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Philips Gaggia RI8161

alaTest has collected and analyzed 380 reviews from magazines and websites. Comments about the build quality and reliability are overall positive. The maintenance and value for money also get good reviews. Many are negative about the noise.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Philips Gaggia RI8161 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon review summary for Philips Gaggia RI8161

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 173 user reviews of Philips Gaggia RI8161 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers on Amazon.co.uk.

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90% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Gaggia Classic RI8161 Coffee Machine with Professional Filter Holder - Stainless Steel BodyGaggia Classic RI8161 Coffee Machine with Professional Filter Holder, Stainless Steel BodyGaggia RI8161/40 Classic Espresso Coffee Machine

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What a treat

 

Bought this machine with some trepidation after reading other reviews. I needn't have worried as it produces excellent coffee with a variety of blends of coffee. All you need is a little patience and to read the instructions carefully. Yes it takes a...

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Great coffee

 

In many ways a basic expression machine butit produces consistently great coffee. Great crema, robust build.

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Gaggia Classic RI8161 Espresso Coffee Machine - Silver

 

This is brilliant would not be without it liked coffee before but love it now would recommend to anyone. Brilliant

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Superb coffee

 

Does exactly what it says on the tin. Excellent espresso coffee with a good crema on top

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MUCH BETTER EXPRESSO COFFEE

 

DUE TO THE NEW TYPE OF FILTER THE COFFEE IS EXCELLENT.

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Don't forget to tamp well!

 

Great coffee machine, makes great espresso. However DO remember to tamp your coffee properly, on my first go I didn't (and I didn't have the "crema device" fitted either which might make a difference).

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Disappointing and returned

 

I have to agree with Quinn of Bristol and confess that I did read his review before my purchase but in view of the majority views being positive hoped that maybe Quinn was just unlucky. Accordingly, I puchased this coffee maker and tried 5 or 6 times...

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Makes Classic Coffee

 

Fantastic machine , you make coffee better than the coffee shop chains !

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top kit !

 

gaggia classic espresso machine, good size, looks fab in stainless steel, works great, like all of these type machines a bit of a faf, but be patient , it makes superb coffee with a lovely crema top, always a perfect start to the day !

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