The Best Coffee Machine for Home 2024

Brewing Bliss: The Best Coffee Machine for Home in 2024

Ah, the humble cup of coffee. It's the fuel for our mornings, the comfort in our afternoons, and the social lubricant that keeps conversations flowing. But a truly great cup starts with a great coffee machine, and with the ever-evolving landscape of home brewing, choosing the right one can feel overwhelming. Fear not, fellow coffee connoisseurs! Here at Redber Coffee, we've brewed up a guide to navigate the world of coffee machines and find the perfect fit for your home in 2024.


First Brews: Understanding Your Coffee Ritual

Before diving into the world of machines, let's take a step back. What kind of coffee drinker are you? Are you a morning ritualist who craves a perfectly crafted latte? Or a casual coffee enthusiast who enjoys a simple, strong cup? Your brewing habits will significantly influence your machine choice.

Here are some key considerations:

  • Coffee Style: Do you prefer espresso-based drinks like cappuccinos and lattes? Or are you a die-hard filter coffee devotee?
  • Volume: How much coffee do you typically brew? Are you a solo sipper or a household that needs a constant supply?
  • Time: Do you have time for a meticulous pour-over or do you need a quick and easy solution?
  • Budget: Coffee machines range in price from budget-friendly to high-end investments. Determine how much you're comfortable spending.
Coffee Machines I Redber Coffee

1. Sage Barista Touch Impress

£1,099.99

Best bean to cup coffee machine, 10/10

Hits every time: This machine delivers consistent results, ensuring a great cup every brew.

  • Bean-to-cup coffee machine
  • 42 cm x 33 cm x 33 cm
  • 2l water capacity

Let's be honest, sometimes you just want a delicious latte without the hassle. Enter the Sage Barista Touch Impress – this beauty is like having a personal barista in your kitchen! It's got a built-in burr grinder that whirs up fresh beans, then automatically tamps them for perfect espresso. All you do is tap the touchscreen (seriously, it's easy-peasy) and the machine guides you through the entire process. Choose your weapon - latte, cappuccino, flat white – it takes care of everything. Just a few button presses and a quick switch of the portafilter later, you're sipping on a coffee shop-worthy masterpiece in under two minutes.

Sage Barista Touch Impress I Redber Coffee

2. Sage Bambino espresso machine

£289.99

Best manual coffee machine with milk frother, 10/10

Mighty and compact: This machine combines a powerful performance with a space-saving design.

  • Manual coffee machine taking ground coffee
  • 20 cm x 32 cm x 31 cm
  • 1.4l water capacity

 If you crave creamy lattes and cappuccinos, the Sage Bambino Plus is a dream come true. This machine grinds, tamps, and brews for you – simply choose your drink and follow the prompts on the touchscreen. Perfect coffee in under two minutes, mess-free!

The Breville Bambino Plus is a lifesaver. This compact machine boasts premium features like precise temperature control and a powerful steam wand, all in a sleek, space-saving design. Plus, it's surprisingly user-friendly, extracting delicious espresso consistently.

Sage Bambino espresso machine I Redber Coffee

"My Coffee machine is the most beautiful person in the world to me"

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3. Melitta AromaFresh II Grind & Brew Filter Coffee Machine

Currently £159.99

Best filter coffee machine, 9/10

We like:  the ability to set the coffee to make itself before you wake up

Morning Made Easy: No more fumbling in the morning! Set your coffee to brew automatically and greet the day with a hot cup waiting for you.

Between getting everyone out the door and that first crucial cup of coffee, chaos can reign. But for big families, the Melitta Aromafresh II might just be your new secret weapon.

This German-engineered filter coffee machine promises fresh coffee without the morning rush. Here's why it's a game-changer:

Pre-Brew Bliss: No more bleary-eyed fumbling for the coffee maker. Set the Aromafresh II the night before, and wake up to the glorious aroma of a perfectly brewed pot. Now that's how mornings should start!

Coffee for the Crew: Different wake-up times? No problem! The Aromafresh II keeps coffee fresh for an entire hour with its warming function. Everyone gets a hot cup, even the late risers.

melitta AromaFresh II Grind & Brew Filter Coffee Machine I Redber Coffee

4. Melitta Barista T Smart Bean to Cup Coffee Machine - Silver

Best Bean to Cup Machine, 9/10

£699.99

For years, achieving true barista-quality espresso at home meant investing in a high-end manual machine, a burr grinder, and mastering the art of pulling a shot. Don't get us wrong, manual brewing offers a sense of satisfaction and control.

But what if you crave delicious espresso without the learning curve? The Melitta Caffeo Barista TS steps in as your home barista hero. This machine delivers café-worthy espresso with impressive ease. While mastering the manual process is rewarding, the Caffeo Barista TS lets you enjoy exceptional coffee without the commitment.

Melitta Barista T Smart Bean to Cup Coffee Machine - Silver I Redber Coffee

5. Moccamaster KBG Select Filter Coffee Machine

Best Value Filter Coffee Machine, 8/10

£204.99

Ditch your average coffee maker. The Moccamaster KBG Select is handcrafted in the Netherlands with a focus on longevity.  A readily available spare parts catalogue suggests this machine could be brewing delicious coffee for decades.

Moccamaster offers a range of high-end filter machines, some brewing up to 144 cups an hour for office giants. But the KBG Select offers a familiar design perfectly suited for the home, making it a sensible choice for coffee lovers who appreciate quality and durability.

Moccamaster KBG Select Filter Coffee Machine I Redber Coffee

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. What's a drip coffee machine?

  • Classic and affordable, perfect for a straightforward cup of filtered coffee.

2. What's a pour-over coffee maker?

  • For control and ceremony, this manual method involves pouring hot water over grounds.

3. What's a bean-to-cup machine?

Ultimate convenience! Grinds beans, tamps for espresso, and even froths milk.

4. What's an espresso machine?

Essential for espresso lovers. Requires practice but rewards with barista-quality coffee.

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