Cleaning the dishes by hand can be a pleasant experience if you have a bit of extra time. However, if you are in a rush and there is a bunch of dirty plates, glasses, and cutlery, then you should invest in an efficient dishwashing machine.
Judging by our experience, the bigger, the better, especially if you are preparing meals for a large family or a group of friends. With that in mind, we’ve done a bit of market research and created a list of the best dishwashers with cutlery drawer offers.
Throughout this article, we will cover our top five, going through the highlighting features and downsides. Without further ado, let’s get started!
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Dishwasher with Cutlery Drawer Reviews
#1 Bosch SMS67MW00G Series 6 Freestanding Dishwasher
The first product on our list is manufactured by one of the leading brands, Bosch. It operates in Energy Class D as a standalone dishwashing machine. It is available in two different colors – White and Classic Silver. Most would say it is one of the most attractive models on the market.
It offers a full control panel and a noise level as little as 44dB. Most importantly, the machine can easily fit most kitchens. It is set at 53 kilograms in weight plus 60 x 60 x 84 cm in size. Not to forget, it offers a capacity of 14 liters and works at 220 Volts.
Bosch is a brand that has been at the top of the kitchen appliance industry for the past couple of decades. With that in mind, you can be confident that the Series 6 Freestanding Dishwasher is a great long-term investment. It comes with a 10-year warranty on all manufacturer defects and a detailed user’s guide that features all the necessary instructions on how to set up and use this product.
One of the excellent features is the eco-silence drive, an innovative operating mode that will have this dishwashing machine performing while using less electricity and producing a low noise of 44dB. The fact that it is powerful and quiet at the same time makes the Series 6 Freestanding Dishwasher stand apart from its competitors.
Along with the eco-silence drive, it also features glass protection technology. You won’t have to worry about your fine china and fragile glasses becoming damaged during the cleaning cycle as this dishwasher regulates extra water hardness while providing you with squeaky clean dishes.
Another mode that you are sure to enjoy is the VarioPlus which will cut the cleaning time by up to 50% while not sacrificing the final results. It uses ActiveWater and PerfectZeolith technology to ensure that all the dishes are thoroughly dried. The machine uses as little water as possible while removing the most stubborn food mess.
Most importantly, the cutlery drawer is pretty spacious, and it should fit at least 20 forks, 20 spoons, and 20 knives. In addition to that, this Bosch dishwashing machine is made beginner-friendly and the front panel LED controls are pretty easy to work with.
The only issue that we have is that you can’t fold the racks at the top drawer of this machine, reducing the overall capacity. Still, the overall design and the fact that it operates using a few eco-friendly programs make it a great buy.
- Affordable price
- Spacious cutlery drawer
- Quiet and efficient
- Simple to install
- Beginner-friendly control panel
- An innovative Eco-Silence program
- You can’t fold the top racks
#2 COMFEE’ Table Top Dishwasher TD802 Compact Dishwasher
Belonging to Energy Class F, this COMFEE product is just the perfect choice if you are on a limited budget but don’t want to miss out on the advantages of an energy-efficient dishwashing machine. Set at 55 x 50 x 59.5 centimeters and operating at 220 volts, it is a great investment if you are running a small to medium kitchen.
It offers a capacity of 8 liters and operates at a noise level of 47dB, which is still pretty quiet given the fact that we are talking about a dishwasher that will get rid of any food residues!
The first thing that we want to discuss is the design of the COMFEE’ Table Top Dishwasher. Made to last, it is highlighted by premium plastic and metal construction. It comes with a 2-year warranty on all built-in defects. One of the fabulous features is that you can either install it next to other kitchen cabinets or have it set on a table countertop.
It is suitable for versatile use and can fit 8 place settings plus has 7 operating programs. What you surely won’t lack if you get the COMFEE dishwasher is capacity as it offers a flexible loading system and will fit up to 97 different pieces of tableware. Not only that but it also fits plates that are as large as 30 cm in diameter. In addition, you can fold the racks at the top drawer and enjoy even more machine-washing space.
Talking about the simplicity of use, it is highlighted by an intuitive front LED control panel that features an icon for each of the operating modes. It will remind you when you need to refill the dishwashing machine with a rinse or a salt agent to have your dishes squeaky clean at any point in time.
Among the cool features is that you can set it to operate off-peak and delay the washing cycles anywhere between 1 to 24 hours. Also, you can choose between 7 washing styles, including classic, intense, 90 minute, eco, universal, glass, and rapid!
The main issue is that the user’s guide is pretty confusing. You may need to call the customer service team from COMFEE’ to get a better idea of installing the dishwashing machine. However, we consider it a worthy buy given the affordable price and the fact that it offers a smooth and quiet performance.
- Good price
- 18 Different tableware categories
- Features 7 operating programs
- Quiet performance at 47dB
- Simple to use
- Delay washing cycles
- The user’s guide is confusing
#3 Samsung DW60M6050FS Freestanding A++ Rated Dishwasher
Moving on with our list of the best dishwasher with cutlery drawers, we present you with one of the best machines that Samsung has to offer. It belongs to energy Class A and is designed as a freestanding kitchen appliance. You shouldn’t have any issues fitting it in any size of kitchen. It is set at 50 kilograms in weight and 60 x 59.8 x 84.5 centimeters in size.
Made out of stainless steel, the dark silver color is aesthetically pleasing. Regarding the interface, it shouldn’t take long until you are completely comfortable with the front LED panel as the controls are simple and intuitive. As for the capacity, you will be working with a top and a bottom rack plus a spacious cutlery drawer.
According to our experience, this Samsung Freestanding Dishwasher can wash up to 100 different tableware pieces in a single cycle. One of the best operating modes is the 60-minute express, allowing you to have a whole load of dishes clean in as little as an hour.
The manufacturer also included handy alerts for when you need to add the rinsing and salt agent. Apart from the express mode, it also features a half-load program. This is the perfect choice if you have enough dishes to fill about 50% of the machine. It provides great flexibility and eco-friendly performance. It also ensure that all tableware is 100% clean, removing the most stubborn food residues.
Another design point is that you can adjust the height of the upper rack, increasing it up to 5 centimeters to gain more washing area. As for the cutlery drawer, it is ideal for putting away spoons, forks, and knives. The main issue is that although it offers an efficient and smooth operation, this Samsung dishwasher is pretty loud.
Other than that, there is not much that we can put against it as it offers great capacity and is pretty simple to use.
- Made out of stainless steel
- 60-minute express washing mode
- Offers an eco-friendly performance
- Half load program for more flexibility
- Adjustable top rack
- Spacious cutlery drawer
- Smooth operation affected by loud noise
#4 Russell Hobbs Stainless Steel 60cm Wide Freestanding Dishwasher
Situated in Energy Class D and highlighted by 12 place settings, it is another affordable yet highly efficient dishwashing machine. It is available in two different colors – black and silver. This unit lightweight set at 41 kilograms in weight and 60 x 59.8 x 84.5 centimeters in size.
Simple to install, you won’t have to worry about it breaking apart. The whole machine is made out of stainless steel, and there is a 2-year warranty on all manufacturer defects.
Before we get to the details of how this dishwasher works, it is essential to mention the warranty. The first year comes for free after registering the product. The capacity of 11 liters will allow you to wash more than 100 tableware pieces in just a single cycle.
While belonging to Energy Class D, the efficiency and drying rating is A++ making this Russell Hobbs product one of the best dishwashers in the mid-price range. Similar to the products above, it is highlighted by an intuitive LED front panel that will allow you to monitor the time and choose between different operating modes.
As already mentioned, it offers a flexible interior design with up to 12 place settings and the ability to place versatile tableware from small knives to plates that are 35 cm in diameter. One of the most fantastic points is the dry plus technology that ensures no air bubbles before auto-releasing the door which allows you to put the dishes back into use.
Regarding its operating modes, there are 6 to choose from, including the environmentally friendly, rapid, and quick 90-minute one. Overall, it is an energy-efficient dishwasher that is somewhat trickier to set up but offers a plethora of washing options and intuitive controls that will get you optimal results.
- Aesthetically pleasing
- Features 6 operating modes
- Highlighted by 12 place settings
- Dry plus technology with auto door release
- Eco friendly
- Tricky to install
#5 Neff 14 Place Fully Integrated Dishwasher with Cutlery Tray
Last but certainly not least is an intuitive dishwashing machine with a sleek and lightweight design that is perfect for small or medium kitchens. Set at just around 35 kilograms in weight and 55 x 59.8 x 81.5 centimeters in size, this dishwasher is fully integrated and made out of premium stainless steel. Most importantly, it offers a great capacity of 14 place settings and the ability to wash more than 120 tableware pieces in a single cycle.
One of the biggest advantages of this dishwashing machine compared to the products above is its eco 50 mode. Once you turn it on, you will enjoy less energy consumption (0.93kWh) and be happy that it saves water. Although simple to use, the control panel of this product is set at the top interior and not at the front panel like most of its competitors.
Talking about the excellent design details, we love the InfoLight that indicates the dishwasher is operating, and you shouldn’t open the door until you hear the beeping sound signaling that the cycle has ended. In addition to that, there is a VarioHinge design feature. This allows you to fit a wide variety of tableware and get the most out of the 14-place capacity.
There is the Eco 50 mode that consumes less energy and saves water. There is also Cher 70 degree mode and VarioSpeed Plus mode. The former is perfect for washing and removing stubborn food residues from pots and casserole dishes. On the other hand, the latter is ideal if you are in a rush and need to have the tableware cleaned and dried in less time.
In the end, while it is a bit noisy, the Neff 14 Place Setting Dishwasher is a valuable investment for anyone working in a small or medium kitchen.
- Offers 14 place settings
- Highlighted by an eco-friendly mode
- Washes three times faster with VarioSpeed Plus
- Removes stubborn food residues
- Simple to install
- Great price
- Highlighted by noisy performance
All five products offer great capacity and a cutler drawer for protecting and cleaning smaller tableware. Our personal favorite is the Bosch SMS67MW00G Serie 6 Freestanding Dishwasher. It offers an efficient, eco-friendly mode, making almost no noise, and is simple to install. For our second choice, we would go with the Neff S713N60X16 N50 14 Place Setting Dishwasher, as it offers excellent capacity and a variety of customizable programs for optimal results!
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