BEST COMMERCIAL COFFEE MACHINES
We are here to help you choose the right Commercial Coffee Machine for your business. However, it can get confusing with so many different makes and models around. By the time people have looked all over the Internet they end up more confused than when they started. As our "GURU" name suggests; we know a bit about coffee machines but our business is about being independant. This means we won't "TELL" you which machine you must have. What we do is give you informed information about Commercial Coffee Machines based upon our accumulated knowledge of the Coffee Industry over many years. There are many deciding factors when choosing a coffee machine. It could be budget, functionality, aesthetics or a combination of all three. The following is a selection of some of the best Commercial Coffee Machines that we can provide within given parameters such as budget or appearance. We've also split the sections between Traditional "Barista" type Commercial Espresso Machines and Bean to Cup Machines. The selection is in no particular order as it's about the "best" within it's category. For a complete overview of what we offer please visit our Home Page or
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5 BEST COMMERCIAL ESPRESSO MACHINES
LaMarzocco Linea Classic AV 1 - 4 Group
If money is no object then LaMarzocco is the iconic Italian brand. The Linea Classic is the entry level machine. A work of art that is linear in design and dressed in polished stainless steel, the Linea Classic is perfectly executed to blend into any setting, a union of simplicity and elegance, a La Marzocco is a classic, an industry icon. 2 Group From £7520 + VAT
Dual Boiler System
P.I.D. Allows electronic control of brewing temperature.
Precision Portafilters and Basket
Expobar Monroc 2 Group
On the other end of the price range is the "budget" Expobar Monroc. Although a very basic design and just 1-off Steam Wand; it does it's job very well. Although "budget", it's fully Auto with 4-off dose controls per Group. Takeaway height as standard. From £1525 + VAT
Expobar G10 1 - 3 Group
The Expobar is one of the most popular Espresso machines. Definitely a "Best Buy", A very reliable, good looking machine. A few steps up from a "budget" machine in the reasonable cost range. Takeaway height as standard. 2 Group From £1859 + VAT
2-off Steam Wands
4 programmable dose controls per Group
"Switch On" Timer
Auto Cleaning Function
Expobar Carat 2 Group
The ECO CARAT has proved to be extremely popular Worldwide. Apart from it's stunningly good looks; with technical innovations, Expobar have lowered the power consumption by more than 50%. Like most machines these days' it's an automatic espresso coffee machine. However, it has some additional features as standard. In addition to one conventional Steam Wand it has one Turbo Wand for the automatic foaming of milk. A "hands free" operation which switches off when finished. Takeaway height as standard. From £2899 + VAT
LaSpaziale S5 1 - 4 Group
The S5 Commercial Espresso Machine is an Industry Standard and the most recognisable of the LaSpaziale coffee machine range. LaSpaziale are reliable tried and tested popular machines. All their models have a unique patented heat exchange system for heating water used for espresso coffee delivery. It uses STEAM! instead of the conventional hot water. The LaSpaziale S5 is available with standard group height and takeawsy height. 2 Group From £3140 + VAT
5 BEST COMMERCIAL BEAN TO CUP MACHINES
When it comes to Bean to Cup Machines; what is best is more to do with the operational requirements. Bean to Cup Machines are manufactured in "cups/day" catergories. Choice is based upon matching up your cups/day requirements with the specifications of the machine. The following are true Bean to Cup machines using fresh milk. There are less choices of Manufacturers in this field and the selection is based upon a couple of "Industry Standard" Manufacturers.
The NEW Jura WE8 is a “low volume” Bean to Cup machine. Suitable for up to 40 drinks/day of standard 8oz servings. Not suitable for busy periods. It is one of the lowest volume Bean to Cup coffee machines to have a Commercial Warranty. This is a "best buy", suitable for small shops and offices whose main focus is not coffee where daily volumes are never going to be high. The touch of a button is all it takes to make one of 12 individually programmable specialities that can be prepared with the WE8. JURA has perfected the complete brewing process for short speciality coffees, allowing the WE line to make them to professional barista standard every time. The six-level Aroma G3 grinder ensures that the coffee is optimally ground. It always grinds the beans fresh, quickly yet gently to preserve the aroma. The Pulse Extraction Process (P.E.P.®) developed by JURA optimizes the extraction time. To make a ristretto or espresso, it forces the hot water through the ground coffee at short intervals. The One-Touch function on the WE8 allows you to make trend specialities finished with milk and milk foam at the touch of a button, without having to move the cup. Use the Professional Cappuccino Frother to take the hard work out of making special favourites like Cappuccino or Latte Macchiato. Currently the WE8 is available with Juras'FREE Cup Warmer Deal. Optional extra Jura "Cool Control" Milk Cooler. From £1340 + VAT
Jura GIGA X3
The Swiss made Jura GIGA X3 Professional Bean to Cup machine redefines the pleasure of coffee. It's a "medium-high volume" Bean to Cup coffee machine capable of producing 150 cups/day max based upon a standard 8oz serving. It does have the capability to provide up to 12oz drink sizes. It sets a new standard in performance, aesthetics and perfection for the coffee machine. One “state of the art,” wear-free, technical Ceramic Disc Grinders, two heating systems, two pumps and two fluid systems, coupled with user-friendliness and superior quality, the GIGA X3 Professional prepares delicious Ristretto, Espresso, Espresso Macchiato, Cappuccino, Café Crème, Caffè Latte and Latte Macchiato - two at a time! therefore, it can be set to provide larger cup sizes, although it's not meant to be providing 12oz sizes all day (Milk Chillers are available in various volumes depending upon need). A good reliable machine for the the Office, Pub or Restuarant where operators are multi-tasking. Jura offer a 3 Years On-Site Parts + Labour Commercial Warranty with the X3. From £3265 + VAT
German company, WMF and its brand have been synonymous with cooking, eating and drinking at home and in cafes and restaurants since 1853. The WMF1500s is WMF's new generation of Bean to Cup Machines. Specification is 150+ cups/day and can readily provide 12oz coffee sizes. All WMF machines have the option of Chocolate. The many features include:
WMFSteamJet - SteamJet pre-heats an empty cup, ensuring a consistent drink temperature.
Height-adjustable spout - The clearance height (up to 175mm) enables the filling of a pot for breakfast or usage in the office.
Soft sounds for perfect coffee - Low Noise. Good coffee should smell and taste good but should not be heard!
Automatic cleaning - Automatic cleaning. All you have to do is insert a cleaning tablet and press the the Touch Display.
Patented Plug+Clean milk system cleaner - The patented, tried-and-tested milk cleaning system Plug+Clean cleans all milk-related components with ease while conforming to HACCP.
Fixed water supply or water tank
From £4855 + VAT. A suitable Milk Chiller and Water Filter will be required.
The WMF 5000S is for those who live life in the fast lane. It perfectly satisfies the need to provide the fullest range of indulgence and quality at maximum speed. All WMF machines are designed along the same lines and key features and with the option of Chocolate. The 5000s moves up the performance level having been robustly designed for high volume outlets or busy Offices and Cafeterias. Cups/day spec is 200 - 250 max cups/day. Can easily provide 12oz and 16oz Cup Sizes found in many well known food outlets. From £6320 + VAT. A suitable Milk Chiller and Water Filter will be required.
In the heady heights of really high volume Bean to Cup Machines there are only a few Industry Standard choices. WMF is a major player in this field with many of their machines in well known Food Outlets such as McDonalds, Subway. Airport Lounges and busy Cafeterias. Their flagship 9000 S+ delivers reliable high volume performance to these Corporate customers. A maestro of perfect taste. One that fulfils the most individual requirements and meets the highest standards of enjoyment in a playful way. Anywhere, at any time. In the breakfast room of a premium hotel or the town bakery. Fully automatic speciality coffee machine for Espresso, Café Crème, Cappuccino, Café Latte, White Coffee and Chocolate dependent upon specification. Easy to use with a large 10 inch intuitive touch-screen. Telemetry solutions enable the coffee machine to be monitored and controlled via PC, tablet or smartphone from anywhere. High-performance grinders that tangibly reduce secondary processing time, a high-performance pump and solid heavy duty brewer. Equipped with the new WMF Dynamic Milk System, the WMF 9000 S+ offers a variety of consistencies for hot and cold milk foam, as well as hot and cold milk. A powerful machine that can deliver up to 190 cups/hr. Daily output 350 cups plus and readily providing 12oz or 16oz cup sizes. From £10,100 + VAT. A suitable Milk Chiller and Water Filter will be required.