Welcome to Menu Guide

The easy way to create and share
food allergen menus online

Menu Guide food allergen software on a tablet

Menu Guide in a minute

Watch our short video to see how we can help you keep your customers safe and grow your business.

We’re award-winning

Office for Product Safety and Standards - Regulatory Excellence Awards - Innovation and Technical winner 2021

Menu Guide in a Minute Video

Menu Guide in action

Menu Guide is trusted by cafés, pubs, restaurants, hotels,  catering companies and stadiums to save time, support staff and build customer loyalty by providing a one-stop, paper-free allergen and nutrition solution.

Share your allergen menus online in four simple steps

Step 1

Upload your menu

Upload your menu directly from your website, menu pdf, your own allergen sheet, or use our specially-built allergen menu spreadsheet.

Step 2

Check your allergens

Check and approve your allergen menu is correct and ready to publish. Add dietary info, photos, optional ingredient and nutrition info too.

Step 3

Publish your menu

Once you’ve published your menu, download a QR code and/or table talker to let your diners know you care about their wellbeing.

Step 4

Your menu is live

Diners can view your menu by scanning the QR code or entering a short-link in their mobile browser. No app downloads needed!

Research shows that food allergies, intolerances and preferences are all increasing. Customers with dietary needs who have a positive experience are more likely to become loyal to your business.
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The Benefits of using Menu Guide

An estimated 2 million people in the UK have a diagnosed food allergy and up to 20% of the population believe that they have a food intolerance.

When eating out or ordering takeaway they need clear, accurate information to make safe choices. That’s where Menu Guide comes in.

  • Save time, minimise paperwork and streamline kitchen operations
  • Support staff training and provide a single reference point for customers
  • Let customers view allergen info before, during and after their visit
  • Provide a positive customer experience to build loyalty and repeat business

Find out more about the benefits of using Menu Guide

Create your allergen menus for free

We’re here to make your life easier so you’re welcome to try Menu Guide for 30 days with no payment needed.

If you’re ready to start creating your allergen menus, see our plans and pricing.

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Your customers can view your allergen information quickly and easily anytime and use the interactive functionality to sort it according to their requirements

Our story

The Menu Guide team has worked with cafes and restaurants since 2009. We understand the pressures that food businesses operate under and created this innovative tool to support you and help consumers make safe food choices. In the highly competitive hospitality and catering industry where margins are tight, staffing may be challenging and customers demand high standards, Menu Guide is an essential asset to build loyalty and grow your business.

Press coverage

The Caterer features Menu Guide in their 2023 Technology Prospectus; a comprehensive guide to all the latest technologies that food businesses need to thrive.

BBC News: What can restaurants do to help customers with allergies?
“We make sure that that the ingredients in the menu are correct and have been updated by someone who sits at a desk, rather than a busy manager in a restaurant”

The SRA: Creating the right customer reaction to allergen information
“..this type of interactive communication tool must be the way forward for us and the hospitality industry..”