Square for Restaurants

Pubs & Lounges

Run your pub as smoothly as your bartender pours a pint.

An all-in-one system

Hardware, software, orders and payments. The Square for Restaurants POS system streamlines operations so you can spend less time managing your restaurant and more time growing it.

Point of Sale

Our restaurant POS is built for speed. From fast order entry to back-of-house operations, every tool helps your team move faster.

  • Use conversational modifiers to speed up ordering.
  • Make real-time menu updates across devices.
  • Repeat an order in a few taps.


Square KDS

A kitchen display system that keeps your whole restaurant in sync.

  • Handle the rush and reduce costs with digital tickets.
  • Manage all your orders from one screen.
  • Get food prepared and packaged just right.

Third-party partner integration

Sync your system with restaurant management software including Xero, MarketMan, TapMango and Deputy. Explore contactless solutions for food and beverage.

When I started using Square for Restaurants, I was just in awe of how good the software was. It’s made it seamless between front of house and the kitchen.

Kieren Brownhill, Roots Cafe, Abergele, Wales

Setup and Support

Square for Restaurants is simple to use from day one. But if you need help, we offer one-on-one implementation services and 24/7 customer support for sellers on our Plus/Premium plans and M–F, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. GMT customer support for sellers on our Free plan.

Online Ordering

Take orders on your restaurant website for no monthly fees or commissions. Set up delivery and click and collect.

  • Easily import menu items for online sales.
  • Orders are synced with your point of sale.
  • Supports Instagram and Facebook ad integration.


Payment processing your way. Accept all types of payments quickly and securely, whether you’re tableside, behind the bar, online or on the go.

  • Next-day transfers, same rate across cards.
  • No refund fees, no chargeback fees.
  • End-to-end encryption, PCI compliant.


There’s data behind every dish. Understand all aspects of your business with detailed data and custom reports.

  • See real-time sales directly on your POS.
  • Run reports by time of day, covers, employees, comps and voids.
  • Know what sells best and get alerts when inventory is low.
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More tools to help you succeed

Your Square account unlocks a powerful system of services that work together. Just a few:


Send estimates, invoices and automatic reminders. Track payments in real-time.

Team Management

Manage your team and assign permissions while saving on labour costs.

Pricing plans

Three simple plans. No hidden fees. Cancel anytime.

1.75% for chip and PIN and contactless payments.*



Unlimited devices.
Unlimited locations.

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  • M–F 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. GMT support
  • Fast order entry
  • Repeat items
  • Open bills
  • Table management
  • Menu management
  • Dark mode
  • Advanced discounts
  • Service charge
  • Square Team Management free plan



Per month per location.
Unlimited devices.
30-day free trial.

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Includes Free plan and:
  • 24/7 support
  • Shift reports
  • Live sales
  • Close of day reports
  • Closing procedures
  • Section sales reports
  • Item availability tracking
  • Service charge including party size thresholds
  • Advanced reporting
  • Square Team Plus



Per month per location.
30-day free trial.

Contact Sales

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*Custom pricing is available. Contact sales >

In good company

Tens of thousands of restaurants trust Square.

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Fast setup. No long-term contract. Cancel anytime.


  • Is Square for Restaurants right for my business?

    Square for Restaurants is built to work with single and multi-location full-service restaurants, counter-service restaurants, fast-casual restaurants, bars and lounges. If you use Micros, Aloha, Tevalis, Squirrel, Lightspeed or Epos Now, Square for Restaurants can likely fit your needs at a lower cost. We now offer a free version of Square for Restaurants, as well as two paid plans – Plus and Premium.

  • How much does Square for Restaurants cost?

    We have three pricing plans. Our Free plan covers basic day-to-day service. For more complex needs, our Plus plan is £69 per month per location with unlimited devices. To learn more about our Premium plan you can contact Sales. Plus and Premium include a 30-day free trial.

    All three plans cover unlimited device use and have a processing rate of 1.75% for chip and PIN and contactless payments. Custom pricing is available if you contact Sales. For more details on our plans, visit our pricing page.

  • What’s included in each of the three pricing plans?

    All three Square for Restaurants plans include Fast Order Entry, Menu Manager, Table Management, Order Manager, Open Bills, Service Charge, Remote Device Management, Multi-Location Management, the Square Team Management free plan and M-F, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. support.

    With the Plus plan, you gain features including Item availability tracking, Item Counts, Shared Device Settings, Advanced Reporting, Live Sales Reports, Shift Reports, Close of Day Reports, Square Team Plus and 24/7 Support.

    Premium subscribers get everything listed above as well as custom pricing for additional Square tools, such as Square Online Store.

    To see a complete list of features for each plan, visit our pricing page.

  • Is hardware included?

    Hardware is not included with Square for Restaurants subscriptions, but you can explore compatible kits and devices to build a package that suits your needs. We also work with iPad and industry kitchen printers, receipt printers, cash drawers and routers, so you can use your existing hardware as well.

  • Is the hardware bought or leased?

    All hardware, whether purchased as a one-time cost or financed, is bought. It’s 100% yours once you’ve completed payments.

  • How do I set up Square for Restaurants?

    You can sign up for the free version of Square for Restaurants or start a free 30-day trial of Square for Restaurants Plus here. Please note: You’ll need to use a computer to sign up. Setup is simple, and you can self-onboard with the Free and Plus plans. But if you need help, we offer 24/7 customer support. To discuss a custom Premium plan, contact our Sales team.

  • How do I switch from Square Point of Sale to a Restaurants plan?

    You can switch from Square Point of Sale to the Free or Plus Square for Restaurants plans by subscribing. You’ll be able to utilise your existing features and setup. The only new setup will be for added functionality that’s included with your Restaurants plan.

  • How do I upgrade or downgrade my Square for Restaurants plan?

    You can upgrade from the Free restaurants plan to the Plus plan by subscribing to it here. You’ll be able to utilise all existing features and setup. The only new setup will be for the added functionality that’s included with your upgrade. After your 30-day free trial, you’ll be charged £69 per month per location. If you choose not to subscribe, you’ll be downgraded to the Free Restaurants plan, and you can continue to use the Restaurants POS system or choose to use Square Point of Sale.

    You’ll have the option to keep your Team Plus subscription. (If you cancel it, you’ll still be able to utilise the Team Management free plan features.) You’ll see messaging in your Dashboard letting you know which features you’ll lose with the downgrade. You can see and compare plan features on our pricing page.

    To upgrade to the custom Premium plan, contact our Sales team.