Coffee grinders vary in price from as low as £10, and all the way up to £350+ The more you can spend the better a grinder you can buy. £50 or under will still get you a good high quality burr grinder, or any type of blade grinder if you prefer to own one of those.
There are essentially a choice of two types of coffee grinder:
- The burr grinder
- The blade grinder
Blade grinders will always be the cheaper option. They cost between £10-30 and you can read our top 10 list of blade grinders, by clicking here.
However, if you have around £50 to spend, then my strong advice is to buy yourself, the much better quality burr grinder. There are a few really good choices, and we have listed those below:
Top 5 Buyer Rated Grinders Under £50 in the UK
The top 5 grinders are:
All of these are burr grinders, and all of them are highly rated by buyers, and all of them cost under £50. After that it comes down to the style, that you prefer the most.
Underneath we have completed a short review on each of them, and then included a link, where you can read a more detailed review on each one. Hopefully you will find that useful.
1. Melitta Molino Electric Burr Grinder Review
88% buyer satisfaction rating based on4,000+ online buyer reviews
This Melitta Molino model is very high quality
With an 88% buyer satisfaction rate, buyers did seem very satisfied with their purchase.
There is a choice of 17 different grain settings, and it holds 200 grams of coffee beans, enough for between 2-14 cups of coffee.
It is also a very simple grinder to use, and according to real life buyers, also very easy and fast to clean.
This is a good brand that make quality products.
2. Krups Expert GVX231 Burr Coffee Grinder Review
88% buyer satisfaction rating based on 2,500+ online buyer reviews
This model remains a popular choice Krupps model. This one can grind between 2-12 cups and uses a cup selector to perform that task.
It has a large bean capacity, and has a choice of 17 different settings for grain fineness.
Buyers liked this one a lot, although a small percentage said it did not grind fine enough for Turkish coffee.
3. Severin Coffee Grinder Review
68% buyer satisfaction rating based on 50+ online buyer reviews
This is a brand that is not that well known in the UK. This particular model does average reviews though, with an overall 68% buyer satisfaction rating.
As the fourth choice on our list, this German brand is certainly worth some consideration, and at under £43 we think is expensive
It can grind up to 100 grams of coffee and has a cup button selector, so as you can easily grind the right amount of coffee at any one time.
4. Salter EK5030 Caffé Grinder
56% buyer satisfaction rating based on 50+ online buyer reviews
This grinder uses dual wheels for the actual grinding process and can cater for 14 different levels of grinding to suit the type of coffee that you want to brew.
The container holds up to 220 grams of beans which is about enough for 12 cups
This model doesn't get the best of reviews so one to miss we believe.
The other 4 above are much better choices or simply buy a better quality blade grinder if your budget is limited.
5. Dr Mills Blade Grinder
92% buyer satisfaction rating based on 3,000+ online buyer reviews
There are hundreds of blade grinders available on the UK market. We have picked this one as it is one of the better models.
It is more powerful, has a better capacity than most similar blade grinders. (1.8 oz./50g capacity - enough for about 7 cups)
It has a lid with a viewing window and the blade and cup are made with SUS304 stainless steel
It also has non-slip feet for safe use and neat and tidy cord storage
Summary of the Top 5 Coffee Grinders Under £50
A burr grinder will always be a better choice than the cheaper blade style grinder. That is because they squeeze all of the flavour out of the bean, rather than chop the bean to death with blades.
We have included the buyer ratings above. Those we find by looking at the hundreds of reviews online, and then working out the average value for money, and also buyer satisfaction.
Any of the grinders on this list are of good quality. In many cases it will simply come down to the style that you like, and just how much you are willing to pay.
These are all priced under £50 at full RRP and the good news is that you will be able to buy them even cheaper online.
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