Noise from kettles may have been a useful indication for boiling in the time past. However, with the rise of beeps, LED light and other less-obnoxious signals, quiet kettles are beginning to take the kitchenware industry by storm.
This increase in the demand for these appliances is responsible for the wide-range of quiet kettles in the UK market today with products featuring various construction like stainless steel and glass, different designs and other varied properties. Well, that means you have a fine range of products to select, which is good, but the extensive options make the selection process quite daunting.
We have reviewed the top 10 quiet kettles in the UK for design, construction, price, budget and other individual preferences. So, if you’re looking to hit the market, we’re certain that you’ll find a quiet kettle that ticks all your boxes.
Our list does not follow any order in performance because all the products are high-performing. Yet, specific distinctive features like price, construction, design, etc., makes these kettles stand out from competitive products. Hence, your ideal kettle can be anywhere on the list.
Quiet Kettles: Our Top Picks
|Russell Hobbs 20460 Quiet Boil Kettle||8.8||Check|
|Russell Hobbs 23211 Quiet Boil Electric Kettle||8.8||Check|
|ASCOT Electric Kettle||8.8||Check|
|Russell Hobbs 21885 Quiet Boil Electric Kettle||8.8||Check|
|Tower T10023 Rapid Boil Kettle||8.6||Check|
Quiet Boil Kettle Reviews
1. Russel Hobbs 20460 Quiet Boil Kettle
This amazing quiet kettle comes with Quiet Boil Technology featuring a coated base plate that works with its diffused ring to break water bubbles. Thus, reducing boiling sound by 75%. It has a 3000W rated heating element that guarantees quick heating. The high-power element works along with the fast-boil function to get 235ml of water heated in only 45 seconds.
Russel Hobbs 20460 has a brushed, stainless steel finish with an elegant overall design. It might not be the fanciest quiet kettle in the UK (check out our #8 product), but its blue ring light will undoubtedly improve your kitchen aesthetics.
With its 1.7L tank capacity, this appliance can heat up to seven cups of water in one boil; hence, suitable for a fairly large home. The 360-degree base makes it comfortable to use even with discrepancies in large families like left-handed and right-handed persons. Its base also comes with built-in cord storage for properly tidying away its cord when not in use.
The removable, washable mesh limescale filter, as the name suggests, keeps the brew intact by discarding the taste of hard water or the typical metallic-taste familiar to kettles. The quiet boil kettle also comes with an excellent pour spout with minimal splashes and spills.
Lastly, the appliance has a Boil Dry Protection that will disallow the device from coming on when there’s no water in its tank.
|Item Dimensions||21.8 x 23.5 x 15.8 cm|
- Rapid boil technology
- Up to 75% quieter than the typical kettle
- Fairly large water tank capacity
- The lid has plastic parts and may mar the taste of your drink at first but will eventually stop.
All in all, Russell Hobbs 20460 is an excellent quiet kettle that will be a perfect addition to your home if you prefer a simple-design but highly-effective appliance. Its lid features a plastic construction that the filter may not take out for a while, but this taste will eventually disappear after more frequent use.
2. Russell Hobbs 23211 Luna Quiet Boil Electric Kettle
Hobbs 23211 quiet kettle comes with similar features to Hobbs 20460 but has a conical design and other construction changes. First, this product has the Russel Hobbs’ Quiet Boil Technology with coated base plate and a diffused ring for breaking boiling bubbles and reducing the boiling sound by 75%. It also comes with a 3000W heating element and the fast-boil function for getting 235ml of water to boil in 45 seconds.
Many homeowners will find this product quite aesthetically pleasing because of its stylish shape and dark-coloured, moonlight grey exterior. Although it has the typical brushed stainless steel construct like other top-quality products in the UK.
The quiet kettle has a 1.7L tank capacity and will heat up to seven cups of water in a single boil. It also comes with the removable, washable, limescale filter to remove hard water and metallic taste from your brew.
Integrated to this product are the boil-dry protection, rapid boil zones for 1, 2, & 3 cup volumes, and blue light that comes up during the boil to improve its aesthetics. Finally, its pour spout disallows spills and splashes when pouring out its contents.
|Item Dimensions||22.5 x 24.5 x 15.8 cm|
- Integrated boil dry protection
- Quiet boil technology
- Durable stainless steel construction with an illuminated water window
- Pricier than many competitive models
Russell Hobbs 23211 quiet boil kettle is a premium device that delivers fast, quiet, and efficient boiling performance. It also features an awe-inspiring appearance that adds sparkle to your kitchen. Although pricier than many competitive products in the UK, its performance, construct, and durability justifies its price.
3. ASCOT Quiet Fast Boiling with BPA
This awesome quiet kettle comes with a 2200W heating element, fairly small compared to both products reviewed but will still offer a quick heat-up. Typically, the device will bring its full tank- 1.7 litres of water to boil in only 3-4 minutes.
ASCOT kettle’s constructioncombines a high-quality borosilicate glass body and a 304 stainless steel inner lid, spout, bottom, and filter. Yet, all the parts that come in contact with water are made of food-grade materials. Thus, eliminating BPA hazards and the metallic taste typical to stainless steel options after prolonged use.
Although we all have our preference for designs, it is safe to say that this quiet boil kettle is one of the most stylish glass kettles in the UK. It comes with a distinctive design featuring an anti-scald handle, round spout rather than the standard curved options, and a separate lid and spout filter. So, if you’re looking to improve your kitchen looks with fancy and highly-functional appliances, this device may be an ideal pick.
Like other top-quality products on our list, this quiet kettle has the Boil-Dry protection that guarantees electrical safety, disallows heating on an empty tank, and saves more energy than a stove or induction cooker. Albeit, the appliance also features the auto-shutdown option that, as the name implies, turns down the heat when the water boils.
|Item Dimensions||26.8 x 29 x 20.2 cm|
- Fairly quiet operation
- Auto shut off function and Boil-Dry Protection
- Modern, stylish design
- Made of food-grade, BPA-free materials
- Easy to clean
- The steel pull-ring handle gets hot. So, you will need a rag to open it.
- Not as fast as many competitive products
All in all, the ASCOT quiet kettle is a top-quality product. It is an ideal pick for your fairly small home and if your checklist includes glass construction, stylish design, and high functionality. Sadly, it doesn’t get water to boil as quickly as many high-end competitive options in the UK, and it is quite heavier than most models on our list.
4. iKich CP180A Quiet Glass Kettle
This quiet kettle is another fantastic option to consider if you prefer glass kettles to their stainless steel cousins for the looks, to monitor the boiling or other individual reasons.
Like the ASCOT product above, this one combines premium 304 stainless steel and a high-quality borosilicate glass body for improved durability and aesthetics. Yet, it comes with an elegant blue LED light to further improve its looks and indicates that the water is boiling.
It equally operates on 2200W, bringing contents in its 1.7L tank to full boil between 2-5 minutes, depending on the volume, with its full tank boiling time at 5 minutes. Still, all the parts that come in contact with the water are made of food-grade, BPA-free materials.
The British Strix Controller on this device has a built-in thermostat control that automatically shuts down the heating when the water boils. There is also the Boil-Dry technology to prevent heating on an empty tank.
This quiet kettle may not beat the ASCOT kettle above with boil time or design, but its overall heat-resistant construction and stay-cool ergonomic handle make it more comfortable to use. Moreover, it comes with a wider lid and will open easily for filling and cleaning.
Like other top quality products in the UK, this quiet boil kettle comes with convenient base storage for swirling and conveniently keeping the cables and a non-slip pad to prevent accidental movement of the unit.
|Item Dimensions||23 x 27 x 19.5 cm|
- Heat-resistant body with stay-cool handle
- Quiet operation
- Large tank capacity
- Easy to fill, clean, and use
- Excellent pour spout with minimal splashes and spill
- Made off premium, durable material
- Fairly long boil time
- Has plastic parts, although BPA-free
iKich glass kettle is another fantastic glass quiet kettle in the UK. It features an excellently constructed body with premium materials and thoughtful designs to make its use easy and safe. However, its boil time is a minute slower than the fastest product on our list.
5. Russell Hobbs 21885 Quiet Boil Electric Kettle
This quiet kettle might appeal to many people for its stunning looks, but it didn’t make our list for only the statement design. Like other top-quality kettles from this manufacturer, this one delivers an equally excellent overall performance and features a high-quality build.
Firstly, Russel Hobbs 21885 has a Quiet-Boil technology that uses a coated base plate and diffused rings to break up the water bubbles. However, it only reduces the boiling sound by 70% rather than 75% on other products of the same brand.
The 3000W operating power guarantees quick boiling, but you can shorten its boil time 45 seconds for one cup of water (235ml) by using the rapid boil zones.It also has an efficient pour spout extended from its body more than many competitive products to ensure a streamlined flow from the kettle with minimal splashes or spills.
The 360-degree base design allows for convenient use for both left-handedand right-handed users. It (the base) comes with an integrated cord storage clip for efficient tidying of the power cable.
Lastly, this quiet kettle is available in four colours- red, black, cream, and polished stainless steel, matching four-slice toaster and filter coffee maker from the brand. Hence, it will be an exciting pick if you want a blend of colours or a single one for all your kitchen appliances.
|Item Dimensions||27 x 29.8 x 10.2 cm|
- Stylish design available in a wide range of colours
- Top-quality construction
- Fairly quiet operation
- Rapid boil zones for fast heating
- The overhead handle makes it quite difficult to fill and clean
If you’re willing to spend more on a fancier kettle and don’t mind the weight or ease of cleaning, then this product will be a superb option. It also features top-quality construction, fast boiling option, and reasonably quiet overall operation.
6. iKich UK189-01 illuminated Glass Kettle
iKich UK189-01 quiet kettle comes in a premium borosilicate glass and high-quality 304 stainless steel construction for durability and excellent aesthetics. It has a similar design, power and functions as the iKich CP180A but with fewer plastic parts.
With its 2200W rated heating element, this product guarantees quick heat-up and fast boiling. Typically, it boils a full tank (1.7L) of water in just five minutes and will get 0.5L of water to a full boil in just two minutes. This quick boiling does not only saves you time but reduces your energy usage as well.
Like other top-quality ones in the UK within its price range, the quiet kettle has the Boil-Dry protection that disallows heating an empty or almost empty (less than 0.5L) tank. It also features a thermostat in its base to automatically shut down the heat when water is fully boiled.
Thanks to its large lid, filling and cleaning the tank is very comfortable. The machine also comes with integrated clips at the base for swirling the cable around. Thus, further ensuring convenient and space-saving storage.
There is an attractive blue LED light around the jug base to provide a clear view of water capacity/boiling process and indicate, improve its aesthetics and act as an operating indicator.
Finally, all the part that comes in contact with water in this appliance is made of heat-resistant, BPA-free materials and its handles are the stay-cool ergonomic type.
|Item Dimensions||22.5 x 31.5 x 20 cm|
- Large tank capacity
- Quiet operation
- Fewer plastic parts
- Superb pour spout with little to no spill and splash
- Excellent durability
- Modern, stylish design with eye-catching LED light
- Relatively long boiling time
All in all, iKich UK189-01 is another exciting option if you’re looking for a top-performing quiet glass kettle in the UK. It has a large tank capacity, premium quality construction, fewer plastic parts and produces only 50dB of sound when boiling. The5-minute boil time may seemlike a demerit, but you must recognize that its speed is only a minute or less shy from some of the fastest products.
7. AICOK KE8026 Quiet Fast Boil Glass Kettle
If your top priority for a quiet kettle is low power, then AICOK KE8026 is one of the best options you can get in the UK.
The appliance operates on 1500W.It uses less power than all the products on our list but will take a slightly longer boiling time. Typically the boiling time is between 3 to 6 minutes, depending on the volume, with 6 minutes for 1.7L.
Like other top-quality glass kettles, this quiet kettle comes with premium borosilicate glass and high-quality, food-grade, 304 stainless steel body. The handle, lid and base feature a plastic construction, but all the parts that come in contact with the boiling water are BPA-free.
Unlike other devices on our list, this quiet boil kettle comes with a double locker lid with two push-button design for easy opening of the lid. These buttonscome with a rubber construction, so it eliminates the risk of preventing burns.
With its cordless base, the device completely removes thepossibility of cable tangling. This base also comes with clips underneath for wrapping cords and easy storage. There is also a built-in thermostat that automatically shuts down the heating element when the water boils. This thermostat works with the Boil-Dry technology to disallow the device from coming on when the tank is empty.
Lastly, similar to ikich UK189-01, this product has a blue LED light around the base for an improved design and boiling indication.
|Item Dimensions||24.6 x 27.2 x 19.1 cm|
- 100% BPA free parts with heat-resistant handles
- Quiet boiling
- High-quality construction with excellent durability
- Low power usage
- Fairly long boiling time
Overall, this product will be a fantastic addition to your kitchen if you’re looking to save power. The kettle is quiet, features a high-quality construction but will boil water slower than competitive products with a higher power.
8. Tower T10023 Kettle
If you’re looking for a luxury-looking quiet kettle in the UK with top-quality performance, high-end features and extreme durability, then this product may suit you.
Tower T10023 comes in sturdy stainless steel construction with finely finished rose gold and black accents. The appliance runs with 3000W of power, enabling it heat-up quickly and get contents in its 1.7L tank to boil in a short time.
Like the Russell Hobbs 20460, this quiet kettle comes with a 360-degree swivel base that locks in both clockwise and counter-clockwise to suit left and right-handed users. The Boil-Dry protection works with the integrated thermostat to shut down the device when the water level gets below 0.5L or prevent startup on an empty tank.
Lastly, its wide lid design allows for easy filling of water and cleaning of the appliance. Sadly, the lid has a stainless steel knob rather than a rubber one; so, it gets hot when in use. On the bright side, the kettle has an extended pour spout that reduces the risk of splash or spill when pouring out the contents.
|Item Dimensions||22 x 26 x 20.6 cm|
- Stylish and luxury-looking design
- Lightweight construct
- Top-quality construct with durable parts
- The lid gets hot when in use
- No built-in filter
Overall, we can easily say that this quiet boil kettle is a premium pick. Its stylish design, lightweight construct (the lightest product on our list) and top-quality construction with durable parts make it outstanding. The metallic lid and absence of spout filter could be a significant drawback for some persons, but if you can handle that, you’re sure to enjoy using the product.
How do I clean my Kettle?
- Unplug the device from the socket and let it cool down.
- Wipe inside of the tank with a damp cloth.
- Remove the filter and equally clean with a damp cloth
- Allow the jug and filter to dry before installing or using the machine
What is a fine mesh filter?
A fine mesh filter is mostly located under the spout and is responsible for removing limescale from the drink, providing fresh and tasteless water.
Why does my kettle add taste to boiling water?
It is common for water boiled in new kettles to have a metallic or plastic taste. However, filling the device to its maximum tank capacity and repeatedly for three times should remove the taste.
All in all, we are confident that you have found your ideal quiet kettle from our extensive range of product. Whether, you picked an appliance on our list for its design, price, power, or any other preference, you sure have a top-quality device to add to your kitchen. Still, we recommend that you follow safe practices like turning off the device when not in use, regular cleaning, and other safety instructions supplied with the product manual to get the best out of your appliance.