10 Best Semi-Automatic Espresso Machines

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reviews by users 211,508 reviews by users
expert reviews 43 expert reviews

We've compared 36 semi-automatic espresso machines, rating each from 0 to 100. Our analysis includes 211,508 user reviews and 43 test results.

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  1. The Best
    1

    Sage The Barista Pro SES878BSS
    2 colors
    Score
    94/100
    Good
    Harts of Stur £599
    Peter Tyson £625
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Best buy - Expertreviews.co.uk
    Integrated grinder
    Milk frother
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.6) 5124 reviews
  2. The Best Without Grinder
    2

    Smeg ECF01
    5 colors
    Score
    92/100
    Good
    eBay £194
    Downtown £279
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Milk frother
    Can use capsules
    15 bar pump pressure
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.5) 1601 reviews
  3. 3

    Sage The Barista Express BES875UK
    Score
    91/100
    Good
    Arnotts £513
    Donaghy Bros £548
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Integrated grinder
    Milk frother
    15 bar pump pressure
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.5) 7348 reviews
  4. 4

    Sage The Barista Touch SES880BSS
    2 colors
    Score
    91/100
    Good
    Peter Tyson £799
    Harts of Stur £799
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Best buy - Expertreviews.co.uk
    Integrated grinder
    Milk frother
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.5) 3689 reviews
  5. 5

    Sage The Oracle BES980BSS
    2 colors
    Score
    91/100
    Good
    Ecookshop £1,399
    Peter Tyson £1,399
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Integrated grinder
    Automatic tamper
    Milk frother
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.5) 2062 reviews
  6. 6

    Sage The Bambino Plus SES500BSS
    3 colors
    Score
    90/100
    Good
    Donaghy Bros £348
    Hughes £348
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Milk frother
    9 bar pump pressure
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.5) 3546 reviews
  7. 7

    ‎Sage The Bambino SES450BSS
    2 colors
    Score
    90/100
    Good
    Peter Tyson £328
    Hughes £328
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Milk frother
    15 bar pump pressure
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.5) 2885 reviews
  8. 8

    Sage Barista Express Impress SES876
    3 colors
    Score
    90/100
    Good
    Donaghy Bros £730
    Breville £730
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Integrated grinder
    Automatic tamper
    Milk frother
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.5) 2668 reviews
  9. 9

    Sage The Oracle Touch SES990BTR
    3 colors
    Score
    89/100
    Good
    Ecookshop £1,675
    PRC Direct £1,699
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Integrated grinder
    Automatic tamper
    Milk frother
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.4) 2829 reviews
  10. 10

    Sage The Dual Boiler BES920UK
    2 colors
    Score
    89/100
    Good
    Donaghy Bros £1,145
    Ecookshop £1,145
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Milk frother
    LCD-Display
    15 bar pump pressure
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.4) 151 reviews
  11. 11

    DeLonghi EC 685
    4 colors
    Score
    88/100
    Good
    Coffee Friend £155
    Donaghy Bros £165
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Milk frother
    Can use capsules
    15 bar pump pressure
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.4) 75173 reviews
  12. 12

    DeLonghi La Specialista Arte EC9155.MB
    2 colors
    Score
    88/100
    Good
    Ao £396
    John Lewis & Partners £396
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Integrated grinder
    Milk frother
    15 bar pump pressure
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.4) 2309 reviews
  13. 13

    DeLonghi Stilosa EC260
    2 colors
    Score
    86/100
    Good
    Downtown £106
    Coffee Friend £109
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Milk frother
    Can use capsules
    15 bar pump pressure
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.3) 3415 reviews
  14. 14

    Sage The Duo-Temp Pro BES810BSS
    Score
    86/100
    Good
    Great price
    Breville £300
    Great price
    Currys £300
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Milk frother
    15 bar pump pressure
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.3) 906 reviews
  15. 15

    DeLonghi ECP 31.21
    Score
    84/100
    Satisfactory
    OnBuy £217
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Milk frother
    Can use capsules
    15 bar pump pressure
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.2) 7173 reviews
  16. 16

    DeLonghi ECP 35.31
    Score
    84/100
    Satisfactory
    Nisbets £192
    Argos £210
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Milk frother
    Can use capsules
    15 bar pump pressure
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.2) 6965 reviews
  17. 17

    DeLonghi ECP 33.21
    Score
    84/100
    Satisfactory
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Milk frother
    Can use capsules
    15 bar pump pressure
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.2) 6576 reviews
  18. 18

    DeLonghi La Specialista Prestigio EC9355.M
    2 colors
    Score
    82/100
    Satisfactory
    Hughes £549
    Donaghy Bros £549
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Integrated grinder
    Milk frother
    19 bar pump pressure
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.1) 2312 reviews
  19. 19

    Breville Barista Mini
    Score
    82/100
    Satisfactory
    Currys £300
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Milk frother
    15 bar pump pressure
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.1) 1019 reviews
  20. 20

    DeLonghi La Specialista Maestro EC9665.M
    Score
    82/100
    Satisfactory
    Donaghy Bros £871
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Integrated grinder
    Automatic tamper
    Milk frother
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.1) 578 reviews
  21. 21

    DeLonghi EC 9335.M
    Score
    81/100
    Satisfactory
    Hughes £549
    Donaghy Bros £549
    In partnership with PriceRunner
    Semi automatic espresso machine
    Integrated grinder
    Automatic tamper
    Milk frother
    ★★★★★
    ★★★★★
    (4.0) 2031 reviews