Smeg’s collaboration with Italian espresso model Lavazza produced a gorgeous espresso machine that marries Smeg’s covetable retro aesthetic with Lavazza’s top quality capsule espresso machine construct.
And now you should purchase it at half worth.
We’ve noticed two nice offers that can get you this lovely little capsule espresso maker for simply 50% of its £249.99 RRP.
The bottom worth is from B&Q, the place you should purchase it in crimson for simply £119.99.
However John Lewis has two color choices (black or crimson) for only a few quid extra – £124.50.
Though the machine’s RRP is £249.99, on the time of writing, it’s broadly accessible for £199.99, making the saving extra like 38% or £75.49, which remains to be excellent.
If it sells out at John Lewis or B&Q, you may get the same deal from Lavazza. The saving will not be fairly nearly as good as those we discovered however the crimson mannequin is on the market in a Valentine’s Day promotion for £149 – nonetheless £50 off its greatest traditional worth and £100 off the RRP.
That’s in the event you’re within the UK, anyway. This machine will not be on the market within the US, the place there are simply two capsule espresso machines you possibly can purchase from Lavazza: the Stylish Mini and the Stylish Plus.
In regards to the machine
The Lavazza A Modo Mio Smeg is a capsule machine that, because the identify suggests, is suitable with Lavazza’s a A Modo Mio capsules – espresso pods that are available in a variety of intensities and flavours, together with lengthy coffees. In our opinion, they’re among the greatest espresso pods accessible.
One other level of their favour is that A Modo Mio capsules may be industrially composted, which implies there’s no want to gather them in a bag for recycling. They’ll simply go in together with your meals waste for council assortment. You possibly can’t compost them at house, nonetheless.
The machine itself is easy to make use of and like all of Lavazza’s capsule espresso makers, it permits for some personalisation. On this case, you possibly can choose for the standard or an extended espresso. You’ll have to organize the milk individually, however you should purchase a milk frother from Lavazza.
The Lavazza A Modo Mio Smeg is pretty compact at 15.7 x 29 x 36.6cm and has a 0.9 litre water tank. It routinely ejects used capsules and there’s area to retailer six used capsules inside earlier than it must be emptied. The cup shelf/ drip tray is adjustable as properly.
We’ve reviewed a variety of Lavazza machines: the Desea and the Voicy – which comes with an inbuilt Amazon Alexa speaker – are two of our favourites.
Should you’d extra espresso machine shopping for choices, take a look at our round-ups of the greatest espresso machines general and the greatest capsule espresso makers.