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Should You Buy a Breville Electric Kettle?

Updated 28 October 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Breville Electric Kettle?

Breville is one of the most popular electric kettle brands as well as being well known for its toasters, blenders and fryers.

If you are wondering how Breville electric kettles compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 1,600 electric kettles by objectively and impartially analysing over 11,000 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Breville are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular electric kettles. Their electric kettles start at £17 for the VKJ897 which has a power of 3,000W and a water tank capacity of 1.7L and go up to £85 for the BKE825 which has a power of 2,400W and a water tank capacity of 1.7L. The average price of a new Breville electric kettle is £35.

Breville are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular electric kettles.

Is Breville the Best Electric Kettle Brand?

So are Breville electric kettles any good? We give every electric kettle a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all electric kettles we are able to impartially rank all the electric kettle brands.

Breville is ranked the No. 2 best electric kettle brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Breville is the 2nd best electric kettle brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
652 reviews
#2
Australia
94%
94%
3,141 reviews
#3
Germany
93%
93%
1,756 reviews
#4
United Kingdom
91%
91%
1,069 reviews
#5
Italy
87%
87%
1,344 reviews
#6
87%
87%
810 reviews
#7
83%
83%
1,163 reviews
#8
Sage
82%
82%
33 reviews
#9
Beko
Turkey
81%
81%
4 reviews
#10
France
81%
81%
6 reviews
#11
Kenwood
United Kingdom
78%
78%
12 reviews
#12
Netherlands
78%
78%
114 reviews
#13
78%
78%
4 reviews
#14
Igenix
77%
77%
568 reviews
#15
KitchenAid
77%
77%
84 reviews
#16
Logik
United Kingdom
76%
76%
145 reviews
#17
Smeg
Italy
75%
75%
198 reviews
#18
Brentwood
75%
75%
17 reviews
#19
Linsar
United Kingdom
73%
73%
2 reviews
#20
Haden
73%
73%
0 reviews
#21
Ariete
73%
73%
1 review
#22
Braun
73%
73%
3 reviews
#23
Domo
72%
72%
3 reviews
#24
Tower
71%
71%
0 reviews
#25
Bugatti
69%
69%
34 reviews
#26
Unold
69%
69%
0 reviews
#27
Grundig
Germany
69%
69%
0 reviews
#28
Sabichi
68%
68%
0 reviews
#29
AEG
Germany
68%
68%
35 reviews
#30
Cuisinart
67%
67%
4 reviews
#31
Melitta
Germany
67%
67%
0 reviews
#32
Adler
66%
66%
0 reviews
#33
Korona
65%
65%
0 reviews
#34
Cloer
65%
65%
0 reviews
#35
Clatronic
65%
65%
0 reviews
#36
Bodum
65%
65%
30 reviews
#37
Graef
65%
65%
0 reviews
#38
Princess
64%
64%
2 reviews
#39
Siemens
Germany
64%
64%
2 reviews
#40
Brabantia
64%
64%
27 reviews
#41
WMF
64%
64%
1 review
#42
Essentials
United Kingdom
63%
63%
77 reviews
#43
Ravanson
63%
63%
0 reviews
#44
Gastroback
62%
62%
0 reviews
#45
TriStar
62%
62%
0 reviews
#46
Emerio
62%
62%
0 reviews
#47
Camry
62%
62%
0 reviews
#48
ProfiCook
62%
62%
0 reviews
#49
Signature
61%
61%
0 reviews
#50
Wahl
61%
61%
24 reviews
#51
Sencor
61%
61%
3 reviews
#52
Klarstein
61%
61%
0 reviews
#53
Gorenje
Slovenia
61%
61%
0 reviews
#54
Inventum
60%
60%
0 reviews
#55
Drew & Cole
60%
60%
0 reviews
#56
Brentwood Appliances
60%
60%
3 reviews
#57
Nesco
59%
59%
0 reviews
#58
Rangemaster
United Kingdom
59%
59%
0 reviews
#59
Waring
59%
59%
0 reviews
#60
Bestron
58%
58%
1 review
#61
Lafe
57%
57%
0 reviews
#62
Medion
57%
57%
0 reviews
#63
Philco
57%
57%
0 reviews
#64
Esperanza
57%
57%
0 reviews
#65
Stellar
57%
57%
0 reviews
#66
Sinbo
56%
56%
0 reviews
#67
Innoliving
56%
56%
0 reviews
#68
Krups
Germany
56%
56%
0 reviews
#69
Bomann
55%
55%
0 reviews
#70
Petra
55%
55%
0 reviews
#71
Scarlett
55%
55%
0 reviews
#72
Electrolux
Sweden
55%
55%
0 reviews
#73
Girmi
55%
55%
0 reviews
#74
Eta
55%
55%
0 reviews
#75
Sunbeam
54%
54%
0 reviews
#76
Trevi
54%
54%
0 reviews
#77
Caso
54%
54%
0 reviews
#78
Bonavita
53%
53%
0 reviews
#79
Lloytron
53%
53%
0 reviews
#80
Stelton
53%
53%
0 reviews
#81
Streetwize
52%
52%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Breville electric kettles compare to the other electric kettle brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection Running Costs
All electric kettle Brands
Breville Electric Kettles

There's a wide selection of Breville electric kettles available compared to other electric kettle brands, with over 40 Breville electric kettles currently on the market in the UK. At an average purchase price of £35, Breville electric kettles also tend to be cheaper than most other electric kettle brands which makes them a popular choice with consumers.

The average review score for a Breville electric kettle is 83%.

Breville have better reviews than the typical electric kettle brand, with the average rating of a Breville electric kettle being 83%. Breville have a number of great features including Drip Tray, hot water dispenser and Removable Water Tank which sets them apart from the competition.

When it comes to energy efficiency the average annual running cost of Breville electric kettle is £82 (based on a person typically doing 6 boils per day), which makes them less efficient than most other electric kettle brands.

No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
£44
£0 £10 £20 £30 £40 £50 £60 £70 £80 £90 £199
Price Distribution of All Electric Kettles
No. Of Electric Kettles
Average Price
£35
£0 £10 £20 £30 £40 £50 £60 £70 £80 £90 £199
Price Distribution of Breville Electric Kettles

What Do the Breville Electric Kettle Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Breville electric kettle to work out the average distribution of reviews for Breville and then compared this to the other electric kettle brands.

Breville logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
1
4 stars
0
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Breville logo

User Reviews

5 stars
2,159
4 stars
633
3 stars
120
2 stars
58
1 star
168
Breville has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its electric kettles than most other electric kettle brands.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 89% of user reviews for Breville electric kettles are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 88% and 85% respectively across all Electric Kettle brands.

Purchasers of Breville electric kettles frequently mentioned that the product boiled water quickly, was easy to use and has useful technical features.

Looking at just the expert reviews, in the table below we compare the average review score given to Breville electric kettles by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other electric kettle brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Dualit Swan DeLonghi Tefal Linsar Breville
Trusted Reviews logo
85%
2 reviews
70%
1 review
85%
2 reviews
90%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
76%
1 review
76%
1 review
67%
2 reviews
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
gadgetguy.com.au logo
94%
1 review
Which? logo
100%
1 review
Average
80%
4 reviews
73%
2 reviews
97%
2 reviews
85%
2 reviews
67%
2 reviews
90%
1 review

How Many Industry Awards Have Breville Electric Kettles Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Breville electric kettle. This means that Breville has more awards for its electric kettles than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards given to Breville to other popular electric kettle brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Breville has more awards for its electric kettles than any other brand.

Compare all award winning electric kettles

Number of Awards Dualit Swan DeLonghi Tefal Linsar Breville
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
1
Which? logo
1
Total
1
1
1
1

How Reliable Are Breville Electric Kettles?

We checked over 11,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Breville electric kettles. 110+ of these reviews that mention reliability of which 75% were positive. Therefore the majority of Breville electric kettle owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

75% of reviewers think Breville electric kettles are reliable.

So, most people think that Breville electric kettles are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Breville electric kettles that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

well made
Amazon
Well made
amazon.co.uk
It's extremely well made
johnlewis.com
It is sturdy
Argos.co.uk
is very sturdy
Tesco.com

NOT RELIABLE

The automatic switch-off mechanism has completely broken
amazon.co.uk
I'm not sure how robust it is likely to be as the lid came off today
Argos.co.uk
It looked a bit 'plasticky' at first
Tesco.com
If there's no response then I would certainly not recommend buying this cheap plastic product that clearly is broken before even arriving
Amazon

Features to Look Out For On Breville Electric Kettles

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Breville electric kettles that set them apart from the competition. These include Drip Tray, hot water dispenser and Removable Water Tank.

Breville Drip Tray

A drip tray is used to catch any spilled water from the kettle or hot water dispenser.

Breville electric kettles that have a Drip Tray include the Breville VKT111 (£55) and the Breville VKJ142 (£39).

Breville Hot Water Dispenser

Breville electric kettles that feature hot water dispenser include the Breville VKT111 (£55), the Breville VKT124 (£40) and the Breville VKJ367 (£70).

Breville Removable Water Tank

A removable water tank indicates that the water tank in the kettle can be removed for easy re-filling.

Breville electric kettles that have a Removable Water Tank include the Breville VKJ142 (£39).

What is the Best Mid-Range Breville Electric Kettle?

Breville VKJ738

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1.7L
3,000W
POWER

A great mid range choice, priced at £24.99 is the Breville VKJ738, which has a Kagoo Score of 87.

Features We Love:
Big water tank capacity (1.7L)
Cordless
360° rotational base
Supports filtering
Boil-dry protection

A best selling and classic 1.7L kettle, very good for small families. It has a water level indicator and a 360° rotational base, is cordless and supports filtering. Multiple reviews mentioned that it has brilliant features, it's really well designed but very noisy.

97
Reviews
532 Reviews
91
Features
Fully-Featured
96
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
81
Value for Money
Very Good
72
Age
4 Years Old
87
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Breville VKJ738 has terrific user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this electric kettle to others.

The cheapest price that we could find for the VKJ738 in the UK is £24.99 and in total we found 11 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Breville Electric Kettle?

Breville VKT019

£34.99
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1.7L
3,000W
POWER

If you're looking for a high end Breville electric kettle then the Breville VKT019 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 84, but is a bit more expensive at £34.99.

Features We Love:
Big water tank capacity (1.7L)
Cordless
360° rotational base
Non-drip spout
Supports filtering

A classic and top of the range 1.7L electric kettle, with a reasonable price. It has a water level indicator and a non-drip spout, is cordless and supports filtering.

97
Reviews
3 Reviews
91
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Popularity
Quite Popular
78
Value for Money
Very Good
72
Age
4 Years Old
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Breville VKT019 has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Breville Electric Kettle?

Breville VKJ755

£24.99
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Breville VKJ755
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1.7L
3,000W
POWER

At only £24.99 and with a Kagoo Score of 86 the Breville VKJ755 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Cordless
360° rotational base
Non-drip spout
Supports filtering
Boil-dry protection

A classic and fully loaded 1.7L electric kettle, with a reasonable price. It has a water level indicator and a non-drip spout, is cordless and supports filtering. Multiple reviews mentioned that this electric kettle has brilliant features, it's really well designed but very noisy.

97
Reviews
251 Reviews
91
Features
Fully-Featured
91
Popularity
Widely Available
81
Value for Money
Very Good
72
Age
4 Years Old
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Purchasers report that Breville VKJ755 has outstanding user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this electric kettle to others.

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Find the best Breville electric kettle for you by checking our complete list of over 503 electric kettles
In This Guide
Should You Buy a Breville Electric Kettle?
Is Breville the Best Electric Kettle Brand?
What Do the Breville Electric Kettle Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Breville Electric Kettles Received?
How Reliable Are Breville Electric Kettles?
Features to Look Out For On Breville Electric Kettles
Breville Drip Tray
Breville Hot Water Dispenser
Breville Removable Water Tank
What is the Best Mid-Range Breville Electric Kettle?
What is the Best High End Breville Electric Kettle?
What is the Best Budget Choice Breville Electric Kettle?

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