Breville VKJ946 High Gloss Electric Kettle Review

Main view of the Breville VKJ946 High Gloss Electric Kettle.
Our Rating:
Read our review of the Breville VKJ946 High Gloss Electric Kettle. An elegant kettle with a white gloss finish and perforated metal design. Comes with a water filter, a 360 degree base, a push button lid and a 360 degree base with non-slip feet. A perfect addition to the home or office.
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Volume1.7 Litres
360 Degree BaseYes
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Our Review

The Breville VKJ946 High Gloss Electric Kettle is a beautifully designed modern electric kettle. Its main selling point is its unique design. The main exterior is made from high gloss white plastic. There's a perforated metal band around the bottom quarter of the kettle. The spout and lid are made out of metal. The handle is L-shaped and made from plastic.

Main view of the Breville VKJ946 High Gloss Electric Kettle.

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About Breville

This High Gloss Kettle is from Breville, a small home appliance brand of Australian origin. Breville now sell products globally, including to the USA and the UK. They're a very well known and trustworthy brand, known for their quality products.


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  • Capacity - Volume of 1.7 Litres, or 6-8 cups.
  • Dimensions - 22.0cm x 21.6cm x 29.6cm.
  • Power - 3000W.
  • Energy Efficiency Class - A.
  • Smooth Pour Spout - The spout has been specifically designed to provide smooth, consistent pouring, resulting in reduced spills and splashes.
  • Removable Limescale Filter - Inside the body of the kettle there's a limescale filter. This filter is both removable and washable. Its presence not only makes your drink taste better, but also makes it look better and extends the lifespan of the kettle.
  • Illuminating Water Window - During boiling, the rear water window lights up blue. This looks rather neat and gives a nice atmosphere when waiting for the water to boil.
  • 360 Degree Base - The base is a standard 360 degree rotational base. Such a base makes the kettle suitable for right and left handed users. The underside of the base has integrated cord storage, reducing excess cord hanging around.
  • Non-Slip Feet - The aforementioned base has non-slip feet.
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Breville VKJ946 High Gloss Electric Kettle's features.

Push Button Lid

While holding the handle, your thumb can reach a conveniently placed button which opens the lid. The lid opens at an almost 90 degree angle, allowing for ease of filling and cleaning.

Breville VKJ946 High Gloss Electric Kettle's push button lid.

Matching Toasters

There are also two matching toasters available on - a two slice toaster and a four slice toaster. These are also by Breville, and have the same style as the High Gloss Kettle. The kettle and the four slice toaster are pictured below:

Breville VKJ946 High Gloss Electric Kettle with matching toaster.


There's a video on which shows off the features of the kettle, and also the matching toasters.

Final Words

All things considered, the Breville VKJ946 High Gloss Kettle is a competitive choice of kettle. The usual expected features from modern kettles are there, and the design and style of the kettle will suit most contemporary kitchens. We rate the kettle a solid 4.5 out of 5 stars.

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