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Expensive vs cheap Father’s Day gifts

Treat your dad to a Best Buy this Father's Day


Find a Best Buy Father’s Day gift to suit your budget with our reviews

If you’re having a last minute panic about what to get your dad for Father’s Day, then Which? can help you out. We’ve rounded up the top five best cheap versus expensive gadgets to suit your budget and your dad. 

From the best coffee machines around that will make smooth, flavoursome coffee, to the best pressure washers that will blast away the dirt from your patio without running up your water meter excessively – our reviews will help you find the best at a great price. 

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Electric shavers and razors

A Best Buy electric shaver or a men’s razor is a great way to make shaving a breeze. If your dad needs a new one, we’ve got Best Buy razors from around £9, and our cheapest Best Buy electric shaver costs just £45 – not too much to guarantee a decent shave for your dear old dad.  

We’ve got reviews of 35 electric shavers and 14 razors. But which ones are Don’t Buys? Find out in our electric shaver and men’s razor reviews.

Coffee machines

Does your dad love coffee? Then treat him to a decent coffee machine – he’ll think of you with every espresso. Our cheapest Best Buy costs less than £70 and delivers five-star tasting espressos, while our top scoring Best Buy is £200. 

Whether you’re after a quick and easy capsule machine, a traditional espresso machine or a fancy bean-to-cup model that’ll wow your dad’s dinner guests, compare over 120 coffee machine reviews.

Pressure washers

The suns out and the patio needs cleaning. Consider clubbing together with your siblings and treating your dad to a pressure washer that will take a hard work out of this chore. Our top scorer costs £207, but our cheapest Best Buy is just £75 – and there’s even a worth considering for just over £50.

Discover the top 10 pressure washers we recommend.

Cordless drills

A Best Buy cordless drill could make your dad the DIY hero he dreams of being. Seven models make the grade, and you won’t need to drill into your bank account to get him one. Our cheapest Best Buy costs £90 compared to just over £150 for the highest rated Best Buy. 

Our reviews cover brands including Black & Decker, Bosch and Ryobi – read full test results and cordless drill reviews. 

Waterproof jackets

A decent waterproof jacket is an essential piece of outdoor kit for any dedicated walker. Our Best Buys will keep your dad warm, dry and comfortable and start from £90.

See which jacket is the best to buy in our waterproof jacket reviews.

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