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Should You Buy a DeLonghi Coffee Maker?

Updated 26 October 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a DeLonghi Coffee Maker?

DeLonghi is one of the most popular coffee maker brands as well as being well known for its toasters, electric kettles and coffee grinders. The company behind DeLonghi also manufacturers Kenwood Coffee Makers.

If you are thinking about buying a DeLonghi coffee maker then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of coffee maker brands is compiled by analysing over 18,000 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,900 coffee makers.

DeLonghi are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular coffee makers. Their coffee makers start at £24 for the EDG250 which has an output of 1 cups, is an espresso coffee maker and a capsule / pod coffee maker and go up to £1,304 for the ECAM 650.85 which has an output of § cups, is a Bean-to-cup coffee maker and a coffee beans coffee maker. The average price of a new DeLonghi coffee maker is £273.

DeLonghi are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular coffee makers.

Is DeLonghi the Best Coffee Maker Brand?

So are DeLonghi coffee makers any good? We give every coffee maker a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all coffee makers we are able to impartially rank all the coffee maker brands.

DeLonghi is ranked the No. 1 best coffee maker brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that DeLonghi is the actually best coffee maker brand out there.

#1
Italy
95%
95%
5,894 reviews
#2
Germany
91%
91%
2,809 reviews
#3
Germany
87%
87%
3 reviews
#4
Germany
87%
87%
208 reviews
#5
Germany
87%
87%
1,662 reviews
#6
Netherlands
85%
85%
160 reviews
#7
85%
85%
157 reviews
#8
Switzerland
84%
84%
540 reviews
#9
83%
83%
180 reviews
#10
81%
81%
5 reviews
#11
Miele
Germany
80%
80%
27 reviews
#12
TASSIMO
79%
79%
1,118 reviews
#13
Cuisinart
78%
78%
29 reviews
#14
Italy
78%
78%
54 reviews
#15
77%
77%
1,035 reviews
#16
Ariete
76%
76%
3 reviews
#17
Breville
Australia
75%
75%
32 reviews
#18
75%
75%
10 reviews
#19
Lavazza
74%
74%
119 reviews
#20
Smeg
Italy
74%
74%
76 reviews
#21
Morphy Richards
United Kingdom
74%
74%
10 reviews
#22
Bodum
74%
74%
78 reviews
#23
Dualit
74%
74%
46 reviews
#24
Bialetti
74%
74%
2 reviews
#25
Logik
United Kingdom
74%
74%
38 reviews
#26
Gaggia
72%
72%
4 reviews
#27
Solis
70%
70%
72 reviews
#28
Neff
Germany
70%
70%
2 reviews
#29
Arzum
70%
70%
13 reviews
#30
Brentwood
69%
69%
35 reviews
#31
Brentwood Appliances
69%
69%
8 reviews
#32
United Kingdom
69%
69%
0 reviews
#33
Illy
68%
68%
10 reviews
#34
Black & Decker
68%
68%
80 reviews
#35
Braun
68%
68%
33 reviews
#36
Kitchencraft
68%
68%
74 reviews
#37
Keurig
67%
67%
26 reviews
#38
Beko
Turkey
67%
67%
0 reviews
#39
Ninja
66%
66%
382 reviews
#40
66%
66%
0 reviews
#41
Nivona
65%
65%
1 review
#42
TriStar
65%
65%
0 reviews
#43
Graef
65%
65%
0 reviews
#44
Whirlpool
United States
64%
64%
0 reviews
#45
Gastroback
64%
64%
0 reviews
#46
Domo
63%
63%
0 reviews
#47
Swan
63%
63%
19 reviews
#48
AEG
Germany
63%
63%
0 reviews
#49
62%
62%
0 reviews
#50
Unold
62%
62%
0 reviews
#51
Grundig
Germany
61%
61%
0 reviews
#52
Elgento
61%
61%
0 reviews
#53
Mr. Coffee
60%
60%
0 reviews
#54
Moulinex
60%
60%
0 reviews
#55
Moccamaster
60%
60%
1 review
#56
WMF
60%
60%
0 reviews
#57
Igenix
60%
60%
17 reviews
#58
Lelit
59%
59%
2 reviews
#59
Bugatti
59%
59%
10 reviews
#60
Boretti
59%
59%
0 reviews
#61
Cloer
59%
59%
0 reviews
#62
la Pavoni
59%
59%
0 reviews
#63
Solac
59%
59%
0 reviews
#64
Inventum
58%
58%
1 review
#65
Electrolux
Sweden
58%
58%
0 reviews
#66
Clatronic
58%
58%
0 reviews
#67
Hotpoint
United States
58%
58%
2 reviews
#68
GEFU
58%
58%
0 reviews
#69
Nescafe
58%
58%
1 review
#70
Belmoca
58%
58%
0 reviews
#71
Bestron
57%
57%
1 review
#72
Magic Chef
57%
57%
0 reviews
#73
JATA
57%
57%
0 reviews
#74
Primula
56%
56%
0 reviews
#75
Riviera & Bar
56%
56%
0 reviews
#76
Arcelik
56%
56%
0 reviews
#77
Fakir
56%
56%
0 reviews
#78
Panasonic
Japan
56%
56%
0 reviews
#79
Didiesse
56%
56%
0 reviews
#80
Gorenje
Slovenia
55%
55%
0 reviews
#81
Wacaco
55%
55%
0 reviews
#82
Dolce Gusto
55%
55%
0 reviews
#83
Segafredo
55%
55%
0 reviews
#84
Kela
54%
54%
0 reviews
#85
Sinbo
54%
54%
0 reviews
#86
Tchibo
54%
54%
0 reviews
#87
AdHoc
54%
54%
0 reviews
#88
Teka
Spain
54%
54%
0 reviews
#89
SEB
54%
54%
0 reviews
#90
Capresso
54%
54%
0 reviews
#91
Amici
54%
54%
0 reviews
#92
Adler
53%
53%
0 reviews
#93
Taurus
53%
53%
0 reviews
#94
Handpresso
53%
53%
0 reviews
#95
Rommelsbacher
53%
53%
0 reviews
#96
Applica
53%
53%
0 reviews
#97
Bezzera
53%
53%
0 reviews
#98
Kenwood
United Kingdom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#99
Bomann
53%
53%
0 reviews
#100
Hamilton Beach
53%
53%
0 reviews
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Sunbeam
52%
52%
0 reviews
#102
Kenwood Electronics
52%
52%
0 reviews
#103
Makita
52%
52%
0 reviews

Let's look at how DeLonghi coffee makers compare to the other coffee maker brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All coffee maker Brands
DeLonghi Coffee Makers

There's a wide selection of DeLonghi coffee makers available compared to other coffee maker brands, with over 90 DeLonghi coffee makers currently on the market in the UK. DeLonghi also have better reviews than the typical coffee maker brand, with the average rating of a DeLonghi coffee maker being 90%.

The average review score for a DeLonghi coffee maker is 90%.

DeLonghi have a number of great features including Self Priming System, LatteCrema Technology and LatteCrema System which sets them apart from the competition.

However DeLonghi coffee makers tend to be more expensive than most other coffee maker brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Coffee Makers
Average Price
£272
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £2,399
Price Distribution of All Coffee Makers
No. Of Coffee Makers
Average Price
£273
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £2,399
Price Distribution of DeLonghi Coffee Makers

What Do the DeLonghi Coffee Maker Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every DeLonghi coffee maker to work out the average distribution of reviews for DeLonghi and then compared this to the other coffee maker brands.

DeLonghi logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
6
4 stars
20
3 stars
2
2 stars
1
1 star
0
DeLonghi logo

User Reviews

5 stars
4,189
4 stars
1,105
3 stars
221
2 stars
133
1 star
205
DeLonghi has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its coffee makers than most other coffee maker brands.

Over 90% of expert reviews and 90% of user reviews for DeLonghi coffee makers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 85% and 90% respectively across all Coffee Maker brands.

Purchasers of DeLonghi coffee makers frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use and had a good design. Their coffee makers have also won a total of 6 awards.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to DeLonghi coffee makers by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other coffee maker brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Krups DeLonghi Nespresso Miele Melitta
Les Numeriques.com logo
80%
7 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
73%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
62%
3 reviews
80%
2 reviews
75%
2 reviews
75%
4 reviews
90%
1 review
CNET.com logo
80%
3 reviews
71%
6 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
77%
2 reviews
73%
3 reviews
81%
2 reviews
79%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
73%
3 reviews
70%
2 reviews
100%
3 reviews
Chip.de logo
60%
1 review
79%
4 reviews
70%
1 review
coffeemachinesreviews.co.uk logo
70%
2 reviews
80%
3 reviews
71%
1 review
Digitaltrends.com logo
80%
1 review
70%
3 reviews
gadgetspeak.com logo
80%
2 reviews
76%
2 reviews
besteproduct.nl logo
79%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
ljudochbild.se logo
83%
2 reviews
tweakers.net logo
80%
1 review
100%
1 review
smartson.se logo
60%
1 review
64%
1 review
Tweak.dk logo
80%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
67%
1 review
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
1 review
uk.askmen.com
86%
1 review
straitstimes.com logo
60%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
80%
1 review
absolutegadget.com logo
86%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
100%
1 review
63%
6 reviews
81%
5 reviews
Average
77%
29 reviews
75%
28 reviews
75%
17 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
12 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have DeLonghi Coffee Makers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 6 industry awards for DeLonghi coffee makers. This means that DeLonghi has more awards for its coffee makers than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards given to DeLonghi to other popular coffee maker brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

DeLonghi has more awards for its coffee makers than any other brand.

Compare all award winning coffee makers

Number of Awards Krups DeLonghi Nespresso Miele Melitta
Expert Reviews logo
1
1
3
Digitaltrends.com logo
1
2
besteproduct.nl logo
1
1
agdmaniak.pl logo
1
plusxaward.de logo
1
smartson.se logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Which? logo
1
Total
4
6
1
4

How Reliable Are DeLonghi Coffee Makers?

We checked over 18,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of DeLonghi coffee makers. 240+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 80% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of DeLonghi coffee maker owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

80% of reviewers think DeLonghi coffee makers are reliable.

So, most people think that DeLonghi coffee makers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for DeLonghi coffee makers that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

it's reliable
coffeemachinesreviews.co.uk
reliable caffeine has been through the ringer as well
Digitaltrends.com
The Delonghi Dinista is an eye-catching a robust coffee machine
goodhousekeeping.co.uk
surprised that it included a built in water filter
johnlewis.com
the built in milk frother is great
ao.com
I m not surprised to see other reports here of reliability issues
amazon.co.uk
We thus since changed coffee machines to one that has a built in milk frother
Amazon
This is a sturdily built machine very easy to use
Argos.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

Poor Build Quality
johnlewis.com
it was leaking from underneath quite badly - something I have read in reviews from other buyers too
amazon.co.uk
It's a bit plasticky on the outside
Argos.co.uk
albeit a little plasticky
Amazon

Features to Look Out For On DeLonghi Coffee Makers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of DeLonghi coffee makers that set them apart from the competition. These include Self Priming System, LatteCrema Technology and LatteCrema System.

DeLonghi Self Priming System

DeLonghi coffee makers that feature Self Priming System include the DeLonghi Dedica Style EC685BK (£144), the DeLonghi ECZ351BK (£142) and the DeLonghi Icona ECO 311 (£115).

DeLonghi LatteCrema Technology

DeLonghi coffee makers that feature LatteCrema Technology include the DeLonghi Dinamica Ecam 350.35 (£480), the DeLonghi ECAM35075S (£521) and the DeLonghi ECAM 44.660 (£520).

DeLonghi LatteCrema System

DeLonghi coffee makers that feature LatteCrema System include the DeLonghi ETAM29660SB (£499) and the DeLonghi ECAM55055SB (£770).

DeLonghi Aroma Saving Lid

DeLonghi coffee makers that feature Aroma Saving Lid include the DeLonghi ETAM29660SB (£499) and the DeLonghi ECAM44620S (£499).

What is the Best Mid-Range DeLonghi Coffee Maker?

DeLonghi ESAM2800SB

£237.99
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1.8L
WATER TANK
200g
COFFEE BEAN

A great mid range choice, priced at £237.99 is the DeLonghi ESAM2800SB, which has a Kagoo Score of 89.

Features We Love:
Big water tank capacity (1.8L)
Built-in grinder
Milk tank
Built-in milk frother
Anti-scale system

The highest scoring coffee maker under £500, with a reasonable price. Multiple reviews mentioned that this coffee maker has brilliant features and it's very easy to use, and well designed.

97
Reviews
620 Reviews
89
Features
Fully-Featured
94
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
80
Value for Money
Very Good
80
Age
3 Years Old
89
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that DeLonghi ESAM2800SB has superb user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this coffee maker to others.

The cheapest price that we could find for the ESAM2800SB in the UK is £237.99 and in total we found 4 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End DeLonghi Coffee Maker?

DeLonghi ESAM 5500

£426.47
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DeLonghi ESAM 5500
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1.7L
WATER TANK
250g
COFFEE BEAN

If you're looking for a high end DeLonghi coffee maker then the DeLonghi ESAM 5500 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 86, but is a bit more expensive at £426.47.

Features We Love:
Big water tank capacity (1.7L)
Built-in display
Milk tank
Built-in grinder
Built-in milk frother

An award winning and top-quality coffee beans coffee maker, with a good price and the latest technology. Multiple reviews mentioned that it makes a good latte, it's very good-looking but expensive.

97
Reviews
21 Reviews + 1 Award
92
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Popularity
Quite Popular
70
Value for Money
Good
91
Age
14 Months Old
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that DeLonghi ESAM 5500 has outstanding user reviews with an average user rating of 91%, based on 20 reviews. DeLonghi ESAM 5500 has received an industry award from Plusxaward.de.

plusxaward.de High Quality
Delonghi ESAM 5500 im Test - ist dieser Kaffeevollautomat besser als neuere Modelle?
Delonghi ESAM 5500 im Test - ist dieser Kaffeevollautomat besser als neuere Modelle?
DeLonghi ESAM 5500 Perfecta - Kaffeevollautomat Test
DeLonghi ESAM 5500 Perfecta - Kaffeevollautomat Test
Delonghi Perfecta ESAM 5500 M | Machine à café automatique | Le Test MaxiCoffee
Delonghi Perfecta ESAM 5500 M | Machine à café automatique | Le Test MaxiCoffee
DeLonghi ESAM 5500 Perfecta | Crew Review
DeLonghi ESAM 5500 Perfecta | Crew Review
Delonghi  ESAM 3500 oder ESAM 5500 - Vergleich und Test
Delonghi ESAM 3500 oder ESAM 5500 - Vergleich und Test
Delonghi Perfecta ESAM 5500 M : Test et Avis
Delonghi Perfecta ESAM 5500 M : Test et Avis

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What is the Ultimate DeLonghi Coffee Maker?

DeLonghi ECAM55075MS

£1,198.00
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2L
WATER TANK
360g
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For those with an unlimited budget then the DeLonghi ECAM55075MS is the best DeLonghi coffee maker out there. At £1,198 it's not cheap, but is excellent quality and as such we gave it Kagoo Score of 83.

Features We Love:
Big water tank capacity (2L)
Big coffee beans capacity (360g)
Built-in grinder
Built-in display
Milk tank

A top of the range but a little out of date capsule / pod coffee maker.

96
Features
Fully-Featured
67
Value for Money
Good
85
Age
2 Years Old
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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What is the Best Budget Choice DeLonghi Coffee Maker?

DeLonghi Mini Me EDG

£34.18
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0.8L
WATER TANK
1 Cups
DISPENSING
CAPACITY

At only £34.18 and with a Kagoo Score of 89 the DeLonghi Mini Me EDG makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Energy saving mode

The highest scoring pod coffee maker on the market, with a good spec and the latest technology. Purchasers report that this coffee maker isvery easy to use, good-looking and really well designed.

97
Reviews
936 Reviews
74
Features
Good Features
96
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
84
Value for Money
Very Good
96
Age
3 Months Old
89
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that DeLonghi Mini Me EDG has fantastic user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this coffee maker to others.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Mini Me EDG in the UK is £34.18 and in total we found 7 prices for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a DeLonghi Coffee Maker?
Is DeLonghi the Best Coffee Maker Brand?
What Do the DeLonghi Coffee Maker Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have DeLonghi Coffee Makers Received?
How Reliable Are DeLonghi Coffee Makers?
Features to Look Out For On DeLonghi Coffee Makers
DeLonghi Self Priming System
DeLonghi LatteCrema Technology
DeLonghi LatteCrema System
DeLonghi Aroma Saving Lid
What is the Best Mid-Range DeLonghi Coffee Maker?
What is the Best High End DeLonghi Coffee Maker?
What is the Ultimate DeLonghi Coffee Maker?
What is the Best Budget Choice DeLonghi Coffee Maker?

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