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Should You Buy a Nespresso Coffee Maker?

Updated 26 August 2019 by Matthew
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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 it's . 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 £59 for the 11350 which has an output of 1 cups, is a pod 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 cups, is a pod coffee maker and a capsule / pod coffee maker. The average price of a new Nespresso coffee maker is £162.

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. 7 best coffee maker brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Nespresso is the 7th best coffee maker brand out there.

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Italy
95%
95%
6,137 reviews
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Germany
92%
92%
3,760 reviews
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Germany
88%
88%
3 reviews
#4
Germany
87%
87%
1,627 reviews
#5
Germany
86%
86%
207 reviews
#6
Netherlands
86%
86%
156 reviews
#7
Switzerland
84%
84%
532 reviews
#8
84%
84%
180 reviews
#9
84%
84%
157 reviews
#10
82%
82%
5 reviews
#11
Miele
Germany
81%
81%
27 reviews
#12
TASSIMO
81%
81%
1,128 reviews
#13
Italy
79%
79%
55 reviews
#14
78%
78%
1,038 reviews
#15
Cuisinart
77%
77%
29 reviews
#16
Smeg
Italy
76%
76%
76 reviews
#17
Breville
Australia
75%
75%
32 reviews
#18
Ariete
75%
75%
3 reviews
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Lavazza
74%
74%
119 reviews
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74%
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10 reviews
#21
Bodum
74%
74%
78 reviews
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Dualit
74%
74%
46 reviews
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Bialetti
73%
73%
2 reviews
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Morphy Richards
United Kingdom
73%
73%
10 reviews
#25
Solis
71%
71%
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#26
Gaggia
70%
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4 reviews
#27
Neff
Germany
69%
69%
2 reviews
#28
Brentwood
69%
69%
35 reviews
#29
Logik
United Kingdom
69%
69%
38 reviews
#30
United Kingdom
69%
69%
0 reviews
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Black & Decker
68%
68%
80 reviews
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Illy
68%
68%
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Lelit
68%
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2 reviews
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Arzum
68%
68%
13 reviews
#35
Keurig
68%
68%
26 reviews
#36
Beko
Turkey
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67%
0 reviews
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66%
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Braun
66%
66%
33 reviews
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Graef
65%
65%
0 reviews
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Nivona
65%
65%
1 review
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TriStar
65%
65%
0 reviews
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Grundig
Germany
65%
65%
0 reviews
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Moccamaster
64%
64%
1 review
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Whirlpool
United States
64%
64%
0 reviews
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AEG
Germany
64%
64%
0 reviews
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Gastroback
63%
63%
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Inventum
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63%
1 review
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Brentwood Appliances
62%
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8 reviews
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Swan
62%
62%
19 reviews
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Unold
62%
62%
0 reviews
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Hotpoint
United States
62%
62%
2 reviews
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Domo
60%
60%
0 reviews
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Handpresso
60%
60%
0 reviews
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Gorenje
Slovenia
60%
60%
0 reviews
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Bugatti
60%
60%
10 reviews
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la Pavoni
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60%
0 reviews
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Igenix
59%
59%
17 reviews
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Boretti
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59%
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Solac
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58%
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Electrolux
Sweden
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58%
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Nescafe
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58%
1 review
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Panasonic
Japan
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57%
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Belmoca
57%
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Mr. Coffee
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57%
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Clatronic
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Magic Chef
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WMF
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Cloer
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Wacaco
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Bomann
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Tchibo
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Chefman
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Fakir
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Arcelik
56%
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Sunbeam
56%
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CDA
United Kingdom
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56%
0 reviews
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Dolce Gusto
55%
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Kela
55%
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0 reviews
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AdHoc
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Segafredo
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Efbe-Schott
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0 reviews
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JATA
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Delta
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Capresso
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L'Express
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Sinbo
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Didiesse
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Rommelsbacher
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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 31 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 and Automatic Milk Texturing, overall they tend to be less feature rich than their competitors.

No. Of Coffee Makers
Average Price
£308
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £3,249
Price Distribution of All Coffee Makers
No. Of Coffee Makers
Average Price
£162
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £3,249
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
13
3 stars
2
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Nespresso logo

User Reviews

5 stars
401
4 stars
88
3 stars
5
2 stars
2
1 star
9
Nespresso has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its coffee makers than most other coffee maker brands.

Over 89% of expert reviews and 97% of user reviews for Nespresso coffee makers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 85% and 90% respectively across all Coffee Maker brands.

Looking at just the expert reviews, 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 DeLonghi Krups Nespresso Miele Melitta
Les Numeriques.com logo
80%
2 reviews
80%
7 reviews
80%
2 reviews
80%
2 reviews
73%
3 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
80%
2 reviews
62%
3 reviews
75%
2 reviews
75%
4 reviews
90%
1 review
CNET.com logo
80%
3 reviews
71%
6 reviews
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
73%
3 reviews
77%
2 reviews
81%
2 reviews
79%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
70%
2 reviews
60%
2 reviews
100%
3 reviews
Chip.de logo
79%
4 reviews
60%
1 review
70%
1 review
coffeemachinesreviews.co.uk logo
80%
3 reviews
70%
2 reviews
71%
1 review
Digitaltrends.com logo
70%
3 reviews
80%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
80%
2 reviews
76%
2 reviews
besteproduct.nl logo
79%
2 reviews
80%
1 review
smartson.se logo
68%
1 review
64%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
1 review
100%
1 review
tweakers.net logo
80%
1 review
100%
1 review
ljudochbild.se logo
83%
2 reviews
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
Other Expert Sites
67%
7 reviews
82%
4 reviews
86%
1 review
Average
77%
30 reviews
76%
28 reviews
76%
16 reviews
77%
15 reviews
83%
12 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 given to 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 DeLonghi Krups Nespresso Miele Melitta
Expert Reviews logo
1
3
Digitaltrends.com logo
2
1
besteproduct.nl logo
1
1
Which? logo
1
1
agdmaniak.pl logo
1
plusxaward.de logo
1
smartson.se logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
7
3
1
4

How Reliable Are Nespresso Coffee Makers?

We checked over 18,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Nespresso coffee makers. 50+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 95% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Nespresso coffee maker owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

95% 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
The only reason I could ever see getting rid of it is to buy one that had the built in milk unit for making drinks with steamed milk
Bestbuy.com

NOT RELIABLE

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
the box seal was broken
Bestbuy.com
broke it - the new one turned up next day
johnlewis.com

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 and Automatic Milk Texturing.

Nespresso Centrifusion Extraction Technology

Nespresso coffee makers that feature Centrifusion Extraction Technology include the Nespresso XN900840 (£120), the Nespresso XN901840 (£89) and the Nespresso XN900T40 (£120).

Nespresso Automatic Milk Texturing

Nespresso coffee makers that feature Automatic Milk Texturing include the Nespresso SNE500BKS4GUK1 (£249).

What is the Best Mid-Range Nespresso Coffee Maker?

Nespresso VertuoPlus M600

£89.00
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1.8L
WATER TANK
1 Cups
DISPENSING
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A+

A great mid range choice, priced at £89 is the Nespresso VertuoPlus M600, which has a Kagoo Score of 81.

Features We Love:
Big water tank capacity (1.8L)
Anti-scale system
Supports adjustable coffee strength
Supports adjustable temperature
Timer

A cheap but 3 year old 1 cup coffee maker, with a good spec. It has an anti-scale system and a timer and supports adjustable temperature and adjustable coffee strength.

74
Features
Good Features
79
Popularity
Widely Available
78
Value for Money
Very Good
78
Age
3 Years Old
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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

The cheapest price that we could find for the VertuoPlus M600 in the UK is £89.00 and in total we found 6 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Nespresso Coffee Maker?

Nespresso Nespresso XN601840

£215.00
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If you're looking for a high end Nespresso coffee maker then the Nespresso Nespresso XN601840 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 81, but is a bit more expensive at £215.

Features We Love:
Built-in milk frother
Anti-scale system
Supports adjustable temperature
Supports adjustable coffee strength
Dishwasher-proof parts

A good value for money and new 1 cup coffee maker, with a good spec. It has an anti-scale system and a built-in milk frother and supports adjustable temperature and adjustable coffee strength.

71
Features
Good Features
81
Popularity
Widely Available
75
Value for Money
Very Good
90
Age
16 Months 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

£85.00
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1L
WATER TANK
1 Cups
DISPENSING
CAPACITY
A+

At only £85 and with a Kagoo Score of 85 the Nespresso Citiz makes a great budget choice.

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

A very highly rated and very popular 1 cup coffee maker, with a cheap price and a good spec. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has very good features and it's very easy to use, and well-built.

94
Reviews
164 Reviews
75
Features
Good Features
96
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
80
Value for Money
Very Good
82
Age
3 Years Old
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Nespresso Citiz has good expert reviews and excellent 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 Automatic Milk Texturing
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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