If you are looking for a small coffee machine to fit into a tiny space in your kitchen or even your office there are a few things to consider. If the machine is just for your use you might be happy with a simple drip coffee maker. Though if its for the office you may want to offer visitors a cuppa so a pod machine would give you more drink choices. Either way just because you want a small coffee machine doesn’t always mean you need to compromise on quality or taste. Below are some option to consider.

Nespresso Essenza Mini Coffee Machine

nespresso essenza miniThe Nespresso Essenza Mini with two programmable cup sizes, is intuitive, easy to use, and although small in size, still big on taste. This small but stylish machine has Nespresso’s smallest footprint and will fit into any space. And at only 2.3kg it’s very portable. Perfect for your home or office.

With the Nespresso Essenza Mini machine you still get everything you would expect from Nespresso. You have the option of two programmable cup sizes (Espresso and Lungo). The 19 bar high-pressure pump allows for a barista-style results. While the fast heat-up system reaches the ideal temperature in 30 seconds. The Essenza Mini also includes an eco-mode for low energy consumption and an automatic energy saving function switches the machine off after 9 minutes of inactivity.

Each machine includes a welcome set with a range of Nespresso capsules. Try each Grand Cru and when you find your favourite you can order via Nespresso mobile app.

The Nespresso Essenza Mini Coffee Machine is currently priced at £69.99 and available in 3 colours from

BOSCH Tassimo Vivy 2 Coffee Machine

Tassimo Vivy 2The budget friendly Bosch Tassimo Vivy 2 is a very popular machine. The great thing about it is it has all the features of the other models but has a compact design to fit in any space making this one of best small coffee makers available. With 7 different colours and dimensions only 10 x 10 x 10 cm it will look great in even the smallest kitchen or office space.

Features include:

  • Easy to use fully automatic drink preparation with a press of a button
  • No heat up time after switch-on, ready to start your drink instantly
  • Compact design to fit the smallest of spaces
  • Automatic cleaning and descaling program and dishwasher proof parts
  • 0.7 litre capacity

The Bosch Tassimo Vivy 2 Coffee Machine is currently priced at £39.99 also available in red and cream from

Webat One Cup Coffee Maker

webat Coffee makerIf you’re looking for a drip coffee machine this personal, compact, one cup coffee maker could be ideal. It’s compact size means it takes up hardly any space on your counter. It comes with a 420ml travel mug, a 24 hour programmable timer and automatic switch off. To save time in the morning routine, set the timer so that your coffee is freshly brewed and you’re ready to just grab and go.

This Webat coffee maker has an easy one touch operation and the 2-in-1 feature allows you to brew ground coffee or use soft coffee pod such as the Douwe Egderts Senseo Coffee Pods. It has a permanent filter but for convenience you may want to use a paper filter. The thing that sets the Webat apart from other one cup coffee makers is your brewed coffee is hot, not lukewarm like some can be. For a price of you get a great small coffee machine that’s easy to clean and takes up very little space.

The Webat Personal One Cup Coffee Machine with Travel Coffee Mug is available from

Nespresso Inissia Coffee Machine

Nespresso InissiaAnother coffee maker with a tiny footprint is the Nespresso Inissia. Thanks to it’s lightweight design and  ergonomic handle this coffee machine can easily be transferred from home to the office. However don’t be deceived by its small size, the Inissia still offers a barista style coffee every time. With two programmable buttons for Espresso and Lungo you get a consistently great coffee at the touch of a button. Also because it heats to ideal temperature in just 25 seconds you won’t be waiting long for your favorite drink.

Features include:

  • Automatic and programmable water quantity for espresso and lungo.
  • 0.7 litre capacity.
  • Automatic energy saving function.
  • Made of 23.4% recycled plastic.

The Nespresso Inissia Coffee Machine is currently priced at £78.55 available in 3 colours and comes with a welcome Pack of Capsules from

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