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14 Of The Best Tea Kettles For A Nice Hot Cuppa


14 Of The Best Tea Kettles For A Nice Hot Cuppa

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14 Of The Best Tea Kettles For A Nice Hot Cuppa

If you “fancy a spot” then you’re going to need a top pot.

We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.


A BPA-free Cosori electric tea kettle made from borosilicate glass which resists scratching and scuffing and keeps plastics away from any boiling water.


Capacity: 7+ cups

Promising review: “A lot of thought and care went into designing this kettle. It has an extremely wide opening at the top for easy filling and cleaning. The only materials that ever touch water are borosilicate glass and stainless-steel. The lights in the base act as a glaringly obvious ‘this is probably hot’ warning, while also looking good. The carafe is very attractive and should be quite durable considering its material. My only complaints are that I wish the heating element turned off just a little bit quicker after the water comes to a boil, and the base that the carafe sits on could be a little heavier. But those are just me being picky in an attempt to find things to be critical about.” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in three colors).


An aluminum and stainless-steel whistling tea kettle (somewhat ironically made by the Mr. Coffee brand) that goes for that timeless look combining a kitchen classic aesthetic with some serious modern design.


Capacity: 8+ cups

Promising review: “I am so happy with this tea kettle. I love the metallic red, which matches my kitchen and pots and pans. It wipes off easily without streaking. I can hear it singing from the other room, but it isn’t obnoxious enough to disturb my little puppies. It heats quickly. I can fill, heat, and pour using one hand leaving the other free to hold the teabag string or turn the faucet. The handle is ergonomic and easy on my wrist when I pour. So happy about this purchase!” —Amazon Customer

Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in two colors).

Capacity: 8+ cups

Promising review: “For me, the most important thing when choosing a kettle is safety, and I loved this kettle with its glass design (which is healthy). The hot water does not touch any of the plastic areas inside the kettle which is also another important health consideration when using kettles. The temperature controls for different types of drinks area super convenient, and I especially liked the fact that it is more silent than other kettles I used before (including another one from the same brand). Last but not least, this is a fancy kettle with its blue light when the water is heating, it looks great with the glass design of the kettle.” —Cemal

Get it from Amazon for $48.36.


A hand-crafted, borosilicate glass stove top-safe glass teapot with removable infuser (for loose or blooming teas) that also happens to be microwave- and dishwasher-safe.


Capacity: 4+

Promising review: “I wanted a teapot that I could use in the microwave or on the stove. I was a little concerned about the fragility of this beautiful glass item, but I shouldn’t have worried. The handle is not as delicate as it might appear in the picture and is plenty sturdy enough for daily use and I am particularly pleased with the fact that the spout does not drip at all. I am very happy with this teapot, and might just pick up another one for that dreadful day when I break this one. Also, the handle doesn’t get hot, even though the water is at a full boil. You never need a hot pad to remove this from the heat. I love that!” —Lucille Harrington

Get it from Amazon for $22.99.


A portable, stainless-steel AmazonBasics electric hot water kettle with an automatic shut-off function and a cord wrap for compact storage so you can keep things simple, safe, and uncluttered around the kitchen.

Capacity: 4+ cups

Promising review: “This is my favorite thing in my kitchen. We drink a lot of tea in my house and this has become pretty much indispensable. I always thought of electric kettles as an unnecessary luxury. I mean, you can just heat up water on the stove, why pay for a separate device? But, then I started reading about how fast I could boil water in one of these things and I was intrigued. So, since the price on this one was right, I figured I’d give it a shot. To say I was impressed is an understatement. It has an automatic shut-off so there are no concerns about boiling the pot dry. I do wish it had a larger capacity, but at one liter, it’s fine for the vast majority of folks. A lot of appliances claim to make life easier. As far as I’m concerned, this one actually does.” —Chelbo

Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in two sizes).


A dishwasher-safe, borosilicate glass stove top whistling tea kettle (clearly stated right on the front) so you can get that “at-the-diner vibe” without ever having to leave home (or leave a tip).


Capacity: 6 cups

Promising review: “I’d been looking to replace my old leaky tea kettle for a while. I have a glass top stove, so I wanted something that would sit flat on the burner. Finding one that I liked and had good reviews wasn’t that easy. I did quite a bit to research and came across this one. Wasn’t sure about it, but the price was right. So far, I love it. No issues, it whistles as advertised, you can see the water and know when it needs cleaning. You do need to remove the top to pour, but I don’t find it a problem. All in all, excellent purchase!” —Paula L.

Get it from Amazon for $15.99.


A Pykal whistling tea kettle constructed with five layers of stainless steel, aluminum, and iron and an “iCool” handle that can be touched mere seconds after your water finishes boiling. Also comes with two infusers.

Capacity: 12 cups

Promising review: “This is an excellent kettle, well-constructed, with excellent looks and function. Its handle does not overheat so that it may be picked up after the whistle stops without injury. I am most impressed with it and recommend it highly. An update: having used this for a month or so now, it is everything it claims to be. I especially like that the handle does not overheat so much that you can’t pick it up without protection. Just wait a few seconds and it’s fine. And it does look great on the stove. This kettle is it.” —Stanley Kustesky

Get it from Amazon for $41.95.


A black flora Bella electric tea kettle with automatic shut-off and boil-dry protection as well as a gooseneck-style spout, because sometimes tea time needs to happen faster but still be a little bit fancy.

Capacity: 6+ cups

Promising review: “Wow, this is even prettier in person! I’m so happy I gave it a shot. I almost didn’t. I mean how difficult is it to fill a standard stovetop kettle to boil some water? And I was worried about cluttering my counter. But this baby really is so easy to use, and bonus, there’s no annoying whistling or forgetting to turn the stove off. And bottom line: it’s much faster. By the time I’ve got my tea bag ready, the water’s done. Plus, it looks awesome on my counter. It’s ceramic, so it’s a tad bit heavier than a plastic unit, but I don’t care, it’s no heavier than a full tea kettle. And pouring from the longer spout is easier to control. It’s as functional as it’s lovely which makes up for the little bit of heft. I prefer it over plastic any day. Very happy with this high quality and beautiful electric kettle.” —Pen

Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in four sizes and five colors).


A surgical-grade stainless-steel, whistling tea kettle with an infuser (for loose leaf teas) for those looking for an easy-to-clean mirror finish that’s also rust-, corrosion-, dent-, and scratch-resistant and brews a serious cuppa.

Capacity: 11 cups

Promising review: “This is a really great tea kettle. It’s stunning to look at and easy to use (not that a tea kettle usually presents an intellectual challenge, but this one just works really well). Love the aesthetic. My favorite characteristic is its weight. This is a substantial tea kettle. Not a wrist breaker but also not a cheap, lightweight piece of junk, either. Highly recommended!” —Amester17

Get it from Amazon for $49.99.


A Hamilton Beach Hamilton electric tea kettle that’s all about safety with its auto shut-off function that helps keep the kettle from boiling dry, a stay-cool handle, a water-level window, a push-button lid to prevent any spilled tea (Don’t worry Kermit, we’re referring to the liquid kind).


Capacity: 7+ cups

Promising review: “This is a very handy electric kettle that works perfectly and does everything I wanted it to do. 1. It comes to a rolling boil before shutting off, 2. has a window to show me how much water I’m pouring into it, 3. holds sufficient water to heat up and then fill my teapot, and 4. the lid stays open without my having to hold it open so it’s easy to pour water into it. I can’t think of anything else, but the point is, I’m totally all-round delighted with it.” —Tessa

Get it from Amazon for $29.07+ (available in two colors).


A rust- and corrosion-resistant stainless steel Poliviar tea kettle with a natural stone finish and silicone-coated wood- pattern handle for a distinctly rustic, cabin-in-the-woods type of look. And boy, can this pot whistle loud!

Capacity: 10+ cups

Promising review: “I love the product quality for the money. The size does not overwhelm my stovetop and will bring water to boiling quickly. The lid fits snuggly and will not pop off when tilting kettle to pour. Plus no potholder needed to grab that hot kettle. I also like the stainless steel interior and have no worries about rust issues. Able to hear whistle throughout the house.” —J. L. Ciotti

Get it from Amazon for $36.99 (available in five colors).

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A stainless-steel interior and BPA-free plastic exterio Miroco electric tea kettle with a “cool-touch” exterior and wide opening to make filling, pouring, and cleaning it as safe, easy, and hygienic as possible. Auto shut-off too.

Capacity: 6+ cups

Promising review: “There are just so many things to like about this kettle. Color and styling are modern and attractive. Capacity is great, especially for someone like me who drinks tea all day long. Other things I love about this: The electric base heats the kettle, so the kettle can be easily cleaned. When heated to boiling, it automatically shuts off, which I love. No worries when you’ve left the house, (Did I shut it off?) hence the kettle doesn’t burn out due to water boiling away and ruining your kettle or pot. Can’t tell you how many I’ve gone through like this. I can’t stand those whistling kettles which I either ruined my self or those that would just rust out and I’d have no idea because you can’t see the inside bottom. This kettle heats up quickly too and you can easily pour, even rest it on the table. Since it’s insulated, if your hand should touch the sides, you will feel the warmth but not the way too hot feel as if you would touch the sides of a kettle or pot which had just boiled the water. For me, it’s just the best kettle I’ve ever had.” —Jnj

Get it from Amazon for $37.99.


A KitchenAid kettle, because sometimes you want to give a vibrant pop of color to your kitchen (lots of options of choose from). Constructed with a “C” handle for a comfortable grip and a thumb-press sprout for safe pouring.

Capacity: 8 cups

Promising review: “Love this kettle! The overall appearance is very comforting and yet sleek at the same time, a gorgeous addition to my kitchen decor. The whistle is a good design resulting in a smooth build-up that isn’t piercing to the point of sending you running into the kitchen to make it STOP. After it has heated the water, I’ve had good luck going back for a refill or to top off my mug of tea as much as a half-hour later to find the water still nice and warm. I’m very happy with this purchase and use it every day.” —Acacia Wildwood

Get it from Amazon for $39+ (available in seven colors).


A stainless-steel Cuisinart electric tea kettle with preset heat settings for getting just the right temps for your preferred types of tea (green, white, oolong, herbal, black, as well as French press). A “keep warm” setting will do just that to your water for 30 minutes!

Capacity: 7+ cups

Promising review: “I use this thing daily for things including herbal, green, or black teas, oatmeal, or french press coffee. Okay, I admit I have used it for ramen noddles when I didn’t want to cook. So far, I haven’t had any of the lettering rubs off like in other reviews. It has always been consistent in temperature and can reach a boil surprisingly quickly. Before I had this, I would boil water on the stove like a barbarian. After having this kettle for almost a year, I don’t think I could go back to the stove or even a lesser model. It makes mornings easy because I don’t need to babysit it. It beeps at me when it’s ready and screams at me when the water has boiled out.” —Ligeia

Get it from Amazon for $69.99.

Now go enjoy a nice hot cuppa and please, don’t forget, pinkies out (always).

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