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Smeg 50's Style KLF03

Smeg 50's Style KLF03

3.4 from 79 reviews · View Statistics
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Pros

Quiet
Looks stylish
Boils water quickly

Cons

Premium price
Heavy (1.3kg)
Lid top system is difficult to open

Reviews

  • Build Quality
    3.4 (66)
  • Value for Money
    2.9 (67)
  • Noise Level
    3.9 (66)
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sukobi
sukobiSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 22 reviews
  • 15 likes
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I was dazzled by its looks

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Purchased in for $195.

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Mortishia
MortishiaMetropolitan Adelaide, SA
  • 88 reviews
  • 42 likes
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Sleek

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Purchased in at Myer for $199.

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David
DavidSouthwest, VIC

Nice kettle but awful tasting water

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We have boiled fresh water in our new kettle as described in the manual. But after over a dozen times using fresh water each time it still tastes like burnt-chemical. Disappointed after purchasing such an expensive kettle and toaster.
Please advise what to do now ?
Regards David

Purchased in at Harvey Norman for $254.

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Karen
KarenIllawarra, NSW
  • 2 reviews
  • 1 like

Wouldn’t recommend

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Not so impressed with this kettle, for starters it doesn’t have a red ball to help show the water level,
I’ve found when pouring, steam leaks from under the lid and onto your hand.
Paint has developed an air bubble near the rim and has started to peel

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Karen Frost
P.O. Box 4 Ulladulla nsw 2539
0408699884

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Did you email this information to our service team?
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Steve Bird
Steve BirdSydney, NSW
  • 4 reviews

If You Could Keep The Water In Kettle That Would Be A Start

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When we first pruchased the kettle the water booiled very fast nw takes three days.
Water and steam leaks around the handle & water gauge and you burn your hand with the steam when you pick up the kettle.
Developed a blister just below the lid which eventually bursed.
$238.00 No thanks.

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Purchased in at Harvey Norman for $238.95.

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Hi Steve,
Even though you have had issues with your appliance, we would like to have the opportunity to assist you in rectifying the problem. Please contact us as requested to resolve your issue.
Regards
Smeg

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Veronica
VeronicaPerth, WA

Disappointed - bubble has appeared on second kettle

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I love the design of this kettle and it matches my toaster but unfortunately, like other reviewers, I have had a problem with a bubble appearing near the rim. I have already had one kettle replaced but a bubble has appeared on the replacement kettle too. Very disappointing. Given that this appears to be a known problem it's surprising that SMEG hasn't addressed the issue.

Purchased for $219.

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Veronica
Veronica

Thanks to The Good Guys who have replaced the kettle again, always very professional and easy to deal with. Fingers crossed, third time lucky.

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Monique
MoniqueSydney, NSW
  • 3 reviews
  • 2 likes

I use this kettle at least twice a day and Love it

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Boils quickly
Has a push button lid
Love that the base is what plugs into electricity so you can quickly pick up and pour your water
Comes in a range of lovely colours - I got the pink one ❤️

Purchased in at Harvey Norman for $200.

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Andrew W.
Andrew W.Western District, VIC
  • 6 reviews
  • 4 likes

Pretty Good, but heavy.

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A pretty good kettle - heats up on par with anything else and reasonably quiet compared to some other models - doesn’t get too hot on the outside - easily see how much water is in it and looks great on the bench.. Good Solid handle to grab hold of..
I would say that its only downfall is its weight if you have to hold it under water thats running though a filter that slows it down

Purchased in at Harvey Norman for $220.

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Robbie52
Robbie52Sydney
  • 7 reviews
  • 4 likes

Agree totally

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Agree totally. We have a similar problem with a blister which has formed near the lid of a pastel blue kettle purchased from Harvey Norman in March 2021. This happened within six months of purchase and we didn’t act on this so it’s now too late to do anything about it. So, just have to live with a blister on an expensive kettle,

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Jo. G
Jo. GHobart, Tasmania
  • 5 reviews
  • 2 likes

So disappointing

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So, so disappointed. My husband brought me a pink Smeg kettle and toaster for Christmas 2020. Within the first few months a blister had formed under the surface near the lid and this just grew until it was well over the size of a 50c piece. Returned to Harvey Norman, where they replaced. Great! Now the new kettle has just formed a blister. Once...ok, twice...sad face.
Aside from this, they look great on my bench - just annoying that this is happening.

Purchased in at Harvey Norman for $209.

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Had two of these kettles, both faulty with burning smell

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Nice looking kettle but would never buy Smeg again. First kettle started producing a burning smell from the base after just over a year. This was replaced under guarantee and the second kettle is now exhibiting the same fault. Smeg will not replace this as it is now over two years since the original purchase. Very dissatisfied. Bought a very expensive kettle thinking it would last quite a number of years and it's money down the drain.

Purchased in for $125.

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Dear Alan G,
Could you please email diamondservice@smeg.com.au with your name, address and contact number? Once they have this information, they will be in direct contact with you.
Regards
Smeg

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Miss Mumma
Miss Mumma
  • 6 reviews
  • 4 likes

Cute, stylish and does it’s job

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I’ve had this kettle for 2 years (Christmas present from my lovely husband) and it has always done its job without any issues. The colour is still as vibrant as when I first got it out of the box and it sits on my kitchen bench paired with the matching toaster.

There is obviously a hefty price tag that comes along with this gorgeous kettle and in my opinion it’s worth it. Smeg is a well renowned brand and I love the way it looks in my kitchen, I’m always receiving compliments.

I think a Smeg kettle will compliment any kitchen. There is such a great colour range to chose from and an awesome way to have your appliances match your decor (and/or personality)

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Cheesed off
Cheesed offSouth East Queensland, QLD
  • 2 reviews

The lid pops open and the hinge snaps for no apparent reason and you cant get it repaired.

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This kettle is approximately 4 years old and has been reliable except for the lid opening. It releases and opens of its own accord. Yesterday, the hinge, which is plastic and obviously not very strong, snapped. It is not a serviceable part and consequently the kettle will have to be discarded. Not good for such an expensive kettle.

Since writing this review, I have been contacted by SMEG and they have graciously offered me a replacement as a gesture of good will. I would like to thank them for their professionalism and kindness and we are extremely grateful for this gesture.

Purchased in for $208.

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Sam N
Sam NSydney, NSW
  • 2 reviews

Extremely happy with Smeg service

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I am happy to report that my
3 year old Stainless steel Smeg Kettle Model KLF01 which was leaking from the bottom of the water level indicator, has been replaced by SMEG. I was extremely happy with their prompt response and service and will continue buying their products. Thank you Smeg.

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Sarah C.
Sarah C.Sydney, NSW
  • 15 reviews
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You will have to explain how to use use your kettle to everyone…

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Purchased at David Jones for $210.

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Martarchitex
MartarchitexGreater Melbourne (Inner), VIC
  • 6 reviews
  • 2 likes

Classic 50’s style kettle

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Simple kettle with quality Brand. Bought the non-variable temperature option (couldn’t justify the additional cost for a few times use) and it works fine. Previously had the Bugatti red kettle (Bugatti Homewares which has nothing to do with the VAG owned Bugatti car manufacturer). The smeg is a nice design piece and unlike the Chinese made (Italian design) Bugatti kettle is works every time. To be honest if a company cannot make a workable, simple kitchen appliance like a kettle then they should not be in business. Smeg may be expensive but it serves its function but wouldn’t recommend it to an elderly frail person as it is heavy.

Purchased in at Harvey Norman Retail Stores for $219.

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David B.
David B.Metropolitan Adelaide, SA

Good customer service

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I had a problem with our Smeg kettle the on button was constantly turning itself off... the kettle is approx 15 mths old.
Customer service has agreed to replace it.
I cannot fault their customer service.Many thanks Leslie

Purchased in at Myer for $200.

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Questions & Answers

Stuart W
Stuart Wasked
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Why is my new kettle so noisy when boiling water?

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Theresa
Theresa asked
50's Style KLF03

Hi there. I purchased a smeg pink toaster and kettle from Myers carindale for my new kitchen. They are approx 4-5 years old. The toaster is still bright pink but the kettle has faded and looks terrible. Is this supposed to happen from constant heat? I’d love a new one but not if it fades so quickly. Has this happened to others? Or just this colour

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Hi Theresa,
Thanks for your enquiry. Could you please email diamondservice@smeg.com.au with your name, address and contact number? Once they have this information, they will be in direct contact with you.
Regards
Smeg

Theresa
Theresa

Thankyou

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Hi Theresa. I believe you have emailed our Diamond Team and we have emailed you back with a reply. Kind regards, Smeg Australia.

Sammy
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Hello,
I’ve purchased a smeg kettle and have used it for the first time today. Is it supposed to get so hot around the outside of the kettle? I’ve never had a kettle that gets so hot around the outside after boil. I accidentally touched the outside when pouring the water and have burnt myself. It’s very hot and quite dangerous, so I’m not sure if it is supposed to be this way?

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Sammy
Sammy

Hello, I have emailed and still haven’t received a response. I contacted you on the 6th of January.

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Smeg 50's Style KLF03

Details

Features

This is a sleek 50s style collection of electric kettles from Smeg with a 1.7L capacity and a 39" power cable that comes in an array of colourful finishes. It has many more features including:

  • Stainless steel body which is safe and non-leaching
  • 2,400 watt heating element to heat water quickly
  • Water level indicator to see when to refill
  • Soft opening lid for safety
  • Removable limescale filter for easy cleaning
  • Auto switch off after boiling for safety
  • Built-in cord wrap for a neat appearance
  • Anti slip feet to prevent spills
  • 360° swivel base for convenience

Reviewers thought:

The product has a very classy look and is quick and quiet when boiling water. It is robust and the paintwork does not tend to scratch off with time.

The spring-loaded lid doesn’t function as smoothly as hoped. People have noted that the product is quite heavy (1.3kg) and even more so when filled with 1.7L of water. People also had some problems with the product leaking water.

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  • MPN: KLF03BLAU, KLF03CRAU, KLF03PBAU, KLF03PGAU, KLF03PKAU, KLF03RDAU, KLF03SSAU and KLF03WHAU

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