Who Makes The Best
Home Coffee Machine?

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Cappuccino, Espresso Macchiato, Latte Macchiato….which one is your favourite? We take a look at three popular coffee machines, that all have the either the ‘home-connect’ or ‘amazon ‘Alexa’ functions to help you decide which one is right for you.

Who Makes The Best Home Coffee Machine?

In the not so distant past, we used to be able to grab a hot cup of coffee at our favourite local café on the way to the office. Our favourite barista would greet us and already have our morning brew started before we even place our order. They knew how we liked our coffee, and they knew how much cream, how many pumps of flavouring, and just how hot we liked it. After all, this was our morning routine 5 days a week for many years.

Neff integrated kitchen coffee machine

Today, however, things have changed. The pandemic has many of us working from home and that means we have to make our own coffee every morning. With the coffee maker we bought on sale when we first moved in. Chances are, it does one thing, brews regular coffee, and not very well. But our taste in coffee has matured since then and with us being home more, it’s time to upgrade our coffee maker. But which one do we buy?

When it comes to modern coffee machines, there is a wide range of choices available to us. From pod machines such as the Nespresso and Keurig, and drip coffee machines, to semi-automatic espresso machines which produce hot, delicious barista style coffee drinks in just a couple of minutes. No waiting in a queue and no risk of contracting the virus. If you are looking for that stylish, simple, uncluttered look for your kitchen and don’t want to lose your valuable worktop space but you want to still have a great cup of coffee then how about an integrated coffee machine…..

With that in mind, we are going to take a look at three popular coffee machines, that all have the either the ‘home-connect’ or ‘amazon ‘alexa’ functions to help you decide which one is right for you.

Our Best ‘Different Coffee, Different Day, Type Guy’

Built-In Fully Automatic Coffee Machine

This Built-in fully automatic coffee machine is sleek and stylish and the perfect addition to your custom kitchen. Priced at £2,061.


  • “SensoFlow system” – Innovative heating system
  • One-touch function for Cappuccino, Espresso Macchiato, Latte Macchiato, white coffee, personalised milk mix beverage
  • AromaDouble Shot – Extra strong coffee without compromise in aroma
  • Beverage temperature adjustable individually: Coffee: 3 grades, Hot water: 4 grades
  • 4L Capacity
  • Dimensions: 59.6 x 37.6 x 45.5cm
  • 8 pre-set favourite programmes
  • Child lock feature


  • It only can handle one cup at a time, leaving you standing at the machine for quite a while if you have a crowd to please

Our Best ‘Pressure & Cleanfreaks’ Choice

Built-In Coffee Machine

if you are serious about the flavour of your coffee, look for a coffee machine that offers the most pressure. At 19 bars, the SIEMENS CT636LEW1 built-in coffee machine offers the most pressure of any comparable brand. Priced at £2,061.


  • oneTouch Function for perfect coffee enjoyment.
  • sensoFlow system presents the maximum aroma thanks to the ideal and constant brewing temperature.
  • aromaDouble Shot: Extra strong coffee with reduced bitterness through two grinding and brewing processes with 19 bar pressure.
  • coffeeSensor System: Intelligent grinder adapts to the respective bean type and always grinds the desired amount.
  • oneTouch DoubleCup: Any coffee or milk specialty with just one touch – even for two cups at the same time.
  • autoMilk Clean: Fully automatic steam cleaning after each drink takes care of the daily maintenance of the milk system completely
  • 4L Capacity
  • Dimensions: 45.5 x 59.6 x 37.7 cm
  • 5 pre-set favourite programmes


  • Cleans itself before every coffee which can be timely

Our Best ‘Entertainers’ Choice

AEG KKE884500M
Integrated Coffee Machine

Another popular choice when it comes to bespoke kitchen designs, AEG’s KKE884500M Integrated Coffee Machine is feature packed, easy to use, and it makes an incredible cup of coffee. Priced at £1,850.


  • Electronic touch controls with LED display for ease of use and stunning design.
  • Multi-cup jug option for up to 6 cups of coffee in one go.
  • Uses fresh coffee beans or ground coffee.
  • Removable water tank.
  • Height adjustable coffee dispenser.
  • Drip tray to minimise splashing on to the work surface
  • 8L capacity
  • Dimensions: 45 x 65 x 55 cm
  • 7 pre-set favourite programmes


  • No auto-clean function
  • No stock warning level indicators

As you can see, there are some exceptionally good coffee machines available that are easy to use and that will give you a café-style cup of specialty coffee which can make staying home during lockdown a much more enjoyable experience.

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We can’t wait to have you back in the showroom and to sit and enjoy a lovely deliciously aromatic cup of coffee whilst we discuss how you can express your style in your new bespoke kitchen. Contact us now for a virtual appointment or just drop us a line….we would love to hear from you.

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