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Kenwood Elegancy kettle

Kenwood Elegancy kettle review

Published: February 28, 2022 at 4:21 pm

Read on for our full review of this classically-designed kettle from Kenwood.

Pros

  • Light and quick

Cons

  • The plastic's look and feel isn't for everyone 

Kenwood Elegancy kettle summary

Simple, lightweight and elegant, this Kenwood does the basics well. It comes in a choice of colourways – ours was a pleasant sage green, with a contrasting lighter green on bottom of the kettle and the base. Matching toasters are available too. There's a fluted pattern on the lid and bottom of the kettle, and a contrasting silver on-switch. We liked the white light that lit up when it was in action.

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How easy is it to use?

The wide spout makes pouring quick and smooth and the kettle boiled quietly. It’s pretty speedy too, averaging around 2:07 for a litre.

The bottom of the handle isn’t joined to the kettle body, so it’s particularly easy to see the water level as you are filling it as your hand doesn’t get in the way. Markings are clear.

Summary

Sometimes simplicity is a strength and with it's pull-off lid and wide opening, this traditional kettle would be an excellent lightweight option for older people or anyone wanting the basics. Other colours are available, including cream and purple.

Kenwood Elegancy specifications:
Choice of temperature: no
Temperature indicator: no
Keep warm function: no
Water level indicator: yes
Removable limescale filter: yes
Lid type: pull off
Capacity: 1.7l
Dimensions: 25 x 18 x 23cm
Weight: 1.04k
Finished beep: no

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