Square for Coffee Shops & Cafés

The perfect coffee shop point of sale.

From managing multiple cafe locations to selling coffee on the go or online, Square has all the business tools and payment solutions needed to run your business smoothly.

Everything you need to grow and run your coffee shop with Square.

Get up and running in minutes. The Square POS app is easy for your cafe to use and lets you take payments right out of the box without any commitments or training.

Sell online and in person with one system.

Keep track of online and in-person coffee shop orders in the same POS system. Sell directly from your website or connect with delivery partners

✔️ Accept contactless, mobile and chip + PIN payments
✔️ Manage inventory in real time
✔️ Print or email sales reports
✔️ Record every transaction, even offline

Keep customers coming back the smart way.

Engage with your customers through email or custom loyalty programmes to reward them without taking up too much of your time. They’re simple to set up and can send out reminders and offers automatically.

✔️ Set up a customisable loyalty programme
✔️ Create, send and track email marketing campaigns
✔️ Track all your customer data in one place with Square Customer Directory

Learn more about Square Loyalty >

Learn more about Square Marketing >

Manage your team more efficiently.

Square Team Management lets your employees clock in and out at the POS and see their schedule on the free Square Team App.

✔️ Easily create and publish shift schedules
✔️ Automate your team’s tip pooling process if you take them
✔️ Empower your team with custom permissions

Receipts customers crave.

With Square Point of Sale Software & Invoices, you can email receipts, send them in a text message or print them out. You can also customise your digital receipts with your business’s logo or a photo.

Feedback with flavour

Square Feedback uses digital receipts to deliver customer comments: hot and cold. Resolve issues quickly and build a better business with your customers’ input.

Build a smooth system with APIs or turnkey third-party integrations.

Square’s APIs enable businesses to integrate Square into any front-end experience or back-end data system, working seamlessly with any enterprise architecture.

  • Integrate with popular API partners including Payments, Orders, Team and many more
  • Connect with popular third-party applications

Accept all the latest, fastest and most secure ways to pay.

No need for a separate payments processor: your Square account lets you accept payments right away.

Learn more about Square Payments

Secure payments, secure information

Your account includes Square Secure, a suite of security tools. There’s no extra work : you get 24/7 fraud prevention, disputes management, PCI compliance and more.

eGift Cards

Boost sales and bring in new customers by easily selling eGift Cards online. Track eGift Card sales from your checkout software.

We’re here to help

Tap into a wealth of information from cafe owners like you in our Seller Community, search our help articles 24/7 or call our team and get back to business quickly.

Reliable, fast payment hardware for your coffee shop.

Accept payments fast, whether you’re selling coffee on the go or in-store.

Square Reader

Take contactless and chip + PIN payments anywhere with a card reader that pairs directly with your mobile device.

Square Terminal

Take payments, print receipts and run your business with a powerful, smart and portable card machine.

Square Register

Get an all-in-one till system with a dedicated customer display and built-in POS software that lets you start selling straight out of the box.

Square Stand

Turn your iPad into a professional point of sale and take every kind of payment.


Square Point of Sale software is free to use – there are no setup fees or monthly fees. Only pay when you take a payment.

Processing rate

1.75% + VAT

Per card or contactless payment

Hardware starting at

€19 + VAT

With Square Reader

Point of Sale Monthly fee


Per month

Ask about a custom rate.

We can create custom pricing packages for some businesses that process
more than €200K in card sales.

Learn why Good Vibes Cafe in Dún Laoghaire switched to Square to power their payments in multiple locations.

Good Vibes Cafe in Dún Laoghaire

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