As good as you can get for under several hundred £'s
M. S. Stevens, Amazon
9 March 2014
Summary: This is my second one; the first just stopped working after a couple of years, and I couldn't find ain't he one at a reasonable price that suited. This one has also recently started acting up: it makes a horrible noise when the coffee starts coming up, but that can be controlled by reducing the...
Summary: It is OK. Coffee often leaks from the join of the 2 halves when pouring or when brewing, no matter which way I put the filter in. It does not screw together as smoothly as the last one I bought, not sure if the thread is as good.
Summary: I've had the same Bialetti since 2007 (not this model) and I only change the rubber bungs regularly. I love it, and go to bed looking forward to my morning coffee. I buy 100% arabica, fill to the first groove only, to avoid having to add sugar. My partner fills it up, and then sugars his coffee.