9 of the best pasta makers to bring that Dolce Vita buzz into the heart of your home

Cons: Not dishwasher safe. 

Customers are saying: Durable, all three pasta types work well – just make sure to clean out residue carefully after each use to prevent blunting the cutters long-term.

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Best buy pasta maker

6 Piece Pasta Maker and Attachment Set

VonShef are well know for their foodie gear and whether it’s picnic baskets or accessibly priced smoothie makers, they’re definitely one of our go-to brands for value for money in the kitchen. 

Pros: Comes with more attachments than some of its preferred counterparts (e.g. Marcato), including spaghetti, linguine, fettuccini and tagliatelle pasta cutting rollers, as well as a table clamp, adjustable thickness settings and, as a bonus, an included recipe book and spaghetti serving size measure. What’s more, a two year warranty is included with your purchase.

Cons: Hand wash only, and it ships from China, so isn’t as eco-friendly on the travel miles front. 

Customers are saying: Sturdy, easy to use, quick delivery and no major complaints among the 83 Wayfair testimonials!

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Best pasta maker for beginners

Lakeland Pasta Machine Chromed Steel

One of our favourite budget options, mainly because Lakeland are renowned for their made-to-last, high-quality wares, this chrome-plated stainless steel machine is easy to use and comes with everything you’ll need as a home cook looking to expand their Italian cooking know-how. 

Pros: Can make lasagne sheets, tagliatelle, spaghetti or linguine, as well as ravioli if you get a little creative with your lasagne sheets. It also includes a table clamp and, for those with less worktop space available, it’s only 22cm x 21cm x 15cm compared with the KitchenCraft’s (below) 20cm x 25cm x 34cm. It has a double gear to ensure smooth rolling and eight thickness settings to adjust to your personal preference. 

Cons: No free delivery. 

GLAMOUR tested review: Super easy to use and looks high-quality on my countertop, this machine made delicious, evenly cut fettuccini and wasn’t hard to wipe down afterwards, either.

Customers are saying: Rolls pasta evenly, cuts spaghetti noodles with ease and it’s overall a great machines – one thing to pick at, the handle – as it only slots in in the same way an allen key does – does pop out from time to time, but it’s easily fixed.

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Imperia pasta maker

Imperia Pasta Machine

Another one of the leading brands, this Imperia pasta machine has a slightly different design to similar models on the market, and includes a tray at the top to help balance your pasta dough as you feed it through. It’s a slightly more premium model, but with a classic wooden handle and an average 4.7/5 customer rating on John Lewis, it’s popular for a reason. 

Pros: Chrome plated and one of the most modest sized machines at just 12cm x 12cm x 20.5cm, the Imperia pasta cutter and roller is a double cutter, including both fettuccini and tagliatelle cutters, a table clamp and free delivery through John Lewis. It features six thicknesses and, for the price compared to cheaper models, is very durable and sturdy.