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House & Garden

Hot stuff: 10 best kettles

If your ancient machine leaves you boiling with rage, why not update your kitchen with a new model?

Fancy a cuppa? You can wait for what can seem like an age for some kettles to boil and many are so loud that you have to stop the chat while it does its job. When you finally get your cup of tea or coffee, there’s still a good chance your kettle will let you down, leaving some unwelcome limescale in the cup.

So how can you ensure you’re investing in a decent kettle? We’ve found the fastest, quietest models, ranging from the energy-efficient Breville Aurora to the super-intelligent Sage Smart. There’s something for all tastes and all budgets.

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Russell Hobbs’ Easy Kettle is perfection in a kettle, yet you still get change (just) from £25. If you’ve got a bit more to spend and want something really stylish, Delonghi Scultura looks radiant in modern kitchens and is super-easy to use. And if you want to take advantage of a brand that usually charges premium prices, but has just introduced an affordable option that doesn’t compromise on quality, it has to be the Bosch Village.

Buy now

1. Dualit Architect Jug, £79.99

2. Russell Hobbs Cambridge, £24.99

3. Cuisinart Traditional, £60

4. Breville Aurora, £49

5. Bosch Village, £29.95

6. Delonghi Scultura, £99.95

7. Wilko Everyday Value Kettle, £5

8. Russell Hobbs Easy, £19.99

9. KitchenAid Artisan, £107.10

10. Lakeland Travel Kettle, £22.99