The Breville VKJ998 Strata Electric Kettle is a compact, classic styled kettle with a green or grey matt finish. The accents, i.e. the handle, lid and spout, are made from mirror chrome. The kettle suits a wide variety of kitchens, and comes equipped with the usual sort of features expected from modern electric kettles.
In terms of features, the kettle has rapid boil technology, a non-drip spout, a 360 degree base, a limescale filter and more. We go into detail soon. One aspect of the kettle we like in particular is the size of the handle, as it makes for easier pouring.
The Strata Kettle is another kettle by the renowned small appliance brand Breville. Originating in Australia, they've expanded their influence globally, strengthening their reputation along the way. As well as kettles, they also sell toasters, bread makers, blenders, coffee makers and more.
Let's take a look at the features in more detail:
There's a water window on the rear of the kettle, allowing you to see how much water is inside. There's a water gauge on the water window marking 2 cups all the way up to the maximum 8 cups.
Breville also sell a matching four slice toaster. This toaster is finished in the same matt green or matt grey and are also available on amazon.co.uk.
By and large, the Breville Strata Kettle achieves its purpose. It's a sound choice of kettle with the usual functionality, but what really stands out is the matt design, something not often seen in kettles. The kettle also fits in perfectly with the matching toaster. We rate this kettle 4.5 out of 5 stars, and recommend it for both modern and classic kitchens.