4 Must-Have Coffee Machines Ideal for Modern Living

It’s 2024 – by now, your coffee routine should ideally be as dynamic as your lifestyle. Whether you’re a dedicated home barista, a busy professional, or simply someone who appreciates a good ol’ cup of joe, finding the right coffee machine can make a world of difference. If you’re looking to master café-quality coffee on a budget, explore Smeg’s top four must-have coffee machines as we share them below, designed to suit the demands of modern living.

1. EGF03 Espresso coffee machine with integrated grinder

The first on our curated list is a match made in Heaven for coffee lovers who appreciate the freshness of ground coffee. Smeg’s espresso machine with integrated grinder offers a seamless experience, combining the convenience of an espresso machine with the aromatic richness of freshly ground beans. By grinding your coffee beans just before brewing, you ensure a flavour explosion that’s hard to beat.

Not only do these machines save you precious time in the morning rush, but they also allow you to effortlessly create your favourite latte, cappuccino, espresso, or latte macchiato. The double Thermoblock heating system ensures instant access to both coffee and steam, eliminating the otherwise annoying waiting times. The stainless steel filters and holders are not only washable but also incredibly durable, promising longevity without compromising on quality. With the ability to personalise your coffee experience through different pre-infusion profiles and temperatures, this machine empowers you to become your own barista in the comfort of your home.

2. BCC01 Bean to cup coffee machine

For the coffee connoisseur who seeks the epitome of freshness and flavour, the bean to cup coffee machine is a definite must-have. Smeg’s take on this classic impresses with its ability to grind coffee beans, tamp the grounds, and brew a perfect cup – all with just a touch of a button.

Our bean to cup coffee machine comes with a built-in grinder, making it an all-in-one solution for coffee enthusiasts. With a simple one-touch beverage selection, you can enjoy your favourite brew – be it a rich espresso, a smooth americano, or a concentrated ristretto – in just a matter of seconds. This powerhouse’s user-friendly design extends to its easy maintenance, thanks to a removable brewing unit and tank.

This sleek coffee companion seamlessly fits into any kitchen with its soft essential lines, shiny profiles, and brushed aluminium. Whether you opt for the chic taupe, classic white, bold red, or timeless black, the Smeg bean to cup coffee machine makes every coffee moment a delightful celebration.

3. ECF02 Espresso coffee machine with steam wand

Are you one to appreciate the classic charm of an espresso? Smeg’s espresso coffee machines featuring a built-in steam wand are designed to deliver a bold and intense coffee experience that captures the essence of traditional espresso-making. With customisable settings, you can tailor each cup to meet your personal preferences.

This sleek machine boasts Thermoblock technology, maintaining water at the perfect temperature for brewing your favourite coffee. Its compact design makes it a space-saving addition to your kitchen, while the removable drip tray ensures easy cleaning. With a powerful 15-bar pump, this espresso machine guarantees consistent extraction for a rich and aromatic cup. The stainless steel 51mm filter holder accommodates both coffee powder filters and paper pods, offering versatility in your brewing choices. But among all, what sets the ECF02 apart is its steam wand, facilitating the creation of velvety milk foam for indulgent lattes, cappuccinos, and more.

4. DCF02 Drip filter coffee machine

If you prefer a more laid-back approach to your coffee ritual, the drip filter coffee machine offers a hassle-free and comforting experience that’s tailor-made for modern living. Perfect for households where everyone has their unique coffee preferences, this machine lets you brew up to ten cups at once, which is ideal for hosting gatherings or catering to your caffeine-loving soul. If you’re a fan of smaller quantities, the 4-cup function has you covered. And thanks to the auto-start function, you can ensure your mornings kick off on a flavourful note as you wake up to the enticing aroma of freshly brewed coffee.

With two aroma intensity settings – from delicate to intense – and a digital LED display, you have the power to customise your brew exactly to your liking. The clock/timer and auto-start function grant you the freedom to set your preferred automatic start time, seamlessly integrating coffee into your daily routine.

To top it off, the keep warm function maintains the perfect temperature for your coffee for a generous 40 minutes after brewing, ensuring that every sip is as warm and satisfying as the first. Available in a stunning array of seven colour options, this drip filter coffee machine adds style to your kitchen.


When the world seems to never stop, these coffee machines remind us to slow down, appreciate the thought behind each cup, and savour the moments that matter. After all, life is too short for mediocre coffee – make every sip count.

From a bean to cup coffee machine and a drip filter coffee machine to an inbuilt induction hob and built in ovens in Singapore, explore Smeg’s selection of appliances designed to meet your culinary requirements and complement your aesthetic tastes. Visit our website today to learn more about our offerings.