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Convenient Coffee Press Picks for Your Tiny Apartment Kitchen

These are the most affordable ones you can find.

Photography: (L to R) Shopee, Lazada

Coffee machines are awesome because not only to they translate your favorite beans into flavorful brews, but many of them really look good on your kitchen countertop—but while they make for great breakfast nook additions, not everyone has the space for them, especially if you live in a small condo or apartment. 

Enter the humble coffee press: not only are they easy to use, they're also easy to store. Ano ther perk is that there are options that are pretty affordable too: a coffee or French press is more economical than espresso machines and coffee capsule machines. It also does not need electricity, and it does the job of brewing coffee.

All you have to do to use a coffee press is to remove the plunger (a.k.a.the lid with the mesh strainer in the bottom), pour the desired amount of coarse ground coffee into the press, add hot water, and then push down the plusher. Let it steep for a few minutes and you're done! Easy, right?


If you're ready to add-to-cart, here are budget friendly options you can shop online:

Omega French Press SA Rotter 60

Price: P230/350-ml and P280/600-ml 

Where to buy: Shopee

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Besuto Coffee French Press

Price: P220/350-ml and P270/600-ml

Where to buy: Shopee


Hosh Samovar Tea Plunger

Price: P350/350-ml and P480/800-ml

Where to buy: Shop SM

Daiso Glass Coffee Press

Price: P188/600-ml

Where to buy: Daiso's Lazada Flagship Store and Daiso's Shopee Flagship Store


French Coffee Press with Bamboo Lid

Price: P299/350-ml, P349/600-ml, and P419/1000-ml

Where to buy: Lazada

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