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Best Rapid Boil Kettles

Fast boil kettles are continually increasing in demand. Indeed, the modern world is becoming much more oriented towards speed. In this guide we list our top 10 rapid boil kettles.

Top 3 Feature Comparison

A quick summary and comparison of the below is as follows:

Russell Hobbs Cambridge Kettle Swan Nordic Jug Kettle PureMate Glass Kettle
Russell Hobbs
Cambridge Kettle
Swan
Nordic Jug Kettle
PureMate
Glass Kettle
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Capacity1.7 Litres1.7 Litres1.7 Litres
ColoursBrushed Stainless Steel / Polished Stainless SteelPine Green / Slate Grey / Cotton White / BlueGlass
HandleBlack PlasticWood EffectBlack Plastic
IlluminationNoPower SwitchInternal
Water GaugeYesYesYes
360 Degree BaseYesYesYes
Concealed ElementYesYesYes
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Best Rapid Boil Kettles

Russell Hobbs Cambridge Kettle

First up we have the 1.7 litre Russell Hobbs Cambridge Kettle. It's available in two finishes - brushed stainless steel (pictured) and polished stainless steel. As well as being a rapid boil kettle, it has internal "rapid boil zone" markers which allow the kettle to be filled with the precise amount of water required, therefore reducing boiling time. The kettle is capable of boiling 1 cup (235ml) in about 45 seconds.

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Other features include a removable and washable limescale filter, a 360 degree base suitable for left and right handers, boil dry protection, a concealed heating element to give the kettle a long life, and an easy pour spout for a streamlined pour.

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Swan Nordic Jug Kettle

Next up is the Swan Nordic Jug Kettle. It too is a rapid boil kettle, making good use of a 3kW heating element. It has a 1.7 litre capacity equating to about 6-7 cups per boil. From a design perspective, the kettle has a minimal Scandinavian style, with a soft touch matt finish housing and a rubberised wood effect handle which is resistant to heat. The kettle is available in Pine Green, Slate Grey, Cotton White and Blue.

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The Swan Nordic Kettle has a number of features considered standard for modern kettles. These include a cordless design, automatic shut off when the water has boiled, boil dry protection to prevent damage to the element, a concealed heating element to extend the lifespan of the kettle and a 360 degree base so that the kettle can be placed on it and lifted from it with ease. The lid is a lift off lid which is handy for easy filling, and is particularly useful for cleaning. The power switch will illuminate blue during the boiling process.

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PureMate Glass Kettle

If you're after a glass kettle, then you'll be pleased to know that the PureMate Glass Kettle is also a rapid boil kettle. It has a 1.7 litre capacity, 6-7 cups per boil. It has an extra large glass water window with a beautiful blue boiling illumination, which together with stainless steel details creates a lovely effect. It makes the kettle suitable for modern kitchens in particular.

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Its other features are pretty much standard. A reliable internal Strix controller, a 360 degree swivel base for easy lifting and placing, a button controlled flip top lid, a removable/washable limescale filter, a large black plastic heat resistant handle and a concealed element so as to extend the kettle's operational lifespan. From a safety perspective, the kettle features automatic shut off and boil dry protection.

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Tower Empire Kettle

Up next is the Tower Empire Kettle. This rapid boil kettle has a 1920s aesthetic, with a rich midnight blue geometric design and brass accents, although it is available in black and grey. It has a 1.7 litre capacity so it can fill up to 7 cups per boil. To give you an idea of its speed, it can boil 1 cup in about 45 seconds.

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Its other features are mostly standard. They include a removable/washable limescale filter, a lift off lid for easy filling and cleaning, a rotary 360 degree base, boil dry protection for safety and automatic shut off for when the water is up to temperature.

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Russell Hobbs Inspire Kettle

Another rapid boil kettle is the Russell Hobbs Inspire Kettle. Its 3kW heating element is capable of boiling 1 cup (235ml) in around 45 seconds. The kettle is available in five colour schemes, namely Black, Cream, Grey, Red and White, each of them have chrome accents and a modern textured design. The Inspire Kettle is also available with a matching two slice and four slice toaster. The kettle and toaster of choice can be bought together as a bundle.

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The Inspire Kettle has a perfect pour spout to reduce unwanted dripping. Inside the spout is a limescale filter which can be removed for rinsing and then easily reinserted. The kettle has a lift off lid for easy filling and cleaning. When boiling, the power switch will illuminate blue. It also has a 360 degree base with integrated cord storage underneath.

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Breville Flow Electric Kettle

Our next rapid boil kettle is the Breville Flow Electric Kettle. It too has a 1.7 litre capacity, and a powerful 3kW heating element to achieve a fast boil. It has an interesting flowing textured glossy design, with accompanying accents and an easy grip lift off lid. It's available in four colours. These are Black (pictured), Grey, Mushroom Cream and White & Gold.

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Its other features include a white illumination when boiling, a rear water window with cup levels indicated, an extra wide spout to facilitate easy pouring, a removable/cleanable limescale filter, a 360 degree rotational base with non-slip feet and cord storage underneath the base. There's also a matching toaster for each of the colour schemes.

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Tower Scandi Kettle

Next we have the Tower Scandi Kettle. It has a Scandinavian inspired design, with signature Nordic minimalism. It's available in four colours, namely Grey & Wood Accents (pictured), Marshmallow Pink, Sage Green and White & Wood Accents. There's a wood effect coating on the handle and the switch, further emphasising the Nordic inspiration.

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So far as rapid boiling goes, the Scandi Kettle will boil within minutes, leaving very little waiting time. It has a 1.7 litre capacity, so it can make 6-7 cups per boil. Its other features include a button controlled flip top lid, a light to indicate boiling, a powerful 3kW heating element to produce a rapid boil, automatic shut off to indicate when the kettle has boiled, and boil dry protection to prevent damage to the heating element.

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Russell Hobbs 25240 Geo Kettle

The Russell Hobbs Geo Kettle is another rapid boil kettle. Featuring a contemporary design, the exterior consists of a textured style reminiscent of geometric architectural and industrial trends. It has a 1.7 litre capacity, so it can fill 6-7 cups per boil. It's capable of boiling 1 cup (235ml) in about 45 seconds. When boiling 1 cup (235ml) instead of 1 litre, there's an up to 65% energy saving. There's also a matching toaster available which is perfect if you're looking to redesign your kitchen.

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Its other features include a removable/washable anti-scale filter, a soft opening push down lid, a clear illuminating light ring to indicate boiling, a perfect pour spout for reduced spillages, a 360 degree base suitable for left and right handers and a space underneath the base to store excess electrical wire.

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Dualit Architect Kettle

Next we have the Dualit Architect Kettle. It sports a modern brushed stainless steel design and features a patented pure pour non-drip spout. So as to match a wide variety of kitchens, it's available in three colours. These are Black Trim Brushed Body (pictured), Canvas Trim Polished Body and Grey Trim Polished Body. There are also interchangeable coloured panels available separately for a custom colour effect.

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It has a capacity of 1.5 litres, or 5-6 cups. On the side is a water level indicator which marks the water line for various cups. It has a 2.3kW heating element to give it a rapid boil. The element is concealed so that it's protected against limescale build up. There's also an internal spout filter to stop limescale from entering your cup. The kettle boils on top of a 360 degree base which allows the kettle to be cordless.

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Salter Pyramid Kettle

If you're after something more traditional looking, it may be worth considering the Salter Pyramid Kettle. It has a large 1.7 litre capacity, and it's powered through the use of a 3kW heating element. It has a rounded pyramid shaped design with a grey matt finish and rose gold accents. Despite its retro appearance, it's very much a modern kettle with plenty of modern features.

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Its other features include a washable anti-scale filter, a volume based water level indicator which is easy to read due to the kettle's slant, a boil dry sensor which will stop the kettle if the water level gets too low, automatic shut off when the water has boiled, an illuminating power switch for convenience, and a 360 degree base for left and right handed users.

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