If you're after great homebrewed coffee, these coffee machines will do the job perfectly
There may be nothing quite like a nice, hot coffee made exactly to your taste and especially in the comfort of your own home at that. The best coffee machines can replicate the taste and feel of real coffee shops—but with the added convenience of not having to go to out and pay for £7 or £8 for a coffee, especially in this economic climate.
Here are some brilliant coffee machines you can make regular use of at home with the simple touch of a button.
Nespresso Vertuo Plus coffee machine
You can make barista style coffee at home with the Vertuo Plus XN900, a small automatic coffee machine that comes with 12 different capsules covering a range of coffee types.
You can brew coffee with Nespresso pods in four different coffee sizes (depending on what you prefer) and all with an easy to use one-button system. The Vertuo also has an A+ energy consumption rating and the coffee pods are fully recyclable.
- Capacity – 1.7 litres
- Wattage – 1260w
Phillips L'OR barista coffee machine
This Phillips coffee machine is understated but effective, it can be used for a single or simultaneous double-pour of espresso. The L’OR works with high pressure to help replicate the taste and style of a coffee shop brew, while you can also adjust the coffee to your own ideal strength/taste.
Note: designed to work with L’OR Espresso single shot and double shot capsules, this machine also works with Nespresso Original and most Nespresso Original compatible capsules.
- Capacity – 800ml
- Wattage – 1450w
De'longhi Genio S Touch coffee machine
This De’longhi coffee machine has a futuristic look with its minimalistic design and a display screen on top. It works with Nescafé Dolce Gusto pods that can brew high quality coffee.
It also comes with a removable water tank, making the device easy to clean and maintain.
- Capacity – 0.8 litres
- Wattage – 1600w
KOTLIE espresso 4-in-1 coffee machine
With the Kotlie Espresso machine, you can make high-quality coffee ranging from cappuccinos, to black and even iced coffee. The unit can provide thick coffee crema with its brews and also features a 15-minute auto power off feature for saving energy.
- Capacity – 800ml
- Wattage – 1450w
Nespresso Vertuo Pop coffee machine
You can stay warm or cool with this limited-edition coffee machine, which features an ice cube tray and an Aeroccino3 milk frother for making everything from lattes to iced coffees. It also includes a one-touch brew feature.
The unit itself is relatively compact, has low energy consumption and comes with a complimentary set of 12 capsules.
- Capacity – 40ml, 80ml, 150ml, 230ml, 430m
- Wattage – 1500w
Krups Virtuoso coffee machine
This stainless teel Krups Virtuoso is an automatic bean-to-cup coffee machine which is great for making barista-style coffee. It comes with a milk frothing wand and simple to use controls on the front of machine for convenient and fast brewing (it can make an Espresso in just 40 seconds).
In addition, the Virtuoso can also dispense hot water for tea.
- Capacity – 1 litre
- Wattage – 1250
Breville One-touch coffee machine
This Breville one-touch machine combines quick and effective brewing with a variety of options for coffee. It also has a reusable filter, removable water tank and a large milk reservoir included on its side, which is great for different styles of drinks.
The device comes with a one-touch cleaning function, as well as buttons for easily selecting your coffee of choice.
- Capacity – 600ml
- Wattage – 1100w
Beko Bean to cup coffee machine
This bean-to-cup coffee machine is unassuming but aims to get the job done, with LCD touch controls for selecting different types of coffee. It also comes with a coffee bean storage compartment and internal bean grinder for creating authentic and aromatic Espressos.
The Beko also features an automatic cleaning program with an auto-rinse feature, saving you from periodic cleaning.
- Capacity – 1100ml
- Wattage – 1000w
Tassimo Suny 'special edition' coffee machine
This small and compact coffee machine has a 0.8 litre capacity and runs with an easy-to-use one-button function. Using “intellibrew” technology which requires no heating, brews the ideal drink, auto-cleans between drinks and shuts off when not in use
- Capacity – 0.8 litre
- Wattage – 1300w
Dolce Gusto De'longhi coffee machine
Coming in three different colour types, this coffee machine works with Nescafé Infinissima pods to provide high-quality brews with thick crema despite its size.
All you need is water, Dolce Gusto pods and the machine itself. So if a small, unintrusive coffee machine is what you’re after, this is the one for you.
- Capacity – 1.2 litres
- Wattage – 1470w
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