When you just can’t be asked to use a Barista Coffee Machine as it comes with a bit of cleaning and grinding, consider Bean-to-Cup Coffee Machines instead. They make great coffee because they grind the beans as you use them – no time, in other words, for all those flavoursome oils to evaporate, which so often happens with ground coffee. They are very easy to use and produce rich, smooth, tasty coffee.

A bit of advice, if you’re using a bean-to-cup machine, consider buying the freshest beans, rather than picking up the first ones you see in the supermarket. I really like Pact, a service that sends top-quality beans roasted last week through the post.

Sleek and intuitive, most machines have an inbuilt water filter, outstanding grinder and you can personalise your settings once you find your perfect preferences. This boasts a consistent grind and never overheats the beans. Look fro one that heats water quickly, self-cleans and enables you to personalise your brew’s strength and length. Some also have a manual milk frother for you cappuccino lovers out there.
 

Buying Guide

When buying bean-to-cup coffee machines there are a few things to look out for:

  • Colour: Black or Silver
  • Material: Stainless Steel would be best but most are Plastic

 

These are the best looking bean-to-cup coffee machines on Amazon.



De'Longhi Magnifica Bean to Cup Espresso/Cappuccino Coffee Machine

 

De’Longhi Magnifica Bean to Cup Espresso/Cappuccino Coffee Machine ESAM4200

  • Pressure: 15 Bar
  • Grinder: Burr
  • Material: Plastic

Buy on Amazon



De'Longhi ESAM2800.SB Bean to Cup Coffee Machine

 

De’Longhi ESAM2800.SB Bean to Cup Coffee Machine

  • Pressure: 15 Bar
  • Material: Plastic

Buy on Amazon



De'Longhi ECAM44.660.B Eletta Bean to Cup Coffee Machine

 

De’Longhi ECAM44.660.B Eletta Bean to Cup Coffee Machine

  • Material: Stainless Steel

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Also check out Amazon’s best Burr Coffee Grinders and Milk Frothers to go with your Bean-to-Cup Coffee Machine.

 

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