Written on: 07/10/2010
took this item back the next day and got the full refund with a promise of item being returned to manufacturer with fault report - explained that others reported this item as disappointing.
Waitrose give excellent returns service (read more)
Written on: 04/10/2010
This was on display sealed at Waitrose and the sort of thing someone might buy for a present. we have an electric grinder but liked the idea of a hand grinder and the ease of emptying the drawer because our present grinder is a little tricky to get the ground coffee out.
Very disappointing, bought this morning, going back tomorrow morning. It does not work or at least following instructions I could not get it to work and ended up with bits of bean, even on tightest setting for adjustable... (read more)
Written on: 21/09/2009
as mentioned in other reviews the Whittard Coffee Grinder falls apart easily due to shoddy design by people who should damned well know better. It sprays and spills etc. It isn't worth £1 let alone the price paid bit like a joke shop version of a proper one. we took ours back for a refund. (read more)
Written on: 03/01/2009 by iheartyouheartme (1 review written)
I didn't buy this Whittard Coffee Grinder, my girlfriend did.
It sat in her kitchen for several months before I asked "Do you use that?"
Her reply, "No, it doesn't work"
After many frustrating attempts by myself I can confirm it does not work.
Actually, that is technically untrue. It works in that it grinds coffee beans so long as you don't mind stopping every 30 or so seconds to reassemble all the components that have worked themselves loose.
I think there is a fundamental flaw in the design of... (read more)
Written on: 16/07/2008 by Jane Carnall (3 reviews written)
The Whittard Coffee Grinder is claimed to be "easily adjustable" but the "adjust" is provided by how hard the user is pulling the handle upwards as it's turned. This makes it an extra effort to grind even a small amount of coffee.
The design is that the ground beans fall through into a small wooden drawer, but the setup means the ground coffee sprays around the edges, so that when the drawer is pulled out, some of the ground coffee spills. You can't take the grinder apart for individual... (read more)