Venus - FAQs
How high should I fill my Bialetti Venus with water?
To make coffee with your Venus coffee maker, fill the base with room-temperature water up to the safety valve. The safety valve is a small, circle-shaped element on the base.
How do I clean my Bialetti Venus coffee maker?
Bialetti doesn't recommend using any chemicals or soaps to clean your Venus coffee maker. Simply rinse it through with cold water after every use.
Can Bialetti be used on induction?
The Venus coffee maker can be used on induction stoves. It has a stainless steel circle base, essential to form the connection. Bialetti has a range of coffee makers designed to be used on induction hobs. Shop the induction-friendly range here.
What's the difference between Bialetti Venus and Moka Express?
In terms of the coffee made, both of these coffee makers are of excellent quality and perfect for creating Italian-style espresso at home. The main difference is the design and material. The Moka Express is an aluminium stovetop coffee maker with an iconic octagonal base. The Venus is a stainless steel coffee maker with a circular base. The Venus can be used on induction, gas and electric hobs. The Moka Express cannot be used on induction.
Where is the Venus coffee maker made?
Bialetti design all of their stovetop coffee makers in Italy. Their products are manufactured in Italy, Romania and China. The Venus is manufactured in China.
What grind size do I need for my stovetop coffee maker?
All of Bialetti's stovetop coffee makers require the same grind size - Moka ground coffee. This is a fine grind, slightly coarser than espresso. You can buy Italian ground coffee, roasted by Bialetti, from Brew Italia. With 7 flavours to taste, you'll love exploring the taste of Italy.
How much coffee does a 4 cup Venus make?
The Bialetti Venus 4 cup makes around 180ml of coffee. The cup sizing is based on the traditional Italian espresso - giving between 45-50ml per cup.
How much coffee does a 6 cup Venus make?
The Bialetti Venus 6 cup makes around 270ml of coffee. The cup sizing is based on the traditional Italian espresso - giving between 45-50ml per cup.
How much coffee does a 10 cup Venus make?
The Bialetti Venus 10 cup makes around 480ml of coffee. The cup sizing is based on the traditional Italian espresso - giving between 45-50ml per cup.
Why don't Bialetti make 2 cup Venus coffee makers anymore?
Bialetti used to design and manufacture a smaller Venus model - the 2 cup. The recently stopped production of this coffee maker as the base was too small to connect to induction hobs. You can still buy Venus 2 cup spare parts here.