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Get that perfect morning brew with these top coffee machines

Start your day right.

Whether you’re working from home, or you need that caffeine hit first thing on a Sunday morning, brewing a good cup of coffee can just about make or break your day.

While the easiest option might be to head over to your local coffee shop, making your own coffee at home can be just as easy and convenient when you set yourself up with the right tools. 

Kitchen appliances can come on the pricey side, but in the long run you are saving money on eating out and instead enjoying the cooking experience at home. This is no different when it comes to investing in a good coffee machine. Cutting down on trips to your local barrister may be a hard choice, but the savings you make will bring your spirits right back up.

To help you hunt down the best coffee machine on the market, we’ve rounded up some of the top picks that come highly rated by shoppers in Australia, each ranging in cost and style. 

The best coffee machines to shop in Australia 2024

Nespresso vertuo pop bundle in coconut white
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Nespresso Breville Vertuo pop bundle in coconut white 

$249 (usually $319) at Myer

Revamp your morning with the Nespresso Vertuo pop bundle. Not only does this machine’s sleek design earn it a permanent position on the kitchen countertop, but the smooth blend it produces takes centre stage in the breakfast game. Plus, with 35 per cent of the machines made from recycled plastics, you indulge with a clear conscious. 

Key features:

  • Caters to four cup sizes; espresso, double espresso, gran lungo and a standard coffee mug
  • Centrifusion technology
  • Capsule recognition technology
  • Connectivity via Bluetooth and Wifi 
  • Aeroccino three milk frothing device

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Nespresso DeLonghi citiz solo capsule coffee machine
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Nespresso Citiz capsule coffee machine

$369 at Myer

This slim coffee machine can easily fit into small spaces and includes a folding cup holder to allow for your preferred coffee cup size.

It also features Nespresso’s unique 19-bar extraction system and includes an automatic standby mode after nine minutes of inactivity to reduce energy consumption.

Key features:

  • 19 bar pressure pump
  • Thermoblock system for immediate heating
  • Automatic filling sensor
  • Automatic switch off
  • Capsule container for 9-11 used capsules 

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Lavazza capsule coffee machine
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Lavazza Jolie white a modo mia coffee machine 

$79.99 (usually $119) at Amazon

If quick and silent coffee preparation is high on the priority list, then the Lavazza Jolie coffee machine may be just the machine for you. When it comes to coffee, in the Italians we trust, so with barista technology front of mind unlock the secret of Italian espresso every time. 

Key features:

  • Ideal amount of coffee and the perfect tampering level
  • Slow coffee extraction at high temperatures to enhance flavour
  • Ideal water pressure to ensure a creamy blend
  • Noise level 44Db
  • Automatic shut-off
  • Removable and adjustable cup rest


Breville creatista plus capsule coffee machine
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Creatista Plus capsule coffee machine

$949 at Breville

Enjoy cafe-style coffee in the comfort of your own home. The Nespresso Creatista Plus coffee machine boasts a three-second heat-up time, eight texture levels and 11 milk temperature settings for you to create your perfect cuppa. Plus, once you’ve discovered your favourite way to make your coffee, save your coffee recipe into the machine for a personalised experience every morning. 

Key features:

  • ThermoJet heating system
  • Coffee preparation – ristretto, espresso, lungo, caffe latte, cappuccino, latte macchiato
  • Powersave mode after nine minutes
  • Digital user interface

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Smeg manual pump retro coffee machine
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Smeg 50s retro-style coffee machine

$349 (usually $549) at Myer

Create Italian-style espresso or milky coffee favourites with this vintage-inspired Smeg coffee machine.

It features a classic, slim profile and the latest coffee-making technology to bring functionality and impeccable design to your kitchen bench.

Key features:

  • Coffee-ready machine in 40 seconds
  • 15-bar professional pump 
  • Adjustable steam wand to turn espresso into a cappuccino
  • Takes ground coffee or ESE coffee pods

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Breville barista express with milk jug thermal
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Barista Express with milk jug thermal

$799 at Breville

If you’re after a coffee machine that will minimise your time spent deciphering features so you have more time to create beverages, then this is the one for you.

Making a coffee is as simple as turning the dual-action dial to the right to extract espresso, and to the left to steam your milk.

Key features:

  • Grinder with 16 settings
  • 54mm stainless steel portafilter with dual and single walls
  • Low-pressure pre-infusion followed by 9 bar extraction
  • Thermocoil heating system 

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Delonghi la specialistra arte coffee machine
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Delonghi La Specialista Arte coffee machine

$649 (usually $799) at Myer

The art of making coffee has arrived. The Delonghi La Specialista Arte is a manual espresso machine that features a built-in grinder with eight different grind settings to suit however you like your morning brew. Plus, its sleek chrome finish is a nice touch for those looking for something lush.

Key features:

  • Auto shut-off heating system
  • Removable water tank and drip tray
  • Water level indicator 
  • Complete set of barista accessories and exclusive technologies

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Is it worth buying a coffee machine?

In terms of long-term savings, we think coffee machines are a go. Considering a standard café bought coffee can set you back as far as $7, and assuming this is a weekly ritual, that could be as much as $49 per week. Though purchasing a coffee machine may seem like an extra expense, we believe that its long-term benefits far out way the initial cost. 

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