We love how light the kettle is so when the lid broke on the first one we just replaced the kettle with like. Now the lid has broken again after only 6months use. It has plastic hinges and is not abused as we thought we were too rough maybe on the first kettle. It appears to be a design fault.Show details
It's a nice kettle but for the $$$ I was disappointed with a 6 month shelf life before it started to malfunction. The lid broke off, parts of the handle started to heat up on occasion, and there was always a few drops of water on the base when I lifted the kettle - and I am sure they were not drops I made. I expected a much stronger product from Kambrook.Show details
lid broke off and is not repairable - disappointed
The lid came off (broke out of its hinge) without applying any force. It's a plastic hinge and doesn't seem to be able to get repaired. More than $100 for something that broke well too fast. I dont' spending a bit more money but would expect quality. I'll try a Breville next (another $40 dearer I guess...)Show details
Great kettle until it started leaking at 4.5 years old
We decided we wanted a glass kettle because it's good to be able to easily see now much water is in it. Compared to the others this one was more compact and lighter. We were very happy with it until it started leaking at the base at 4.5 years old.Show details
Best kettle ever
Love this kettle, has 6 cup measurements on outside so you can measure how much you want to boil. Switches off automatically. So easy to clean as the element is underneath. Has an easy flip top lid. Boils water well and quickly. Has a good shape solid handle not hot to touch.Show details
Go shopping for an hour before the jug heats up.
So I boil a full jug of water. It takes way too long. Then after 15 minutes to boil again, I have to wait ages for boiling water. Lamb rook is probably the worst jugs to boil water. Takes too long for hot water. Plus the nosil has a bad design.Show details
Expected more from a kettle
We have had this kettle for just on four years. Apart from developing a small amount of leaking when pouring we were happy with it.
Unfortunately it just stopped working after four years of use. Previously we've had kettles last over 15 years, so a bit underwhelmed by four.Show details
They don't last Long (I've had 2), but I like them
It provides a lower minimum water level of 300ml vs most others at 3400ml, this means you can potentially save a lot of power/money if you like small cups of tea.
The glass is very clear so it's easy to see the scale that you might otherwise ignore. I've had 2 of these and both times the spring in the lid has given up the ghost so that you have to help it open up to fill from tap.
This one is slowly leaking water from the bottom somewhere, glass is OK so a seal is dying somewhere, not dangerous, just annoying.
I will not be buying a 3rd and probably the 3rd won't be a Kambrook.Show details
Cosmetically appealing but functionally disappointing. Boiled for too long before switching off, gathered settlement and started leaking within two years. It is by far the worst kettle I have had. No matter how much I pay for a product: if it does not last for a reasonable time or is at the very least reparable (and neither applied for this kettle) than any money payed for it is wasted. We have enough problems with waste and this product only adds to that problem.Show details
Leaky & flimsy
While it works fine as a kettle, it did have some minor leaks through the life which we tolerated.
However, just over a year after purchasing (and outside of the warranty period), the lid snapped and is now unusable. Would not recommend dropping the $79 it cost us, buyer beware.Show details
Why is this still on the market?
Looks nice, seems to work ok, but like many other reviewers observed - it soon starts to leak. Kambrook, how can you still sell this, a kettle that is prone to leaking?Show details
Great kettle apart from the leaks and steam burn
Like others, I thought this was a great kettle until I started noticing the water on the base. Initially it was only when the kettle was more than half full and I thought it was bubbling over so I tried not to overfill it, now it happens regularly with only one or 2 cups of water. I've also noticed that steam travels up the inside of the handle somehow so if I pick it up too quickly I get a steam burn from the seam. Mines well out of warranty so I'm amazed to find this model is still being sold despite the multiple complaints and massive safety issues.
I've also found it boils for quite a while and wondered if this was contributing to the issue (leading me to take it off sooner and burn my hand on the steaming handle)
Loved everything about it- until it started leaking from the base and then stopped working.
I've had 2 of these Kettles, bought one after the other because I just loved the design.
All round glass means not trying to see through a gauge and knowing exactly how much water is in it at a glance. And there is something soothing about seeing the water boil. (I now understand the appeal of fish tanks!)
-Light weight and better handle to kettle balance for holding (compared to the Russell Hobs Brita Model I bought to replace it.)
-It has a nice wide spout for easy direct pouring.
-The on switch is a broad lever, satisfying to push down at
This is the worst kettle l have ever owned... It Worked good for a while, then it started leaking out of the base...l have to turn kettle off & clean up excess water so l don’t get electrocuted...
Inside the handle part attached to the kettle has rusted all the way done.
Was so Disappointed with this kettle considering the price.
Reviewed 5 stars in the past, now changing opinion due to minor mfg fault.
Previously reviewed when I bought and really liked, only negative I came up with was that it boiled for a while before switching off so gave a great review.
Now having owned maybe a year or so, Another I’ve noticed a small gap appearing in seam along the handle and every now and then steam comes through the gap and burns my fingers when I’m pouring. I’m careful now but still catches me out from time to time.
PS When I say “burn”, I haven’t actually burnt myself where my skin needs cold water and takes a while to heal, more that it is hot enough to sting badly and cause concern.
Questions & Answers
Hi, Just wondering if the plastic on the lid and filter is BPA free? Or if that just applies to the glass which obviously doesn't contain BPA.
To be honest, no plastic is really safe when faced with extreme heat stress.
Plastics contain 100s of chemicals, many of which minic hormones in the human body. BPA is only one such chemical, bur there are still many more in most plastic
I would also like to know whether the plastic housing the filter is removeable. I want a kettle that is totally plastic-free and I cannot find one. Ones that look promising, such as this one, ruin it by having a plastic filter and filter housing or glue. Please take note kettle manufacturers - there is a market for high-quality BPA-free (and plastic free) and built for longevity. I tried buying a kettle from Italy that met this criteria at the grand price of $299 to get what I wanted - but the supplier failed me time and time again and it couldn't be supplied.
Although the filter can be removed, I would also like to remove the plastic housing in which the filter sits, to avoid pouring hot water through plastic. Is it possible? I tried prying at it with a knife and it bends quite easily, but seems to be glued down to the inner rim. Maybe some silicone remover will do the trick? I don't want to break it.
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|Features||360° Swivel Base, BPA Free and Water Gauge|
|Manufacturer Warranty||1 year(s)|
|Colour / Finish||Stainless Steel, Glass|
|Construction Material||Glass and Stainless Steel|
- MPN: 3071, 420347, KKE760CLR and KKE760CLRKT260
- GTIN13: 9130293301007 and 9310293301007
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