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Gaggia Baby

alaTest has collected and analyzed 12 reviews of Gaggia Baby. The average rating for this product is 3.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other Coffee & Espresso Makers for all reviews. Reviewers really like the maintenance. The durability is also appreciated. Reviews about the reliability and size are mixed, and many are less positive about the noise and price.

design, durability, maintenance

usability, price, noise

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other Coffee & Espresso Makers the Gaggia Baby is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 79/100 = Good quality.

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Consumer review by: Roseformeplease (mumsnet.com)

Good but noisy.

 

We upgraded from an old espresso machine and had very high hopes of a premium brand. The machine has a reservoir of water, meaning you don't have to repeatedly refill it. However, this also means, if not watched closely, you can end up running a whole...

Jan, 2015

Consumer review by: LegoUniverse (mumsnet.com)

Not for the faint-hearted

 

We have a Gaggia Classico, which is the earlier model to the Baby (and was made before Philips took over Gaggia). We've had ours for about 5 years and it has seen good service. We've had to replace the plastic frothing nozzle a couple of times but...

Aug, 2014

Consumer review by: RedandBlue100 (mumsnet.com)

Makes great coffee

 

We opted for the Gaggia Baby, as an upgrade from our previous machine (Russell Hobbs). It is sturdy, has a 1300W output to ensure the water is heated quickly, 15 bar pressure and it comes with a professional portafilter. We did our research and found...

Nov, 2013

Consumer review by: john (reevoo.com)

Gaggia Baby Abs Dose Red Coffee Machine

 

easy to use and makes a good cup of coffee every time

none

Jan, 2009

Consumer review by: Alan (reevoo.com)

Gaggia Baby Abs Dose Silver Coffee Machine

 

Should be reliable. Can make good coffee.

Mains switch at back of unit. 'Self-priming pump' has to be primed !!!. Poor crema, milky white, not golden. Coffe dribbles and splashes all over the side of cup. Can't get two small esspresso cups to catch coffee stream - you have to hold them under...

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: Ian (reevoo.com)

Gaggia Baby Abs Dose Silver Coffee Machine

 

Pre dose makes better coffee.

Lightweight casing makes it less stable.

Dec, 2008

Consumer review by: peter (reevoo.com)

Gaggia Baby Abs Dose Red Coffee Machine

 

as above

it cant remember the levels set when you turn it off at the main switch,you have to re set the quantity it should be able to retain this info

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Gaggia Baby Abs Black Coffee Machine

 

Makes a brilliant cup of espresso or cappuccino.

To get good results you have to take time and trouble. It is not something to use in a rush in a morning!!

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: nicky (reevoo.com)

Gaggia Baby Abs Dose Red Coffee Machine

 

wonderful coffee, easy to use and ideal for pod or ground expresso beans.

ideal for one or two coffees at a time, but i wouldnt use it if i had lots of friends here for morning coffee as i would be at the machine all morning making them the wonderful coffee!! i do leave the machine on and its always ready for use, a really...

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Gaggia Baby Abs Dose Red Coffee Machine

 

looked good but...

It uses a different method of priming the pump from the standard Baby. ie it pumps the water through the milk steamer and not thought the coffee press. we tried 2 and both got slower at dispensing coffee, they went back and we have a standard gaggia...

Jul, 2008
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Product Specifications

Design

Built-in Display: No
Case design:Freestanding
Colour of product:Black / Red, Silver / Stainless steel
Control type:Buttons
Housing material:ABS synthetics / Stainless steel
Product Type:Espresso machine

Ergonomics

Detachable swing filter: Yes
Removable water tank: Yes
Translucent water tank: Yes
Visible water level:Y

Other features

Dimensions (WxDxH):265 x 245 x 400
Type:Coffee / Espresso

Performance

Built-in grinder: No
Coffee input type:Coffee pod / Ground coffee
Coffee maker type:Manual
Cup warmer: Yes
Espresso making: Yes
Heating system:Boiler
Hotplate: Yes
Maximum operating pressure:15
Types of drink:Espresso
Water filter: Yes
Water tank capacity:1.6

Power

AC input frequency:50 / 50/60
AC input voltage:120-230 / 230
Connected load:1300 / 1425
Power:1300 / 1425

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:26.5
Height :40
Weight:6 / 7.5 / 8
Width:24.5