Online Shop Open!
You can purchase parts for your coffee machine now directly from our shop.
Just click the link above and have a browse.
If you are a roastery or machine service agent sign up for an account and receive up to 30% off the prices shown here.
Come and see us to get your home machine serviced.
Many people out there have spent $3000+ on a Rocket or Domobar, and then suffer average coffee as time takes its toll.
The machine gets leaky and stiff, pressure wanes and control boards forget what their function is :)
Bring it in for a tickle up and mention you've been on the website for your complimentary cleaning salts.
Naked Portafilters & why they rule.
The importance of the extraction to exceptional espresso reached a new level of clarity with the introduction of "bottomless portafilters".
A smart barista will intently watch the stream of espresso pour out during an extraction.
While appearance alone isn't definitive proof of a good cup, it does go a long way in verifying the barista's technique.
We can cut out your handles spouty area, leaving you with “naked” portafilters, and we carry a large range of brand new naked portafilters too.
Ideally, every particle of the ground espresso should be of the same size, and when compressed or tamped into the portafilter basket, it should likewise have no differences in how tightly or loosely it is compressed from side to side or top to bottom.
Although perfection in this regard is impossible, a Crotchless Portafilter can help identify things such as channeling, blonding, tiger striping, among other things.
Channeling is when the water finds it's way through cracks or small inconsistencies in the coffee "puck". This means that the coffee gets an uneven extraction, producing an inferior shot of espresso. Common causes are an uneven tamp, or too much coffee (referred to as overdosing).
So lets learn what is really going on with our distribution and tamping by using nude handles all day every day, like the pros.
Up Coming News
Service schedule and trips
How using independent technicians benefits your business
The ultimate in machine care - fortnightly visits by Blair
Specialist Barista Products Available from Espresso Ninja
All prices shown are list retail excluding GST. Please contact or visit us for a special deal.
- Ascaso Imini i2
- Ascaso Imini i2
- Ascaso i1
- Rancilio Rocky Doserless
- Mazzer Mini Electronic (version A)
- Mazzer Mini Doser
- Mazzer Super Jolly Doser
- Mazzer Major Electronic
- Mazzer Major Doser
- Mazzer Major Bag
- Mazzer Kony Electronic
- Mazzer Kony Doser
- Mazzer Robur Electronic
- Mazzer Robur Doser
- Mazzer DR100 Bag
- Mazzer Zar Bag
Dump Bins/Knock Boxes
Tampers and Tamp Mats
Portafilters and Preparation Accessories
Cleaning Products and Accessories
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We provide a range of coffee pods for domestic and commercial use, please contact us to enquire.
My roastery is looking to expand, but we don't have technical support in Wellington, can you do it?
We can. Just send us an email - firstname.lastname@example.org
Can you supply my cafe with coffee?
No, we are an independent coffee machine servicing company. Check out our friends on the links page to find a coffee roastery that best suits what you value. We will probably meet you at the machinery installation stage!
Do you service grinders?
Yes we service and repair commercial and domestic grinders.
What are the brands of machine you service?
We service all commercial machines, and most domestic machines.
We definitely service the commercial list below:
- La Cimbali
- La Scala
- La Marzocco
- La Pavoni
- Nuova Simonelli
- San Marco
- San Marino
- SV ITALIA
- Francis Francis
- La Cimbali
- La Scala Butterfly
- La Pavoni
- Vibiemme Domobar
Where are you?
- End of Drummond Street Service Lane
- Mt Cook
- Wellington 6021
- New Zealand
Whats your PO Box address?
- PO Box 7514
- Wellington 6242
- New Zealand
Do you do home/office calls?
Yes we do, there is no extra fee. We do however charge for the time spent travelling as labour.
How much is it for a service?
That all depends on what you would like done and the machine. Give us a call and we can give you an estimate.
Can you service my coffee companies clients around the country?
We can. Our service trips are split into areas of the country and happen at least every six month, in time for a new water filter. If you email us with the details of your company and requirements we will let you know when we are next heading to where you need us, it is that simple - email@example.com
How much will it cost to get a machine installed?
That depends on the type of machine and where, but no matter what the job we can do it and offer advice on the filtration and government regulations.
Do you sell second hand machines?
We do, please enquire by contacting via firstname.lastname@example.org or simply phone 04 974 8982
Do you work on a weekend/public holiday?
Yes we do however there is an extra charge for this as it is outside business hours. There is always someone available as we operate 24/7. If not, leave a message and we will definitely get back to you.
Do you fix automatic machinery?
We do repair a limited range of automatic machinery, please email or ring with the details and we can let you know.
Do you repair vending machines?
We do repair vending machines.
Your job looks fun, how do I become involved?
There are several important skills required to become a Ninja, you will need to master the following, and then email us a CV:
Sleeping with eyes open
Fixing machines while suspended
"Chopsticks for everything"
Unrivalled diagnosis ability
Pulling shots with your mind
There is also a 12 week course in which you will be schooled in Feng Shui, meditation, Nunchaku and how to quickly determine which size socket you require for a bolt. After which you still wont be a Ninja, but you'll definitely be more awesome.