NESPRESSO 11399 Vertuo Plus Special Edition : Knowledgeable machine

Love nespresso, always have.

This is an initial review after a few days use. I already have a classic pod nespresso machine and love it, short coffee and lungo are great, on occasions i also use the milk facility its works superb. There is no built in milk facility but you can use a separate milk froth maker sold separately should you wish, i already have an aeroccino 2 so that is not a problem for me. The sample pods are obviously bigger than the classic ones as they work for larger mugs. Using a standard mug with a standard mug coffee pod it works a treat, plenty of creme and a lovely smooth texture however a full mug is a full mug, no room for milk (i have no problem with this but some might) so if you want milk get one of the bigger mugs or use a lower volume coffee pod. The machine has a powered open and close mechanism that is nice touch. Open the lid, pop in a pod and all is well. Close and press the button and it does it all, brew time, water quantity etc are all governed by the pod bar code however if the coffee container is too small you can press the button again and it will stop. One of the sample pods (a silver one) was to fill a large mug so i had to stop dispensing early.

I do enjoy coffee but have never owned a machine before. This one is so easy to set up and use, plus cleaning is a doddle. The machine does not take up a lot of room and when i am not using it i park it under a kitchen cupboard. As already mentioned by other reviewers the pods are bar coded so the nespresso machine knows what to do. Even the correct mug size, because this machine knows which size drink it is making. When you press the lever on the machine head upwards the cap ejects into a container at the back of the machine. The caps themselves are easy to place inside. To clean you just place a mug on the holder press down 3 times and the process starts, it takes minutes. It comes with a sample pack in an attractive rich brown coffee coloured box. Opening the lid are twelve podswrapped in beautiful colour coded foil.

Liked the easy no fuss way of making fresh coffee, taste great so many variety of coffees to choose from. The milk foamer is brilliant as well. The vertuo looks very stylish and easy to use.

 my wife and i generally prefer to drink longer coffees so a large lungo is our usual choice and having seen that the new vertuo coffee pods specifically came in different sizes depending on the size of coffee you are making the machine looked perfect for us. Initial setup of the machine was straightforward and took no more than 10minutes and we were soon brewing our first mug of coffee using the new centrifugal system in the machine. The new brewing system means there is no need for a noisy pressurised pump when making the coffee which greatly reduced the noise the machine made compared to my existing nespresso machine. Once served the coffee had a lovely crema on top, much more than i have seen from using previous nespresso machines with the smaller pods and the coffee tasted great as well. In day to day use the machine is simple and quick to use, the new barcode technology saves having to press specific buttons depending on the coffee size required, and the large water tank means you aren’t forever filling up the machine. The new bar-code technology makes the machine perfect for someone who enjoys a coffee but may be put off by the technicalities of using a more complicated machine where you can adjust coffee size, water temperature etc. The machine is compact and won’t take up too much counter space and the adjustable position for the water tank gives added flexibility when deciding where to place the machine. Cleaning was quick and easy as the machine has very few parts, a quick rinse under the tab was all that was needed to clean the drip tray and the capsule bin is large enough to hold a good few days with of used pods before you need to think about emptying it. The warm-up time of the machine is a bit slower than our existing machine, however, this is offset by the simple one-touch system and bar code reading of the pods. You can drop a pod in the machine press the button and walk away to grab the milk from the fridge and the coffee is pretty much ready by the time you get back.

Amazing all round highly recommend .

Couldn’t fault very easy to use coffee tasty and nice and hot plenty of choose.

This machine gets hammered every day and works everytime without issue, this is the reason i get up in a morning. Nespresso coffee is amazing. The vertuo makes much longer coffees than original machine and it does not compromise on flavour or quality.

  • A great addittion to the Nespresso range

  • So far very good indeed

  • Great machine!

Nespresso 11399 Vertuo Plus Special Edition, by Magimix, Coffee Capsule Machine, ABS, 1260 W, Black

Colour:Black  |  Style Name:Vertuo Plus -Special Edition
Product Description, The Nespresso Vertuo Plus is simple to use – just insert a capsule and close the lever when activated, the CENTRIFUSION technology then spins the capsule up to 7, 000 rotations per minute, and this process of blending ground coffee with hot water produces the perfect crema to compliment your favourite coffee or Espresso. The Nespresso Vertuo line ensures you get every drop of flavour from each Nespresso capsule, offering consistency with every single cup of coffee you make. The new automatic blend recognition technology means that individual capsules are recognised automatically allowing for perfect extraction of every Grand Cru. There’s no need to change settings – the one-touch brew feature lets you create exceptional freshly brewed coffee or authentic espresso at the touch of a button. Instant enjoyment. Each machine includes a welcome set with 12 large Nespresso Vertuo capsules containing individual aromas. Nespresso experts have created these highly aromatic and smooth gourmet blends, individually developed to deliver ultimate quality. The result is 12 incomparable Grand Cru experiences, each carefully balanced and roasted to bring out its unique flavour profile. *3 pin UK plug only, English instructions

From the manufacturer

Nespresso vertuo


A cup of coffee is much more than a break. It is your small ritual. Make it an unparalleled experience.

Choose Nespresso, do not settle for less: strictly-selected coffee coming in a matchless range of exclusive varieties, coffee machines combining smart design with simple state-of-the-art technology, refined accessories, indulgent sweet treats and services anticipating your every desire. What else?

Nespresso Vertuo Plus, Black Finish by Magimix

Nespresso VertuoPlus offers freshly brewed coffee with a rich crema, even in a large cup.

The machine’s unique Centrifusion technology and specially crafted dedicated range of capsules allows you to make five cup sizes: Alto (414ml), Mug (230ml), Gran Lungo (150ml), Double Espresso (80ml) & Espresso (40ml).

The intelligent system uses barcode technology to recognise the capsule, automatically adjusting the brewing parameters to make each blend exactly how the coffee is meant to be enjoyed. The Vertuo machine has a manual mechanism to open and close the machine head.

  • Choose from a range of blends with different levels of intensities and aromas including decaffeinated and flavoured options.





Five Cup Sizes

One convenient machine for 5 cup sizes: five cup sizes: Alto Coffee (14 oz), Coffee (8oz), Gran Lungo (5 oz), Double Espresso (2.7 oz) and Espresso (1.35 oz). Each capsule delivers the finest roast and ground coffee sealed in a single-serve portion for optimal freshness.

Centrifusion extraction technology

Vertuo coffee makers use a patented extraction technology developed by Nespresso known as Centrifusion. Just insert a Nespresso capsule and close the lever – when activated, the capsule spins up to 7,000 rotations per minute, blending ground coffee with water and producing the perfect crema to enjoy your favorite freshly brewed Coffee or authentic Espresso. Pour over ice to create your favorite iced coffee drinks.

Automatic blend recognition

Nespresso Vertuo uses an intelligent extraction system that recognizes each coffees blend. Thanks to a barcode on the rim of the capsule, the brewing parameters are adjusted by the machine depending on the selected coffees. There is no need to change settings. This delivers the best in-cup result for your chosen variety – all at the touch of a button.

Simple, one-touch brewing

Create exceptional freshly brewed Coffee or authentic Espresso at the touch of a single button. The used Nespresso capsule is automatically ejected after brewing, with only 15-20 seconds of pre-heating time. The cup support is adjustable to three positions to accommodate different cup sizes.

Vertuo plus

Vertuo plus

Vertuo plus

Complimentary Welcome Gift

Each machine includes a welcome set with a range of Nespresso capsules with unique aromatic profiles. Try each coffee to find your favourites. Order your Nespresso capsules through the Nespresso mobile app, online, by telephone or in one of our Boutiques.

Ultimate Coffee Quality

Nespresso follows highly rigorous standards in selecting coffee. We create hermetically sealed and recyclable aluminum capsules as an optimum way to lock in freshness and provide exceptional taste. As a result, we offer a wide variety of Grands Crus to satisfy every taste at any moment of the day.

Creating Shared Value

We are proud to seal our long-term commitment on sustainability and quality, celebrating our partnership with the Rainforest Alliance. We source more than 80% of our coffee from AAA farms and over 40% of all of our coffee from the Rainforest Alliance Certified farms.

Vertuo plus

Vertuo plus

Vertuo plus

Vertuo plus

How to order your capsules?

You can easily order your Grands Crus for delivery to the address of your choice. Internet: Place your orders easily online, 24/7. Phone 24/7: Contact our Coffee Specialists 24/7. Nespresso on Mobile: Download our apps available on iPhone, iPad and Android. Boutiques: Visit your nearest Nespresso Boutique.

Machine Assistance

In case you need assistance for your machine, call the Nespresso Club. You will receive an immediate technical diagnosis and a solution to your problem. If your Nespresso machine needs repairing during the guarantee period, Nespresso will collect your machine and will deliver you a loan machine, free

Coffee Varieties

Nespresso offers a wide variety of Grands Crus to satisfy every taste at any moment of the day. All Grands Crus can also be enjoyed with milk or milk froth to create a variety of different recipes such as Cappuccinos, Lattes and Macchiatos.


The Nespresso Club offers complementary recycling services to its Club Members. Recycle your used coffee capsules at your nearest Nespresso boutique, drop off at a Collect+ store, or order a collection.

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Easy to use and makes hot coffee.

I am by no means a coffee snob, although i enjoy a good coffee. I’ve always been intrigued, if a little sceptical, of the capsule machine concept. I still can’t say i’m completely convinced by the concept, and your mileage may vary. If a capsule machine is what you’re after, this is a very strong contender. The nespresso vertuo line expands the concept beyond espresso into larger cups (like the trusty old mug i’m most comfortable with), while maintaining a good variety of flavours. That being said, the lines are not compatible, and the original line has more variety in the espressos, so you make your choice going in. If you want more coffee than just espresso, vertuo’s the way to go. The machine itself is fairly average in size for a coffee maker, fairly slender and tall, both well designed and very easy to use. The head on the plus model here opens and closes electronically, which seems a little frivolous, although that little pop as the head punctures the capsule is deeply satisfying. Best of all, there’s no need menus or dials or manual programming required.

Nice easy to use machine that produces a good looking cup of coffee, but said coffee is luke warm at best, so it either needs a zap in the microwave or hot milk.

 only had this for a day and it was as expected. Sleek black design and looks great. Had to get the vertuo plus for its 4 cup sizes as the nespresso original only has 2 cup sizes with the maximm being only 110ml which was disappointing. However, the vertuo range allows for 40ml, 80ml when doubling the 40ml, 150ml, 230ml and 414ml so just had to get the vertuo. The downside is that there aren’t any cheaper or alternative options to the vertuo capsules as only nespresso makes them. The machine automatically knows how much ml your coffee is based on the cup sizes you put in. I didn’t know you can manually stop how much ml you want to have your coffee which is great for those who want a larger or smaller cup of coffee. Was not heavy at all even though it says it weighs a a few kg but with the box it comes in it isn’t an issue to carry and transport. It came safely packaged and protected. So definitely keep the box when your transporting or moving homes with this machine.

I feel i am going to have a problem purchasing the pods for this machine. I have checked around and if you know of a store i can pick the pods up, i will be a happy camper. I have learned there is no substitute pods for the machine i have purchased, and when one does not know one flavour from the other, buying in packs of 3 varieties, could get expensive. That is the only down side, love the coffee machine.

Bought as a gift and relied solely on reviews which were really helpful. Son is over the moon and has now bought the proper frother to go with it .

Quick easy to use and clean. Variety of pods available from small espresso to large mug best of both worlds for coffee lovers.

I had been deciding if i would make enough use of a machine for a long time before buying. I went into a nespresso boutique to speak to the staff who confirmed a vertuo machine was for me due to cup size. I’m still trying all sorts of blends but am finding ones i like or dislike all of the time. It came with 100 pods too which was a bonus. The only reason i gave it 4* was temperature. Once milk is added it is ready to drink straight away and i’m used to it being a bit hotter. (top tip) warming the glass/mug under a hot water tap helps this.

  • A great addittion to the Nespresso range

  • So far very good indeed

  • Great machine!

Nespresso 11399 Vertuo Plus Special Edition, by Magimix, Coffee Capsule Machine, ABS, 1260 W, Black

Easy to use and the capsules taste wonderfuli bought the machine for the mug size👍.

My son & partner are loving their christmas present.

Service at the nespresso boutique in westfield was disappointing. Premium product should have premium service to complete the experience.

Great machine, makes coffee making easy. Although when we brought it didn’t realise we would have to buy direct fromnespresso.

Its my first nespresso machine, and i am so pleased with it, just came in a good condition, packed so secure, also worked so fine with kuwait power voltage.

Extremely pleased with my purchase.

It’s a nice machine easy to use. It’s all about the pods you use.

Ease of use good tasting coffee really good crema hot.

This is my first ever nespresso machine;i got it free to try through the amazon vine programme, so thanks a lot amazon. Once i got used to it it was really easy to use,with a big water tank so you don’t have to keep refilling it. One thing i was worried about was how would the machine know how much water to use for the different size capsules, but it turns out they have barcodes,so it reads the codemy son has a previous model;he was very impressed by the way the capsule is pierced automatically, without having to push the lid down manually. One gripe i have is that the ordinary nespresso capsules won’t work in this;you have to use the special vertuo ones,which are harder to find and more expensive. Normally i’d get stuff like that on the internet,but with vertuo being so new here,the only ones i’ve found so far have been american, with ruinous postage costs. However,a nespresso boutique has opened up in our city centre and,although i never normally go there,i think a trip to town is indicated. The coffee is really nice,but my idea of using it all the time instead of nescafe has been scuppered by the price of the pods.

The different types of pods provide different temperature based on the flavour. For example, if you want your coffee to be brewed at the hottest it can, then use the mug stormio or mug intenso. The melozio for example, has same taste and flavour as previous mentioned ones, but comes out a little less hot. I also found buying the pods direct from the supplier is cheaper and that’s without the extra 10% they give youeasy to use, easy to clean, best coffee machine i got.

Really pleased with this machine and a great prics.

I have been working my way through the coffees at a snail’s pace, one a day – so it has taken a little longer than expected to get around to my review. I suffer from acid reflux and for some reason, the coffee from this machine has a habit of provoking it more intensely than from instant coffees, which is what i usually indulge in (i think it’s simply because this coffee is more ‘real’, which certainly isn’t a bad thing in every day circumstances)i love the taste of the coffee, even the milder ones are quite strong. The ones with caramel or hazelnut are by far, my favourite so far. The machine itself functions flawlessly, and has not let me down so far. I love the fact it automatically dispenses of the capsules ready for the next one. The water container holds a lot of water, although i don’t like to fill it up much. I prefer to replace it with fresh water every time. The whole unit feels very high quality. Even the pods feel premium, which would probably explain why they’re a little pricey at 50p per capsule from the average store (i imagine you could probably get these cheaper elsewhere) – probably a bit too much of a leap from instant for me personally, although i’ve asked friends who tried the coffee and they would definitely go for this machine instead. I do really love the machine and would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for a proper coffee in the comfort of their own home, it just isn’t really for me due to my own personal preferences.

I love my machine and wouldn’t be without it for my daily coffee now – i especially love the milk frother and how easy it is to use as well as clean afterwards.

This is a great coffee machine for real coffee lovers. Simple to use with plenty of choice of flavours. Really can’t find any faults with it.

The coffee tastes amazing every time.

This machine is fantastic – it dispenses the correct amount of liquid for the pod inserted – seems to have a mind of its own – very impressed all round.

Bought for my son for christmas.

Features and Spesification

  • Receive FREE gifts of 100 capsules plus 2 months coffee subscription when you buy this product. 100 free capsules can be redeemed from Nespresso after purchase by visiting Nespresso website
  • Can create multiple coffee sizes – Espresso 40ml, Double Espresso 80ml, Gran Lungo 150ml, Coffee 230ml and Alto 414ml.
  • New Centrifusion technology for blend-specific parametric brewing.
  • Water heat up time: 40 seconds.
  • Auto OFF mode after 9 minutes of non-use.
  • Simple & convenient 1 button operation, with automatic capsule ejection.