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    Does anyone have any advice for a seriously cheap espresso maker? I'm dead broke (so budget definitely under £100, the cheaper the better ) but I can't live without proper espresso at uni :eek: (Well, I may have to, but let's see if anyone can save me from that dreadful fate )
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    (Original post by kerily)
    Does anyone have any advice for a seriously cheap espresso maker? I'm dead broke (so budget definitely under £100, the cheaper the better ) but I can't live without proper espresso at uni :eek: (Well, I may have to, but let's see if anyone can save me from that dreadful fate )

    why don't you try one of the links I posted before you? It has espresso makers for like 25 pounds
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    (Original post by LimeTree.)
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    Oh I loved your comparison between your effort and the actual target!

    Reminded me of this:

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    (Original post by Xristina)
    why don't you try one of the links I posted before you? It has espresso makers for like 25 pounds
    Oh does it? I didn't know what the links were for (well, your espresso maker, but it didn't occur to me that that might be cheap) so didn't click Thanks
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    (Original post by kerily)
    Oh does it? I didn't know what the links were for (well, your espresso maker, but it didn't occur to me that that might be cheap) so didn't click Thanks
    you are welcome, us coffee lovers need to stick together. I think this will be a good substitute to a machine, hopefully...
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    (Original post by Xristina)
    you are welcome, us coffee lovers need to stick together. I think this will be a good substitute to a machine, hopefully...
    I managed to get it for the grand total of £20, and I think I'm allowed it in the communal kitchen at uni, so I'm hoping it'll tide me over with the caffeine withdrawals
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    I have the cheapesttt, most basic coffee machine.. but omg does it make the BEST coffee
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    (Original post by kerily)
    I managed to get it for the grand total of £20, and I think I'm allowed it in the communal kitchen at uni, so I'm hoping it'll tide me over with the caffeine withdrawals
    you already got it? (which one btw? My mum has one that she might give me, but if its only 20 pounds perhaps I should buy it from England) try it and let me know if it's good, will you?
    I found an espresso in Greece that has a cookie and cream flavour. It was....mind-numbingly amazing!! Now I want to carry a few packs with me to England
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    (Original post by sam_93)
    I have the cheapesttt, most basic coffee machine.. but omg does it make the BEST coffee
    do share the secret
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    (Original post by Xristina)
    you already got it? (which one btw? My mum has one that she might give me, but if its only 20 pounds perhaps I should buy it from England) try it and let me know if it's good, will you?
    I found an espresso in Greece that has a cookie and cream flavour. It was....mind-numbingly amazing!! Now I want to carry a few packs with me to England
    The one you linked to, the 6-cup one I'll let you know! The reviews seem very positive; granted it won't be as good as something shop-bought, but considering an espresso can be about £1.50, and I have a ridiculous consumption of them, this should work out cheaper.

    It sounds amazing
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    (Original post by kerily)
    The one you linked to, the 6-cup one I'll let you know! The reviews seem very positive; granted it won't be as good as something shop-bought, but considering an espresso can be about £1.50, and I have a ridiculous consumption of them, this should work out cheaper.

    It sounds amazing
    did you also buy a milk frothier for cappucinos ?
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    (Original post by Xristina)
    did you also buy a milk frothier for cappucinos ?
    No - I'm not a massive cappuccino fan.
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    Saved to the fap file.

    Thanks OP.
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    I love coffee! BUT, the problem I have is that I can't stand instant coffee, apart from the nescafe lattes/cappuccinos.
    Anyone in the same boat? Lol .
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    Loving that this thread has been referenced by the Telegraph! http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education...-students.html
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    (Original post by Origami Bullets)
    Loving that this thread has been referenced by the Telegraph! http://www.telegraph.co.uk/education...-students.html
    (Original post by the Telegraph)
    Entire forums on the popular Student Room website are dedicated to coffee loving students and to the purchase and care of their espresso machines.
    Apparently a single two-page thread = entire forums! :rofl:

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