Rated 3.8 out of 5 by 20
Rated 3 out of 5 by Blackadder2015 Very poor battery life
My wife & I love this kettle, but the batteries for the digital display only last 2 weeks!
John Lewis replaced the original kettle very quickly, but the replacement suffers from exactly the same problem.
Surely the batteries should last much longer than 2 weeks!
KitchenAid customer services have proved useless, never replying to emails and when I eventually got through on the telephone, they had no idea how long the batteries should last. Their only suggestion was to return the kettle!
I know the kettle works as a straightforward kettle without the batteries, but is there a fault which will get worse in time, or is it a basic design problem?
30 March 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Mel7878 A very quick boil!
this is the most I have paid for a kettle but I have to say I really like it. It boils super fast, looks good and feels like a quality kettle. We did have a minor problem with the temp monitor but exchanged it and have had no problems since. It's a bit of novelty watching the temp gauge but makes waiting for the kettle to boil a bit more interesting!
17 March 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by Adlit44 Quite impressed.
The reason I purchased this kettle was I had to return 2 Artisan kettles within 3 years.
I like the look of this Kitchenaid 1.7L kettle, although it does not quite match the performance of the Artisan, and the "bleeping" noise can be a little irritating at times.
17 March 2015
Rated 5 out of 5 by NJE68 A beautiful Desiged Kettle
This KitchenAid Kettle Looks really smart in our kitchen + even at it's full capacity it boils large quantities of water really quickly, you can Adjust the temperature of your choice from 50 to 100°C thanks to The easy to read digital display you can check the water temperature on the screen even when the kettle is off its base. The stainless steel kettle allows you to keep your water maintained to the desired temperature for up to 30 minutes when the kettle is left on its base. With its nice design and numerous features this is the best Kettle we've ever owned, It feels like it is built to last, It also pours very well indeed, We feel the Bleeps are Not bothersome at all don't let this put you off buying this Kettle you can turn it off at the socket pick it up place it on the base then turn it on + when you place it back on the base turn the socket off to avoid any Bleeps, We love this Kettle +we recommend anyone to buy it.
16 March 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Jonny74 A great looking product
This kettle looks great in my kitchen, and I love its simple design. My only slight niggle is the way that it 'beeps' when you turn it on, or when it reaches its desired temperature - it can be a little bit annoying!
11 February 2015
Rated 2 out of 5 by AdrianWr Looks good, terrible kettle
We bought this simply because it has a decent capacity and it's the perfect colour for our kitchen.
We didn't realise it has extra features until we got it home, and while I suppose they may be useful for some people we don't ever use them.
Good points: colour, and capacity, and it is moderately quick.
It beeps loudly when you put it on the base, when you press the button to turn it on, and three times when it has boiled.
It is over complicated - we have to press the on button to wake it up and confirm the temperature (it beeps), then press the on button again (it beeps) to start it
After 7 months the lid is temperamental and tricky to open.
It's heavy - elderly relatives struggle (aside from not understanding the controls!)
It cools down really quickly - we frequently waste electricity reboiling water.
It isn't reliable. Stopped working or responding one day (tip: keep your old kettle for when this happens) then decided two days later to start working again.
We don't have the receipt otherwise we would have returned it already.
01 January 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by CMPNL lovely kettle but faulty after short time
lovely kettle, colour great, boils fast.
Had 6 weeks and on Christmas eve after a long day at work, the kettle just bleeps at me and wont light up or work. What a lovely start to Christmas. Will be going back to JL on Saturday!
24 December 2014
Rated 4 out of 5 by Twink66 Handsome kettle !
I have to admit that I went purely on looks and completely fell for the brushed silver version of this very handsome kettle. I'd read all the reviews and decided that this was the one for me. I wouldn't change the kettle itself , but If there was a silencer for the beeping It would make me a happier lady. Just so that you are aware ( if you are sensitive to noises or beeping ) , this kettle beeps when you put it on the stand , beeps when you turn it on , beeps when it reaches the desired temperature and generally beeps alot more than I would have expected was absolutely necessary. John Lewis - if I've missed anything in the blurb that does actually allow the operator to turn off the sound , please could you let me know !!
16 December 2014