Best Kettles UK April 2022 – Top 10 Choices

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With so many different Kettles available across so many brands in the UK, which are the best Kettles available to buy for your own home? After a significant amount of research and hard work, we have narrowed our list down to our top 10 best Kettles in the UK so there should be definitely something here that can cater for your own needs. Others will probably disagree with some of the Kettles on this list, but these are our best 10 Kettles that we found at the time of this review.

Some have prices well over £100 so if you are looking for the best possible Kettle, well I guess you will have to be prepared to dig a good deal deeper into your pockets I’m afraid. As you go further down our list, some of the prices may be more affordable so feel free to check them as you scroll down through this page. For your convenience a short video summary is also included below which covers most of the main points you need to know before you commit to any purchase and a comparison table is added at the end of this page for a quick summary.

If you believe we should have included a particular brand of kettle, please feel free to let us know by leaving your feedback in the comment box section provided at the end of this page.

As guide prices can only be published at the time of this best UK Kettle review, please make sure to view the price checkers provided below which will help ensure you have the most accurate up to date price information

Read also: Our list of best Bosch Kettles here

Video Overview – Top 10 Best Kettles in Summary

Best Kettles UK – Our Top 10 Recommendations

Option 1:  KitchenAid Red Collection Jug Kettle - 5KEKA565BER

Main Points to Note:

  • Our first kettle today is the Empire red KitchenAid Collection Jug Kettle reference code 5KEKA565BER which is also available in a cream colour and tends to set you back a little over £100 when seen at the time of this review. You get the boil dry protection and limescale filter as standard along with a push button lid opener.
  • It has a stainless-steel interior finish, a power level of 3000W and a water capacity of 1.5 litres. The speed of the boil is superb, and the taste of the boiled water is perfect in every way – it can also hold the internal temperature for longer.
  • The lid is opened with the push of a button, the length of the cable is generous at 92cm to the base and the stylish and sleek appearance really does stand out on top of any countertop. The exterior of the kettle is made from plastic and it comes backed with a 2-year warranty to protect your investment and give you peace of mind

Price Guide: Less than £120 @ Argos UK

Option 2:  Sage Stainless Steel Silver Smart Kettle - BKE820UK

Main Points to Note:

  • Our second kettle on this list is the Sage Stainless Steel Smart Kettle code BKE820UK which gives an awesome sleek and stylish appearance on your work top and it is certainly one of our top favourites on this list – it has stainless steel both in the interior and on the exterior build design
  • The power level is supported with 2400W which gives you a fast and quick rapid boil and it comes with a 1.7 litre water capacity along with 5 variable temperature settings. These are great when it comes to selecting specific temperatures for different types of hot beverages.
  • It will indicate what temperature is best for the different type of teas and you have the option of using the keep warm function which can last up to 20 minutes. The push button lid is nice and smooth, you get the limescale filter, boil protection and the cable length to the base is 1m long – it also comes with a 2 year warranty

Price Guide: Less than £120 @ Argos UK

Option 3:  Smeg Retro Style Silver 1.7L Kettle - KLF03SSUK

Main Points to Note:

  • Another Kettle that we really liked is the Smeg Retro Style Silver Kettle code KLF03SSUK which comes in a stylish silver colour but there are other colour options available such as red, yellow, black and white (silver would be our own preference)
  • It comes with a robust stainless-steel finish, a power level of 3000W and a water capacity of 1.7 litres which is enough for 6 to 8 cups of tea or coffee. You get the water level indicator for better visibility, a 360 degree rotational base along with anti-slip grip to the work top surfaces and a concealed heat element.
  • One thing that stands out here is the stainless steel limescale filter where they tend to be plastic in many other kettle types. It is adaptable to both left handed and right handed people and the filter is easily removed when you need to get it cleaned. The lid opens smoothly and can be easily filled and overall, we found this Kettle a joy and a pleasure to use with the noise level a lot lower than expected.

Price Guide: Less than £150 @ Amazon UK

Option 4: De'Longhi Black & Grey Avvolta Kettle - KBAC3001.BK

Main Points to Note:

  • Up next if you don’t mind using a plastic kettle is the De'Longhi Black & Grey Avvolta Kettle code KBAC3001.BK which has both a plastic interior and also a plastic exterior but is backed with lots of positive customer reviews from previous users in the UK – especially with the illuminated water boil window and decent cable length to the base of 1m
  • If you prefer something that stands out a little different from the rest in terms of design, then this resin striped asymmetric design will do the trick for you as it has for many other homes. The filter works great which can be removed and washed, the lid is pulled back manually, and you get the boil dry protection from this brand which you can trust.
  • This kettle gives you something unique that stands out from the rest and it fits in well with multiple kitchen types and layouts. The power level is lower at 2000W but still more than adequate, the water capacity is 1.7 litres and it comes backed with a 12-month warranty to keep you protected

Price Guide: Less than £100 @ Argos UK

Option 5:  Bosch Sky Variable Temperature Kettle - TWK7203GB

Main Points to Note:

  • If you need to insist on a kettle that gives variable temperature settings for different types of hot beverages, then check out the Bosch Sky variable temperature Kettle reference code TWK7203GB which will not disappoint you and comes backed with excellent customer review ratings to add further confidence.
  • What really stands out here is the touch control panel for switching it on or off and the slider for adjusting the temperatures that you wish to use for specific types of hot drinks. This appliance comes with a stainless-steel finish both internally and externally and the awesome keep warm function which will work for up to 30 minutes long.
  • The push button open lid works great along with the illuminated water boil window and the filter fits well to keep your hot drink as perfect as it should be. It has a power level of 3000W for rapid boils, a water capacity of 1.7 litres and a cable length to the base of 80cm. For you added protection, this kettle also comes with a 2 year warranty.

Price Guide: Less than £100 @ Argos UK

Option 6: Dualit Classic 2300W 1.7L Stainless Steel Kettle - 72796

Main Points to Note:

  • Another very popular kettle that we really liked is the Dualit Classic Stainless Steel Kettle code 72796 which comes with a power level of 2300W and a water boiling capacity of 1.7 litres to cater for 6 to 8 cups of coffee or tea. If you like the looks of this kettle, then there is the added option of getting a toaster and a sandwich maker to compliment the look of the kettle on the counter top.
  • While the price is a little on the high side, this is a premium quality kettle that performs better than many other kettles and it comes backed with a beautiful design, a robust frame and a much quieter patented boiling noise that really stands out. You can also expect the boil speed to be rapid where it can boil 2 cups of water in less than 100 seconds which is certainly impressive
  • You will also like the feel of the handle grip for extra comfort and you get the added heat proof ring to prevent your fingers from any unexpected steam or boiling water spillages as well as the double water guide vision windows

Price Guide: Less than £150 @ Amazon UK

Option 7:  Breville Selecta Var. Temp. Stainless Steel Kettle - VKT159

Main Points to Note:

  • At number 7 we have the Breville variable temperature Stainless Steel Kettle code VKT159 which is also an extremely popular kettle across UK homes as we can understand why – the simplicity and classic look to this appliance really does look great on kitchen work tops and having the ability to use different temperatures is a major plus
  • This kettle tends to be a more affordable option when compared to other brands on this list and usually you can get your hands on this for less than £80 when seen at the time of this review. To compliment the kettle, there is also the option of getting a matching toaster from Breville so that they blend in better together on countertops.
  • There is plenty of 3000W to get the rapid boiling up and running, the 5 temperatures can be set to suit (80 degrees Celsius to 100 degrees Celsius) and the water capacity for this kettle is 1.7 litres. There is also the limescale filter and boil dry protection as standard as well as the water illumination boil window. The lid though needs to be opened manually, the length of the cable to the base is 75cm and it is made from stainless steel both internally and externally.

Price Guide: Less than £80 @ Argos UK

Option 8: Russell Hobbs Luna Quiet Boil Electric Kettle - 23211

Main Points to Note:

  • At number 8, we have the Russell Hobbs Luna Quiet Boil Electric Kettle code 23211 which is made from stainless steel and gives a power level of 3000W along with a water holding capacity of 1.7 litres. Price wise it is still a little on the high side, but you can generally get your hands on it for less than £90 to £100 when last seen on sale – double check todays price further below
  • This kettle boasts their ability to rapid boil as they generally can get one cup boiled in less than 50 seconds which equates to about 230ml/240ml – great for those quick cuppa’s in the morning when you are running late for your appointment.
  • Pouring from the kettle works well without any spillages and you get the boil dry protection and limescale filter included as standard. The heat element is also concealed in the base as you would expect, and it is made from stainless steel both internally and externally. If you want a matching set, then there is the option of adding a 2 slice toaster and a filter coffee maker and it comes with a standard 1 year warranty  - if you register online with them, then a second year can be added which is totally optional

Price Guide: Less than £90 @ Amazon UK

Option 9:  Tower Bottega Rapid Boil Traditional Kettle - T10020

Main Points to Note:

  • If you like the Tower Bottega brand, then you should definitely consider the Tower Bottega rapid boil Traditional Kettle code T10020 which is usually on sale for less than £70 and even around the £50 mark when certain discounts or promotions are in place. This particular model comes in a black and rose gold finish but there are other colour choices available such as cream and white
  • You get the standard 1 year warranty and a second year can be added to this by registering your purchase online with them. For a quick boil, it comes with a power level of 3000W and it comes with the standard capacity of 1.7 litres of water.
  • One thing you will notice here is the lower than usual level of noise emitted which is always a great addition in busy kitchens and you have the boil dry protection and limescale filter as standard.  It is made from stainless steel and the weight of the kettle when empty is around 1.4kg. It has a beautiful sleek and stylish design along with the temperature dial in the centre which adds a touch of class and professionalism to the final appearance

Price Guide: Less than £70 @ Amazon UK

Option 10: Morphy Richards Evoke Jug Kettle - 104414

Main Points to Note:

  • Last on our list today and one of the better priced solutions is the Morphy Richards Evoke Jug Kettle reference code 104414 which tends to set you back anywhere from £50 to £70 from what we have seen depending on where you buy which is great value in our opinion.
  • Both the interior and exterior are made from stainless steel, the lid needs to be removed manually and you get the limescale filter, boil dry protection and the ability to store any surplus or excess cable in the base. The power level provided for the rapid boil is 3000W and the overall finish and appearance of this kettle can add a touch of class and elegance to your kitchen work tops.
  • Even with the fantastic style and appearance, this kettle will certainly impress you as it did us and it comes with a 1.5 litre water boil capacity and the illuminated water boil window for better visibility. It is made from stainless steel both internally and externally and it comes with a brushed stainless steel finish with a touch of rose gold segments.
  • Finally, the cable to the base is 75cm long, it has a 2 year warranty and pricing information along with further reviews can be double checked below

Price Guide: Less than £70 @ Argos UK

Read also: Our list of best Black Kettles in the UK here

Comparison Summary

To add further clarity, feel free to check out the brief comparison table provided below which may help you out when it comes to making any final decisions (we hope!)

Best UK Kettle:CodeCapacityPower:Warranty:
1, KitchenAid5KEKA565BER1.5 litres3000W2 years
2, SageBKE820UK1.7 litres2400W2 years
3, SmegKLF03SSUK1.7 litres3000W1 year
4, De'LonghiKBAC3001.BK1.7 litres2000W1 year
5, Bosch SkyTWK7203GB1.7 litres3000W2 years
6, Dualit Classic727961.7 litres2300W1 year
7, BrevilleVKT1591.7 litres3000W1 year
8, Russell Hobbs Luna232111.7 litres3000W2 years
9, Tower BottegaT100201.7 litres3000W1 to 2 years
10, Morphy Richards Evoke1044141.5 litres3000W2 years

Read also: Our Russell Hobbs Kettle review here

Conclusion:

After completing all our review and research work for the best kettles in the UK, we hope this review list can help you out in some small way, give you some ideas to think about and give some inspiration on what directions you can follow. With so many different types of kettles available across so many brands, it certainly wasn’t an easy task to complete but these are the best 10 kettles that we can recommend based a number of different factors and personal preferences.

Overall we have included a diverse range of brands and price points so there should be something here to meet your own requirements - so best of luck with whatever final decision you make!

Optional Feedback – Have your Say?

Did you find our review for the best Kettles for UK homeowners useful in any way? Or would you recommend other brands or other personal preferences?

If possible, please educate the wider UK community by leaving your feedback or opinions in the comment box section provided below – so that others across the UK can learn also!

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2 Comments

  1. Thank you for your review and putting together in one place the offer of the ten best kettles on the market in the UK today. With this extensive offering, it’s really hard to decide which one would be best to buy, as they are all top-notch and provide satisfaction with use. Thanks for all the above information and comparison that is very helpful to read before you decide to buy. I am currently choosing between options 2, 6, and 8. I am most inclined to option 8 the Russell Hobbs Luna Quiet Boil Electric Kettle.
    Friendly greeting, Nina

    • You very welcome Nina and best of luck with the Russell Hobbs Luna Quiet boil kettle – it ‘s a good choice. Thanks also for taking the time to stop by and leave your feedback – it is greatly appreciated, Regards, John

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