Coffee machines: Compare features & prices

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Which? have rated the key areas of performance for Coffee machines.

Once logged in you can filter the results by some of these ratings:

  • Grounds taste test
  • Beans taste test
  • Capsules taste test
  • Crema
  • Appearance
  • Aroma
  • Speed of making an espresso
  • Cappuccino
  • Speed of milk frothing
  • Ease of use
  • Cleaning
  • Using the portafilter
  • Noise

Colour and espressos

Choose the colour of the coffee machine you want, and the maximum number of espressos you want to make at once

Colour of coffee machine Select as many colours as you like or leave blank to see all colour options

What colour coffee machine are you looking for?

Maximum number of espressos that can be made at once. Capsule machines will generally only make one espresso, where as ground coffee machines can make two at once

How many espressos do you want to make at once?

Coffee types

Choose one or more coffee formats that the machine takes (see features explained for more information)

Ground coffee Choose this option if you're a fan of using pre-ground coffee

Uses ground coffee

Beans Choose this option if you'd prefer to use coffee beans

Freshly grinds coffee beans on demand

Capsules Choose this option if you only want to use coffee capsules

Only takes unique coffee capsules


Choose any additional features you'd like on your coffee machine

Steam pipe

If you want milky coffee drinks, then a steam pipe is used for heating and frothing the milk

Water filter

There is a water filter present, or it is possible to use one if you buy it separately

Adjustable temperature Not recorded' means we do not have this information for this particular machine

Handy if you prefer coffee hotter than the default temperature

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Add this product to the comparison basket Aerobie AeroPress coffee and espresso maker Aerobie
AeroPress coffee and espresso maker

Jan 2008
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We've tested traditional espresso machines, as well as Nespresso capsule machines and espresso makers that take easy serving espresso (ESE) pods.

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Add this product to the comparison basket Breville Coffee Express Breville
Coffee Express

Aug 2014
Best price found from 6 retailers Compare prices
Add this product to the comparison basket Tesco EM13 Tesco

Sep 2013
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