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Sage BES870UK

alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 reviews of Sage BES870UK. The average rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers for all reviews. Opinions about the design and durability are overall positive. The performance and price are also mentioned favorably.

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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

Consumer review by: Robin (

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

Consumer review by: DWills18 (

Great machine


This was my first ever coffee machine and I was a total rookie at making my own coffee but it's really simple and straight forward to use. I found it quite technically difficult to get the milk frothing right, as well as grinding the beans to the...

Jan, 2018

Consumer review by: Cerbusa (

Looks good - tastes better!


After a lot of research about bean to cup coffee machines I decided to go for the Sage Barista Express. This machine will make coffee as good as a coffee shop but it takes a dozen or more attempts to get the grind size, grind rate and tamper pressure...

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: bigf42 (

Great Coffee Machine


Spent a lot of time researching which machine to get, and finally plumped on this one, my family and I love it, our coffee consumption has gone through the roof. This is a manual machine, and care is needed to get things right, but the level of control...

Nov, 2017

Consumer review by: TotallyWired75 (

Tricky at first


We bought this machine to replace a Nespresso. I've had various Nespresso machines over the years and had generally been satisfied with them, but as decent coffee shops on the high street become more and more prevalent, the more I realised that...

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Linda (

Poor quality.


I bought this product and strugled to return it ever since I bought it in January. it was very hard to operate it had faults after faults. Even with the 3 years service guaranty I can't get it fixed as I have no option to return the product for fixing...

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Tes17 (



Bought this recently and still experimenting but feel the purchase was the right choice

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Malgorzata (

Very disappointed


I am very disappointed, I bought the machine 5 months ago and Is not working I did contact with sage customer service and the all staff was very rude and with wrong attitude. They said that machine is not working because I haven't discalced properly(I...

Oct, 2017

Consumer review by: Mayo (



Had it 2 weeks,fairly easy to get the hang of it and it makes very nice coffee,much better than your average bean to cup machine

Oct, 2017

Product Specifications


Product Type:Espresso machine