Breville Barista Max+

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VCF152
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Enjoy delicious coffee just like it tastes at your favourite café with the Breville Barista Max+ Espresso Machine with integrated bean grinder that's perfect for lattes, cappuccinos and more. Designed to remove the guesswork, the Barista Max+ grinder is intelligently programmed to provide feedback for the correct amount of coffee grounds for 1 or 2 shot dosage, while the LED screen displays your extraction time, allowing you to time your optimum extraction for a perfect espresso. Inspired by commercial espresso machines, the Barista Max+ offers all the features and accessories needed to enjoy café-style coffee at home, including a powerful steam wand that creates velvety microfoam milk for delicious lattes, flat whites and cappuccinos.

Additional Information

  • Great Coffee Made Simple: Enjoy delicious coffee just like it tastes at your favourite café with this easy-to-use, intuitive espresso machine and integrated bean grinder that's also perfect for lattes, cappuccinos and more
  • Intelligent Grind & Dosage: integrated grinder with 30 grind settings is intelligently programmed to provide feedback for the correct amount of coffee grounds for 1 or 2 shot dosage
  • Precision Extraction Timer: The LED screen displays your extraction time, allowing you to time your optimum extraction for delicious espresso
  • The Perfect Brew, Every Time: Temp IQ Shot Control uses a three-way system to regulate and stabilise water flow and temperature, for consistently great-tasting coffee
  • Powerful Café Steam Wand: Creates velvety microfoam milk for delicious lattes, flat whites and cappuccinos
  • Includes: 58mm café-size portafilter, 250g removable bean hopper, 2.8L removable water tank, Italian designed 15 bar pump, Hot water function, Auto shot 1 & 2 cup volumetric control, Customisable settings
Breville Barista Max+ is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 33.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from What a brilliant machine I was so excited to try this coffee machine, I have wanted one for a while. I found it very simple to set up, the instructions were easy to follow for setting up and working out how to make the coffee. The first two attempts I didn’t quite get the milk temperature correct, but the 3rd time I mastered it and now can make it so easily. It tastes just like it would had you went to a coffee place. I’m saving so much money as I would buy a takeaway everyday! It is at the higher end of the price range but when you work out how much I would spend of coffee a year, the savings are so much higher! I would highly recommend this!
Date published: 2022-08-25
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Well designed machine, makes excellent coffee I recently installed this device and started making coffee with it with all default settings. Even so the result was already very well. My previous machine was a Lavazza modo mio cup machine and yesss, even compared to this relatively good cup machine, the taste of the coffee coming from this machine is so much better. Also I am pleased with the design. There are many well thought through details, operation is relatively simple (of course you have to be a bit more barista compared to a cup machine and there is more cleaning work involved) and it heats up quickly. The manual is well written, yet you do need to invest time to learn the device well.
Date published: 2023-06-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Amazing for any coffee lover Proper barista style coffee. It is a must have for coffee lovers, even those fussy ones, like myself. This product is smart, well built and everything is customisable. Grind your own beans as fine or as course as you like to control the strength of your coffee. Control the temperature settings to get it as hot or as warm as you like. One cup or two. The milk frother really packs a punch on this machine, making perfect cappuccinos. It has an led display so you can see which settings you are on. It's easy to clean, the instructions booklet is clear and easy to read and also tells you the ways to make the different coffee styles, ie, cappuccino, latte, mocha etc.
Date published: 2024-04-19
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Can make decent coffee, with some effort Decent little machine but does require some tweaking to get the most out of it. For example, the grinder. Mine consistently grinds 15g when the shot counter gets to 2.0, I have to take it up to 2.7 to get the suggested 19.5g, at which point coffee spills all over the place, so get yourself a dosing cup. And some scales. Secondly, 60ml from 19.5g of coffee is a bit too much, a ratio of 2-2.5 produces a much nicer espresso. Luckily tweaking the shot volume is super simple and I've not got it producing espresso that's comparable with the sage barista express this was purchased to replace (as it gave up the ghost). TL;DR - Capable machine once you get it dialed in.
Date published: 2023-09-03
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Why does this machine feel like a secret. I'm assuming that this is the replacement for the original Barista Max as it has all of the great coffee making potential with a host of great extras such as grind and shot timers built in (no need to faff about with starting timers on scales or phones). Does great steaming for milk recipes and comes with everything you need to be able to create a café style coffee within a matter of minutes (including a few pulls to dial everything in). I came across this machine entirely by accident at my local Currys when shopping for a Christmas present for myself. I searched for reviews and found a total of only two youtube reviews and a 14 minute video from sage about how to use the machine. I would advise anyone looking for a great, sub 500 pound machine to grab this up as fast as they can. It is going for 399 at Currys at the time of writing this. Having used both the Max and the Max plus I'm genuinely puzzled as to why no-one is raving about this machine. You may wish to hurry and get one before Breville wake up to what they've created here!
Date published: 2022-01-04
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great machine and easy to use once you figured out the right settings I was super happy to receive this coffee machine as I'm absolutely a beginner in specialty coffee making, we used to go woth the good old single espresso. But with this one I'm able to experiment and the results are (usually) lovely. I don't know much about the specs but it's very easy to make creamy coffee and super frothy milk with it and that's what really matters to me, I don't want to be a barista to make a decent cup. And the freshly ground coffee is so much better than the store bought versions. It will be a lovely addition to our new kitchen, I can't wait moving in and find a good spot for it on the countertop.😍 I'm pretty sure this is the beginning of a beautiful friendship😊
Date published: 2024-05-05
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Easy to use, delicious and aromatic coffee Coffee machine has got simple design yet it stands out in the kitchen as high quality, nicely designed and appealing appliance, suits any kitchen style. It’s quite heavy in weight and at some cases may be difficult to move around. On the top of machine there is removable bean hopper to regulate extraction speed from faster to slower for both grinding and preparing coffee itself. Also coffee grind from course to fine texture and to regulate the taste of espresso. It has got a big water tank which either can be taken off or simply lifting the lid up and putting water in. Instruction is explained step by step and easy to understand, also I like that it states how to prepare different kind of coffee (latte, cappuccino, white flat). It may take time to get used to this appliance but if instruction is read carefully and with some practice than it’s easy to maintain it. Coffee grinding is fast and easy however it makes quite a lot of mess, coffee grinds spreading everywhere around. The bin on the ground is useful to clean up those grinds. But in general this coffee machine is easy to clean and care about. It sounds quite noisy especially it may be quite loud during milk steaming. Cons: Steam function takes a while to start. Have to be very careful when checking the temperature of the milk from the bottom of the metallic cup not to get burn. Have to get specific cups which would fit into under coffee preparing mechanism as it’s quite wide and it might not fit and coffee leaks on the sides and also not all long cups fit under there. This machine prepares delicious and aromatic coffee fast and easy. I would definitely recommend. It’s so amazing to have coffee at the comfort of your home as it is from coffee shop.
Date published: 2022-08-26
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect This is excellent coffee machine! It is well made, easy to use and makes a great coffee! Desing is lovely and it looks great in our kitchen! Operation is simple and it steams milk really well. I would highly recommend this coffee machine to anyone who is looking for cafe-style coffee at home!
Date published: 2022-08-19
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