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The UK’s 5 Best Mattresses, Ranked

To avoid sleepless nights when researching a new mattress, we at Emma Sleep tested the UK’s leading mattress-in-a-box brands in the world’s no. 1 independent ergonomics testing institute. So if you need some reassurance before choosing a mattress, read on.

Best Mattresses Overall 2021 Best Mattresses Overall 2021
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Top Mattress
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Emma Original
  • The UK's Most Awarded Mattress
  • Perfect for all types of sleepers
  • Innovative Airgocell® regulates temperature
  • High-quality foams adapt to your body
Test Score
76 %
76 %
Top Mattress
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Emma Original
  • The UK's Most Awarded Mattress
  • Perfect for all types of sleepers
  • Innovative Airgocell® regulates temperature
  • High-quality foams adapt to your body
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Eve Sleep Lighter Hybrid
  • Made in the UK
  • Takes the pressure off
  • Good for all sleepers
  • Perfect temperature
Test Score
75 %
75 %
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Eve Sleep Lighter Hybrid
  • Made in the UK
  • Takes the pressure off
  • Good for all sleepers
  • Perfect temperature
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Otty Hybrid
  • Temp-regulating memory foam
  • High density support foam
  • Airflow side support
  • Encapsulated pocket springs
Test Score
60 %
60 %
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Otty Hybrid
  • Temp-regulating memory foam
  • High density support foam
  • Airflow side support
  • Encapsulated pocket springs
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Nectar Memory Foam
  • Made in the UK
  • Adaptive cooling cover
  • Minimal motion transfer
  • Nonstop Air Flow
Test Score
58 %
58 %
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Nectar Memory Foam
  • Made in the UK
  • Adaptive cooling cover
  • Minimal motion transfer
  • Nonstop Air Flow
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Simba Hybrid
  • Made in the UK
  • Breathable sleep surface
  • Patented titanium Aerocoil® spring-comfort layer
  • High definition Simba-pure with edge support
Test Score
51 %
51 %
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Simba Hybrid
  • Made in the UK
  • Breathable sleep surface
  • Patented titanium Aerocoil® spring-comfort layer
  • High definition Simba-pure with edge support
The Testing Process
We tested these mattresses in state-of-the-art mattress testing facilities in Germany. In testing mattresses, we put each mattress through the wringer to come up with objective and scientific results. We used German industry-standard testing so that we can evaluate the criteria based on what brings the most benefit and satisfaction to the consumer.
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Need an expert opinion?
See how the UK's most respected Consumer Testing Associations and Independent Reviewers rated the Emma Mattress on their own independent reviews.
Which? Consumers' Association, 2019
“Exceptional. It’s one of the highest-scoring mattresses we’ve tested in years”
T3, 2020
Extremely comfortable and supportive, sleeping on the new Emma mattress is like a dream. Can there be a better mattress?
The Mattress Guide, 2020
“There is no doubt that this is the UK’s leading mattress”
Real Homes, 2020
“Designed to suit all manner of body shapes, weights and sleeping positions, we can vouch it worked for us.”