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Swan Jug Kettle Review

Main view of the Swan Jug Kettle.
Our Rating:
Read our review of the Swan Jug Kettle. A stylish kettle available in five colours. With features such as an easy pour spout, a cool-touch handle, a large spout and a locking hinged lid, you can't go wrong. Perfect for the home kitchen or a busy office.
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Volume1.7 Litres
ColoursBlack / White / Blue / Red / Cream
FilterYes
Boil Dry ProtectionYes
Heating ElementConcealed
CordlessYes
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Our Review

The Swan Jug Kettle is a professional, smart and functional kettle from the Swan brand. With features such as a 1.7 litre capacity, rapid boiling, quiet boiling, a locking hinged lid, a cool-touch handle and a fine mesh limescale filter, the Swan Jug Kettle is perfect for the modern home or office. And to top everything off, the kettle is extremely lightweight, making it perfect for elderly people.

Main view of the Swan Jug Kettle.

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In order to match as many kitchens as possible, the Swan Jug Kettle is available in five colours, these being black (pictured), white, cream, blue and red. In all five colours, there's a grey locking mechanism on the lid, and a transparent water gauge.

About Swan

Swan are a long established British small kitchen appliance brand. The company was responsible for the first electric kettle with a heating element submersed in water. They are innovators in this regard. Other products they sell include toasters and microwaves. They're a reputable and trustworthy brand.

Swan Jug Kettle on display in a kitchen.

Specification

A more detailed list of features is as follows:

  • Capacity - 1.7 Litres, approximately 8 cups. Perfect for large families and busy offices.
  • Dimensions - 13.0cm x 22.0cm x 25.5cm.
  • Power - 2200W.
  • Large Spout - The large spout is perfect for accurate filling. It also reduces the chance of drips and spills.
  • Cordless - Perfect for moving the kettle to where it's needed. For example, if you need to add boiling water to food when cooking.
  • Rapid Boil - The kettle is designed to rapidly boil water. Convenient for catching a quick cup of tea before leaving for work, or an appointment.
  • Quiet Boil - The kettle will not make too much noise while it's boiling.
  • Locking Hinged Lid - For safety, the hinged lid has a locking mechanism.
  • Limescale Filter - A limescale filter is slotted behind the spout. It's essential in most places in the UK, as the water which comes through the tap is hard water. The filter is removable and washable.
  • Cool-Touch Handle - The handle has been designed to not heat up, allowing for safe handling.
  • Automatic Shut Off. - A standard feature. The kettle will turn off when it has reached the maximum temperature.
  • Boil Dry Protection - In case circumstances arise where the kettle has no water (either through it boiling away, or someone forgetting to fill it), the kettle will turn itself off.
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Swan Jug Kettle's power switch.

Water Level Indicator

The transparent water gauge is pictured below. It marks 4 cups up to 8 cups and the 1.7 litre maximum. It's particularly useful for saving energy by preventing unnecessary boiling.

Swan Jug Kettle's water level indicator.

Our View

In our view, the Swan Jug Kettle is an excellent kettle. In certainly hits the mark in terms of design, as well as features. The locking hinged lid is of particular interest, and is not often found in modern kettles. The cool-touch handle is also a convenient feature. Overall, we rate the Swan Jug Kettle 4 out of 5 stars.

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