For all those caffeine junkies and espresso lovers, it can be difficult to start the morning without indulging in a good mug of coffee. However, getting the right strength and flavour when you’re still half-asleep can be tricky.
That’s where these handy machines come in.
Here’s a roundup of the top five coffee machines, guaranteed to start your morning off with just the kick you’ve been craving.
This vintage style coffee maker is available in red, white or black. The Francis Francis X7.1 not only delivers a flair to your kitchen though: it serves up great flavour too. Ideal for espressos, this capsule coffee maker also features a steam wand to froth milk for tasty lattes and cappuccinos.
De’Longhi Magnifica ECAM22.110.B – £499.95
The De’Longhi Magnifica high street coffee maker is great value for a bean-to-coffee machine. This handy gadget grounds up coffee beans on the spot for an intense result and more control over the strength and temperature of your beverage. You can also use pre-grounded coffee for when you’re in a rush.
Tassimo Intenso TAS4303GB – £109.99
This great looking machine uses a patented bar code technology, to perfectly adjust the brewing time and temperature to each coffee capsule. With just a push of a button, the Tassimo Intenso brews your beverage to maximise its flavour and freshness. You can even try to get your hands on one for free, with the Intense Gambling competition.
Sage by Heston Blumenthal, the Barrista Express – £549.99
For coffee fans with deep pockets, the Sage by Heston Blumenthal is the daddy of all coffee makers. The stylish stainless steel machine boasts no less than 18 different settings, grinding beans from coarse to fine to suit every taste. The light displays also remind you when it needs cleaning or emptying, to ensure optimal upkeep of this barista dream machine.
Morphy Richards Accents 47087 – £49.99
Keeping it simple, the Morphy Richards Accents is a simple filter coffee machine that lets users quickly and easily get their hands on a good cup of Joe. This maker is simple to use, taking the fuss out of capsules and coffee beans and delivering 12 cups of aromatic filter coffee, which can stay warm for several hours. The timer function also means you can wake up to that sweet smell of coffee, ready and waiting for you.