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Breville Cafe Roma ESP8XL

alaTest has collected and analyzed 52 reviews of Breville Cafe Roma ESP8XL. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviews about the reliability and maintenance are on the whole positive. The design and price are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the noise and capacity.

usability, price, design, maintenance, reliability

size, capacity, noise

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Breville Cafe Roma ESP8XL is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 78/100 = Good quality.

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I love my Cafe Roma


Excellent espresso at a reasonable price.


May, 2008

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steam pressure not always consistant

Jan, 2008

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I would not reccommend


Looks nice

Leaks, Poor customer service, Frother does not move

Jul, 2007

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Cafe Roma Espresso Breaker


Looks neat, cheap price.

Leaks, noisy, poor customer service.

Jul, 2006

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Very easy to use and set up. Makes very good Expresso

None to date

Feb, 2006

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Good for 3 weeks then burnt rubber smell/taste


This machine was ok until it started making bad burnt rubber/plastic tasting and smelling cups. The water receptacle and bin also smells as bad,Now its worthless

Oct, 2012

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LOVE my Cafe Roma


I can't believe anyone would give this product a bad review! I LOVE THIS MACHINE. It's aesthetically beautiful, but more important it makes GREAT coffee. The steamer is amazing and handy to clean the machine elements with after every use as well. Easy...

May, 2012

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Excellent Espresso Machine!


Great tasting crema espresso coffee! High quality and stylish stainless steel looks, with a powerful 15 bar pump for rich flavour crema espresso, cappuccinos and lattes. Froth hot chocolate milk too.Read instructions and practice to get to know your...

Apr, 2012

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Pneumatic Drill in your Kitchen


I followed all the instructions correctly in setting up the Breville Cafe Roma espresso machine and kept it for about a week, using it everyday. It was as loud as a pneumatic drill, I actually jumped the first time I turned it on and turned it quickly...

good crema, heats up quickly, nice design, good frother

extremely loud

Sep, 2010

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Great taste


Just tried the first cup, this is my best decision so far on a espresso machine my 3rd one. The crema is by far better than the others I have experience with, and I claim I now make better espresso than most barista The machine itself looks very solid....

Nov, 2008