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Sage Bambino Plus SES500BSS4GUK1 review

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Key features
  • Milk frother
  • Ground coffee
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Sage describes its Bambino Plus SES500BSS ground coffee machine as 'small on size and big on taste'. It's a smart compact coffee maker with a brushed steel finish and simple controls, including a handy automatic steam wand for fuss-free milk frothing. It's not cheap, but it could be worth it if it makes barista-grade coffees at home. Our full review reveals all, so read on to find out how it fared in our tough tests.

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Last checked by Which?

March 2021

First reviewed by Which?

December 2018

Released

September 2018

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