Dolce Gusto Mini Me Review

Dolce Gusto Mini Me Review

Dolce Gusto Mini Me Overview

The quirky looking Dolce Gusto range was Nestle’s response to the Tassimo machines and it makes a variety of drinks, 30 to be precise. This range of machines is branded Nescafe Dolce Gusto.

The Dolce Gusto have smart pods which can decide how much of water and pressure is required for each type of drink. You do have the ability to override this if you want to. If you don’t, the automated play setting of the Mini Me makes a variety of drinks in 3 easy steps once the machine is turned on.

1. Put in a pod

2. Move the volume selector to the recommended levels on the pod

3. Move the joy stick to hot or cold based on the pod

You then have coffee shop style coffee at home. You can find the pods either online or in a supermarket.

The Dolce Gusto Mini Me is manufactured for Nescafe by Delonghi and Krups .

Dolce Gusto Mini Me Review
This Dolce Gusto Mini Me is perfect for a busy household that wants to have a nicer drink than an instant coffee in about the same time without any hassles.

Dolce Gusto Mini Me Review Findings

This machine comes with a 2-year guarantee but problems of leakage have been reported by multiple users. There have been complaints of noisy operation.

There is not much maintenance required for these type of pod machines other than a wipe down every few weeks. We recommend a periodic descale of the machine especially if you live in a hard water area. This will help prolong the life of the machine. 

At around £50 for the base model, this is competitively priced. The pods for the Dolce Gusto cost an average of £0.28p.

But if you are looking for flavour of your coffee, then the Dolce Gusto may not completely meet your needs and you should look alternatives. The fact that the milk is from a pod does change the flavour for the coffee buff. One option to enhance the flavour is getting a separate milk frother.

Dolce Gusto Mini Me Review

To know more about other pod coffee machines, read our best pod coffee machines for home use.


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