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Ristretto Ardenza

Number of servings 16

(41 Reviews)
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Dark, intense and with wonderful aromas of hazelnut and liquorice, Ristretto Ardenza takes the classic espresso to another level. A little shorter, Ristretto is made by passing less water through the coffee. What this means is that you get a short, robust espresso that has a smoky aroma with a deliciously peppery aftertaste. Our Ristretto Ardenza pod coffee is our most intense coffee capsule drink yet, so if you love the full-bodied taste of a bold espresso, this one is definitely worth a try.


Also known as ‘corto’, Italian for ‘short’, Ristretto Ardenza is definitely proof that good things come in small packages. As well as a wonderfully woody character with a bold, hazlenutty taste, these punchy espressos are also topped with a silky layer of crema thanks to the maximum 15-bar pump pressure in our stylish machines. The colour of caramel, the delicious crema is frothy, rich and helps give your espresso pod coffee a high quality taste, just as you would expect from a coffee shop.


An online exclusive, Ristretto Ardenza is an espresso pod coffee not to be missed. Elegant and robust, we think that they’re best served in an espresso cup that presents the irresistible layers of your masterpiece at their best.


And if you’re looking for a delicious ristretto espresso, but with a slightly less intense aroma, our Ristretto coffee capsule drinks might be just what you’re after.

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16 black capsules x 7g = 112g


Nutrition InformationUnitPer 100g
as sold
Per 100mlPer serving% RI*
of which: saturatesg7.60.10.00%
of which: sugarsg0.20.00.00%

*Reference Intake of an average adult (8400 kJ/2000 kcal).




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Overall rating

(4.95 from 5)

Rating Distribution

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This is by far what coffee should taste like either early morning or afternoon or even after supper

Review by Jill (Posted on 15/08/2019)
A Good Start to the day

I have tried a variety of the espresso pods and this tops the list for my taste, its strong and has a peppery finish. I use it as a short and a long drink depending on what I need at the time. A great tasting espresso

Review by adrian (Posted on 14/08/2019)

This is my favorite coffee pod.

Review by Peter (Posted on 13/08/2019)
5 stars from me

This is in my humble opinion, the best Coffee pods around great start to my day. This gives me the oomph, I need to start the day. Love it!

Review by Yvonne (Posted on 13/08/2019)
Everything espresso should be

This is my go to espresso! Words can not describe it's body and taste. Drop one on a flat white and you have an awesome drink !!!

Review by Darren (Posted on 13/08/2019)
The best...

Coffee pod available. Gorgeous and strong which is what I like. Nothing worse than a weak and tasteless coffee. You won’t be disappointed.

Review by Chris (Posted on 20/04/2019)
Ninja Coffee

The only Espresso as strong as Costa shops. It even tastes good, although I am only interested in the effect!

Review by DENNIS (Posted on 31/01/2019)
Absolutely the best coffee for true espresso lovers

Tried all espresso types. This is truly the best one if you like strong tasteful coffee. Too bad it's recently been often out of stock so I have to use alerts to be able to get it.

Review by Dragana (Posted on 04/01/2019)
My favorite

I tried this as an espresso and it’s very potent! I then tried it as an ordinary coffee with milk and the flavors that came from this drink was creamy, intense and very nice! I’m not very good at saying what it should taste like but I do have a very fussy taste for coffee and this is now my favorite coffee to have first thing in the morning. Gutted it’s out of stock but I’m not surprised!

Review by patricia (Posted on 18/12/2018)

I’m disappointed with this drink. It’s not bad in any way but just tastes ordinary. Reading some of the other reviews listed I probably expected more but I could not taste any hazelnut or liquorice and it certainly did not taste peppery. I much prefer the Barista for taste and don’t think the Ardenza is anything special.

Review by Andrew (Posted on 23/10/2018)

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