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Should You Buy a Sage Coffee Maker?

Updated 05 September 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Sage Coffee Maker?

Sage is one of the most popular coffee maker brands as well as being well known for it's food processors, toasters and fryers.

If you are wondering how Sage coffee makers compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 1,900 coffee makers by objectively and impartially analysing over 18,000 user and expert reviews and 40+ awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Sage are recognised for their wide selection of premium and moderately popular coffee makers. Their coffee makers start at £245 for the SNE500BKS which has an output of 1 cups, is an espresso coffee maker and a capsule / pod coffee maker and go up to £2,374 for the SES990BSS4EEU1 which has an output of 1 cups, is an espresso coffee maker and a coffee beans coffee maker. The average price of a new Sage coffee maker is £725.

Sage are recognised for their wide selection of premium and moderately popular coffee makers.

Is Sage the Best Coffee Maker Brand?

So are Sage coffee makers any good? We give every coffee maker a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all coffee makers we are able to impartially rank all the coffee maker brands.

Sage is ranked the No. 8 best coffee maker brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Sage is the 8th best coffee maker brand out there.

#1
Italy
95%
95%
6,137 reviews
#2
Germany
92%
92%
3,760 reviews
#3
Germany
88%
88%
3 reviews
#4
Germany
87%
87%
1,627 reviews
#5
Germany
86%
86%
207 reviews
#6
Netherlands
86%
86%
156 reviews
#7
Switzerland
84%
84%
532 reviews
#8
84%
84%
180 reviews
#9
84%
84%
157 reviews
#10
82%
82%
5 reviews
#11
Miele
Germany
81%
81%
27 reviews
#12
TASSIMO
81%
81%
1,128 reviews
#13
Italy
79%
79%
55 reviews
#14
78%
78%
1,038 reviews
#15
Cuisinart
77%
77%
29 reviews
#16
Smeg
Italy
76%
76%
76 reviews
#17
Breville
Australia
75%
75%
32 reviews
#18
Ariete
75%
75%
3 reviews
#19
Lavazza
74%
74%
119 reviews
#20
74%
74%
10 reviews
#21
Bodum
74%
74%
78 reviews
#22
Dualit
74%
74%
46 reviews
#23
Bialetti
73%
73%
2 reviews
#24
Morphy Richards
United Kingdom
73%
73%
10 reviews
#25
Solis
71%
71%
72 reviews
#26
Gaggia
70%
70%
4 reviews
#27
Neff
Germany
69%
69%
2 reviews
#28
Brentwood
69%
69%
35 reviews
#29
Logik
United Kingdom
69%
69%
38 reviews
#30
United Kingdom
69%
69%
0 reviews
#31
Black & Decker
68%
68%
80 reviews
#32
Illy
68%
68%
10 reviews
#33
Lelit
68%
68%
2 reviews
#34
Arzum
68%
68%
13 reviews
#35
Keurig
68%
68%
26 reviews
#36
Beko
Turkey
67%
67%
0 reviews
#37
66%
66%
0 reviews
#38
Braun
66%
66%
33 reviews
#39
Graef
65%
65%
0 reviews
#40
Nivona
65%
65%
1 review
#41
TriStar
65%
65%
0 reviews
#42
Grundig
Germany
65%
65%
0 reviews
#43
Moccamaster
64%
64%
1 review
#44
Whirlpool
United States
64%
64%
0 reviews
#45
AEG
Germany
64%
64%
0 reviews
#46
Gastroback
63%
63%
0 reviews
#47
Inventum
63%
63%
1 review
#48
63%
63%
0 reviews
#49
Brentwood Appliances
62%
62%
8 reviews
#50
Swan
62%
62%
19 reviews
#51
Unold
62%
62%
0 reviews
#52
Hotpoint
United States
62%
62%
2 reviews
#53
Domo
60%
60%
0 reviews
#54
Handpresso
60%
60%
0 reviews
#55
Gorenje
Slovenia
60%
60%
0 reviews
#56
Bugatti
60%
60%
10 reviews
#57
la Pavoni
60%
60%
0 reviews
#58
Igenix
59%
59%
17 reviews
#59
Boretti
59%
59%
0 reviews
#60
Solac
58%
58%
0 reviews
#61
Electrolux
Sweden
58%
58%
0 reviews
#62
Nescafe
58%
58%
1 review
#63
Panasonic
Japan
57%
57%
0 reviews
#64
Belmoca
57%
57%
0 reviews
#65
Mr. Coffee
57%
57%
0 reviews
#66
De Dietrich
France
57%
57%
0 reviews
#67
Clatronic
57%
57%
0 reviews
#68
Magic Chef
57%
57%
0 reviews
#69
WMF
57%
57%
0 reviews
#70
Cloer
57%
57%
0 reviews
#71
Wacaco
57%
57%
0 reviews
#72
Bomann
56%
56%
0 reviews
#73
Tchibo
56%
56%
0 reviews
#74
Chefman
56%
56%
0 reviews
#75
Fakir
56%
56%
0 reviews
#76
Arcelik
56%
56%
0 reviews
#77
Sunbeam
56%
56%
0 reviews
#78
CDA
United Kingdom
56%
56%
0 reviews
#79
Dolce Gusto
55%
55%
0 reviews
#80
Kela
55%
55%
0 reviews
#81
AdHoc
54%
54%
0 reviews
#82
Segafredo
54%
54%
0 reviews
#83
Efbe-Schott
54%
54%
0 reviews
#84
JATA
54%
54%
0 reviews
#85
Delta
54%
54%
0 reviews
#86
Capresso
54%
54%
0 reviews
#87
L'Express
54%
54%
0 reviews
#88
Sinbo
54%
54%
0 reviews
#89
aerolatte
54%
54%
0 reviews
#90
Didiesse
53%
53%
0 reviews
#91
Rommelsbacher
53%
53%
0 reviews
#92
Taurus
53%
53%
0 reviews
#93
Adler
53%
53%
0 reviews
#94
Orbegozo
53%
53%
0 reviews
#95
Kenwood
United Kingdom
52%
52%
0 reviews
#96
Hamilton Beach
52%
52%
0 reviews
#97
Elgento
52%
52%
0 reviews
#98
Moulinex
52%
52%
0 reviews
#99
Bezzera
52%
52%
0 reviews
#100
Makita
51%
51%
0 reviews
#101
Tom Dixon
51%
51%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Sage coffee makers compare to the other coffee maker brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All coffee maker Brands
Sage Coffee Makers

At an average purchase price of £725, Sage coffee makers tend to be more expensive than most other coffee maker brands however they are still a popular choice with consumers. Sage also have better reviews than the typical coffee maker brand, with the average rating of a Sage coffee maker being 77%.

The average review score for a Sage coffee maker is 77%.

Sage have a number of great features including Adjustable Milk Texture, RAZOR Dose Trimming Tool and Automatic Milk Texturing which sets them apart from the competition.

There's a smaller selection of Sage coffee makers available compared to other coffee maker brands, with only 15 Sage coffee makers currently on the market in the UK.

No. Of Coffee Makers
Average Price
£308
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £3,249
Price Distribution of All Coffee Makers
No. Of Coffee Makers
Average Price
£725
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £3,249
Price Distribution of Sage Coffee Makers

What Do the Sage Coffee Maker Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Sage coffee maker to work out the average distribution of reviews for Sage and then compared this to the other coffee maker brands.

5 stars
150
4 stars
20
3 stars
1
2 stars
1
1 star
8
Sage has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its coffee makers than most other coffee maker brands.

Over 94% of user reviews for Sage coffee makers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 90% across all coffee maker brands.

How Many Industry Awards Have Sage Coffee Makers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Sage coffee makers. The table below shows the number of awards given to the most popular coffee maker brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Compare all award winning coffee makers

Number of Awards DeLonghi Krups Nespresso Miele Melitta
Expert Reviews logo
1
3
Digitaltrends.com logo
2
1
besteproduct.nl logo
1
1
Which? logo
1
1
agdmaniak.pl logo
1
plusxaward.de logo
1
smartson.se logo
1
Trusted Reviews logo
1
Total
7
3
1
4

How Reliable Are Sage Coffee Makers?

We checked over 18,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Sage coffee makers. 20 of these reviews that mention reliability of which 88% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Sage coffee maker owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

88% of reviewers think Sage coffee makers are reliable.

So, most people think that Sage coffee makers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Sage coffee makers that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

It's well built does great milk
johnlewis.com
It looks sturdy
ao.com

NOT RELIABLE

a good heavy machine which is built to last
ao.com
Poor Build Quality
johnlewis.com

Features to Look Out For On Sage Coffee Makers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Sage coffee makers that set them apart from the competition. These include Adjustable Milk Texture, RAZOR Dose Trimming Tool and Automatic Milk Texturing.

Sage Adjustable Milk Texture

Sage coffee makers that feature Adjustable Milk Texture include the Sage the Barista Touch (£739), the Sage The Bambino Plus (£245) and the Sage Oracle (£1,170).

Sage RAZOR Dose Trimming Tool

Sage coffee makers that feature RAZOR Dose Trimming Tool include the Sage SES878BSS (£599) and the Sage Duo Temp Pro (£249).

Sage Automatic Milk Texturing

Sage coffee makers that feature Automatic Milk Texturing include the Sage the Barista Touch (£739) and the Sage Oracle (£1,170).

What is the Best Mid-Range Sage Coffee Maker?

Sage Barista Express

£445.99
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2L
WATER TANK
250g
COFFEE BEAN
1 Cups
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A great mid range choice, priced at £445.99 is the Sage Barista Express, which has a Kagoo Score of 88.

Features We Love:
Big water tank capacity (2L)
Built-in grinder
Milk tank
Anti-scale system
Built-in milk frother

A very popular and classic 1 cup coffee maker, with an outstanding spec and a fair price. Our review analysis indicates that it has outstanding features and it's really easy to use, and well made.

97
Reviews
135 Reviews
90
Features
Fully-Featured
96
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
75
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Age
3 Years Old
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Sage Barista Express has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 93%, based on 135 reviews. Looking across the entire Sage coffee maker range, the average reviews for all Sage coffee makers are also excellent.

Barista Express by Sage - 10 months review
Barista Express by Sage - 10 months review
Sage Barista Express Unboxing
Sage Barista Express Unboxing

The cheapest price that we could find for the Barista Express in the UK is £445.99 and in total we found 15 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Sage Coffee Maker?

Sage Oracle

£1,170.00
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Sage Oracle
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Sage Oracle
2.5L
WATER TANK
280g
COFFEE BEAN
1 Cups
DISPENSING
CAPACITY

If you're looking for a high end Sage coffee maker then the Sage Oracle takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 84, but is a bit more expensive at £1,170.

Features We Love:
Automatic Milk Texturing
Adjustable Milk Texture
Big water tank capacity (2.5L)
Built-in display
Big coffee beans capacity (280g)

A fully loaded and classic 1 cup coffee maker. Multiple reviews mentioned that this coffee maker has excellent features and it's very well-built.

90
Reviews
3 Reviews
96
Features
Fully-Featured
86
Popularity
Widely Available
68
Value for Money
Good
76
Age
4 Years Old
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Sage Oracle has good user reviews with an average user rating of 73%. Looking across the entire Sage coffee maker range, the average reviews for all Sage coffee makers are also excellent.

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Product Review: Oracle Touch by Sage/Breville
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Sage Oracle Coffee Machine vs Nespresso Coffee Machine--Espresso Coffee Machine Review
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What is the Ultimate Sage Coffee Maker?

Sage SES990BSS4EEU1

£2,334.17
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2L
WATER TANK
280g
COFFEE BEAN
1 Cups
DISPENSING
CAPACITY

For those with an unlimited budget then the Sage SES990BSS4EEU1 is the best Sage coffee maker out there. At £2,334.17 it's not cheap, but is excellent quality and as such we gave it Kagoo Score of 80.

Features We Love:
Big water tank capacity (2L)
Built-in display
Big coffee beans capacity (280g)
Built-in grinder
Built-in milk frother

A fully featured and new 1 cup coffee maker. It has a built-in grinder, a built-in display and a built-in milk frother and supports adjustable temperature.

89
Features
Fully-Featured
65
Value for Money
Good
91
Age
13 Months Old
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Looking across the entire Sage coffee maker range, the average reviews for all Sage coffee makers are excellent.

The cheapest price that we could find for the SES990BSS4EEU1 in the UK is £2,334.17 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Sage Coffee Maker?

Sage The Bambino Plus

£245.00
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1.9L
WATER TANK
1 Cups
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CAPACITY

At only £245 and with a Kagoo Score of 85 the Sage The Bambino Plus makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Adjustable Milk Texture
Big water tank capacity (1.9L)
Milk tank
Anti-scale system
Steam pipe

A newly released and fully featured 1 cup coffee maker, with a reasonable price.

83
Features
Fully-Featured
85
Popularity
Widely Available
76
Value for Money
Very Good
91
Age
14 Months Old
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Looking across the entire Sage coffee maker range, the average reviews for all Sage coffee makers are excellent.

The cheapest price that we could find for the The Bambino Plus in the UK is £245.00 and in total we found 11 prices for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Sage Coffee Maker?
Is Sage the Best Coffee Maker Brand?
What Do the Sage Coffee Maker Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Sage Coffee Makers Received?
How Reliable Are Sage Coffee Makers?
Features to Look Out For On Sage Coffee Makers
Sage Adjustable Milk Texture
Sage RAZOR Dose Trimming Tool
Sage Automatic Milk Texturing
What is the Best Mid-Range Sage Coffee Maker?
What is the Best High End Sage Coffee Maker?
What is the Ultimate Sage Coffee Maker?
What is the Best Budget Choice Sage Coffee Maker?

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