The best kettles

Kenwood kMix kettle
Some of the best kettles on the market...

Our collective love of tea means the kettle is probably one of the most regularly used appliances in the average British kitchen, so it's imperative yours is up to the task each and every time.

Breville stainless steel Brita filter kettle

£39.99, Argos

Sleek and stylish, this Breville kettle will add a bright glow to your kitchen, thanks to its unique illumination function as it boils at ultra-fast speeds. 

With a rotating base, cordless design and a handy function that lets you know when your Brita filter needs changing, this kettle is everything you need to make a great cup of tea.

Designed to fit snugly in your kitchen without taking up too much space, this jug kettle from Kenwood also comes equipped with an easy flip lid, boil-dry protection (it'll switch itself off when it senses the kettle is empty) and a quiet boil function, for less noise in your kitchen. Comes in four different colours.

One for Apple fans, the Smarter iKettle allows you to boil it without stepping foot in the kitchen, meaning you can enjoy those five extra minutes in bed in the morning - or even have it ready and waiting when you return home in the evening.

It allows you to boil your tea at a range of different temperatures, tells you when it's ready to pour, sends you a reminder when it's time to refill and also lets you know when the kettle is empty. 

Able to boil enough water to hold up to 12 cups at any one time, this Dualit kettle is ideal for larger households. The non-drip spot and heatproof handles mean you'll be able to eliminate spillages and accidents, making it the perfect choice for busy kitchens.

Best known for its iconic mixers, KitchenAid also makes a variety of other excellent kitchen appliances, including kettles.

Although it's a little pricey, the wonderful design, rapid boiling time, variable temperature setting and the ability to cater from everything to your daily cuppa to herbal infusions (to name just a few of its extensive features) make this kettle worth every penny.

Simple to use, thanks to its easy-fill spout, this De'Longhi kettle combines style with practicality. The kettle comes equipped with a removable limescale filter, so you'll never have to worry about build up again.

Equipped with a Brita filter to reduce impurities, a blue light to inform you when your water has boiled, and an easy to use push button lid, this Russell Hobbs kettle will have your hot drinks smelling, tasting and even looking better. It also comes with a built-in indicator to let you know when it's time to change the filter.

This Morphy Richards jug kettle boasts rapid-boil technology, a water-gauge window, and the ability to boil up to six cups at once. The modern design make it a stylish addition to any kitchen.