Style

It's important to focus on creating a cafe menu layout that has style on its side. It isn't only important to make a coffee shop menu that details all of your available food items and beverages. That's because it's just as important to create one that offers aesthetic appeal. People often visit cafes in order to relax inside of cosy, chic and welcoming environments. It's critical to establish a coffee menu template that matches the comforting setting you wish to deliver to any and all guests.

2. Make Sure Your Menu Is Easy to Understand

A coffee shop menu that's clear and straightforward is 100 percent vital. You need to design a cafe menu that's simple for people to understand. A confusing layout is never a good thing. It can discourage visitors. It can make them want to give up on your establishment as well. If people cannot easily locate a certain menu category, that's a bad thing. Make sure it's easy for people to locate the 'sandwiches' section of your cafe menu. Make sure they can easily find all other types of food options as well. It's critical to make all of your item categories noticeable. Consider making the section titles bold and large.

3. Steer Clear of a 'Cluttered' Look at All Costs

If you want people to appreciate your cafe menu, you have to avoid a 'cluttered' and 'messy' look at all costs. A cafe menu that has a neat, tidy and streamlined appearance can do wonders for your business. A menu that looks like an overwhelming mess, on the other hand, can only be a liability! Focus on design concepts that are sleek and minimalistic if at all possible. If you don't know anything about design work, it can be a good idea to hire a professional company that specialises in the field. Professional menu designers can help you achieve all of your goals with ease.

4. Make Use of Outstanding Images

It can be smart to include top-quality images in your cafe menu layout. Put any standout items on your menu on display. If you serve a sandwich that's particularly popular, include a good photograph of it. Make sure the photograph showcases all of the elements that make the sandwich such a hit among customers. You should think seriously about working with a professional photographer who can make your items look their best.


Artwork submission terms & conditions

By uploading your artwork with Orston Pty Ltd here you are agreeing to following terms and conditions:

a) Once you upload your artwork for your order this is final. If there are any issues with your artwork we will notify you first, otherwise printing will begin from the file you supply.

b) If the artwork supplied does not satisfy the criteria on the print template we will contact you and there will be a 'resubmission fee' outlined below.

c) If you choose to change your artwork and we have not yet begun the printing process there will be a 'resubmission fee' outlined below.

Resubmission Fee: For each resubmission there is a $55 inc. GST fee. This is payable via invoice before we recommence your job.

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Custom Logo/Design Print

We can print your company logo or custom design on your menu covers. This adds a unique aesthetic and helps branding your establishment. The per unit fees for each style of printing are outlined next to each print option in the select list. There is no additional discount for custom printing like there is on the covers themselves.

Digital UV print (full colour) - 10cm x 10cm

This is a high quality full colour print using a UV process. There are no additional setup fees for this option. If you require a larger print size than 10cm x 10cm there will be additional fees for this. Contact us here for a quote.

Foil stamp print (1 colour) - 15cm x 15cm

This process places a foil stamp in the colour of your choice. If you require a larger print size than 15cm x 15cm there will be additional fees for this. Contact us here for a quote.

Artwork & Design Instructions

All custom printed items require an artwork file to be supplied for each order. After you checkout you will be prompted to upload this file.

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Stamp copper plate setup fee

When we do Foil Stamping we first need to create your copper plate stamp master. Due to the complexity involved in this we charge a one-off $105 (inc GST) for creating the plate for the first order and then $40(nc GST) for every order after that

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All Foil Stamp Printing requires a Copper Plate Creation or Setup Fee

When we do stamp printing we need to first create a copper plate and then setup your job. Because of the process involved we charge additional fees for this printing option outlined below.

Option 1. Copper plate creation + setup fees for new customers - $105 (inc GST)
This option is required if you have NOT done done stamp printing with us before - or - you wish to change your logo or design from your last stamp print job. This fee covers creation of your copper plate + setup for the new job. After we make your copper plate (provided your designs do not change) you can use this for your next stamp printing job with us and only pay the reduced rate for setup fees below.

Option 2. Setup fees for existing customers who already have a copper plate - $40 (inc GST)
This is option is only for customers who we have previously made a copper plate for your last stamp printing job and the design or logo has not changed. This fee covers setting up your new job and using your existing your existing plate.


Q: If I order more than 1 type of product with stamp printing do I need to pay additional plate or setup fees for each item?
A: No, not unless you wish for a different design to be on the different items. If these are different you will need to purchase a new plate for each job.

Q: I have a copper plate made by another company, can I use this?
A: Unfortunately not because we use a unique process for our machinery and therefore need to make a new plate