Top 5 Best Bean to Cup Coffee Machines

For all the coffee lovers out there, there is nothing like professional pressure pumped cup of coffee in the morning made from freshly ground beans to your taste.

You can have all this at home without the hassle of grinding, tamping and preparing your own coffee with your very own bean to cup coffee machine.

Typical bean to cup machine has a burr grinder built-in, water boiler, high pressure hot steam pump, milk frothing arm (sometime known as the Panarello, adjustable coffee dispenser and drip tray. Some machines even come with active cup warmer.

More advanced systems include a milk frother where cold milk is piped into the machine, steamed and frothed then added to your coffee for that perfect cup of latte or cappuccino. Something we will explore in another post.

Others include self cleaning, automatic rinsing and de-calcification programmes.

Top 5 Best Bean to Cup Espresso Coffee Machines

Here is a quick glance at our top 5 line up:

De’Longhi Magnifica ESAM4200 Bean to Cup Espresso and Cappuccino Coffee Machine

De’Longhi Magnifica ESAM4200 Bean to Cup Espresso and Cappuccino Coffee Machine is a cheaper model from Delonghi. Delonghi basically cornered the bean to cup market with a full range of offerings to fit any pocket. While the ESAM4200 is the entry level model and the cheapest in the Magnifica range or any bean to cup machine in that matter, it doesn’t disappoint.


What You Need to Know

  • Single thermo block
  • Traditional milk frother
  • No digital display
  • Passive cup warming tray
  • Single or double shot coffee selector
  • Variable coffee length selector
  • Variable coffee strength selector
  • 1.8 Litres removable water tank

Other De’longhi Ranges: Perfecta, Eletta and the Prima Donna with built in milk carafe.

Philips Saeco Intelia Focus HD8751/88 Automatic Bean to Cup Espresso Machine

The coffee machine with ceramic grinders to preserve the aroma from the beans through consistent grind without overheating the beans with total silent operation.

Philips Saeco Intelia Focus

What You Need to Know

  • 5 level of grind granularity from finest to coarsest to suit your taste
  • fast quick-heat boiler that removes waiting time for first cup and between cups.
  • adjustable coffee strength and pre-brewing function for flavour enhancing
  • one-touch easy to use espresso and long coffee with option to set in memory, the fluid quantity and size to fit your own mug.
  • intuitive colour-coded user interface with wide and bright LCD display
  • amazing milk steamer function for cappuccino and latte
  • automatic cleaning and de-scaling, brewing group is also removable for cleaning
  • adjustable spout to dispense without splashing and fit any cup height.
  • tea making function & classic milk frother.

Also available is Philips Saeco Intelia Evo with integrated milk carafe

Gaggia Brera Automatic Bean to Cup Espresso Coffee Machine

For user convenience, the dreg drawer, drip tray and water tank are all accessible from the front of the machine for quick and easy cleaning and maintenance.

Gaggia Brera

What You Need to Know

  • Push button controls and LED display with illuminated icons and easy navigation
  • Customisable coffee aroma, strength and volume
  • Ceramic grinder that uses Gaggia Adapting System to automatically set the speed and grind time for the right amount of ground coffee while reducing heat transfer
  • A bypass doser is available to use pre-ground coffee when brewing your drink
  • Rapid Steam Technology from stainless steel Panarello want for macchiatos, cappuccinos, and lattes
  • Telescopic coffee dispenser to adjust the height to fit your cup or mug
  • Optidose function allows you to customise the aroma of your drink for a light, medium or strong brew.
  • Push button for espresso or cafe lungo, beverage volume is programmable and stored in memory for future use
  • Self-rinse cycle activates when the machine is switched on and off or when it enters or come out of standby mode.
  • On screen descale notification

15 Bar pump | 1.2l water tank | 250 grams beans container | 1400Watt | 25,6×31,5×44,7 cm

Melitta Caffeo Gourmet Automatic Bean to Cup Coffee Machine

With a 2-chamber bean container “Bean Select”, you can choose between your favourite beans be it mild or strong bean. There is also a dedicated coffee chute that allows you to use pre-ground coffee and bypass the grinder. The milk frother is not your traditional steam nozzle but includes an attached whisk to heat and make the perfect milk froth directly in the glass.

Melitta Caffeo Gourmet

What You Need to Know

  • 2-Chamber Bean Select for different roast beans
  • Aroma Adjust setting to select between 5 different strength from extra mild, mild, normal, strong and extra strong to suit your personal preference
  • Special steam nozzle with integrated whisk
  • Automatic cleaning and descaling programme with removable brewing unit
  • Intuitive logical menu navigation, on-screen display and Rotary Switch regulator
  • Dual cup mode, individual preset for desired coffee strength, brewing temperature and coffee quantity
  • Height adjustable spout up to 130 mm height for tall latte glasses or coffee mugs
  • Available in silver or black

BERG Stile 100 One Touch Bean to Cup Coffee Machine

BERG Stile 100 comes with a fully automated milk frothing system for fine foam. The patented system offers easy clean and maintenance for the milk frother system.

Berg Stile 100

What You Need to Know

  • Bean-to-cup espresso/cappuccino/latte maker with patented single touch milk foam system
  • For use with coffee beans or ground coffee
  • Memory function stores your favourite coffee settings
  • Adjustable coffee dispenser allows for varying cup sizes
  • Adjustable burr grinder, removable drip tray, electronic temperature control and cup warmer
  • One-touch operation with easy-to-use digital screen display
  • Height adjustable cappuccino spout
  • Two cup, two independent stainless steel lined heating system for coffee and steam for simultaneous brewing and frothing.
  • Rotary Switch control and clear text graphic display
  • One touch button action, a button for every speciality brew, cappuccino, latte macchiato, expresso, long coffee, hot milk and hot water.
  • Pure water filtration system

Our Line-up

Here is a quick look at our line-up again. For the most up to date prices, please click on the links below: