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La Cafetiere Classic Cafetiere

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Product Description

La Cafetiere is so popular and ever-present in Europe that the word Cafetiere is used to mean French press. From its European roots it has now made it's way into U.S. homes. With a sleek yet sturdy look and feel, the Classic model has a chrome-plated finish, glass carafe made of high quality heat-resistant glass and filter and plunger made from stainless steel.

The Classic Cafetiere is available in 3, 4, 8 and 12 cup sizes.

A Note About Coffee & Cups

Let us break it down for you: Although 8 ounces equals a cup in the baking world, a US cup of coffee is measured at 6 ounces and a European cup of coffee is measured at 4.25 ounces. This is why we sometimes list ounces to paint a more accurate picture of capacity.

Pros
  • Classic - If traditional is what you want, traditional is what you'll get with this French press. Good looks, high quality materials and great tasting coffee have made this a European staple.
  • Life Happens - In case of breakage, Bodum replacement glass carafes fit La Cafetiere models.
Cons
  • Clean-Up - Clean up isn't always easy as many grounds and silt get stuck within the plunger's filter. Carefully rinse after each and unscrew the filter assembly for deeper cleaning.
Ease of Use 5
Ease of Care and Maintenance 3
Overall Value for the Money 4
How Does it Compare?

Manufacturer Data: La Cafetiere Classic 4-Cup, 600ml, 21 oz

Crew Review Data For Comparison Purposes

  • Empty Pot (to the rim): 25 oz
  • Tbs Coarse Ground Coffee: 4 tbs
  • Hot Water Added: 20 oz
  • YIELD: 18 oz

Manufacturer Data: La Cafetiere Classic 8-Cup, 1.0 l, 35 oz

Crew Review Data For Comparison Purposes

  • Empty Pot (to the rim): 36 oz
  • Tbs Coarse Ground Coffee: 8 tbs
  • Hot Water Added: 31 oz
  • YIELD: 26 oz
Tips and Tricks

Like a richer cup of coffee? Experiment with adding another tablespoon of coarse ground coffee.

Additional Information

Model Number LR030200
Width 3 cup: 2.5 inches | 4 cup: 3.5 inches | 8 cup: 4 inches | 12 cup: 4.5 inches
Depth 3 cup: 2.5 inches | 4 cup: 3.5 inches | 8 cup: 4 inches | 12 cup: 4.5 inches
Height 3 cup: 7.5 inches | 4 cup: 7.5 inches | 8 cup: 9.5 inches | 12 cup: 10.5 inches
Material Stainless Steel
Manufacturer La Cafetiere

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Hello. Do you sell replacement carafes for this press?
A shopper on Dec 18, 2014
Best Answer: I'm sorry, we do not carry replacement glass specifically for the La Cafetiere brand. You can check if the Bodum replacement glass dimensions will work: https://www.seattlecoffeegear.com/bodum-replacement-glass-for-french-press But it may not be the right fit.
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Caring for the La Cafetiere Classic

For detailed care instructions, please refer to the user manual. We recommend that you also incorporate the following into your cleaning routine:

  • Clean the filter and pot after every use with a soft cloth or clean sponge, soap and water.

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Reviews

It makes enoughReview by chucku
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I have been a near daily user of Bodum press pots for years. However the largest capacity I could find was their eight cup models. I just took my new twelve cup La Cafetiere Classic on its maiden voyage, Filled the bottom beaker of my eight cup Santos to the neck to fill my whistling kettle. Measured my medium roasted Ethiopian beans (five rounded 1/8 cup scoops). Ground at setting 35 on my Baratza Encore. Steep for four minutes. Coffee Perfection. Everything I love about the Bodum but more of it. This will be my new daily driver. (Posted on 9/22/2013)
Good size French press for a businessReview by Robert
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I've had this product for a few weeks now. I use it everyday and like it so far. The glass feels a little thin but I bought it for its size not how thick or thin the glass is. As far as the company goes I love ordering stuff and watching the video they make I wish they had a store like this in San Diego. (Posted on 3/21/2013)

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