Best pasta maker: 12 top picks for fresh spaghetti, ravioli and lasagne
Our round-up features big-name brands such as KitchenAid, John Lewis and Marcato
Fresh pasta is hard to beat. Rather than splashing out at an Italian restaurant, why not bring its deliciousness to your home with the help of a pasta maker.
Whether you're a fan of spaghetti, ravioli, or lasagne sheets, these kitchen gadgets will help you brush up your culinary repertoire and impress your dinner guests.
Aside from looking stylish on your kitchen counter, they can also halve the time you might spend rolling, cutting, and even kneading pasta dough.
To help you get started, we've handpicked out favourite pasta makers, from budget buys to high-end models.
Featuring big-name brands such as KitchenAid, John Lewis, Marcato and more, here are our top picks.
The best pasta makers for your kitchen
Stainless Steel Pasta Machine | £35 from John Lewis
Kicking things off is this affordable pasta maker from John Lewis. Made from stainless steel, it can be used to create a variety of past types, from linguine to ravioli, thanks to its nine thickness settings. It comes with three types of rollers for various kneading and rolling, and a clamp which you can fix to table to keep it feeling stable.
Manual Pasta Machine | £39.99 from VonHaus
Another budget friendly buy is this stylish design from VonHaus. There's four cutting rollers to make all types of pasta, and the roller is perfect for creating homemade lasagne or ravioli. The tabletop clamp is a handy addition to limit mess and it can also be used to roll our sugar fondant or cake decorations.
Lakeland Pasta Machine Chromed Steel | £29.99 from Lakeland
For just under £30, this is one of the more affordable pasta makers we've come across. One satisfied customer had a very convincing review to share: "Excellent, sturdy stylish machine with a very attractive price tag. It's a good, solid machine which allow eight different thickness settings and produces perfect pasta. It's not light in weight, but its weight enables simple operation."
Pasta Cutters And Roller 3-piece Set | £189 from KitchenAid
For slick kitchen gadgets, KitchenAid is a brand worth investing in. If you're keen to make a serious go and regularly making your won pasta, this set comes with a roller, spaghetti cutter and fettuccine cutter. Designed to attach to a KitchenAid stand mixer, it also comes with a cleaning brush to keep it in tip-top condition.
KitchenCraft Deluxe Double Cutter Pasta Machine | £25.99 from Robert Dyas
Keep things budget-friendly with this pasta machine from Robert Dyas. It's robust with a fully adjustable roller, detachable handle, nine thickness settings and a worktop clamp.
Pasta Maker | £14.99 from B&Q
This would make a great gift for a student looking to whip up freshly made pasta without breaking the bank. Perfect for lasagne, tagliatelle and many more pasta varieties, it also boasts a removable handle for easy storage and a table top clamp.
Marcato Atlas 150 pasta-maker | £100 from Selfridges
Pasta makers don't come chicer than this. Made from steel and alumininium, it has alloy rollers, polymeric resin combs and scrapers, along with rubber screwed feet for extra stability and an easy-grip crank and adjustment knob which comes with 10 positions, so you'll be spoilt for choice for pasta shapes.
Argos Home Pasta Maker | £25 from Argos
Expand your culinary skill with this simple to use stainless steel pasta maker from Argos. It has a 9-position dial for various thickness for your dough, a table clamp and anti-slip base.
ProCook Pasta Maker | £49 from ProCook
This compact design is perfect for smaller kitchen, countertops and homes. Sturdy enough for regular use, it can make everything from pappardelle to ravioli, thanks to the eight thickness settings.
Imperia Pasta Machine | £47.98 from Nisbets
According to one happy shopper, this is a worthy investment for your kitchen. They said, "Great weight in the machine. Very easy assembly and simple to use. Comes with really good instructions. First time making my own pasta and using a pasta machine and thrilled with the results. Hope to have the Imperia past machine for years to come. Handy that you can buy attachments also so may invest in a few in the future."
World Of Flavours Yellow Pasta Maker | £44.99 from Jarold
Bring Italy into your home with this sunny yellow pasta maker. Perfect for beginners and seasoned cooks, you can whip up plates of Bolognese, lasagne, ravioli and more. You can also use it to make noodles to add to stir fries and soups. Made from durable stainless steel it will stand the test of time and provide you with many tasty dishes.
Judge Kitchen, Pasta Machine | £30.54 from Wayfair
Complete with steel rollers offering nine thickness settings, a table clamp, pasta trimmer and eays to follow instructions, this pasta maker is everything you need to bring Italy to you kitchen table.