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A great little investement

AdvantagesSimple and effective

Disadvantagesnone

"...maker being used so little. == Cookworks == I have had many Cookworks products over the years and the main reason I continue to purchase their brand is reliability. Most of the products Iíve had for years and they are still working perfectly with no complaints from me. I purchased this coffee make about a year ago for a modest £14.99 although I have seen it on offer since for cheaper. It has probably now been replaced by a newer model but ..." Read review
28.11.2010

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Community Level 5stephbond89

stephbond89

12 tiny cups of coffee!

AdvantagesCheap, perfect for a small kitchen!

Disadvantagessays it will make 12 cups of coffee but will only make 3 decent sized mugs or 6 small cups!

"== Cookworks Coffee Machine == === Introduction === Me and my husband love coffee, and drink it daily. We used to have a cafť tier, you know the little glass things which you put ground coffee into and press down? But one day my husband smashed it by accident and so since itís been instant coffee all round. Two days ago I saw an advertisement for this Cookworks coffee machine from Argos for just £4.99, it said it would make 10-12 cups of coffee, ..." Read review
14.12.2009

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Community Level 6sottovoce82

sottovoce82

I love my coffee

AdvantagesCheap and easy to use

DisadvantagesDurability

"Cookworks XQ663 Coffee Maker When you are a student, the most important thing for you becomes how you should handle money. Students want to own everything which makes life easier for normal people without wasting much money. Cookworks XQ663 is a necessary item for coffee lovers, and definitely saves them from being inconvenienced and at a very low price. Actually, it is the cheapest basic coffee maker you can buy from Argos for £5.99 and I ..." Read review
12.06.2008

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Community Level 2mandrea

mandrea

Coffee, quick and easy.

AdvantagesCheap, sturdy, easy to clean

DisadvantagesDoesn't make a lot of coffee

"...came across this smart looking Cookworks XQ663 coffee machine. Cookworks is what you would call a budget brand, cheap and cheerful electrical machinery such as kettles, toasters, microwaves etc... I think it may be exclusive to Argos as i have not seen it stocked anywhere else. Indeed, it says in the catalogue it is " Only at Argos" The Cookworks filter coffee maker describes itself as: 10 Cup capacity 1.25 litre capacity Anti drip Filter Water ..." Read review
25.01.2007

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Community Level 5textmad

textmad

Good value for money coffee machine.

Advantagesfresh coffee in less than 5 minutes.

DisadvantagesIt doesn,t make a lot of coffee

"...of choice i bought a cookworks coffee maker , as i,ve never had any of there products before i wasn,t sure what to expect , but as it was only 6.99 i thought i would give it a try. The machine itself has a black finish and doesn,t look at all cheap , it says on the size of it where you put the water in, it makes a maximum of 12 cups, but if you have your coffee in a mug you will only get 3 maybe 4 mugs out of it . ~ How to use ~ its really ..." Read review
27.05.2007

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Community Level 3edinburgher

edinburgher

Cheap to buy, quality to use

AdvantagesCheap, works well and cleans easily

DisadvantagesNone

"I love this machine for its ease of use, but also for the fact that it was incredibly cheap and does the same job as machines that come in at ten times the price. It was purchased as my third coffee maker in one year (I'm a clumsy beast), so I think I am now in a position to offer an objective view on the budget coffee maker market ;-) After the initial clean out, I've not had a single issue with this machine, it's flawless. Coffee is dumped into ..." Read review
21.06.2009

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Community Level 1uksnapper

Quick review of Cookworks XQ663

"Before making coffee its worth running several lots of water through with salt added to remove smells,I always do this with coffee makers and its a worthwhile procedure,even baking powder will help to "Clear" the system of taste and smells . The machine makes enough coffee for 3 mugs,fine for my use as that's as much as I need. Its the second best coffee maker,at any price, that Ive owned for making hot coffee . Do pour slowly with the jug resting on the cup rim to avoid spills. At under £8 its a bargain and Ive no hesitation in recommending it
19.11.2008

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Community Level 1FrontSideBus

FrontSideBus

For the price you can't go far wrong.

AdvantagesCheap, easy to clean, cheap, makes great coffee, cheap.

DisadvantagesFilter lets some fine sediment through.

"After the company I work for refused to renew the contract for the Tea & Coffee vending machines, myself and my co-workers were left without our daily caffeine hits. I got the machine from Argos for about £5 and for the price I was expecting a very flimsy bit of kit that would last about 5 minutes. It looks and feels very cheap but it makes hot coffee and that's the main thing. So far it has been running 40 hours a week over the last 6 months. At ..." Read review
24.06.2009

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Community Level 1voovonski

Quick review of Cookworks XQ663

"I have used the COOKWORKS coffee maker more than 20 times and there is a plastic smell when coffee is brewing that I can taste in the coffee made. It does make hot coffee and is very cheap, but the awful plastic smell and taste means that I no longer use it. I have contacted the manufacturers and I'm waiting for a reply as to what is causing this problem.
16.06.2008

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