5 Best Bean-to-Cup Machines:

Entry-level coffee maker
#5

De'Longhi Magnifica

WHY CUSTOMERS LOVE IT
  • Great value for money
  • Trusted brand
  • Great coffee quality
PROS

A very easy to use machine with a fantastic value for money and consistent coffee quality.

CONS

Noisier then other products we've tested.

Quality

Magnifica produces good quality coffee from both beans and ground granules, with simple operation and straightforward controls.

87%
Design

More plastic then other products in the test,

80%
Value

Priced very competitively, Magnifica is a great choice for coffee lovers who just want great cup of coffee from a no-frills machine.

93%
The smartest coffee machine
#4

Smarter Coffee 2nd Generation

WHY CUSTOMERS LOVE IT
  • Smart home integration:¬†brew from your phone or Amazon Alexa
  • Modern design and customisable panels
  • Great choice for Americano lovers
PROS

This smart coffee machine can prepare you a fresh cup of coffee in time for your morning alarm, or with just one click on your phone, making it a perfect addition to your smart home system. Choose between 'filter' and 'grinder' mode, along with your desired strength to get that perfect cup of coffee.

CONS

Know what you are getting - it will make you a good brewed coffee, but you might miss an espresso or latte.

Quality

The Smarter machine is well made an easy to use, producing a great brewed coffee in just a few taps. You can adjust the coarseness of the grind and strength of the coffee to find the perfect combination.

90%
Design

The brushed aluminium panel and interchangeable colour panels make it easy to adjust the look of the machine to your kitchen, and gives it a sleek and professional look.

90%
Value

The machine comes with future-proof smart technology, but the price might be just a little to high for a machine that only makes filter coffee.

80%
Best value for money
#3

Melitta SOLO

WHY CUSTOMERS LOVE IT
  • Simple operation
  • State of the art aroma extraction technology
  • Perfect for cappuccinos‚Äć
PROS

Easy-to-use machine that produces fantastic coffee through unique pre-brewing technology that releases the full aroma. Makes perfect cappuccinos.

CONS

Does not work with ground coffee.

Quality

High quality coffee produced by high quality machine. Everything in this machine is made for convenience in mind, and it can even self-diagnose itself through the mobile application.

91%
Design

With its minimalistic look, the Solo is one of the best looking machines in its price category. Cleaning is made easy with removable components, allowing to keep it sparkling clean.

87%
Value

Great value machine that produces some of the most aroma-rich coffee in its category.

95%
Rolls Royce of coffee
#2

JURA E8

WHY CUSTOMERS LOVE IT
  • The highest owner satisfaction amongst our readers
  • Super high-tech extraction process
  • Smart technology throughout
PROS

From a myriad of coffee choices, to award winning extraction process, JURA coffee machines have some of the highest owner satisfaction ratings in the industry.

CONS

Harder to clean then some other machines; more expensive

Quality

JURA refined every bit of the process in making a cup of espresso (or cappuccino). E8 is on a pricier side, but customers know that the money is very well spent, and often refer to JURA's coffee machines as "Rolls Royce of coffee".

98%
Design

Sleek and modern design makes the machine stand out. Not only it looks stunning on a countertop, it's very practical too - probably the best combination of convenience and style.

95%
Value

Jura E8 doesn't come cheap; but it's the very highest quality and attention to details that you are paying for.

88%
Best overall
#1

Sage Barista Touch

WHY CUSTOMERS LOVE IT
  • Full flavour results
  • High-end specification and design
  • Packed with smart features
PROS

This machine is delivering a full coffee shop experience from start to finish, in under 60 second. It comes with a built-in mil frother and many smart features, ensuring consistently high standard of coffee every time.

CONS

With many smart features, it might be more troublesome to set up.

Quality

As you can expect from Sage by Heston Blumenthal, this coffee machine is built without a compromise on quality. From the stunning stainless steel finish, to high-tech control centre, the Barista Touch is a definition of a high-end product.

98%
Design

With its coffee shop look and interactive screen, this coffee maker adds sophistication and style to any kitchen.

96%
Value

Priced at £739, Sage Barista Touch is one of the most expensive machines in its category - but it's worth every penny if you are looking for a top quality product.

90%

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