Gaggia Gran Gaggia
Gaggia Gran Gaggia
Top 78%74 points
Top 78%
Top specs and features

Gaggia Gran Gaggia review: 25 facts and highlights

1. Indicates when drip tray is full

With a drip tray indicator the machine informs you of when you need to empty the tray.
Gaggia Gran Gaggia
25% have it

2. Has a 3-way valve

A 3-way solenoid valve relieves the portafilter of pressure and moisture after the extraction. This produces a dry puck which can easily be removed afterwards. It also means that you don’t have to wait for the pressure to equalise, so that you can make back-to-back coffees.
Gaggia Gran Gaggia
41% have it

3. Has dry puck feature

At the end of the extraction process, all moisture is removed from the puck. This allows you to easily tap out the coffee from the portafilter afterwards, reducing mess and the need to clean it as often.
Gaggia Gran Gaggia
32% have it

4. Has cleaning alert

The machine alerts you when it requires cleaning.
Gaggia Gran Gaggia
10% have it

5. Has a commercial steam wand

It comes with a commercial style steam wand as opposed to a pannarello steam wand. These are harder to master but can allow you to produce better, richer milk froth.
Gaggia Gran Gaggia
38% have it

6. Uses ground coffee

Ground coffee, especially if freshly roasted and ground, results in much better quality coffee than the kind of results you get with pods or capsules.
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7. Has a removable water tank

The water tank is removable, making it easier to refill.
Gaggia Gran Gaggia
88% have it

8. water tank capacity

With a larger water tank you don’t have to refill it as often.
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9. Has cup warmer

With a cup warmer you can heat the cups before pulling your espresso so that it doesn't go cold quickly, which affects the taste and quality. It also means that you don’t have to manually heat them using hot water.
Gaggia Gran Gaggia
94% have it

10. Has an integrated grinder

The espresso machine has an integrated grinder so that you don’t have to buy a separate one.
Gaggia Gran Gaggia
4% have it

11. weight

Capresso EC50: 3.63kg

12. Has a hot water outlet

A hot water outlet is useful as it can be used to heat cups, as well as making americanos, long blacks and teas.
Gaggia Gran Gaggia
85% have it

13. Has integrated filter

An integrated water filter produces cleaner water for brewing espresso. It also helps to prevent the build up of limescale.
Gaggia Gran Gaggia
41% have it

14. height

Gaggia New Espresso: 275mm

15. programmable buttons

These buttons can be programmed for different types of coffee such as an espresso, doppio or ristretto. This means once you have mastered a particular style of coffee, you can get it the same every time.
Delonghi EC 850.M: 5

16. Has a steam wand

It has a steam wand, which allows you to make steamed/frothed milk to create other drinks from an espresso base.
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17. thickness

Capresso Café: 203.2mm

18. volume

Capresso EC50: 14004.28cm³

19. Has a shot clock

The time taken to pull an espresso shot is one of four key elements, and should be around 19-22 seconds. Once you have the grind, dose and tamp correct, you can use the shot clock to time the pull perfectly.
Gaggia Gran Gaggia
7% have it

20. Prevents overheating

It has an internal fuse/thermal sensors which prevents the machine from overheating.
Gaggia Gran Gaggia
4% have it

21. Has anti-burn steam wand

Steam wands are a fairly common source of burns when using espresso machines. An anti-burn steam wand has a lining inside that prevents the wand from getting scalding hot.
Gaggia Gran Gaggia
10% have it

22. width

Capresso EC50: 184.15mm

23. Has a display

The device has an electronic display to present information to the user.
Gaggia Gran Gaggia
10% have it

24. Has direct water connection

The coffee machine can connect directly to the water supply. This ensures you never have to refill the machine with water.
Gaggia Gran Gaggia
13% have it

25. warranty period

When covered under the manufacturer’s warranty it is possible to get a replacement in the case of a malfunction.
Quick Mill 02820: 2

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