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Should You Buy a DeLonghi Coffee Maker?

Updated 27 December 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 electric kettles, toasters 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 £26 for the ICM 15210 which has an output of 10 cups, is a drip coffee maker and a ground coffee coffee maker and go up to £1,332 for the ECAM 650.55.MS which has an output of § cups, is a Bean-to-cup coffee maker and a coffee beans and ground coffee coffee maker. The average price of a new DeLonghi coffee maker is £275.

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%
6,053 reviews
#2
Germany
91%
91%
3,694 reviews
#3
Germany
87%
87%
184 reviews
#4
Germany
87%
87%
1,652 reviews
#5
Netherlands
86%
86%
140 reviews
#6
Germany
86%
86%
3 reviews
#7
Switzerland
85%
85%
537 reviews
#8
84%
84%
157 reviews
#9
84%
84%
180 reviews
#10
81%
81%
5 reviews
#11
TASSIMO
80%
80%
1,119 reviews
#12
Miele
Germany
79%
79%
15 reviews
#13
Italy
79%
79%
55 reviews
#14
Cuisinart
78%
78%
29 reviews
#15
77%
77%
1,033 reviews
#16
76%
76%
11 reviews
#17
Ariete
75%
75%
3 reviews
#18
Breville
Australia
75%
75%
32 reviews
#19
Bialetti
75%
75%
2 reviews
#20
Morphy Richards
United Kingdom
74%
74%
10 reviews
#21
Smeg
Italy
74%
74%
76 reviews
#22
Lavazza
73%
73%
119 reviews
#23
Logik
United Kingdom
73%
73%
38 reviews
#24
Bodum
73%
73%
78 reviews
#25
Dualit
73%
73%
46 reviews
#26
Arzum
72%
72%
13 reviews
#27
Solis
70%
70%
72 reviews
#28
Neff
Germany
70%
70%
2 reviews
#29
Gaggia
70%
70%
4 reviews
#30
United Kingdom
70%
70%
0 reviews
#31
Nivona
69%
69%
1 review
#32
Lelit
69%
69%
2 reviews
#33
Illy
69%
69%
10 reviews
#34
Black & Decker
69%
69%
80 reviews
#35
Brentwood
68%
68%
35 reviews
#36
Brentwood Appliances
68%
68%
8 reviews
#37
Keurig
67%
67%
26 reviews
#38
Swan
67%
67%
19 reviews
#39
65%
65%
0 reviews
#40
TriStar
64%
64%
0 reviews
#41
Whirlpool
United States
64%
64%
0 reviews
#42
Beko
Turkey
64%
64%
0 reviews
#43
Inventum
63%
63%
1 review
#44
Grundig
Germany
63%
63%
0 reviews
#45
Graef
63%
63%
0 reviews
#46
Braun
63%
63%
33 reviews
#47
AEG
Germany
62%
62%
0 reviews
#48
Gastroback
62%
62%
0 reviews
#49
62%
62%
0 reviews
#50
Elgento
61%
61%
0 reviews
#51
WMF
60%
60%
0 reviews
#52
la Pavoni
60%
60%
0 reviews
#53
Mr. Coffee
60%
60%
0 reviews
#54
Bugatti
60%
60%
10 reviews
#55
Igenix
60%
60%
17 reviews
#56
Boretti
59%
59%
0 reviews
#57
Wacaco
59%
59%
0 reviews
#58
Moccamaster
59%
59%
1 review
#59
Domo
59%
59%
0 reviews
#60
Electrolux
Sweden
58%
58%
0 reviews
#61
Hotpoint
United States
58%
58%
2 reviews
#62
Solac
58%
58%
0 reviews
#63
GEFU
58%
58%
0 reviews
#64
Tchibo
57%
57%
0 reviews
#65
Unold
57%
57%
0 reviews
#66
Cloer
57%
57%
0 reviews
#67
Arcelik
57%
57%
0 reviews
#68
Sencor
57%
57%
2 reviews
#69
Primula
57%
57%
0 reviews
#70
JATA
57%
57%
0 reviews
#71
Riviera & Bar
56%
56%
0 reviews
#72
Moulinex
56%
56%
0 reviews
#73
Panasonic
Japan
56%
56%
0 reviews
#74
Adler
56%
56%
0 reviews
#75
Didiesse
55%
55%
0 reviews
#76
Dolce Gusto
55%
55%
0 reviews
#77
Fakir
55%
55%
0 reviews
#78
Kela
55%
55%
0 reviews
#79
Sinbo
54%
54%
0 reviews
#80
Segafredo
54%
54%
0 reviews
#81
Teka
Spain
54%
54%
0 reviews
#82
AdHoc
54%
54%
0 reviews
#83
Magic Chef
54%
54%
0 reviews
#84
Delta
54%
54%
0 reviews
#85
SEB
53%
53%
0 reviews
#86
Clatronic
53%
53%
0 reviews
#87
Bomann
53%
53%
0 reviews
#88
Kenwood
United Kingdom
53%
53%
0 reviews
#89
Taurus
53%
53%
0 reviews
#90
Capresso
53%
53%
0 reviews
#91
Kenwood Electronics
52%
52%
0 reviews
#92
Applica
52%
52%
0 reviews
#93
Hamilton Beach
52%
52%
0 reviews
#94
Bezzera
52%
52%
0 reviews
#95
Makita
52%
52%
0 reviews
#96
Rommelsbacher
51%
51%
0 reviews
#97
aerolatte
51%
51%
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 80 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
£265
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £2,449
Price Distribution of All Coffee Makers
No. Of Coffee Makers
Average Price
£275
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £2,449
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
4,175
4 stars
1,132
3 stars
227
2 stars
147
1 star
218
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 84% and 90% respectively across all Coffee Maker brands.

Purchasers of DeLonghi coffee makers frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, had good technical features and was well designed. 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 Melitta Senseo
Les Numeriques.com logo
78%
8 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
73%
3 reviews
73%
3 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
73%
3 reviews
70%
2 reviews
100%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
75%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
75%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
60%
1 review
coffeemachinesreviews.co.uk logo
70%
3 reviews
80%
3 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
77%
2 reviews
73%
3 reviews
79%
1 review
Chip.de logo
60%
1 review
79%
4 reviews
70%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
80%
2 reviews
76%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
Digitaltrends.com logo
80%
1 review
70%
3 reviews
ereviews.dk logo
87%
3 reviews
CNET.com logo
80%
3 reviews
besteproduct.nl logo
79%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
ljudochbild.se logo
83%
2 reviews
techgearlab.com logo
62%
1 review
67%
1 review
tweakers.net logo
80%
1 review
100%
1 review
smartson.se logo
60%
1 review
64%
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
82%
4 reviews
Average
77%
31 reviews
75%
28 reviews
75%
14 reviews
83%
12 reviews
75%
8 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 Melitta Senseo
Expert Reviews logo
1
1
3
Digitaltrends.com logo
1
2
besteproduct.nl logo
1
1
agdmaniak.pl logo
1
Les Numeriques.com logo
1
plusxaward.de logo
1
smartson.se logo
1
techgearlab.com logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Which? logo
1
Total
5
6
1
4
1

How Reliable Are DeLonghi Coffee Makers?

We checked over 18,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of DeLonghi coffee makers. 260+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 75% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of DeLonghi coffee maker owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

75% 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
Excellent Build Quality
johnlewis.com
it is strongly built
Argos.co.uk
I would be so happy if the quality control were up to scratch
Amazon
Well made giving an excellent cup of coffee with the right beans of course
ao.com
sturdy metal
Bestbuy.com
Marking durability a 5 star
amazon.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

A 1-star feedback comment suggests the machine is plasticky
Amazon
so that performance/reliability should not optimized - I don't like going for a revision 1 machine
amazon.co.uk
we are a bit doubtful of the durability of the rubber nozzle inside the frothing wand
Bestbuy.com
was leaking badly on first use so returned to store for refund
Argos.co.uk
Poor Build Quality
johnlewis.com

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 (£157), the DeLonghi ECZ351BK (£139) and the DeLonghi Icona ECO 311 (£135).

DeLonghi LatteCrema Technology

DeLonghi coffee makers that feature LatteCrema Technology include the DeLonghi Dinamica Ecam 350.35 (£459), the DeLonghi ECAM 350.75 (£488) and the DeLonghi ECAM44660B (£439).

DeLonghi LatteCrema System

DeLonghi coffee makers that feature LatteCrema System include the DeLonghi ETAM29660SB (£379) and the DeLonghi ECAM55055SB (£1,155).

DeLonghi Aroma Saving Lid

DeLonghi coffee makers that feature Aroma Saving Lid include the DeLonghi ETAM29660SB (£379) and the DeLonghi ECAM44620S (£399).

What is the Best Mid-Range DeLonghi Coffee Maker?

DeLonghi ESAM2800SB

£229.00
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1.8L
WATER TANK
200g
COFFEE BEAN

A great mid range choice, priced at £229 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

Multiple reviews mentioned that this coffee maker has brilliant features and it's very easy to use, and well designed. It's The top rated coffee maker under £500, with a very good spec and a good price.

97
Reviews
620 Reviews
89
Features
Fully-Featured
95
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
80
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Age
4 Years Old
89
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that DeLonghi ESAM2800SB has terrific 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 £229.00 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End DeLonghi Coffee Maker?

DeLonghi ESAM 5500

£349.00
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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 £349.

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 fully loaded coffee beans coffee maker, with a good price and the latest technology. Our review analysis indicates 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
71
Value for Money
Good
91
Age
16 Months Old
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Customers report that DeLonghi ESAM 5500 has marvellous 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 Best Budget Choice DeLonghi Coffee Maker?

DeLonghi Mini Me EDG

£39.93
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0.8L
WATER TANK
1 Cups
DISPENSING
CAPACITY

At only £39.93 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 fair price and the latest technology. Multiple reviews mentioned that this coffee maker isreally easy to use and good-looking, and well designed.

97
Reviews
927 Reviews
74
Features
Good Features
96
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
84
Value for Money
Very Good
95
Age
5 Months Old
89
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that DeLonghi Mini Me EDG has terrific 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 £39.93 and in total we found 9 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 Best Budget Choice DeLonghi Coffee Maker?

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