The sole UK distributor for illy & Francis Francis Espresso Machines

Francis Francis X1 ESE Pod Machine

ESE paper pod convenience & consistency, beautiful design & metal shell

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Code: 6143

Price: £478.00

Delivery Information (Free delivery on all orders)


Normal (Non-Holiday) Delivery times.

Mainland UK: next working day delivery for orders received by midday on a working day.

Non Mainland UK (including Northern Ireland) & offshore British Islands (Channel Islands, Isle of Man, etc.):
3 working days for orders received by midday on a working day.
If we have your mobile number you will receive a text from our courier DPD with delivery details, which you can change if needed.
Call the office team on 01604 821 234 if you need to check delivery dates.


The original X1 became iconic among espresso machines, with a distinctive yet clean design. Dubbed “retro-futuristic” by Wired magazine, this Luca Trazzi-designed machine seamlessly blends soft, captivating lines with original shapes.

The X1 Trio uses the widely available ESE (“Easy Serving Espresso”) paper pod system, for café-quality espresso with remarkable convenience.  Each E.S.E. filter pod contains just the right measure of expertly ground and tamped illy coffee — a singular blend of nine, optimal quality Arabica beans, sourced from four continents.

The innovative Trio extraction filter handle has 3 positions allowing you to select the length/size of espresso that you want – ristretto (short), regular or lungo (long).


Choose the colour of beautiful metal case to suit your taste in red, black, almond or stainless steel.

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  • Cup warming rail
  • Uses ESE widely system paper coffee pods
  • easy settings for 3 different sizes of coffee
  • 18 bar pump pressure
  • Milk steamer/frother

Measurements/Weight: 26cm (w) x 25cm (d) x 33cm (h)


  • Standard Milk Jug
  • 18 Classic illy ESE coffee servings
  • 2 year warranty

Need help choosing the right machine?
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