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The Eight Best Commercial Coffee Machines For Offices

What's the best bean to cup coffee machine for your office?

Choosing commercial coffee machines for the office can be quite tricky. Do you have a bean-to-cup, filter, instant or something else? Are you looking to make the switch from a cafetiere to proper coffee machines at work? Maybe you’ve been slogging through instant coffee and are ready for something that tastes a bit less like dishwater? Or perhaps you tried using a home coffee machine in the office, and it began to steam and hiss and smoke. And not in a good way.

Looking for a new coffee machine for the office? You’ve come to the right place!

The first step is to check out our guide to picking commercial coffee machines for offices. Use that to decide if you’d like a filter coffee machine, barista style coffee machine or bean to cup coffee machine. You’ll probably want a bean to cup or filter machine, but it’s really up to you, of course.

Beyond price and machine quality, the most important thing to think about will be volume. It’s hard to overstate how important it is that you buy or lease a commercial coffee machine that can handle the number of coffees you’d like to prepare each day. If you buy something rated for 10 drinks and make 50, you’re very likely to:

Limit the life of your coffee machine Invalidate your warranty *Set off the smoke detectors

All that said, here are eight bean-to-cup coffee machines ideal for the workplace.

1. WMF 1100s Bean to Cup Coffee Machine | Lease from £14.73 per week | Purchase from £

WMF 1100s bean to cup coffee machine black and silver model front view

Commonly referred to as the ‘Office All-Star’ the WMF 1100s is a machine that is perfect for any office looking to satisfy a smaller demand - with a recommended daily cup count of 80 cups per day.

The WMF 1100s has the same inner workings as the larger WMF 1500s+ (and makes equally good hot chocolate) for around half the price. It comes with both fresh milk and soluble milk options.

2. WMF 1500s+ Bean to Cup Coffee Machine | Lease from £19.48 per week | Purchase from £4,235

WMF 1500s+

Launched in the UK in early 2019, the WMF 1500s+ is a revamp of the classic WMF 1500S. It features a bigger touchscreen and a delightful cup warmer.

It has a few more bells and whistles than its little brother, the WMF 1100S. It can also handle a higher volume, making this office coffee machine a great option for growing businesses.

Read our review here.

3. Jura Giga X3 Bean to Cup Coffee Machine | Lease from £18.00 per week | Purchase from £2,815

Jura Giga X3 professional bean-to-cup coffee machine side view silver model

The Jura GIGA X3 Pro is the latest (and greatest) bean to cup machine from Jura. It’s one of the best commercial coffee machines for offices around thanks to its intuitive layout, quality construction, and overall reliability. It also comes with a three-year warranty as standard, which is unusual.

It faces off with the (now discontinued) WMF 1200s here.

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4. Jura JX8 Bean to Cup Coffee Machine | Lease from £12.00 per week | Purchase from £1,816

Jura JX8 bean to cup coffee machine black and silver model front view

Around half the price of the Jura Giga X3, the Jura JX8 is the Swiss company's latest commercial coffee machine. It is ideal if you’re looking to jump into a commercial machine without going right into the deep end.

Sometimes referred to as the Jura X8, the Jura JX8 only around 47cm high as well, which is perfect for office kitchen with low-overhang cupboards.

5. Jura WE8 Bean to Cup Coffee Machine | Lease from £8.95 per week | Purchase from £1,379

Jura WE8 bean to cup coffee machine black and silver model front view

The Jura WE8 is slightly smaller than the Jura JX8, but it can do a few things its bigger cousin can’t. For instance, this office coffee machine can make decaf drinks as standard, and it also comes with a free cup rack.

Only around 43cm tall, it's the smallest-available commercial bean to cup coffee machine.

6. Jura WE6 Bean to Cup Coffee Machine | Lease from £6.00 per week | Purchase from £945

Jura WE6 bean to cup coffee machine Front View

Similar in both function and aesthetic to the Jura WE8, the WE6 has a slightly lower daily capacity, maxing out around 30 cups a day, and only prepares black coffees. A fantastic, great-looking, bean to cup coffee machine for small (and growing) offices.

7. Jura Giga X8 Gen 2 Bean to Cup Coffee Machine | Lease from £25.00 per week | Purchase from £3,910

Jura Giga X8 Generation 2 Commercial Coffee Machine for the Office

Featuring a brand new touch-screen interface, the Jura Giga X8 Generation Two (read our review here is a super fast bean to cup machine for larger offices.

With comparable daily cup counts to the much more expensive WMF 5000s (compared here, the new Jura Giga X8 is a popular model for busy offices.

8. Bravilor Esprecious Fresh Milk Bean to Cup Coffee Machine | Lease from £18.50 per week | Purchase from £2,785

Bravilor Bonamat Esprecious bean to cup coffee machine fresh milk chiller side view black model

For years, Bravilor made and sold the Esprecious as a soluble milk machine, which put a lot of coffee-lovers off despite the machine's quality.

In 2018, Bravilor launched a fresh-milk version of the classic coffee machine, and it's come back with great reviews. It features the same volume as the WMF 1500s+ at around 30% cheaper.

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At Bibium we pride ourselves on offering the widest selection of commercial coffee machines for offices with thousands of independent user reviews. This gives our team the knowledge and insight to ensure we can recommend the best machine for your needs.

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