3Breville Toast & Melt BSG540 (4 Slice)
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Breville Toast & Melt BSG540 (4 Slice)

 Verified🏆 2024 AwardMPNs:1227, BSG540 and BSG540BSS
3Breville Toast & Melt BSG540 (4 Slice)
4.2

27 reviews

PositivevsNegative
81% · 224 · 15%

Even Heat DistributionYes · No
Non-Stick Longevity
  • Still Works
Value for Money
5.0
Build Quality
5.0
Ease of Use
5.0
Cleaning & Maintenance
5.0
Non-Stick Quality
5.0

Reviews

27 reviews
Steph Trott
Steph TrottPerth, WA3 posts
  BSG540

Easy to Clean

Great machine, gets to temp very quickly, super easy to clean if you make a filling mess like me. Very reasonably priced also, paid 89 at Harvey Norman in 2022 Show details
Donna
Donna
  BSG540

Great machine, one flaw

Had ours for about 5 years now, still going strong. Given its age, its falling apart a little, the cover for the light on top has fallen off somewhere and its a bit scraggly. Anyhow, I would recommend it. i use it for everything!! I have made pancakes in it, burritos, I have sliced pumpkin, courgette, tofu, and cooked them when i can't be bothered using my frying pan - and I barely need to use oil. I've assembled vegetable terraines by cooking my veges in it. Its so fast and easy to clean.
the only issue i have ever had is when toasting 4 sandwiches at a time, the press tends to squash the sandwiches at the back more and on an angle. Totally minor issue. Show details
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Ella
EllaGreater Melbourne (Outer), VIC13 posts
  BSG540

Excellent! Would 100% recommend

Received as a house-warming gift about 14 months ago. After asking for one for YEARS and putting up with kmart ones.
This machine is sturdy. It heats up quickly and is easy to clean. I have used it instead of a frying pan to make tortillas (home made) and I have melted cheese on it to just let it cool and go crispy (great snack don't judge).
It will make pizzas with the melt function - I do recommend putting the pizza on baking paper and then transferring to the oven for a quick grill to brown your cheese. That's why it got 4 stars not 5. Also when it's on melt, the top sits a little unevenly. It's also great for toasties. 100% recommend this product.  Show details
Genkii
GenkiiMelbourne12 posts
  BSG540

Sturdy machine that does the job

I’ve had mine for 18 years and it’s still going. I use it constantly. Great size for a family. Apart from toasties I also use it to heat up leftover pizza, make quesadillas, grill bacon, crisp up leftover spanakopita after it’s been in the microwave and more. You could probably fry an egg on it but I’ve never tried it.
I reckon it’ll keep going for another 18 years. Show details
Misbah
MisbahGreater Melbourne (Metropolitan), VIC2 posts
  Verified BSG540
MLM
MLMBrisbane27 posts
  BSG540

Does as expected

I had a Breville sandwich press before this and that lasted over 10 years. Decided to bite the bullet and go with another Breville. Not disappointed at all. It toasts both open faced sandwiches as well as normal sandwiches. Doesn't take too long to warm up either. The non-stick makes it easy to clean up after but I do clean after every use. Been 3 years now and can't complain. Show details
Andrew Nguyen
Andrew NguyenPerth, WA119 posts
  Verified BSG540

Perfect combo: toast and melt

Loved the adjustable height for the sandwiches press. The heating is faster then our previous Sunbeam. I like the cord wrap in the middle (underneath) the appliance, however the cord is a bit short. Not sure if longevity but for now I loved the ideas of toast and melt in one. Show details
Tess
TessMurray Region, NSW2 posts
  BSG540

Every home should have one

Have one for 7 years, going strong. Sandwiches, melts, cooking bacon or chicken strips is great. Plates are getting a little worn,time for a new one. Well used and loved. Show details
Coops
CoopsHobart, TAS6 posts
  Fair Incentive Verified BSG540

Great sandwich maker

Replaced another breville grill model which was years old. Happy with the new product, easy to toast anything, cleans easily by wiping and 4 slice makes it easier for larger items. Show details
Sam
SamCanberra89 posts
  BSG540

Awesome, use it all the time

We bought another one of these after having one for about 7 years which we used on an almost daily basis after the power cord started shorting every now and then. The old one worked perfectly for years and the latest one seems to be just as good, doesn't burn the outside of your bread like some sandwich presses do

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ReneeAndSam
ReneeAndSamGoonellabah6 posts
  Verified BSG540

We use this everyday!

We had one of these for about 5 years and it’s still going strong, we just moved and had to leave it behind with our housemates, so we bought another one for our new house! It’s a must have!! Fool proof. Just turn it on and wait for the green light. You can set it to a particular height too. We cook so much stuff in since we don’t have an oven or hot plate at the moment. We use it for bacon and eggs, sausages, chicken, crunchy toast, sliced vegetables like zucchini and sweet potato... the list goes on!!

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Shiyne
ShiynePerth, WA17 posts
  Verified BSG540

Fast sandwich toaster

Bought this model after our old one kept setting off the safety switch. Was about 10 years old so was still pretty happy with past purchase. This upgraded model has two flat plates which is better than the old grill plate. Heats up really quickly and toasts really evenly. Being able to lock the hinge at different heights is great to avoid squashing all the filling out of the sandwich when only toasting one. No need to lock the hinge when toasting four. Great appliance.

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Laura Wells
Laura WellsMelbourne13 posts
  BSG540

The best kitchen appliance I own!

I was in the need of a new sandwich press and this is hands down the best product I have in my kitchen.

I cook every day on it! From chicken to grilled sandwiches, pancakes and pikelets, sausages! This product does it all.

I bought at David Jones for $75? Best investment I’ve made.

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Emma
EmmaMelbourne
  BSG540

Disappointed

This was by far the best Christmas present I had ever gotten. So useful in the kitchen. You can use it to cook a variety of different things, homemade chicken schnitzel being my all time fav.

However I used it this morning just to make some toast for breaky and not long after being switched on I could smell burning. I lifted it up and my toast was stuck to the top and was charred all on one side and completely black. I re put more bread in and the exact same thing happened. I then switched it off and on again and it won't work at all now. Pity it is a month after a years warranty. So disappointed.

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Skye88
Skye88Sydney, NSW11 posts
  BSG540

Fantastic product

I have the Breville Toast & Melt 4-Slice Sandwich Press and it’s excellent great for a family and you can do so much more then just toast sandwiches, I’ve done eggplant, zucchini and haloumi cheese they have turned out delicious. Easy to use, really easy to store thanks to the upright position legs and a breeze to clean thanks to the non stick plates. Highly reccomend

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Questions & Answers

Gary
Gary · Toast & Melt BSG540 (4 Slice)

Has anyone fixed the problem of the top plate lying at an angle when the gap is adjusted? I notice there are allen key slots at the hinge. Is there a spring in there or some adjustment that can be made.

John13
John13  
Gary
Gary  

Thanks, John
The tilting top plate is probably more pronounced on the four slice model

Chetwin L.
Chetwin L. · Toast & Melt BSG540 (4 Slice)

How hot can this get to

Sam
Sam  

Hot enough to toast bread and melt the cheese inside

ray
ray · Toast & Melt BSG540 (4 Slice)

how do i register for 3 year warranty?

Details

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Breville Toast & Melt BSG540 (4 Slice)
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CategorySandwich PressesSandwich PressesSandwich Presses
Price (RRP) $119.95$69.95$99.95
Sandwich Capacity422
Plate StyleFlatFlatFlat
Non-Stick CoatingYesYesYes
Dimensions 125 x 380 x 380 mm96 x 314 x 258 mm125 x 329 x 304 mm
Power2,200 W2,000 W2,000 W
Manufacturer Warranty1 year(s)1 year(s)1 year(s)
Colour / FinishBrushed Stainless SteeBrushed Stainless SteelBrushed Stainless Steel
Release date
Awards 2022 and 20242022 and 20242022 and 2024
  • MPN: 1227, BSG540 and BSG540BSS
  • GTIN13: 9312432012874

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