The Ultimate Guide to Choosing the Best Coffee Machine for Your Needs
Are you someone who cannot start the day without a cup of coffee?
If so, you are probably spending a lot of money at coffee shops. What if we tell you that you can make café-like coffee with the same taste in the comfort of your home!?
No matter how hard we try, hand-brewed coffee will never match coffee made by a machine. So, we recommend you buy a coffee machine because, with the right machine, you can enjoy the delight of your morning booster without you doing much. Just put all the ingredients in the machine and relish the magic.
But choosing the best-suited coffee machines can be a bit confusing. So, we suggest you check what’s best before you invest. And to make this selection process easier, we have compiled a list of the 7 best coffee machines to make your morning brew-tiful!
Also, check out the coffee varieties in India and choose the best blend according to your taste.
- Summary of Coffee Machines with their Price List
- Review of 7 Best Coffee Machines in India
- Wrapping Up
- FAQs about Coffee Machines
- CapacityKnowing how much coffee can be brewed in one go in a coffee machine is important. It is best to buy a coffee machine with a smaller capacity if you only drink one cup per day. However, if you're buying for your family, you'll need a machine with a larger capacity.
- Coffee Maker TypeWe suggest you to look for a coffee machine which delivers the best results in your favourite coffee type. So espresso, latte, lungo or simple black coffee, choose your preference and based on that, choose your coffee maker.
- FrotherIf you are someone who enjoys a foamy, creamy coffee then look for a coffee machine which has an in-built frother. If you do not like milk in your coffee, then we recommend buying a machine with different modes such as espresso, lungo etc.
- Easy MaintenanceUsing a coffee machine can be tricky sometimes, that is why we recommend you buy a machine with easy maintenance. A machine with detachable parts, a dishwasher-safe carafe and a removable dripping tray become the best choice to have a mess-free brewing.
- Chosen as Our Pick Up for its 15 Bar pressure that extracts the ideal flavor and essential oils from coffee grounds, delivering a rich, creamy taste that coffee connoisseurs crave.
- The specially designed steam tube adds froth to your beverages, making every cup enjoyable and adding a touch of creativity to your coffee.
- Its easy-to-clean design makes maintenance hassle-free, ensuring that you can enjoy delicious coffee with minimal effort.
- Chosen for our Runner-Up Pick because it provides a customized coffee making process for you.
- Makes espresso, cappuccino and latte coffee.
- With milk frothing nozzle, heat-resistant carafe, removable drip tray and many more amazing features, this coffee machine becomes the best choice to make 4-6 cups of coffee.
- Chosen as our Budget Pick for its drip controller which blocks the funnel and does not allow the coffee to flow out once the carafe is removed.
- Enhance the aesthetic appeal of your kitchen with a stylish touch as the blue light illuminates upon switching on the coffee maker.
- The warm plate keeps the coffee at just the right drinking temperature even after the dripping has stopped.
Summary of Coffee Machines with their Price List
|1||WONDERCHEF||Wonderchef Regalia Espresso Coffee Maker||₹ 9,989*|
|2||Morphy Richards||Morphy Richards New Europa||₹ 4,498*|
|3||WONDERCHEF||Wonderchef Regalia Brew Coffee Maker||₹ 2,699*|
|4||De’Longhi||De’Longhi ECP 31.21 Coffee Machine||₹ 20,529*|
|5||Coffeeza||Coffeeza Finero Next Coffee Making Machine||₹ 15,498*|
|6||Philips||Philips Drip Coffee Maker HD7432/20||₹ 2,790*|
|7||Pigeon||Pigeon Brewster Coffee Maker||₹ 1,699*|
Review of 7 Best Coffee Machines in India
Wonderchef Regalia Espresso Coffee Maker₹ 9,989
The Wonderchef Regalia Espresso Coffee Maker is chosen as our best pick because of its powerful 15 Bar pressure system, with which the machine extracts the ideal flavors and essential oils from coffee grounds. This ensures a rich, creamy taste that will satisfy even the most discerning coffee connoisseurs. Crafted with durability and style in mind, the Regalia Espresso Coffee Maker boasts a sturdy construction that is built to last. The die-cast aluminum alloy boiler, steel steam frother, stainless steel body, and transparent water tank not only enhance its appearance but also guarantee reliable performance for years to come.
Achieving smooth and consistent coffee has never been easier. The Regalia Espresso Coffee Maker features an easy-to-use metal porta filter, specifically designed for thin-grind coffee powder. This ensures a grit-free brewing experience, resulting in a perfectly extracted cup of coffee every time.
Whether it’s for a loved one or yourself, this machine is thoughtfully designed to provide an exceptional coffee experience, making it a perfect gift option for any occasion.
|Coffee Maker Type||Espresso Machine|
|Product Weight||3.98 kg|
|Metal Porta Filter||Simply load the porta filter with finely ground coffee powder, ideally requesting a thin grind from your supplier for your 15 Bar machine. Enjoy the delightful result: a smooth and consistent cup of coffee, free from any undesirable grit or particles.|
|Save the Spills||With its effortless removal and cleaning process, the spill tray eliminates any spills and inconveniences, ensuring a seamless coffee experience.|
|Steam Tube for Froth||You can experience the ultimate frothing sensation and add an extra touch of enjoyment to your coffee with the specially crafted steam tube.|
|Perfect Flavour & Aroma||Harnessing the power of 15 Bar pressure, this coffee machine extracts the optimal flavor and essential oils from coffee grounds, resulting in a luscious and velvety taste that satisfies the discerning palate of coffee enthusiasts.|
- The build quality of this product is exceptional, making it incredibly user-friendly when following the provided instructions.
- Compact, stylish, and perfectly fitting, it remains tidy without any mess.
- Enjoy a perfectly crafted espresso in your cup, accompanied by a satisfyingly frothy volume of milk.
- The machine is undoubtedly impressive, although it would greatly enhance the milk frothing process if the milk frothing rod were larger, ensuring easier and more efficient milk frothing.
Buying OptionsWonderchef Regalia Espresso Coffee Maker
Morphy Richards New Europa₹ 4,498
The Morphy Richards New Europa is our Runner-Up Pick because it comes with the coffee-strength selector, which allows you to choose how strong you want your coffee to be. This way, it allows a customized coffee making experience for you. It also proves to be the best coffee machine with a frother because of its fantastic turbo nozzle.
The feature highlighting this coffee machine amongst others is its removable drip tray. This try makes it easy for you to clean the mess. This coffee machine comes in a smart matte black colour with silver details, giving it a smart look. We absolutely love this coffee machine because it helps to make perfect black coffee at home.
Let us see if this coffee machine is the best choice for you.
|Coffee Maker Type||Espresso Machine|
|Product Dimensions||36 x 32 x 23 cm|
|Product Weight||2.8 kg|
|Removable Drip Tray||Providing deliciousness with a convenient design, this coffee machine features a drip tray that can be easily removed to clean the mess.|
|Heat-Resistant Carafe||The glass carafe that comes with this coffee machine is made from heat-resistant material which allows you to store your steaming hot coffee for a longer period.|
|Stainless Steel 2-Cup Filter||The filters of this coffee machine extract even the smallest particles for you to enjoy a smooth coffee.|
|In-built Froth Maker||Featuring a turbo cappuccino nozzle, this coffee machine not only promises a great steam delivery, but it always ensures an amazing silky-smooth milk froth quality for a creamy coffee.|
|Coffee Strength Selector||Allowing the space for customization, this coffee machine features a coffee-strength selector. With this feature, you can choose how strong or mild you want your coffee to be.|
- Prepares coffee for 4-5 people at one go.
- The removable tray provides convenience.
- Sometimes the water drips from the steam nozzle.
Buying OptionsMorphy Richards New Europa
Wonderchef Regalia Brew Coffee Maker₹ 2,699
The Regalia Brew Coffee Maker is a remarkable choice for coffee enthusiasts on a budget. Despite its affordable price, this coffee machine encompasses all the essential features one would expect from a high-quality coffee maker. With the Regalia Brew Coffee Maker, you can savour the delightful taste and enticing aroma of freshly brewed coffee. This machine is designed to brew up to 7 cups of coffee, providing a generous capacity of 700ml. Whether you’re hosting guests or simply enjoying a caffeine boost throughout the day, this coffee maker has you covered.
The Regalia Brew Coffee Maker offers several user-friendly features that enhance its overall functionality. The drip controller effectively blocks the funnel, preventing coffee from flowing out when the carafe is removed. This feature ensures minimal mess and allows you to enjoy a hassle-free coffee experience.
One of the standout features of the Regalia Brew Coffee Maker is its impressive anti-drip function, ensuring a mess-free coffee experience. You can bid farewell to those frustrating leakages and enjoy a seamless brewing process. Let us explore some amazing features of this coffee machine.
|Coffee Maker Type||Drip Coffee Machine|
|Product Dimensions||7.4 x 8.6 x 11.1 cm|
|Product Weight||1.8 kg|
|Easy Maintenance and Filling||With a quick and convenient filter removal, you can effortlessly maintain the machine's cleanliness, ensuring a consistently fresh and flavorful brew.|
|Stylish Illumination||the Regalia Brew Coffee Maker features a captivating blue light that illuminates when the machine is switched on. This aesthetic detail further elevates the overall appeal of the coffee maker and creates a pleasant ambiance in your kitchen.|
|Water Level Indicator||To check the current level of water in the machine, the water level indicator becomes handy. With this feature, you can fill more or less water as per the requirement.|
|Minimal Mess Feature||The drip controller effectively blocks the funnel, preventing coffee from flowing out when the carafe is removed. This feature ensures minimal mess and allows you to enjoy a hassle-free coffee experience.|
|Heat Resistant Carafe||The carafe that comes with this coffee machine is heat-resistant which prevents any breakage due to extreme heat. Additionally, this carafe is also easy to wash and it comes with a sturdy handle which provides a good grip.|
- Each component is conveniently labeled with accurate measurements for easy referencing.
- This product boasts exceptional quality, ensuring a flawless brewing experience with no noise or steam leakage.
- The performance is commendable, but unfortunately, the glass jar proved to be delicate and developed cracks within a month.
Buying OptionsWonderchef Regalia Brew Coffee Maker
Rank4De’Longhi ECP 31.21 Coffee Machine₹ 20,529
If you want to feel like a barista and want a professional coffee machine, then we suggest you our next best pick the De’Longhi ECP 31.21 coffee machine. The special attraction of this product is provided by its double drip tray feature which not only sets this machine apart from its competitors but also brews more coffee at a time.
This coffee machine has a professional black colour with silver details which gives a fancy look. Let’s explore some valuable features this machine has to offer.
|Coffee Maker Type||Espresso Machine|
|Product Dimensions||9.45 x 7.28 x 12.01 cm|
|Product Weight||4.8 kg|
|15 Bar Pressure||The process of making espresso is more complicated than that of making regular coffee as espresso requires a high level of pressure to be applied to the grounds. With 15 bars of pressure, the De'Longhi machine can make certified authentic Italian espresso.|
|Auto Shut Off||The auto-off function allows energy savings by switching off the machine automatically after use.|
|Double Drip Tray||In this De'Longhi coffee maker, there is a double drip tray that accommodates different sizes of cups and it also keeps them warm while you are brewing your favourite coffee.|
|Jog Dial For Espresso & Cappuccino Selection||To allow you easy and hassle-free access to your favourite kind of coffee, this coffee machine features a jog dial which lets you choose your espresso or cappuccino preference.|
|Steam Emission Regulating Knob||With the provided control knob, you can regulate the steam when making your coffee so that you can brew it to the perfect temperature.|
- A professional aluminium filter holder for ground coffee makes the best espresso.
- The water tank is removable which makes the cleaning of this machine easy.
- The included portafilters can only hold 6-12 gm of coffee.
Buying OptionsDe’Longhi ECP 31.21 Coffee Machine
Rank5Coffeeza Finero Next Coffee Making Machine₹ 15,498
The Coffeeza Finero Coffee machine is our next best choice because it comes with 6 boxes of assorted capsules which includes 10 capsules each. This coffee is made in Italy which assures the high-quality.
The build of this machine is compact but it is made out of sturdy materials. It also comes in two colours, white and black to please your taste. What sets this coffee machine apart from the crowd is that this machine comes with a milk frother which warms as well as froths the milk for you to enjoy a smooth and creamy cappuccino or latte.
Let us explore some amazing features of this coffee machine.
|Coffee Maker Type||Drip Coffee Machine|
|Product Dimensions||37.5 x 26 x 29.5 cm|
|Product Weight||3.6 kg|
|Capsule Machine||The Coffeeza Finero Coffee making machine uses capsules to make coffee. This becomes helpful because you won’t have any coffee powder mess to clean. Just insert a capsule from the top and enjoy freshly brewed coffee.|
|Removable Water Tank and Tray||To provide you with an easy cleaning process, the build of this coffee machine is designed in a way that all the important parts can be removed so that they can be cleaned nicely. This increases the lifespan of the machine.|
|Two modes||Offering two styles of coffee, this machine includes two modes: espresso and lungo. You can select any mode as per your preference by pressing the buttons given at the top of the machine.|
|Frothimo||The milk frother that comes with this machine has a stainless steel build and it features two rings to warm and froth the milk. This frother can also be used to make dark chocolate or any kind of shake if you do not want to add milk to your dark coffee.|
- A real space saver thanks to its compact and contemporary design.
- Milk frother does an amazing job to provide foamy and creamy coffee.
- Only allows coffee capsules.
Buying OptionsCoffeeza Finero Next Coffee Making Machine
Rank6Philips Drip Coffee Maker HD7432/20₹ 2,790
Philips is a trusted brand when it comes to electronic appliances because it promises high-efficient results and a durable fit. So, we have chosen the Philips Coffee Maker for our next pick. This machine has a compact and sleek design with shiny black colour. It comes with a heat-resistant carafe, providing the machine with a chic look and security.
If you are a coffee lover but hate cleaning and maintaining a coffee machine, then you are about to get surprised. The quality that highlights this coffee machine amongst others is that it is dishwasher safe, meaning you can put the part of this coffee machine in your dishwasher so that you won’t have to clean them.
Lets us dive into the details.
|Coffee Maker Type||Drip Coffee Machine|
|Product Dimensions||21.8 x 19.8 x 29 cm|
|Product Weight||1.1 kg|
|Aroma Twister Technique||The aroma twister in this coffee maker ensures consistent taste regardless of the number of cups brewed. This feature evenly circulates coffee in the jug and allows you to have as many cups of coffee as you want.|
|Drip stop||This coffee maker has a drip stop feature that prevents any dripping of the coffee after the carafe has been lifted.|
|Auto Shut Off||After 30 minutes of brewing, this coffee maker shuts off automatically to save energy, money and to provide safety.|
|LED Light Indicator||To notify you when the machine is turned on, it features a red light on the switch button lights up.|
- This coffee machine has a detachable filter holder. Also, some parts of the machine are dishwasher safe.
- Prepares coffee for 6-7 people within 10 minutes.
- A water level indicator is given in the carafe.
- No frother.
Buying OptionsPhilips Drip Coffee Maker HD7432/20
Rank7Pigeon Brewster Coffee Maker₹ 1,699
For our last coffee machine recommendation, we have chosen the Pigeon Brewster Coffee Maker for its ergonomic design and amazing brewing performance.
The quality that sets this coffee machine apart from its competitors is that along with taste and temperature, it also takes care of safety and hygiene with its food-grade material. Additionally, the transparent carafe and elegant black body of this coffee machine add to the aesthetics of your kitchen.
Let us explore some amazing features of this product.
|Coffee Maker Type||Drip Coffee Machine|
|Product Dimensions||14.5 x 19 x 24.5 cm|
|Product Weight||1.6 kg|
|Dishwasher Safe||To provide amazing brew with convenience, the carafe of this coffee machine is made to be dishwasher safe so that you don’t have to clean it.|
|Illuminated Switch||This coffee machine indicates when it is turned on and what is the brewing process for easy convenience.|
|Anti-drip Mechanism||Preventing any spillage or dripping of the coffee, this feature ensures a hassel-free brewing experience for you.|
|No-Slip Feet||The build of this Pigeon coffee machine has rubber legs which promise safety and keeps the machine in place even though you are using it quite often.|
|High-temperature Glass Carafe||Featuring a high-temperature/heat-resistant carafe, this machine provides you piping hot coffee, just how you like it without any misfortunes.|
- The water level indicator on the machine lets you note the water usage in your coffee.
- Makes coffee for about 6-7 people at one go.
- No frother.
Buying OptionsPigeon Brewster Coffee Maker
Whether you want to make the viral dalgona coffee recipe or want two shots of espresso, we understand the importance of freshly brewed coffee. That is why we hope that our freshly brewed list of the best coffee machines helps you a latte. *pun intended* Follow all the necessary features you are looking for and select the machine according to your needs and enjoy a café-like coffee at your home. Happy brewing!
FAQs about Coffee Machines
What Are the Different Types of Coffee Machines Available?
There are various types of coffee machines, each offering unique features. Manual espresso makers give you full control but require skill. Automatic espresso machines do most of the work for you, from grinding to brewing. Drip coffee makers are easy to use and good for making larger quantities, while pod or capsule machines offer convenience but often at the cost of choice and sustainability.
Which Coffee Machine is Best for Home Use?
The best coffee machine for home use depends on your personal preferences and needs. If you want the full coffee shop experience at home, you might opt for a high-end automatic espresso machine. On the other hand, if you’re a casual coffee drinker, a simple drip coffee maker or even a French press might suffice. Budget, space, and your level of expertise will also play a role.
How Do I Choose a Coffee Machine for My Office?
When choosing a coffee machine for an office setting, it’s essential to consider several factors. These include brewing speed, as you don’t want employees waiting too long for their coffee, and capacity. The variety of coffee options is also crucial, especially if you have a diverse team with varying coffee preferences. Lastly, ease of use and maintenance should be considered to ensure seamless operation.
Are Expensive Coffee Machines Worth It?
Expensive coffee machines often come with added features like a built-in grinder, milk frother, and a wider range of brewing options. They’re usually built with higher-quality materials for longevity. Whether this makes them “worth it” depends on how much you value these features and how often you’ll use the machine.
How Often Do Coffee Machines Need to be Cleaned?
The cleaning frequency largely depends on the type of machine and how often it’s used. Most machines will benefit from a quick rinse after each use. However, for optimal taste and hygiene, a monthly deep clean involving descaling and thorough cleaning of all removable parts is recommended.
Can I Make Both Espresso and Drip Coffee With the Same Machine?
Some coffee machines are multi-functional and capable of making both espresso and drip coffee. However, these units can be pricey and take up more kitchen counter space. If you have diverse coffee needs and sufficient space and budget, these machines can be a great option.
What Features Should I Look for in a Coffee Machine?
Key features to look for include a built-in grinder if you prefer fresh grounds, programmable settings for ease of use, and a thermal carafe or heating plate to keep your coffee warm. Milk frothing capabilities are also important if you enjoy drinks like lattes or cappuccinos.
Is a Coffee Pod Machine More Convenient Than Other Types?
Coffee pod machines are generally very convenient and quick but come with downsides such as the ongoing cost of pods and environmental concerns due to plastic waste. They also limit you to the coffee types and brands compatible with the machine.
How Long Does It Take for a Coffee Machine to Brew a Cup?
Brewing time can vary significantly depending on the machine type and the coffee you’re making. Espresso shots can take as little as 30 seconds to brew in an automatic machine, while drip coffee makers might take up to 10 minutes to brew a full pot.
Can I Use Any Brand of Coffee in My Machine?
For most drip coffee makers and manual or automatic espresso machines, you can use any brand of coffee you like. However, pod machines often require specific brands or types of coffee pods, limiting your options.