How to prepare a coffee with Rancilio Silvia

Rancilio Silvia

Rancilio Silvia, influenced by modern design, is perfect for any type of décor and offers totally professional levels of performance and reliability. Thanks to Silvia, you no longer have to choose between style and functionality or design and performance. Here we provide a short guide to correctly prepare a coffee with the Rancilio Silvia. The information comes directly from the Rancilio Silvia manual.

Preparing Coffee with the Rancilio Silvia

Be aware of the following steps!

A – Wait for the orange light “boiler heating” to switch off
B – Warning: Hot surface
C – Check frequently the water level in the tank. Refill if necessary!


1. Use a filter basket for 1 or 2 coffees as required


2 Fill with ground coffee and tamp. Remove leftlovers from rim of the filter



3. Lock the porta-filter into the group head



4. Put cup(s) under coffee outlet



5.Start brewing by pressing coffee switch. Stop brewing by pressing coffee switch



6. Remove porta-filter, knock out coffee and lock it again. Do not damage the filter