By Enda / a few months ago

Best Filter Coffee Machine - UK Reviews

In this article we are going to review, what we believe to be the best electric filter coffee machines, currently available on the UK market. As you might guess, there are quite literally hundreds of types and brands of these popular machine available. Trying to find the right one, can therefore be a bit of a long and drawn out task.

Best Filter Coffee Machine

Hopefully we can help a little with that. We have put together a top 10 list of the best filter coffee machines available in the UK market. We have then placed them in order, of the highest rated first. So based completely on buyer reviews, we have listed those below.

The ratings are based on a star rating system, with 5 being the highest award, and 1 star being the lowest award.​

Top 10 Rated Filter Coffee Machines & Makers (UK 2017)

Filter Coffee Machine Name

Image

Buyer Rating

Average Price

Melitta 1011-16 Look IV Therm Timer Coffee Filter Machine

Melitta 1011-16 Look IV Therm Timer Coffee Filter Machine

4.6

£80

Morphy Richards 162009 Pour Over Filter Coffee Maker

Morphy Richards 162009 Pour Over Filter Coffee Maker

4.5

£43

VonShef Digital Filter Coffee Maker Programmable

VonShef Digital Filter Coffee Maker Programmable

4.5

£29

Tower T13001 10 Cup Coffee Maker

Tower T13001 10 Cup Coffee Maker

4.4

£30

Melitta 1008-01 Optima Timer Coffee Filter Machine

Melitta 1008-01 Optima Timer Coffee Filter Machine

4.3

£55

Koölle 1000w Digital Filter Coffee Maker Programmable

Koölle 1000w Digital Filter Coffee Maker Programmable

4.3

£22

Russell Hobbs Buckingham 1.25 L Filter Coffee Machine

Russell Hobbs Buckingham 1.25 L Filter Coffee Machine

4.0

£40

De'longhi 1.3 L Filter Coffee Maker

De'longhi 1.3 L Filter Coffee Maker

4.0

£28

Andrew James 15 Cup Digital Filter Coffee Machine

Andrew James 15 Cup Digital Filter Coffee Machine

3.9

£30

Igenix IG8126 10-Cup Filter Coffee Maker

Igenix IG8126 10-Cup Filter Coffee Maker

3.9

£24

No 1 Rated Filter Coffee Maker - Melitta 1011-16 Look IV Therm Timer Coffee Filter Machine

These came out top of the list with respect to the highest buyer rating. It is from a very good brand. As it has a timer, and also because you can program it, it does carry a higher price point of around £80

This is a 10 cup filter coffee maker, that has a 1.25 litre capacity. It can also keep coffee hot for up to 2 hours.

It is available in either black or white, however the main machine is made from a brushed steel.


No 2 Rated Filter Coffee Maker - Morphy Richards 162009 Pour Over Filter Coffee Maker

This filter machine from the popular brand Morphy Richards is also highly rated. It costs around £55, but is usually available online for around £43-45

This stylish filter maker is available in red, black or brushed stainless steel.

It has a programmable timer and a huge 1.8 litre capacity, which can make up to 12 cups of well brewed coffee.


No 3 Rated Filter Coffee Maker - VonShef Digital Filter Coffee Maker Programmable

This is one of the cheaper filter makers, and can usually be found online for under £30. It gets very good buyer ratings and many people like this particular brand.

This filter maker has a large 1.8 litre capacity, and can make up to 14 cups of filter coffee.

It is quick to program, has a nice LED and a useful removable, washable filter. The hot plate will keep the coffee warm for up to 35 minutes. It also has a water level gauge and comes with a 2 Year Warranty.


No 4 Rated Filter Coffee Maker - Tower T13001 10 Cup Coffee Maker

Priced at around £25, this is a machine that is relatively new to the UK marketplace, but buyers do seem to rate this coffee maker really well.

This filter maker has a 1.25 litre capacity, and also has an important and useful anti-drip feature, that will help avoid any spills in your kitchen.

It also has a permanent washable filter, so no requirement to have to buy any other paper filters.


No 5 Rated Filter Coffee Maker - Melitta 1008-01 Optima Timer Coffee Filter Machine

This is another choice from the higher end Melitta brand. It is one of the most expensive, with a price tag of around £55-60, depending on where you make your purchase.

It is however a very high quality machine, and it does have a programmable timer. There is also an aroma selector, a drip stop, and a thermos lid that helps keep your coffee really hot.

If you like great tasting coffee, that stays hot for a very long time, then this is the coffee maker for you.


No 6 Rated Filter Coffee Maker - Koölle 1000w Digital Filter Coffee Maker Programmable

This Koölle filter maker is excellent value for money. You should be able to pick this machine up for under £25, and it is packed with great coffee making features.

This model can make up to 15 cups at a time, and it also has a built-in timer, which can prove to be very useful indeed.

Comes with a 2-year guarantee and also has a permanent filter and a hot plate to keep your coffee warm.


No 7 Rated filter Coffee Maker - Russell Hobbs Buckingham 1.25 L Filter Coffee Machine

Although at number 7 on our list, this is actually the biggest selling filter coffee machine, over at Amazon UK. This one has been on the market for a very long time, and many people buy this one, as they like the Russell Hobbs brand.

It has a 1.25 litre capacity, and uses a flooding technology to get great flavour out of your coffee grains.

If you can buy it for around £40, then we think it is very good value for money.


No 8 Rated filter Coffee Maker - De'longhi 1.3 L Filter Coffee Maker

De'longhi are one of the best known coffee maker brands in the world. This model is priced at around £28 and for a brand of this quality, that is indeed a very good price.

At a 4 out of 5 star rating it overall gets good reviews. However as you can see, there are higher rated makers on the list, at around the same or even lower prices.

This one can make up to 15 cups (10 mugs) but does also require the use of paper filters.


No 9 Rated Filter Coffee Maker - Andrew James 15 Cup Digital Filter Coffee Machine

Priced at around £30, this Andrew James model has also sold in its thousands. This machine has a very large 1.8 litre capacity, and also a reusable filter.

The model also has a warming plate to help keep your coffee warm, and has an excellent and easy to read LED display for all the controls.

This model heats up very quickly and looks very stylish. Rated at 3.9 out of 5 stars, it is lower than we would like to see.

No 10 Rated filter Coffee Maker - Igenix IG8126 10-Cup Filter Coffee Maker

And the last filter maker on our list is this one from Igenix. It is at the lower end of the price point for filter coffee machines, and buyers rate this one as 3.9 out of 5 stars.

It has a 1.5 litre capacity, and the keep warm function, will keep your coffee warm for about 45 minutes.

It also uses a permanent filter, and it comes with a 2-year warranty.

As you can see, there are plenty of types of filter coffee makers available on the UK market. Some people prefer to buy from a particular brand. Others may prefer to buy a particular style. In the table above, we have simply listed these, by the highest buyer rated first.

On the list the prices do vary quite a bit. You will pay more for the better brands and also for the machines with more features, such as timers and reusable filters.

(Last Updated On: May 27, 2017)
About the author

Enda

I enjoy cooking and love using a whole variety of small kitchen appliances. On this website, I review many of the best kitchen gadgets that are fun to own, and even more fun to use.