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Best coffee mugs for the perfect cuppa

Whether you're an espresso enthusiast, or a latte lover, treat yourself to a new coffee mug, and enjoy your brew in style.

John Lewis and Partners Linear Stackable Stoneware Mugs
Published: May 12, 2022 at 8:46 am
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If your coffee mug collection is needing a spruce up, or perhaps you've chipped an old favourite and need a replacement, our list of the best coffee mugs is here to help. From hardy stoneware cups ideal for everyday use, to vibrant matching espresso sets perfect for afternoon tea, we've got you covered.


So find yourself a new go-to for your cappuccinos, americanos and iced coffees, and enjoy your cuppa all the more.

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Best coffee mugs for 2022

Denby Small Mug Set

Two Denby mugs

When it comes to crockery, you can always rely on Denby for durability and effortless style. You get two cups in this coffee mug set, and they're nice and small, perfect for frothy coffee. We love the glazed effect, which looks great and helps prevent chipping. The lovely blue colour would suit a relaxed, coastal kitchen.

Practical too, pop them in the dishwasher for faff-free cleaning and in the microwave when you need to reheat a forgotten brew.

Denby mug sets are also a lovely wedding present idea, and would work well as a housewarming gift too.

Orla Kiely Mugs

Two Orla Kiely Mugs

Add a retro touch to your kitchen with these Orla Kiely coffee mugs. The funky contrasting colours would look fantastic displayed in an eclectic kitchen cabinet.

Perfect for enjoying a spot of afternoon tea with your friends, the ceramic mugs are embossed with a pretty pressed flower design. The two coffee mugs conveniently stack together so you can save on counter space if you're tight for room. Pink and green together is always a top choice so you can think of these lovely mugs as eye-catching accessories as well as kitchen essentials.

Wildflower Glass Mug

Wildflower Glass Mug

If you're after a special coffee mug with a more delicate design, this Urban Outfitters option is a sweet choice. Glass mugs are more versatile too - when you're not using this design for a morning coffee, fill with gin and tonic or your favourite summery cocktail and treat yourself to a tipple in the garden.

Browse our favourite glass coffee mugs for more inspiration.

Emma Bridgewater Mama Bear Mug

Mama Bear Emma Bridgewater Mug

We couldn't do a best coffee mug roundup without an Emma Bridgewater addition! This half pint mug is a solid choice for everyday use, and thanks to the cute Mama Bear print, it's a thoughtful birthday present your mum is sure to love.

With a thick design and solid base, this mug is a trusty choice that's likely to become a firm favourite.

Marcello Velho Folksong Mug

Green mug with leopard print

This gorgeous stoneware mug from Anthropologie works well as a tea mug too thanks to its large size. Fill up, and keep yourself fuelled up on caffeine whilst you're working from home.

The bold leopard print design against the green background makes this coffee mug a standout kitchen accessory, and as a dishwasher safe design, it's an easy choice for your go-to daily brew.

Sasspot Ceramic Mug

Sasspot Cat Yellow Ceramic Mug

One for the sassy cat lovers in your life. We love the vibrant yellow colour paired with the pink handle, and the rounded bottom gives this Oliver Bonas design a unique touch. From morning coffees to evening hot chocolates, this coffee mug is a colourful and fun pick.

Looking for birthday present ideas? Fill this coffee mug with chocolate buttons and marshmallows and create your own hot chocolate making kit.

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Linear Stackable Stoneware Mugs

John Lewis and Partners Linear Stackable Stoneware Mugs

For a rustic vibe, go for this matching set of four coffee mugs from John Lewis. Their stackable nature makes them a convenient choice, and the textured design is a nice touch.

The creamy colours are the real draw. Match with gentle shades - sage, cream and peachy pink - for a soothing vibe.

Ceramic Espresso Cups

Four flowery espresso cups

In need of a matching cup set for a garden party? Or perhaps you're planning street party celebrations. This adorable set of four espresso cups offers the bright and vibrant colours we expect from Oliver Bonas, and the gold handle gives them a chic appearance.

Perfect for spring and summer, brighten up your coffee table with these flowery cups.


Learn how to make the ultimate at-home coffee station, or if you're on the go, check out the best reusable coffee cups on the market.


Rachel HowatsonDigital Writer

Rachel Howatson is a digital writer who works across a range of Immediate’s special interest brands. Whatever your passion, whether it’s hillwalking, cooking, gardening, running, socialising or even sleeping, she'll likely have written about it.


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