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Gaggia Classic

alaTest has collected and analyzed 35 reviews of Gaggia Classic. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers for all reviews. Views about the maintenance and size are overall positive. The reliability and durability are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the noise and price. Reviews are divided on the design.

usability, durability, reliability, size, maintenance

price, noise

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Gaggia Classic is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Gaggia Classic


It's what a good espresso machine should be: simple to operate and capable of producing perfect espresso shots

Mar, 2014

Consumer review by: Paul (

What a treat


Bought this machine with some trepidation after reading other reviews. I needn't have worried as it produces excellent coffee with a variety of blends of coffee. All you need is a little patience and to read the instructions carefully. Yes it takes a...

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: DMack (

Great coffee


In many ways a basic expression machine butit produces consistently great coffee. Great crema, robust build.

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: Elizabeth (

Gaggia Classic Espresso Machine


This is brilliant would not be without it liked coffee before but love it now would recommend to anyone. Brilliant

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: Grahamss (

Superb coffee


Does exactly what it says on the tin. Excellent espresso coffee with a good crema on top

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: IAN (




Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: Blair (

Don't forget to tamp well!


Great coffee machine, makes great espresso. However DO remember to tamp your coffee properly, on my first go I didn't (and I didn't have the "crema device" fitted either which might make a difference).

Jul, 2011

Consumer review by: Ruth (

Disappointing and returned


I have to agree with Quinn of Bristol and confess that I did read his review before my purchase but in view of the majority views being positive hoped that maybe Quinn was just unlucky. Accordingly, I puchased this coffee maker and tried 5 or 6 times...

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: Hugh (

Makes Classic Coffee


Fantastic machine , you make coffee better than the coffee shop chains !

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: yeti (

top kit !


gaggia classic espresso machine, good size, looks fab in stainless steel, works great, like all of these type machines a bit of a faf, but be patient , it makes superb coffee with a lovely crema top, always a perfect start to the day !

May, 2011

Product Specifications


Built-in Display: No
Case design:Freestanding
Colour of product:Stainless steel
Control type:Buttons, Rotary
Housing material:Stainless steel
Number of spouts:2
Product Type:Espresso machine
Steam pipe: Yes


Illuminated on/off switch: Yes
Indication light: Yes
Removable Drip Tray: Yes


Built-in grinder: No
Capacity in cups:2
Coffee input type:Coffee pod, Ground coffee
Coffee maker type:Manual
Cup warmer: Yes
Types of drink:Cappuccino, Espresso
Water tank capacity:2.1


AC input frequency:50
Connected load:1300

Weight & Dimensions

Height :38