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Delonghi BCO 261

alaTest has collected and analyzed 116 reviews of Delonghi BCO 261. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers for all reviews. Comments about the performance and size are generally positive. The maintenance and price also get good feedback. Many are less positive about the noise. There are some mixed views about the durability.

usability, price, maintenance, size, performance


We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Delonghi BCO 261 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 59 user reviews of Delonghi BCO 261 from The average user rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers on People are impressed by the performance and size. The maintenance and price are also mentioned favorably. Opinions are divided on the durability. Some have doubts about the noise.

usability, price, maintenance, size, performance


93% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: De'Longhi BCO261 Pump Combi Coffee MachineDe'Longhi BCO261 Pump Combi Coffee Machine

Mar, 2018

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Delonghi BCO261


makes some nice coffee!


May, 2011

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DeLonghi BCO261


makes some nice coffee


Apr, 2011

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Nothing bad. This brand is always reliable.


Sep, 2010

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The Filter system is good. Better than the old one. No messing about with paper filters.

The espresso coffee unit is small and fiddling, not a patch on my old one which it was bought to replace. I have only used it a dozen times and have bought a Morphy Richards. Their Espresso is good but the milk bit is rubbish. When the original design...

Jul, 2010

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When it works, especially as cafeterierre, it is excellent.

The production of coffee using the supplied holder requires cooffee not to be too fine, otherwise the container gets blocked and stops producing coffee for espresso etc. There needs also to be an easier way to attach the container to the underside of...

Jun, 2010

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My dad loves it

It gets left on occationally with no coffee in and should probably have an auto turn off after an hour or so.

Apr, 2010

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Looks really good and makes great coffee. We wanted something that makes filter coffee & keeps it warm as well as being able to make espresso & capuccinos, this is pefect !

Feb, 2010

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The coffee Machine dosen't take long to heat up

It dosen't stay hot for long , no cup warmer

Jan, 2010

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Everything is functional and looks as though it has been made to last.

Water reservoir lid does not close properly

Nov, 2009

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Coffee filter is removable for cleaning,Easy to use smart looking.

Oct, 2009

Product Specifications


Built-in Display: No
Colour of product:Blue, Stainless steel
Product Type:Combi coffee maker / Espresso machine
Steam pipe: Yes


Illuminated on/off switch: Yes
Indication light: Yes
Removable Drip Tray: Yes
Removable water tank: Yes
Water level indicator: Yes

Espresso Features

No. of Brewing Handles:1
No. of brewing spouts:2


Grinder Included: No
Hot Water Availability: Yes

Other features

Filter:Swing out
Type:Coffee / Coffee/Espresso


Americano making: Yes
Anti-drip function: Yes
Capacity in cups:10 / 2
Cappuccino making: Yes
Coffee input type:Coffee capsule, Ground coffee
Cup warmer: Yes
Espresso making: Yes
Maximum operating pressure:15
Types of drink:Americano, Cappuccino, Espresso / Cappuccino
Water tank capacity:1.4


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220-240
Connected load:1100

Product properties

Effect:1750 W
Filter: No
Filter type:Permanent
Pump Pressure:15 bar


Cappucino: Yes
Espresso: Yes
Integrated machine: No
Milk Frother: Yes
Percolator: No

Weight & Dimensions

Height :31.5