Cosy autumnal nights under a blanket call for a warming cup of tea, so you’ll be needing the perfect kettle. From the bright and bubbly budget Sainsbury’s option to the king of all tea-creation, the Sage by Heston, we have you covered with our top choices for the best kettles.
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Le Creuset have taken their famous design and heat withstanding technology and put it into this lovely little stove top kettle. It has a vintage feel to it, is suitable for all heat sources and even whistles when the water is ready. How quaint!
This sleek and stylish kettle from the designers at Bugatti has a high tech on-handle digital control system, giving you the freedom to manipulate the water temperature with ease. The unique cone design makes it a striking feature in any kitchen.
If you are a tea fanatic then this is the kettle for you. It’s specifically designed to make your perfect customised cuppa. The extraordinary automatic basket holds varying tea leaves and steeps them by lowering to brew in the temperature controlled water for the exact amount of time (and lifting out when said process is done). But perhaps its most useful tool is the start feature, programmable so your tea will be ready and waiting for you when you awake in the morning.
Sainsbury’s own brand of kettle comes in several eye-popping colours to fit in with any kitchen. The power comes in at 2200W so you’ll always have a quick cup of tea, and at an incredibly reasonable price it’s great for all budgets.
The most economical kettle on our list, the Tefal Express Boil gives you a cup of filtered, boiled water at the press of a button. It has a large capacity for water, so you and your friends can have as many cups of tea as needed, and it’s programmable so you can measure each individual cup to fit your mugs perfectly.
A modern twist on a vintage design, the Cuisineart kettle take the traditional dome shape of old-fashioned kettles and makes it futuristic in sleek silver. It holds a large capacity for numerous hot drinks, and the two water window mean you can see exactly how much you’re boiling.
£59.95 John Lewis