Some of us can’t spend a day without a coffee. We go to Starbucks, we make it in the office or at home. But not everyone knows what the coffee machines types exists and which models are the best.
I’ve tried to find it out for you. Here are 24 examples of the good coffee makers. For more information, names and prices tap the pictures.
Automatic Coffee Machines
Do everything themselves, from grinding the coffee and blending milk till making espresso and even heating the cups before filling.
Philips Saeco Minuto / from $1499
Melitta CaffeO Barista / from $1999
Panasonic Espresso Machine (NC-ZA1) / from $1300
Geyser Coffee Makers
Consist of two sections, separated by the filter with coffee. When the water in lower one is getting hot, steam is breaking the middle part and drink is ready in the upper one.
Bialetti Moka Express Espresso Maker / from $15
Bialetti Venus 2 Cup Stainless Steel Espresso Maker / from $29
Bialetti Mukka Express Stove Top Cappuccino Maker / from $69
Espresso Coffee Makers
Ground coffee is poured into the horn, press and after installation in the machine it’s engulfed in hot water and steam. The first machine for making espresso was made in Turin in 1884.
Francis Francis X1 Ground Coffee Machine / from $690
Gaggia RI8327/01Gran Gaggia Prestige Manual / from $200
Ariete 0.9 Litre 900 Watt Caffé Retro / from $200
Sage by Heston Blumenthal the Barista Express / from $699
Graef ES90 Matt Finish Double Thermoblock Espresso Machine
De’Longhi Vintage Icona ECOV310.GR Pump Espresso and Cappuccino Machine / from $300
La Pavoni Europiccola Lever Espresso Machine / from $600
KitchenAid Artisan 5KES100BER Espresso Maker / from $999
BORK C802 / from $1500
Capsule Coffee Machines
Most compact espresso machines uses ground coffee packed into capsules. Of course the best are Nespresso, Illy, Lavazza. Never try Nestle Dolce Gusto.
Bialetti Caffe Mini Express CF62 (Bialetti capsules) / from $149
AEG Electrolux Favola LM 5100 (Lavazza capsules) / from $120
Francis Francis X7.1 Coffee Machine (illy iperEspresso capsules) / from $199
Cremesso UNA / from $299
Bosch Tassimo TAS55 / from $99
Nespresso Umat (Nespresso capsules) / from $149
Drip Coffee Makers
The worst coffee makers with their place in the offices and some houses. If you can change it – move to the better one. Here are three nice examples.
De’Longhi ICM2B 10-Cup Filter Coffee Maker / from $30
Morphy 47087 Richards Accents Digital Filter Coffee Maker / from $69
Philips Viva Dripfilter Coffee Maker with Timer / from $99
Photo: Vadim Piskarev for GQ Russia (main one), press archives (others). Sketches made by Pavel Boyman (5).