Convenient one-touch cooking
Easy to use and clean
Lid sometimes doesn’t seal properly
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Broke down after 2 years light home use
Used this cooker about 2 times a month for 2 years, then the element stopped heating. Cant be repaired. Breville offered 30% discount of RRP for cheaper model, which i declined. This is a terrible lifespan for a premium product.
Purchased in December 2018.
Outstanding product - used heavily for about 2 years now
I've used and loved this machine for about 2yrs now and while it's been good, it has really shone through since our family has moved to a more whole foods based diet. I use this appliance about 5-8 times per week for pressure cooking soups/stews/curries/hummus etc and now it's winter I've been using it overnight a couple of nights a week to make slow cooked porridge - the BEST way EVER to make porridge it turns out!!! So easy to program, easy to customise if you want to, It's easy to clean, MAX marker on the inside of the bowl stops overfilling..., fits heaps in (6L), very safe to use. Can take a little while to come up to pressure but I suspect that's because I often do dishes with quite a lot of fluid which I believe takes longer to build pressure onto. it's clear on the screen exactly what's going on and I've highly recommend this machine ever since getting it. There's been a few times it hasn't been able to come up to pressure and every time that has been my fault - either a bit of water under the seal, seal not set properly into the holding ring once and i think the other time was when I has pressure cooked one meal then cleaned the bowl and tried to do the next straight away so the retained heat in the unit might have thrown things a little???? Either way, I've always been able to get those minor glitches sorted and the food cooked perfectly. The only downside is the ceramic coated pot. Mine has finally got a chip in it and Breville are saying that the new stainless steel pot from the Fast Slow Go won't fit this model. Frankly I don't believe them and feel like they're saying that to stop people with Pro models just getting the stainless bowl so now I'm wrestling between buying the larger Instant Pot with Air Fryer or getting the fast slow go.... instant pot larger + air fryer but reviews say horrid at slow cooking, breville, known to be awesome, smaller pot (if anyone can call 6L small...?) and a proven history of good results... PS this machine AMAZING risottos if you are like me and love a good creamy, nurturing risotto!!! (Sooooooo good!!!!!)
Purchased in July 2019 at Harvey Norman for $350.00.
We love this Breville at home. I have 2 :D
The best Pressure cooker ever. I had problem with my "fancy one" from another brand and decided to try this one. I know it is not cheap, but worth the price, Love the fast release also is easy to clean. I fall in love and now I have 2.
Purchased in December 2018 at Harvey Norman Retail Stores - Electronics.
Failed after 1 year and 4 months
The product failed to power on after 1 year and 4 months. Breville refused to replaceor repair it. It is gutted as the machine is one of the most expensive on the market. It costs 400 at the time of purchase. Not happy at all.
Purchased in December 2019 for $399.00.
You think pressure is building but half an hour later the machine tells you to seal the lid
I bought this mainly as a pressure cooker. I cook casseroles mainly. However much care and force that I use to close the lid, in about 70% of uses the lid fails after half an hour of waiting. Don't buy this if you want a pressure cooker. It always smells whatever I do. I would never use it to cook sweet food.
Purchased in December 2018 for $1.00.
Both broke, one on first use
Great machine, when it works. My first one died after less than two months. My second one died on its first use. Breville just ended up giving me my money back.
Purchased in August 2020 for $190.00.
Is it just my model or so they all suffer with a lid sensor problem?
I LOVED my previous Breville Cooker but when it got condensation in the display it was replaced under warranty and i opted to pay the difference and upgrade to this model. From day 1 I have had terrible troubles with the lid. I secure it as tight as i can and 80% of the time when it reaches pressure it turns off and says the lid isn't on securely. Sometimes i have to set it to reach temperature 3 or 4 times before it actually starts the cooking process. I was told by the store that this was "normal" and not a warranty issue. Which i never fu...lly believed but persevered with the unit. The other day i went to use it as a slow cooker and it won't even start cooking as a slow cooker, now - coming up with EO for fast or slow cooking, which I believe is a problem with the lid. I'm sorry Breville, I would have loved to give you a positive rating but this machine has failed too many times.
Purchased in July 2017 for $325.00.
Exceeded my expectations!
This is one incredible machine! I’m generally an old school one where i prefer a stovetop pressure cooker and after reading reviews and doing my research, this by far is the best pressure cooker out in the market. hands down! so versatile, plenty of options and extremely smart! Everything is preset and can also be altered as well very simple.
Buttons are very straightforward, user friendly and not confusing! i absolutely love this baby and i highly recommend it!! Ive been telling my friends and family to get themselves one!!
Not to mention, the cleaning is so easy compared to a traditional stovetop pressure cooker! Thank you Breville!!!
Purchased at Myer for $250.00.
Looks great, but fails to build pressure on original AND replacement units!
I bought the Fast Slow Pro because I thought it looked great, had a lot of features, and seemed like it would be something I would keep around for a long time.
From the first time I tried the pressure cooker function, I had trouble with getting it to build up pressure. On at least 5 occasions, I would start things off, only to hear a beep 30 or so minutes later alerting me to a "lid not sealed" error. The pressure cooker function would then abort. Despite the typical 'explanations', I _had_ in fact seated the rubber seal correctly, _had_ tight...ened the nut that secures the lid, and _had_ aligned the pressure pin (as advised by other reviews). What I could see was that while the unit was trying to build pressure, the lid was leaking a huge amount of steam from a gap between the handle part and the lid (which is detachable). Of about 8 times that I tried to use the pressure cooker function, I experienced failure about 5 times. The most frustrating thing was that I have to wait around for about 30 minutes while the cooker built up pressure, only for it to then, after that long, give the "lid not sealed" error and then abort. What that meant was that I could set things up and walk away, only to find out later on (possibly hours later, if I'd gone out or to work) that cooking had failed to even begin! I contacted customer service (who were great, I must admit) and replaced my unit with zero hassle (at Bing Lee). Using my replacement unit, I tried the pressure cooker function a couple more times. On both occasions, the unit failed to build up pressure, again with me only finding out about 30 minutes after starting things off. It got to a point where I would just wait around after starting things off, anxious and crossing my fingers that max pressure would build up and the cooking timer would begin. And it didn't.
Purchased in June 2020 at Bing Lee for $220.00.
My new favourite kitchen appliance.
After reading many different reviews on many different pressure cookers I decided to go with the Breville. I purchased it for $240 and have only had the unit for 2 weeks. It is so simple to use and cooks everything perfectly I will be using it weekly.
So far I have cooked a whole chicken, oxtail stew and risotto. All 3 meals have come out perfect with soft and tender meat and veg. The pressure cooker keeps the vegetables and meat in tact and there is very little disturbance in the cooking chamber so all ingredients stay where you put them at ...the start. The lid is very easy to take apart and clean and I have not had any sealing issues the first 3 times I've used it. I've made sure the silicon seal is inserted properly after cleaning, the steam vent on the lid is in the correct position and the pin is aligned in the centre of the hole before starting. If you lock the lid all the way the pin does not line up so you have to loosen it slightly so the pin is centre with the hole. I have noticed the silicon seal does retain the smell of the previous cooked meal. I have read you can soak it overnight in lemon juice to get rid of the smell but I dont see it a big issue when cooking savoury meals, if I try a dessert I'll soak it overnight and see what happens. The non stick pot is easy to clean but I agree with other reviews how it will become scratched and chipped with heavy use. The pre heating and pressure building does take some time (about 15-20 mins) and depends how high you set the pressure. I've noticed the pressure seems to build quicker after a sear or saute because the pot is already up to temperature. You do need to factor in pre heating and pressure building and steam release to your timing so dont expect to cook an entire chook in 30 mins without factoring in the above. I set the steam release to auto quick otherwise releasing the pressure will take more than 10 minutes. Auto quick releases the pressure from 80kpa in around 5 minutes. There are a lot of recipes online and I'm trying recipes I would not have attempted with my old oven or cooktop. This is a valuable addition to my small kitchen and I would recommend this product.
Purchased in May 2020 at The Good Guys for $240.00.
Can’t get replacement parts
Loved the cooker until after about 18 months the cooker displayed an error message. I took it to be a breville service repair centre in Brisbane. Advised it was a sensor and they would order the part from Breville. It has been now 3 months and still can’t get the sensor. There aftersales service is very ordinary.
Purchased at The Good Guys for $350.00.
Replacement of machine with excellent customer service.
My appliance suddenly had an EO message. I phoned Breville, It was immediately replaced with a new machine, Many thanks Breville, I would not hesitate to buy another of your appliances now.
Purchased in October 2018 for $279.00.
What's the problem for Pressure Cooker model: BPR700 BSS?
I bought this pressure cooker Modle BPR700 BSS a year and a half ago, but I used it for about 2 months only. Now after setting a cooking program and press to start, it appeared "EU". Called to Breville service was told it was out service warranty and offered me to a new set with $220?
Purchased in June 2018 for $259.00.
The reviewer stated that an incentive was offered for this review
Bought this little gem a few months ago.
Very easy to use and the instructions are adequate. Far cheaper than the Thermomix. There are preset programs or you simply use the manual settings. The foot print is small. You have many options including sautée,steam,slow cooker and pressure cooker. The only criticism I have is that it would be nice to a better recipe book.
I cannot use it because the lining is non stick. I could not return the gift. It’s. heartbreaking..
I was given this as a loving gift. When I went to use it I found it was non stick, this is widely known as carcinogenic. I cannot use it. I phoned the manufacturer asking if they had or would offer a stainless bowl as instant pot does, no was the answer. I asked if I could put in another pot, or cook some way without being in contact with the sides, no, all the recipes are for stewed type food in liquid all wet and no good. I am hoping I can use it once or twice a year to steam can tomatoes or other acid food. As one can with the instant po...t. Sit the bottles on the trivet. Even steamed food is probably exposed to carcinogens in the steam. Am very very disappointed. Its beautiful and when it was bought or me round 350.00 aud, and the decision makers are screwing the public, screwing chef using it who know it’s not healthy but no choice. I have bought a mini instant ultra pot from USA and an expensive drop down converter from dick Smith. All so expensive. I will use it when it arrives. Australia can’t afford to be treated like this.
Purchased in April 2019 for $350.00.
Questions & Answers
Hi, I bought my Breville Fast Slow Pro about four months ago. The first two meals were brilliant though the rubber seal (gasket?) is very hard to get in in one tight spot around the rim. The Breville now has steam escaping through the lid, and often where the nut tightens when fitting the lid after washing. I've checked the valves are all clear, rewashed them but still have steam escaping. Initially, it escapes through the normal methods and then defaults to any gap in the lid which seems wobbly. It does not sit tight to the base. I don't know what else to do.
I'm guessing you have fitted everything back together incorrectly. I used this appliance for a few years and never had that problem! Maybe give Breville a call??? They should be able to help you
Thanks Charlotte. I've spoken to Breville since posting. Other people have this problem actually. It is usually a fitting problem or the rubber ring. We've gone through all the usual things on our first call. I missed a return call later that day but she kindly emailed and I'll follow up on Monday. She kindly gave me the option of returning it to the store I bought it from but thinks we can find the problem. I loved the food it produced until this problem and the best stock I'd ever made so I'm hoping a solution will be found if I am doing something basic incorrectly. I don't want to return it unless I really have to. I'll clean my glasses and make something from the recipe book that worked fine before this problem. ;) Thanks for your reply. It's actually very encouraging. Even if I do have to return it, I would have it replaced after your advice.
Are you able to cook on a stove top with the inner before putting it into the pressure cooker?
Definitely NOT - but the unit has a sauce and sear function so you just do that in the same pot in the pressure cooker but with the lid open then do the pressure cooking afterwards - one pot, such easy clean up!
Can I order a stainless steel inner pot for the breville bpr700?
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- Equipped with one-touch functionality and the ability to slow cook, pressure cook, reduce, saute, sear and steam.
- 11 pressure cook settings automatically adjust the cooking requirements to make vegetables, rice, risotto, soup, stock, beans, poultry, meat, bone-in meat, chili, stew and dessert.
- Pressure cooking manually is also an option, using the custom setting. There are 8 pressure levels to choose from, ranging from 1.5 psi to 12 psi.
- A range of slow cooking settings offer low, medium and high heats, and a variety of gradually increasing temperatures in-between.
- An Auto-steam Release setting is programmed to release steam from the appliance without you having to manually release the steam. This is safer for you and your hands, as it keeps you out of the way of potentially-scalding steam. The appliance also automatically selects the correct release method, picking from Quick, Pulse or Natural.
- The lid is completely removable and dishwasher-safe, allowing you to remove any lingering stains and smells.
- An LCD display makes information about your meal-in-prep clearly visible. Information displayed includes a pressure indicator, temperature and countdwon timer, and steam release indicator.
Points of Praise
- This multi-cooker prepares a variety of foods to perfection, including risotto, rice, stews, roast lamb, and fudge among them.
- Pre-set functions make cooking a breeze, while the option to use the manual settings for more manual c ontrol was also appreciated by reviewers.
- One of the best things about this multi-cooker was the versatility of cooking functions available. Reviewers appreciated that they could do all their cooking in the one machine, if they chose to. Others stated that while they preferred slow cooking, they often forgot to start the cooking process in the morning - in which case, the speedy pressure cook function came in handy.
- Overall, this appliance was praised as being highly user friendly. It won points from reviewers for being both easy to use and easy to clean, especially as the lid is dishwasher safe.
Points to consider
- A number of home chefs stated that they’d prefer a stainless steel inner pot instead of the ceramic-coated inner bowl, as it’s more resilient when it comes to cooking.
- The lid doesn’t always seal correctly, and some reviewers experienced issues with this - particularly before a pressure cooking session.
|Category||Slow Cookers and Pressure Cookers|
|Keep Warm Setting||Yes|
|Dishwasher Safe Parts||Yes|
|Dimensions||343 x 323 x 248 mm|
|Outer Body Construction Material||Stainless Steel|
|Cooking Bowl Material||Ceramic Coated and Stainless Steel|
|Manufacturer Warranty||1 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Brushed Stainless Steel|
- GTIN12: 021614055088
- MPN: 3062, 35912441 and BPR700BSS
- GTIN13: 9312432023573
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