smartcafe hot cafetiere mug

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Super

ProDoes what it says, great for filter coffee, reason...

ConsPractical look may be off putting for some; no air...

Eight years ago whilst traipsing around Lakeland stores in Glasgow I happened to come across a couple of travel mugs which looked slightly different to anything I had seen for a long time. Being a fan of Lakeland stores usually affords this kind of purchasing experience, because the company who...

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Excellent

ProLess washing up, keeps coffee warm

Consapparently not dishwasher safe

Once in a while I find something whose simplicity is exceded only by its usefulness. The Smartcafe cafetiere mug pushed all my buttons and has been in constant use since I found it last weekend. Background ************* I drink coffee, my husband drinks tea. It's our only really significant...

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Excellent

ProKeeps your coffee warm, easy to clean.

ConsGirlfriend borrows it :-)

I'm not one for spending hours in the kitchen, so with the possible exception of the kettle there isn't really much in there I could write a review about. I love to drink coffee and tea though and when I'm home alone and fancy a change from the instant coffee I find this item is particularly...

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“Great for coffee lovers”

published 02/07/2013

ProMakes a good cup of proper coffee

ConsNo proper lid

Great for coffee lovers I am a big coffee drinker so much so that I can't even begin to think about starting my day without at least two cups of it. I got this mug about a year ago as part of my works secret Santa and at first thought it was just a thermos mug and didn't realise until a couple of...

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Excellent

“Filter when camping”

published 13/01/2013

ProEasy to use

ConsNo lid

I have two of these mugs, one for me and one for the ogther half as they are so versatile and well designed, I bought them both in John Lewis in a sale and paid £8 for the pair which was about 25% off the normal retail price if my memory serves me right. There were lots of colours to choose from...

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ProWell designed, compact, useful features, quality b...

ConsOnly holds a single cup.

Ever since I bought my first Smartcafe Cafetiere Hot Cup three years ago I have used them ever since and been a big fan of the simplicity and convenience of the whole idea and design of the product. The idea is that instead of buying expensive coffee on the run, you carry the Hot Cup around with...

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Excellent

“Coffee on the go.”

published 29/12/2011

ProEasy use and clean, does not leak.

ConsLid is tight and requires strength to remove.

Juggling the children and work is a hard task , every morning after seeing them of to school getting a coffee and breakfast is a no no, I have to leave for work so eating and drinking on the go style. I love coffee it sees me through the day, starbucks is my favourite place to get a take away...

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Excellent

ProAn excellent value for money

ConsCleaning is a hassle

I bought a Smartcafe hot cafetiere mug a couple years ago at a Waitrose Food & Home store for just under £5, and it is one of of the best things I have ever bought in my life. I have one at home and another at work now. I absolutely love coffee, but I just can't afford to buy coffee from places...

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Good

published 14/03/2008

A nice idea, but a flawed implementation - the rubber gasket has a break in it where the plunger fits into the guide rails, and this doesn't seal very well. Unless your coffee is ground ridiculously coarsely, the pressure that builds up under the mesh as the plunger moves down is enough to force grounds and coffee back up through this gap, giving you a mouthful of grit. That said, if you don't mind weak coffee from coarse grounds, it does work tolerably well and the thermal insulation is quite good.

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Excellent

published 26/03/2008

I often go camping in woods and forests for weeks and months at a time and the Smart Cafe is my perfect and usually only companion. It makes wonderful coffee and is the first thing I pack every time. Sometimes I get so relaxed just sitting in my tent that I could just lie there for the rest of my life.....just not long enough that I get skeletonised though :-) To summarise, fantastic mug, great coffee, buy one now! Regards, Kevin T

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Excellent

published 26/03/2008

I drink a lot of coffee - I mean A LOT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Holy moly do I ever drink a lot of coffee!!!!!!! This mug is BRILLIANT and has a superb hard outer casing. The designer, Sebastian Conran, is an absolute genius and I have a lot of respect for him (in fact, I'd almost create a mini-shrine to him at my work desk!!!!!!). Whether you're a hard man or a soft man, or a woman, or a child who's old enough to drink filter coffee; this cup is for you!!!!!! Highly recommended.

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published 06/06/2011

I had one of these mugs but I lost it. Can you please advice on suppliers in SA. Silly to import one mug.
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published 06/06/2011

Ciao is based in the UK. I have no idea of SA sellers - but you could try EBay in South Africa if it exists.

Excellent

published 26/03/2008

I often go camping in woods and forests for weeks and months at a time and the Smart Cafe is my perfect and usually only companion. It makes wonderful coffee and is the first thing I pack every time. Sometimes I get so relaxed just sitting in my tent that I could just lie there for the rest of my life.....just not long enough that I get skeletonised though :-) To summarise, fantastic mug, great coffee, buy one now! Regards, Kevin T

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