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The Krups Dolce Gusto KP210640 coffee machine is a capsule-only model - you can choose from a wide array of available capsules covering everything from lattes to macchiato and even hot chocolate. We put this coffee maker to the test to see how well it performed for taste, ease of use and ease of maintanence.
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Performance
Grounds taste test This rating indicates the quality of espresso produced using ground coffee only. If this star rating is blank then this model doesn't take ground coffee. Subscribe
Beans taste test This rating indicates the quality of espresso produced using beans only. If this star rating is blank then this model doesn't take beans. Subscribe
Capsules taste test This rating indicates the quality of espresso produced using capsules only. If this star rating is blank then this model doesn't take capsules. Subscribe
Crema The quality of the crema (the golden foam on top of the espresso) produced by using the main coffee format for this machine. Subscribe
Appearance The quality of the appearance of the espresso produced by using the main coffee format for this machine. Subscribe
Aroma The quality of espresso aroma, produced by using the main coffee format for this machine. Subscribe
Speed of making an espresso How long it takes to brew one espresso. Subscribe
Milk frothing
Cappuccino The quality of cappuccinos made using the steam pipe (if there is one present), or accessories supplied, to heat and foam the milk. If this is blank, it means the coffee machine doesn't have a steam pipe. Subscribe
Speed of milk steaming How quickly the machine produces steam and heats milk to 70°C. The star rating will be blank if no steamer is present. Subscribe
Ease of use
Ease of use How easy the coffee machine is to use, overall. Subscribe
Cleaning Cleaning the coffee-making apparatus, emptying the drip tray and cleaning the body surfaces. Subscribe
Using the portafilter Some portafilters can be hard to lock onto the coffee machine, and tight-fitting filter baskets can make them tricky to empty. Subscribe
Water tank How easy it is to fill and empty the water tank. This includes removing it from the coffee machine and fitting it back on. Subscribe
Noise
Noise - espresso Coffee machines are noisy. We rate how noisy the coffee machine is when making an espresso. Subscribe
Noise - grinding beans Coffee machines are noisy, especially bean to cup machines. We rate how noisy the coffee machine is when the bean grinder is in operation. Subscribe

Krups Dolce Gusto KP210640

  • Launch date: Oct 2008
  • Type: Capsules
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Typical price
£120.00
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