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Review and Buying Guide of Breville VKJ565 Opula Collection Stainless Steel Jug Kettle

Enjoy the item, properly manufactured. But, the h2o amount meter is difficult to study with writing so little and you cannot see any h2o amount if less than 3 cups are put in. Also, the drinking water guage would be much better sited on the facet, instead than powering the manage which obliterates it from perspective. It’s pretty productive, but the on/off lever does not constantly operate or make a relationship. May possibly be a issue with the base plate. I will persevere ahead of considering returning this. It can be like with all electrical items, you never know what it really is like until you get one particular as you can by no means exam this kind of points prior to obtain.

Great top quality kettle, very stylish, but gauge is useless to me. . Professionals:appears goodmetal, superior good quality buildvery rapidly boilingcan be loaded with no opening the lidminor downsides:incredibly noisy, but it variesit’s somewhat heavypouring is not quite precise, as the spout is fairly huge (but absolutely nothing as well problematic for me)lid can be hard to pullmajor cons:the gauge is instead useless as it starts off at 4 cups, although i normally only boil two cups. This is a important inconvenience mainly because i need to open it to check how much water there is, or i conclude up squandering electricity (and time) boiling way too considerably water. General: very happy the only draw back getting the gauge, which i was making use of all the time in my former kettle, for this reason only 4 stars. Was overpriced at total cost, but i have paid a reasonable cost for it so i am pleased with my acquire.

Fabulous kettle with lovely colours. Its incredibly large, a really funky abnormal form. The lid arrives appropriate off which is handy for some people. The colours are lovely, a lot more like a bluey purple color. Although the thing that genuinely stood out for me was the spout. You really don’t have to suggestion up the kettle hundreds for the water to appear out yet it appears to be in close proximity to extremely hard to spill any. The path of the water from the spout is location on, no spraying or gushing, just a charming straight circulation. Strange for me to rave about a spout but its revolutionarythe only problem is that there is no matching kettle to go with it.

Key specs for Breville VKJ565 Opula Collection Stainless Steel Jug Kettle – Carnelian Red:

  • Premium and Unique Red Pearlescent Painted Finish
  • Fastboil 3kW concealed element for maximum efficiency and easy clean
  • Family Size 1.7 Litre Capacity
  • Rear Water Window for Accurate Filling
  • Internal Illumination on Boil

Comments from buyers

“Red hot hot red boiler, Love design and finish of this kettle, A strong, sturdy and stylish kettle that certainly looks to be very hardwearing, It does what it says on the tin!, Not hard wearing, Good kettle but £50!”

Incredibly delighted with this kettle. It appears pretty superior and just what i have to have for my newly fitted kitchen. The foundation which it sits on is compact and does not consider up as much space as my previous kettle. It can be stuffed right as a result of the spout even though it is a lot easier to just take the lid off(which is conveniently taken off) it boils quickly and is not as well noisy. The two tiny level against it are that it is relatively heavy when whole and the water level currently being positioned underneath the manage is a bit obscured. These are quite minimal details nevertheless in an or else great kettle.

Acquiring experienced extremely minimal luck with kettles in the past couple of decades, with lids slipping aside, leaks showing up, filters breaking and so forth. , i was cautious of getting an high priced one particular. I hence went for this medium-priced one even while it is not designed in a colour i would have preferably picked. So considerably, i am delighted with it – it boils immediately, it appears great, the handle is relaxed, the spout pours incredibly very well and the mild in the on/off switch is instead handy. The lid also suits nicely and the entire point appears effectively-designed and solid. It is really noisy when boiling acquire all metal kettles are the plastic types are quieter for apparent motives. My only reservation at the minute is that no just one seems as but to offer alternative filters, which will be desired at some stage in the upcoming. I assume however that these will surface on the industry after a even though.

We’ve experienced this kettle for close to eighteen months now, and as an overall critique i could only give it 3 stars for ‘it’s ok’, almost nothing far more. It is a attractive enamelled sparkly type of purple color, which does give rise to positive customer remarks when they pop in for a cuppa. After a reasonably brief time, the cleansing of the filter grew to become a important requirement to stop the spout splashing boiling h2o all in excess of the counter, all over the cup you are seeking to purpose at, often on you.And normally currently being not a very accurate spout. We now have the circumstance exactly where the we have observed the style and design weak location – the cope with on the lid is created mostly of plastic with some metal coloured strip as a pleasant design trim, and that plastic is screwed onto the top of the lid. That is the place it is broken off. The deal with is just not adequately large to get a proper grip to pull it off, and if you have not received palms that do the job completely you’ve got no hope truly in that exertion, so you definitely require to maintain the lid ‘lip’ and twist it a very little little bit to get the lid off the kettle, and that has guide to the platic eventually breaking. So we now are not able to choose the lid off to fill the kettle with out the guidance of a screwdriver to prise it off, damaging the surrounds, or just give up on it absolutely, cos filling through the spout just shoves the limescale again into the kettle producing it of class less and a lot less productive and a lot more and a lot more splashy when seeking to pour boiling drinking water. Probably two stars would be a improved numerical score, but i do not despise it as this kind of, it just a disappointment to come across it has this sort of a quick lifespan, cos at 30 odd quid it can be not what you could call a inexpensive kettle and i had predicted a lot more than 18 months worthy of of use from it.


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  1. Colour: Carnelian Red Verified Purchase says:

    This review is from : Breville VKJ565 Opula Collection Stainless Steel Jug Kettle – Carnelian Red

    It is easy to clean and boils quickly. The handle came off after a year or so but i am determined so has been in constant use still and after over 2 years it is still going. The gauge does not go down to just 1 cup which is a bit of a pain but i use large cups so i’m not too fussed about that. It is easy to clean and boils quickly.
    • Colour: Opal White Verified Purchase says:
      Looks soooo good in my kitchen. No metal taste (i washed it with soda before first use). 5 years using it it looks like new.
  2. Colour: Opal White Verified Purchase says:

    This review is from : Breville VKJ565 Opula Collection Stainless Steel Jug Kettle – Carnelian Red

    Looked and worked great however the knob on the lid has now broken off.
    • Colour: Carnelian Red Verified Purchase says:
      But the lid handle snapped off in my hand after few months.
      • Colour: Opal White Verified Purchase says:
        It did cause drinks to have a funny taste at first but that went – took about. Boils water fast enough and not massively noisy- although noise does increase after i remove the lime scale. It did cause drinks to have a funny taste at first but that went – took about a week though of using vinegar lemon juice, etc. Had it a while now and it still works well and drinks taste good. It looks stylish as well in white. Four stars though because the area under the lid at the top of the kettle has small chips in the white coating all of the way around, it must be caused by the lid coming on and off regularly to fill the kettle.
  3. Colour: Opal White Verified Purchase says:

    This review is from : Breville VKJ565 Opula Collection Stainless Steel Jug Kettle – Carnelian Red

    ‘opaly’ in colour as i was hoping for but great. Not quite as ‘opaly’ in colour as i was hoping for but great otherwise.
  4. Colour: Opal White Verified Purchase says:

    This review is from : Breville VKJ565 Opula Collection Stainless Steel Jug Kettle – Carnelian Red

    Good kettle, couple of niggles. A very good kettle, one of the few white ones that are not plastic. Most of the metal “white” kettles are cream or off white. There are however, a couple of bad points. The minimum visible measure is for 4 cups. Not ideal if you are making a quick cuppa for yourself. The other negative is the lid. Mine broke within a year of use. Basically the handle comes away from the lid. Having said that, i contacted breville and they sent a replacement free of charge.
  5. Colour: Carnelian Red Verified Purchase says:

    This review is from : Breville VKJ565 Opula Collection Stainless Steel Jug Kettle – Carnelian Red

    This boils water quickly and looks really, really good in the kitchen. It took three boilings to get rid of the new smell/taste but since then it’s just another electric kettle, albeit a quality one.
    • Colour: Opal White Verified Purchase says:
      Looks great & heats up as fast as any. 7 litres and any more overflows internally and comes out through the side of the base.
      • Colour: Carnelian Red Verified Purchase says:
        Brilliant kettle, in fact the second one i have purchased for another house. It was brilliant until last night the handle on the lid came off. No way of repairing and i’m not too impressed after less than 6 months use.However, i rang breville direct and they couldn’t have been more helpful. They will put a new lid in the post to me and no charge. There has been a problem with some lids and i am really impressed at the way this problem is being dealt with.

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