Half-Fold Menu Printing

Half-fold menus give you the option to organise your design over four pages. These menus are available to print in a choice of silk, gloss or uncoated paper stock. Finished folded sizes include A6, A5, A4, A4 slim, 148mm and 210mm square.

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

  • Half-Fold / Bi-Fold Menus
  • Centre Fold Making 4pp
  • Popular A6 / A5 / A4 Sizes
  • Slim & Square Fold Options
  • Gloss / Silk / Uncoated Stock
  • Full Colour Print on Both Sides
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  • Finished Size
    A6: 105 x 148mm
    A5: 148 x 210mm
    A4: 210 x 297mm
    A4 Slim: 105 x 210mm

    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


Half-Fold Menus from Cheap as Prints

Half-fold or bi-fold menus are an excellent choice for businesses looking to create impactful and efficient marketing materials. One of the main advantages of these menus is their versatility in terms of size. They are available in a variety of sizes, allowing businesses to select the dimensions that best suit their needs. Whether you’re aiming for a compact menu for a small café or a larger one for a fine dining establishment, half-fold menus can be tailored to your specific requirements.

The beauty of half-fold menus lies in their ability to transform a single sheet of paper into four pages. This simple folding technique divides the content into easy-to-read segments that meet in the middle. This layout makes it convenient for customers to navigate through the menu, as they can easily flip through the pages. Unlike other folding options like z-fold or tri-fold leaflets, the half-fold design provides four larger design panels. These larger panels offer more space to showcase menu items, promotions, or any other relevant information. This is particularly beneficial for designs that are content-heavy and require ample space to present their offerings attractively.

In conclusion, half-fold menus are a popular choice for businesses seeking a practical and visually pleasing solution for their marketing materials. The four-page layout created through the folding technique allows for easy navigation and provides ample space for content-heavy designs. By utilising the larger design panels, businesses can effectively showcase their offerings while maintaining a reasonable size for reading and viewing. Whether it’s a restaurant, café, or any other food establishment, half-fold menus offer an ideal balance between functionality and aesthetics, making them a valuable tool for attracting and engaging customers.

Order Online with Free UK Delivery!

Order your half-fold 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!


  • What is a half-fold menu?

    A half-fold menu is a type of menu design where the paper is folded in half, creating two panels, typically used for presenting a concise selection of menu items in a compact format.

  • What is the recommended file format for designing a half-fold menu?

    PDF (Portable Document Format) is a widely accepted and recommended file format for designing menus. It ensures that your design remains intact, with fonts and images embedded.

  • What should be included in the design of a half-fold menu?

    A half-fold menu design should include essential elements such as the restaurant’s logo, menu categories, concise descriptions of dishes, prices, and any special offers or promotions, all presented in a visually appealing and easily readable layout.

  • Should I include bleed in my half-fold menu design?

    Yes, including a bleed is recommended. A 3mm bleed ensures that the colour or images extend slightly beyond the trimmed edges, preventing any white borders after printing.

  • How can I ensure that the text is readable after folding?

    Keep important text and vital information away from the fold line to ensure readability. Consider the natural flow of reading when placing text and graphics to guide the reader’s eye smoothly across the menu.

  • Why are half 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, 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 do you mean by crease fold?

    When folding thicker paper like 250gsm, the fibers at the edge of the flap can sometimes crack. In order to prevent this, any paper stock that is 250gsm or thicker is crease folded. Creasing weakens the paper at the fold to make it easier to fold.

  • What is the difference between uncoated, gloss and silk paper?

    Uncoated paper has no additional finish, providing a natural and matt appearance with excellent writability. Gloss paper is coated with a shiny finish, enhancing vibrancy and sharpness of images but making it less suitable for writing. Silk paper falls between the two, offering a semi-matt finish that combines image quality with moderate writability.

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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 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


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


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