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Sage By Heston Blumenthal The Oracle BES980UK Espresso Coffee Machine with Integrated Burr Grinder - Stainless Steel

Product Specification

Key Information

Dimensions (H)45.3 x (W)37.3 x (D)40.9
Bar Pressure 15 bar
Compatible Coffee Type Coffee Beans / Ground Coffee
Display Type LCD
Drip Tray Yes
Integrated Burr Grinder Yes
Manufacturer Warranty 2 Year
Milk Frother Yes
Power 2400 Watt
Variable Grinding Yes

Features We Love

Adjustable Milk Temperature Yes
Adjustable Water Temperature Yes
Auto Grind, Dose And Tamp Yes
Auto Turn On and Auto Turn Off Functionality Yes
Automatic Milk Texturing Yes
Dedicated Hot Water Outlet Yes
Dual Boilers Yes
Electronic PID Temperature Control Yes
Low Pressure Pre-Infusion Yes
Over Pressure Valve Yes

Product Detail

Brand Sage By Heston Blumenthal
Category Espresso Coffee Machines
Cleaning Function Yes
Colour Stainless Steel
Cup Warmer Yes
Dimensions (H)45.3 x (W)37.3 x (D)40.9
Removable Water Tank Yes
Safety Thermal Cut-Off Yes
WaterTank Capacity 2.5 Litres

Using Your Appliance

One or Two Cups Yes
Single Or Double Shot Yes

What Can I Make

Americano Yes
Cappuccino Yes
Espresso Yes
Flat White Yes
Latte Yes
Latte Macchiato Yes
Long Coffee Programme Yes
Lungo Yes
Macchiato Yes
Ristretto Yes

Sage By Heston Blumenthal The Oracle BES980UK Espresso Coffee Machine with Integrated Burr Grinder - Stainless Steel

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Key Features

  • Automatic grinding, dosing, tamping and milk texturing
  • Milk frother gives your drinks a perfect creamy finish
  • Removable water tank for easy refilling
  • Pre-infusion gives a rich taste
  • 2 year warranty for peace of mind

Product Overview

Experience luxurious, barista quality coffee at home with this bean-to-cup espresso machine from Sage by Heston Blumenthal. By automatically grinding, dosing and tamping the beans, this model controls the most complex part of the process, so creating delicious, smooth coffee is easy. The milk can be textured automatically or manually, allowing you to personalise each beverage to your taste. The Over Pressure Valve helps to prevent bitter flavours in the espresso and the dual boiler provides hot water on tap - ideal for Americanos and pre-heating your cups.

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Customer Reviews

4.3 / 5 3 Reviews
66% would recommend to a friend
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Good coffee but at a very high price

This machine does produce a very good cup of coffee. The grinder is quiet and adjustable, though it has a major flaw: it continues to operate even when there are no beans left in the hopper. The only ways to stop it are to add beans or presumably switch off the machine altogether. This seems a significant design fault. The quantity of coffee beans used is not adjustable, though pretty much everything else to do with the extraction and milk conditioning is. The output from this machine is very good and can be refined using the reasonably straightforward menus. The real question for prospective purchasers is how much do you want to spend on a large well designed, though not especially well finished (notably the drip tray cover which seems flimsy) product with which to make a cup of coffee. If you enjoy the challenge of fine tuning and place a high value on appearance then this may be for you. If you just want a good cup of coffee, I am sure there are ways to achieve that and still have several hundred pounds in your account.

Pros: Looks good, Quiet Cons: Complicated, Expensive

Coffee Bliss

The Oracle replaced my 20year old Gaggia Classic espresso machine. The difference in taste of the coffee from the two machines was instantly noticeable. The Oracle produced a far superior coffee with subtle flavours and no harshness. The cappuccino produced is as good as that obtained from a specialist coffee house. Although the machine is expensive, I am pleased with the end result.

Pros: Ease to use, Good build quality Cons: Expensive, Noisy
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Really awesome!!!

The Oracle is the best machine I have had so far. I love the Oracle's grinding and tamping system; so easy and convenient to use, no more wasted coffee and improper tampering. The Oracle is very easy to keep clean. The Oracle has dual boilers, espresso and milk can be prepared at the same time. Too many nice features to talk The duel boilers are great and make multitasking easy. The foaming wand it quality and can produce great foam. The grinder and tamper are great and nice to have on the machine itself. The reservoir is big and can handle just over a weeks worth of espressos for 2. It looks great and you feel like you get the value for the money. It's easy to clean and maintain. . Overall, great machine. I love it!!!!

Pros: Ease to use, Good build quality, Value for money Cons: None

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