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A5 Folded Menu Printing

A5 folded menus offer a low-cost option for printing compact-size menus. The flat size measures 148 x 210mm, which makes it ideal for designs with light to moderate content. Available to print in a choice of silk, gloss or uncoated paper stock with various folding options.

Use our Free Folded Menu Design Tool to choose your own backgrounds, themes, and fonts. Once you have the design ready, just send us the file and we’ll do the rest! Our service is completely transparent and all prices are inclusive of free UK delivery!

Product Specifications

  • A5 Folded Menus
  • A5 to A6 4pp / 1/3 A5 6pp
  • Various Folding Options
  • Gloss / Silk / Uncoated Stock
  • Full Colour Print on Both Sides
  • FREE NATIONWIDE DELIVERY
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  • Finished Size
    A6: 105 x 148mm
    1/3 A5: 70 x 148mm

    The design fee includes image sourcing and up to 3 free revisions. Logo design or enhancement is not included. Delivery dates will be affected to compensate for design time.

    To avoid delays please ensure your artwork is supplied correctly. We will only contact you if there is something wrong with your supplied file.

Order Summary

 

A5 Folded Menus from Cheap as Prints

A5 menu printing offers a versatile option for businesses in the food and hospitality industry to showcase their offerings in a compact yet impactful format. With the ability to fold A5 size paper into various configurations, such as half-folded to A6 to create a 4-page spread or folded into a 1/3 A5 size for a 6-page letter fold or z-fold, restaurants, cafes, and bars can efficiently present their menus while maximising space and information.

The choice of finished size depends on the amount of content and the visual presentation desired. A half-folded A5 to A6 size is ideal for concise menus or special offers, providing enough space for a cover, enticing images, and essential details. On the other hand, a 1/3 A5 letter fold or z-fold offers additional panels for more extensive menus, accommodating a wider range of dishes, beverages, or promotional items.

When it comes to material options, there’s a wide range of paper weights and finishes to compliment brand identity and enhance the menu’s durability and aesthetics. For a natural and tactile feel, uncoated options such as 120gsm or 170gsm provide a classic look, ideal for establishments aiming for a rustic or artisanal vibe. Glossy finishes, available in 130gsm or 170gsm, offer vibrant colours and sharp images, perfect for highlighting high-quality photography or colourful illustrations.

For a sleek and professional appearance, silk stocks ranging from 130gsm to 350gsm provide a smooth surface that enhances print clarity and colour vibrancy. The heavier weights, such as 250gsm or 350gsm, offer added durability, making them suitable for menus that undergo frequent handling. The option of gloss or matt lamination on the 350gsm silk material not only enhances the visual appeal but also increases the menu’s longevity.

In conclusion, A5 menu printing presents businesses with flexible options to create visually appealing and informative menus that effectively communicate their offerings to customers. By considering factors such as finished size, material selection, and finish options, establishments can tailor their menus to align with their brand image and marketing objectives, ultimately enhancing the dining experience and driving customer engagement.

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Order your A5 folded menus online! Then send us your artwork file or let our professional designers help! Our artwork rates are competitively priced and we can send you a design draft within 2 days. If you still wish to provide your own design you can send us your file for a free artwork suitability check!

FAQ's

  • What is the process for achieving the finished size of A6 from A5 folded menus?

    The process involves folding the A5 menu in half once, resulting in the finished size of A6.

  • What is the process for achieving the finished size of 1/3 A5 from A5 folded menus?

    The process for achieving the finished size of 1/3 A5 from A5 folded menus involves folding the A5 sheet into three equal parts, creating a smaller and narrower document.

  • What file format should I use for designing A5 folded menus?

    It’s recommended to use high-resolution PDF files with embedded fonts for printing. Other acceptable formats include JPEG, PNG, or TIFF, but PDF is generally preferred for professional printing.

  • What are the bleed and margin requirements when designing A5 folded menus?

    A bleed area of 3mm on each side is required to ensure that the design extends beyond the final trim size. Additionally, it’s advisable to maintain a margin of at least 5mm inside the trim lines to prevent cutting issues.

  • Should I use CMYK or RGB colour mode when designing A5 folded menus?

    For professional printing, it’s crucial to use the CMYK colour mode, as this is the colour model used in the printing process.

  • What is the required resolution for images when designing A5 folded menus?

    Images should be high resolution, preferably 300 dots per inch (DPI) to ensure crisp and clear prints. Low-resolution images may appear pixelated or blurry when printed.

  • Can I include borders when designing A5 folded menus?

    While borders can be added for aesthetic purposes, it’s advisable to keep them at least 5mm (0.2 inches) inside the trim edge to account for potential variations in the cutting process.

  • What is the best font size for clear readability when designing A5 folded menus?

    For optimal readability in A5 folded menus, it is recommended to use a font size that is clear and easy to read, typically between 10 to 12 points. Experiment with different sizes to find the one that balances readability and design aesthetics.

  • What paper stock is best for A5 folded menus?

    That depends on your requirements and budget. However, our most popular paper stock for A5 folded menus is 130gsm and 170gsm silk stock.

  • Why are A5 folded menus printed on thicker material crease folded?

    When dealing with thicker materials during folding, the fibers on the flap’s edge may experience occasional cracking. To prevent this issue, A5 folded menus printed on materials with a weight of 250gsm or higher, undergo crease-folding to facilitate a smoother folding process and prevent fiber damage.

  • What will A5 folded menus printed on uncoated paper look and feel like?

    A5 folded menus printed on uncoated paper will have a soft, matt finish with a slight texture, giving them a more organic and rustic appearance. The uncoated paper also provides a smooth tactile feel yet has a subtle graininess, adding a sense of authenticity and a natural touch to the menus.

  • What will A5 folded menus printed on gloss paper look and feel like?

    A5 folded menus printed on gloss paper will have a shiny, reflective surface that enhances the vibrancy and colour saturation of the print. The smooth texture of the gloss paper gives the menus a sleek and professional appearance, while also providing a gloss feel that is smooth to the touch.

  • What will A5 folded menus printed on silk paper look and feel like?

    A5 folded menus printed on silk paper will have a smooth and slightly glossy finish that provides a sophisticated and elegant look. The silk paper has a luxurious feel that is both smooth and silky to the touch, enhancing the overall tactile experience of the menus.

  • Why is lamination for A5 folded menus only available on the 350gsm silk stock?

    Lamination for A5 folded menus is limited to 350gsm silk stock due to its thickness and durability. The lamination process requires a certain thickness to ensure proper adhesion and longevity. Thinner paper stocks may not withstand the lamination process, resulting in potential damage or compromised quality.

  • How will lamination enhance the look and feel of A5 folded menus?

    Gloss lamination will give A5 folded menus a high-shine finish, intensifying colours and providing a vibrant and eye-catching appearance. It also adds a smooth and sleek texture, enhancing the overall visual impact. Matt lamination, on the other hand, offers a non-reflective, velvety finish, giving the menus a sophisticated and understated look, while providing a soft and tactile feel.

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Print Sides

Single sided printing is suitable for designs that rely on simplicity, clarity and minimalism where uncluttered visuals and concise information are essential.

  • Recommended for designs that prioritise simplicity, clarity and minimalism
  • Ideal for conveying uncluttered visuals and concise information

Double sided printing, also known as duplex printing allows for effectively maximising space utilisation. This not only reduces cost but also enhances content organisation by providing more room for design elements.

  • Maximises space utilisation and reduces overall cost
  • Enhances content organisation by providing more room for design content

Delivery

Delivery is calculated based on working days and does not include weekends, bank holidays or seasonal periods. Please note that during busy periods, the delivery dates may vary from what is advertised online.

  • Delivery is calculated based on working days only
  • Excludes weekends, bank holidays and seasonal periods
  • During busy periods, delivery dates may vary
  • Free delivery to UK mainland addresses

PDF Proof

Your supplied artwork file will be processed for printing without a digital proof.

A PDF proof of your supplied artwork file will be emailed for reviewing and approving. Production will only begin after we receive confirmation of artwork approval from you via email. Please note the estimated date of delivery is subject to the order and artwork being approval by 12pm.

  • PDF proof of artwork will be emailed for review and approval
  • Production will only start after artwork approval via email
  • Estimated delivery date subject to artwork and order approval by 12pm

Quantity

For multiple designs, you’ll need to add a quantity to the basket separately for each design.

Artwork

Be sure to supply your design using the CMYK colour mode with a resolution of at least 300dpi. Additionally, embed fonts, outline text and extend bleed areas beyond the trim marks to prevent any important elements from being cut off during printing and trimming. To ensure artwork is supplied correctly to avoid delays, we recommend using our artwork templates.

Please Note: For most products, the CMYK colour mode is utilised, however, other printed materials such as carrier bags and branded writing instruments are printed using Pantone colours. Any artwork supplied in RGB will be converted in to CMYK or Pantone depending on the product. Please bear in mind this will result in a significant colour difference which we will make you aware of prior to print.

  • Designs should be supplied using CMYK colour mode
  • Resolution should be at least 300dpi
  • Fonts should be embedded and text outlined
  • Bleed areas should be extended beyond trim marks
  • RGB artwork will be converted to meet printing requirements

Please include a clear overview of the project objectives, outlining specific deliverables. This should include desired aesthetics or style preferences and any technical requirements or constraints that need to be considered. The advertised artwork rate includes one design concept with unlimited minor revisions but excludes logo creation. Please refer to our logo design services if you would like a new logo or would like to make amendments to an existing one.

Please Note: By selecting our artwork services the delivery date for your order will be affected to compensate for the design time.

  • Provide design brief outlining project objectives
  • One design concept with unlimited minor revisions
  • Excludes logo creation or amending existing one
  • PDF proof of artwork will be emailed for review and approval
  • Production will only start after artwork approval via email
  • Estimated delivery date subject to artwork and order approval by 12pm