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Sage BES870UK

alaTest has collected and analyzed 75 reviews of Sage BES870UK. The average rating for this product is 4.6/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the durability and maintenance. The performance and price also get good feedback, whereas views are divided on the reliability.

usability, price, performance, maintenance, durability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Sage BES870UK is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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The Sage by Heston Blumenthal BES870UK Barista Express coffee machine is a ground coffee machine that, unusually, has a built-in coffee grinder and automatic dispenser. It's pricy, but comes with a lot of additional extras, such as a milk jug, coffee...

Oct, 2013

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Loving coffee


Really enjoying this machine. Never had a proper machine and learning a lot. Great become for anyone who's a beginner and wants to make own coffee.

Mar, 2018

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A life changing machine!!


We are delighted with this coffee maker. No need to buy coffee out anymore, you can make the equivalent at home. It's a bit of trial and error to get it right but also quite fun watching the dial to see if you've mastered it. Once you've got the hang...

Feb, 2018

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Best thing I’ve bought in a long time


Really excellent product. Wish I'd chosen this product earlier. The coffee produced is fantastic. We would be lost without this machine.

Feb, 2018

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It's ok - I guess


I've had this machine for 5 months. It makes really nice coffee but the steamer is not good. I have cleaned and re-cleaned the machine, watched all the instructional videos on YouTube, tried different milk types - everything. It's very erratic and I...

Feb, 2018

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This coffee machine is easy to use, easy to fill, and makes great coffee, However it took me three weeks of playing around with the grinder to make sure that the coffee was not over or under extracted. Pros Looks good and is a good size for a small...

Feb, 2018

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Coffee Heaven


I love this machine. I was unsure about getting it as the price is a bit steep, but I got drunk on christmas eve after finishing a bottle of wine and pizza to myself on my sofa (living the dream) and just bought it. I woke up the next day forgetting...

Jan, 2018

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Makes great coffee


Great coffee maker at a great price. Very good customer service in the guidance given for using the machine

Jan, 2018

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Good value and a solid piece of kit


This is the second Sage bean to cup machine that I have purchased, and although the first one did develop a fault after 18 months, it was swiftly replaced by JL. Basically, it is a solid machine that produces consistent, high quality coffee. It does...

Jan, 2018

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Morning coffee fix


"Nice well built machine. But it does take a few practice cups to get it to produce a nice cup of coffee."

Good build quality; Looks good

Jan, 2018

Product Specifications


Product type:Espresso Machine