Cafetieres

CafetieresJanuary 2018(Last Updated 12 January 2018)

The best cafetieres, glass jugs used to create fresh coffee in small or large quantities
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#1

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BEAN SET

Bodum BEAN SET

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Aug 2016
The highest scoring cafetiere available, with good features
#2

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10852

Kela 10852

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£29.08

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May 2017
The newest cafetiere available
#3

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Classic

La Cafetiere Classic

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£10.65

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Oct 2015
The cheapest cafetiere around, but with only middle of the road features
#4

79

Classic

La Cafetiere Classic

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£15.74

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Sep 2015
A highly rated and very good value for money French press coffee maker, but with only average features
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Caffettiera 1918-948

Bodum Caffettiera 1918‑948

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£15.99

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Apr 2016
A phenomenally cheap but moderately out of date French press coffee maker, with only middle of the road features
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Caffettiera 1918

Bodum Caffettiera 1918

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Mar 2016
A breathtakingly cheap but 2 year old French press coffee maker, with only average features
#7

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Caffettiera 1918-294 Coffee Maker

Bodum Caffettiera 1918‑294 Coffee Maker

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£14.98

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Jul 2015
A top-value but moderately out of date French press coffee maker, with only middle of the road features
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Caffetteria 1918-528 Coffee Maker

Bodum Caffetteria 1918‑528 Coffee Maker

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£14.99

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Jul 2015
An affordable but 2 year old French press coffee maker, with only average features
#9

76

Le’Xpress Cafetiere

Kitchencraft Le’Xpress Cafetiere

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£11.38

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Oct 2015
A cheap but 2 year old French press coffee maker, with only middle of the road features
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1913-01 Caffettiera Coffee Maker

Bodum 1913‑01 Caffettiera Coffee Maker

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Jul 2015
A bargain price but 2 year old French press coffee maker, with only middle of the road features
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1918-01 Caffettiera Coffee Maker

Bodum 1918‑01 Caffettiera Coffee Maker

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#12

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French Press Cafetiere

aerolatte French Press Cafetiere

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

QWhat coffee maker is best for me?
AThat's a big question! If you want large amounts of simple, strong coffee, then a French Press is your best bet. An espresso maker serves up a small amount of potent coffee, while a combi machine will create a large array of Italian drinks (cappucinnos, lattes, macchiatos, etc). If you was a the simplest operation, most pod coffee machines offer 1-press coffee making without the fuss.
QWhat coffee makers are best for a single person?
AMost pod coffee machines dispense a single cup at a time, making them excellent for a solo use. A French Press will make a couple of cups at a time, and keep it warm while you drink. Lastly espresso machines usually dispense one or two cups at a time, making them a good choice for a lone coffee drinker.
QWhat coffee makers are best for groups/companies?
ASmall companies would best benefit from a large French Press or a drip coffee machine, since they can make 8-15 cups of coffee at a single time. For large companies - or those with money to burn - a combi machine allows you to very quickly make a wide variety of coffees of all types. However they are very expensive and require regular maintenance.
QWhat are 'coffee pods'?
AA coffee pod is a pre-packaged 'serving' of coffee grounds, which are placed into a special coffee machine which automatically makes the coffee. They are extremely easy to use, and normally give perfectly adequate drinks. However they generate an awful lot of wastage, and there are many questions of their long-term impact on the environment, given that many are non-recyclable.
QWhat is a steam pipe?
AA steam pipe is a special addition for espresso machines - it channels hot steam from the boiler through a thin pipe. This is primarily used for heating and frothing milk for Italian coffee drinks such as cappuccinos.

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Cafetière Coffee Maker Buying Guide

Coffee makers work by percolating hot water slowly through ground coffee beans, picking up the flavour of the beans and turning the water into delicious coffee! There are numerous different types of coffee machines on the market, running the gamut from simple pots and mechanical presses to fully automatic electronic machines that not only brew coffee, but also froth milk to create lattes and cappuccinos. Below is an outline of the major different types of coffee makers:

Cafetières (French Press)

These are glass cylinders with a plunger on the top. Coffee grounds are loaded into the bottom of the cylinder, then hot water is poured in. This is left for 3-4 minutes to brew, then the plunger pushed down to compress the grounds, extracting the remainder of the coffee from the grounds and preventing them from escaping when pouring. French presses are much cheaper than espresso makers, since they require no electricity, and come in a variety of sizes, from small one person cylinders to giant presses for 10 people. The coffee produced is closer to filter coffee than expresso.

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All different types of coffee machine have a cup capacity, which is the amount of coffee they can dispense at once. Many espresso machines only brew and serve a single cup at a time, while a filter coffee machine or French press can have the capacity to brew 3,6 or even 12 cups of coffee at once.

Extras

Some more advanced coffee machines - especially the automatic bean-to-cup machines, may have alternate modes for making other hot drinks. These can include hot chocolate, cold milk, or dispensing hot water for making tea. While not the prime function of a coffee maker, there are a nice extra to have built in to the machine.

Finally, certain brands of coffee makers may have extra functions to aid coffee making. These can include built-in grinders so the beans are always freshly ground, or a milk frother (also known as a steam pipe) to allow you to froth milk for cappuccinos and macchiatos. Finally, some coffee makers have timers, so that you can program your coffee to start brewing for a specific time. These are often found in filter coffee machines - these can be set to start percolating early in the morning, so that coffee is ready for when you wake up!