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Should You Buy a Nespresso Coffee Maker?

Matthew
Updated 29 January 2020
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should you buy a Nespresso Coffee Maker?

Nespresso is one of the most popular coffee maker brands as well as being well known for its . The company behind Nespresso also manufacturers Nestle Coffee Makers.

We've collated all the key information on Nespresso coffee makers in this handy guide. We've analysed over 18,000 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,900 coffee makers to impartially compare each coffee maker brand.

Nespresso are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular coffee makers. Their coffee makers start at £37 for the EN550 which has an output of 1 cup(s), is an espresso coffee maker and a capsule / pod coffee maker and go up to £349 for the Artisan Nespresso Hot Drinks Machine with Aeroccino 3 which has an output of 1 cup(s), is a pod coffee maker and a capsule / pod coffee maker. The average price of a new Nespresso coffee maker is £152.

Nespresso are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular coffee makers.

Is Nespresso the Best Coffee Maker Brand?

So are Nespresso 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.

Nespresso is ranked the No. 8 best coffee maker brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Nespresso is the 8th best coffee maker brand out there.

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Germany
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Germany
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Netherlands
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Switzerland
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Miele
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TASSIMO
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Cuisinart
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Ariete
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Bialetti
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Breville
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Bodum
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Lavazza
74%
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120 reviews
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Smeg
Italy
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Logik
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Dualit
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Arzum
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Gaggia
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Neff
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Solis
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Nivona
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Illy
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Black & Decker
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Morphy Richards
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Beko
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Ninja
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Braun
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Moccamaster
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Elgento
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AEG
Germany
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Gastroback
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Bugatti
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10 reviews
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la Pavoni
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Mr. Coffee
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WMF
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Igenix
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Domo
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Primula
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Adler
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Magic Chef
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Arcelik
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Orava
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Hamilton Beach
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Teka
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Kela
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Electrolux
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Ferrari
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Let's look at how Nespresso 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
Nespresso Coffee Makers

Nespresso have better reviews than the typical coffee maker brand, with the average rating of a Nespresso coffee maker being 84%.

The average review score for a Nespresso coffee maker is 84%.

There's a smaller selection of Nespresso coffee makers available compared to other coffee maker brands, with only 34 Nespresso coffee makers currently on the market in the UK. Nespresso coffee makers also tend to be cheaper than most other coffee maker brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

Whilst Nespresso have a number of interesting features including Centrifusion Extraction Technology, Micro Foam Milk Technology and Automatic Milk Texturing, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.

No. Of Coffee Makers
Average Price
£262
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £2,549
Price Distribution of All Coffee Makers
No. Of Coffee Makers
Average Price
£152
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £2,549
Price Distribution of Nespresso Coffee Makers

What Do the Nespresso Coffee Maker Reviews Say?

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

Nespresso logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
3
4 stars
12
3 stars
2
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Nespresso logo

User Reviews

5 stars
400
4 stars
90
3 stars
4
2 stars
2
1 star
10
Nespresso has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its coffee makers than most other brands.

Over 88% of expert reviews and 97% of user reviews for Nespresso coffee makers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% and 90% respectively across all Coffee Maker brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Nespresso 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 Miele
Les Numeriques.com logo
78%
8 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
73%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
Trusted Reviews logo
75%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
75%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
75%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
73%
3 reviews
70%
2 reviews
100%
3 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
77%
2 reviews
73%
3 reviews
79%
1 review
81%
1 review
Chip.de logo
60%
1 review
79%
4 reviews
70%
1 review
CNET.com logo
80%
3 reviews
71%
3 reviews
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
smartson.se logo
60%
1 review
64%
1 review
ljudochbild.se logo
83%
2 reviews
tweakers.net logo
80%
1 review
100%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
80%
1 review
techgearlab.com logo
67%
1 review
Tweak.dk logo
80%
1 review
techadvisor.co.uk logo
80%
1 review
straitstimes.com logo
60%
1 review
uk.askmen.com
86%
1 review
absolutegadget.com logo
86%
1 review
Other Expert Sites
100%
1 review
63%
6 reviews
82%
4 reviews
Average
78%
29 reviews
75%
28 reviews
75%
16 reviews
83%
12 reviews
77%
8 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Nespresso Coffee Makers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Nespresso coffee maker. The table below compares the number of awards received by Nespresso to other popular coffee maker brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Nespresso has won 1 award for its coffee makers.

Compare all award winning coffee makers

Number of Awards Krups DeLonghi Nespresso Melitta Miele
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 Nespresso Coffee Makers?

We checked over 18,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Nespresso coffee makers. over 50 of these reviews mention reliability of which 93% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Nespresso coffee maker owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

93% of reviewers think Nespresso coffee makers are reliable.

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

RELIABLE

Excellent Build Quality
johnlewis.com
Solid build quality
Bestbuy.com
It feels robust
Argos.co.uk

NOT RELIABLE

the box seal was broken
Bestbuy.com
Poor Build Quality
johnlewis.com
I'll be interested to see how long it lasts as it doesn't feel as robust as the one we had previously
Argos.co.uk

Features to Look Out For On Nespresso Coffee Makers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Nespresso coffee makers that set them apart from the competition. These include Centrifusion Extraction Technology, Micro Foam Milk Technology and Automatic Milk Texturing.

Nespresso Centrifusion Extraction Technology

Nespresso coffee makers that feature Centrifusion Extraction Technology include the Nespresso XN900840 (£80), the Nespresso XN900T40 (£169) and the Nespresso XN901840 (£135).

Nespresso Micro Foam Milk Technology

Nespresso coffee makers that feature Micro Foam Milk Technology include the Nespresso SNE500BKS4GUK1 (£190).

Nespresso Automatic Milk Texturing

Nespresso coffee makers that feature Automatic Milk Texturing include the Nespresso SNE500BKS4GUK1 (£190).

Nespresso Urban Smart

Nespresso coffee makers that feature Urban Smart include the Nespresso Citiz (£58).

What is the Best Mid-Range Nespresso Coffee Maker?

Nespresso XN903840

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A great mid range choice, priced at £106.75 is the Nespresso XN903840, which has a Kagoo Score of 80.

Features We Love:
Anti-scale system
Dishwasher-proof parts
Self-cleaning
Automatic shut off system

An affordable but a little out of date 1 cup(s) dispensing capacity coffee maker, with a good spec.

69
Features
Good Features
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
78
Value for Money
Very Good
87
Age
1 Year Old
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Looking across the entire Nespresso coffee maker range, the average reviews for all Nespresso coffee makers are excellent.

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What is the Best High End Nespresso Coffee Maker?

Nespresso SNE500BKS4GUK1

£190.00
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If you're looking for a high end Nespresso coffee maker then the Nespresso SNE500BKS4GUK1 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 81, but is a bit more expensive at £190.

Features We Love:
Automatic Milk Texturing
Micro Foam Milk Technology
Milk tank
Anti-scale system
Steam pipe

A good spec but 3 year old 1 cup(s) dispensing capacity coffee maker, with a fair price.

77
Features
Good Features
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
75
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Age
2 Years Old
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Looking across the entire Nespresso coffee maker range, the average reviews for all Nespresso coffee makers are excellent.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Nespresso Coffee Maker?

Nespresso Citiz

£58.21
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1L
WATER TANK
1 Cup(s)
DISPENSING
CAPACITY
A+

At only £58.21 and with a Kagoo Score of 84 the Nespresso Citiz makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Urban Smart
Built-in display
Dishwasher-proof parts
Automatic shut off system
Energy saving mode

A classic and very popular 1 cup(s) dispensing capacity coffee maker, with a good spec and a fair price. Purchasers report that it has excellent features and it's very easy to use, and well-built.

94
Reviews
212 Reviews
74
Features
Good Features
95
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
80
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Age
3 Years Old
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Nespresso Citiz has good expert reviews and outstanding user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this coffee maker to others. Looking across the entire Nespresso coffee maker range, the average reviews for all Nespresso coffee makers are also excellent.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Nespresso Coffee Maker?
Is Nespresso the Best Coffee Maker Brand?
What Do the Nespresso Coffee Maker Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Nespresso Coffee Makers Received?
How Reliable Are Nespresso Coffee Makers?
Features to Look Out For On Nespresso Coffee Makers
Nespresso Centrifusion Extraction Technology
Nespresso Micro Foam Milk Technology
Nespresso Automatic Milk Texturing
Nespresso Urban Smart
What is the Best Mid-Range Nespresso Coffee Maker?
What is the Best High End Nespresso Coffee Maker?
What is the Best Budget Choice Nespresso Coffee Maker?

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