Russell Hobbs - 1.7 Litre Illuminating Glass Kettle

Ideal for both right or left handed use and features striking blue LED lighting ring,

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    Russell Hobbs - 1.7 Litre Illuminating Glass Kettle
    Over the decades, Russell Hobbs has been at the forefront of quenching our national thirst for hot beverages with fast, easy to use, stylish electric Kettles. Ideal for both right or left handed use and features striking blue LED lighting ring.

    What's In The Box:
    - 1 x Glass Kettle

    - Cordless
    - 360 Degree rotating base
    - Ideal for both right or left handed use
    - Removable, washable filter prevents limescale
    - Striking blue LED lighting ring
    - Textured handle for easy grip
    - Easy open push button lid
    - Cord storage
    - Concealed element

    - Dimensions: 20.4cm x 20.8cm x 30.4cm
    - Weight: 1.27kg
    - Wattage: 3000W
    - Capacity: 1.7 Litre
    - Warranty: 12 Months

    Limited (12 months)
    South Africa
    Russell Hobbs 850324 Illuminating Glass Cordless Kettle
    Bundle deals expire when stock runs out. T&Cs apply

    Denis, South Africa. 6 December 2015

    3 stars only because of the lid. This mechanical mechanism is very flimsy and with daily use will break sooner than later. Sry Russell Hobbs but this shortsighted error in design is a big NO-NO!

    Isaac Levy, South Africa. 24 February 2015

    This is a beautiful kettle works very efficiently well recommended It also looks very attractive with the Blue Light A true piece of brilliance

    Dale, South Africa. 16 March 2016

    Absolute rubbish. Just letting people know, I had 2 replacements and both broke due to poor quality plastic.

    Johan, South Africa. 11 April 2016

    No Problems have been using for a week.

    Senzeni, South Africa. 8 September 2016

    Great product, great speed for the transaction

    Greg, South Africa. 13 June 2016

    Elegant fast boiler.

    Dane, South Africa. 9 July 2015

    Had our kettle for almost 4 years and the kettle itself is great. It boils quickly and is great to use - only problem is the button to open the lid has broken from wear and tear.

    Lauren, South Africa. 11 September 2016

    Great looking kettle and boils water fast. But the lid broke off after about a year of use, which is really disappointing given the price. A style of substance product (but really nice style).

    Jill, South Africa. 7 September 2016

    I just love it - love the fact I can see the water boiling (some small things do matter) - as for the blue light at night - great.

    Tyron, South Africa. 6 December 2015

    Hinges of lid very poorly made like kettle alot bought 4 kettles and all hinges broke off.

    Dave, South Africa. 6 November 2016

    Looks nice, good quality but struggling to get rid of the plasticky taste from the water

    Neels, South Africa. 28 July 2016

    Great kettle if you don't mind buying a new one after a year. Lid broke

    Viola, South Africa. 8 July 2016

    Beautiful kettle, very efficient.Works wonderfully!!

    Graham, South Africa. 29 July 2016

    Best kettle I've owned yet. Super fast boiling time. Highly recommended.

    Suvan, South Africa. 3 July 2015

    Looks great when you boil water in the dark

    Mark Nicholson, South Africa. 11 September 2016

    I had mine for about 5 years. My maid finally broke the lid off. I decided to buy the same model again. Yes, the lid isn't the greatest, but it lasted 5 years the last time and the kettle itself looks good and performs well.

    Jacqui, South Africa. 5 August 2015

    This is a really pretty kettle - but not well made. The hinge for the lid broke on my first kettle just after a year. This meant I had to pry the lid off with my fingers every time I want to fill it up with water. I bought an identical one, because I loved the look. Just after a year, when the warranty had expired, the hinge broke in exactly the same place. I will not buy it again - will try a different brand with a similar look.

    Anni, South Africa. 27 June 2016

    Delivery received within 24 hours! Kettle works beautifully!

    Bafana, South Africa. 29 December 2015

    I bought this kettle on the second of August 2015 and it is still working perfectly. It boils water quicker than my previous one (sunbeam).

    James, South Africa. 11 July 2015

    loving it.

    great product, South Africa. 27 August 2016

    Have had mine for probably 5 years. still going strong. With age the element goes brown and needs cleaning.

    Tomas, South Africa. 29 June 2016

    Boils fast, looks stylish.

    Daniela, South Africa. 21 December 2016

    Reliable. Great quality. Plastic spout is important in the event that you bump the spout on the tap when filling with water the whole kettle doesn't break

    Lucinda, South Africa. 14 April 2016

    The lid is a problem and I see other people had the same experience. The button or the little hinge wears out and then its a mission to open the kettle. I have now had it with fighting the darn thing and need to buy a new kettle, the kettle still works fine but now because of the lid i need to get rid of it. A waste of money.

    Jacques, South Africa. 30 May 2016

    I don't know who Russell is, but if he really exists, he needs to check the quality of his products, no good, this kettle's plastic is of poor quality, lid also broke after little while

    Lucretia, South Africa. 16 October 2015

    I love this kettle, I cant stop staring at the blue light when its on boiling water. A classic master piece.

    Garth, South Africa. 13 August 2015

    It's has a blue light, so that's nice.

    It boils water very well. Excellent kettle upgrade if you have a cheaper one.

    Andrew, South Africa. 7 November 2016

    Awesome kettle. Boils the water quickly and the product itself is superb. Did I mention the light? That makes it even greater!

    Ryno, South Africa. 22 September 2016

    Beautiful and fast boiling. The pouring of water into a cup is just not as smooth as other Russell Hobbs kettles.

    Amy, South Africa. 8 October 2015

    Poor for the money. Fast to boil but the build quality is poor. The lid feels flimsy and the spout does not give a good pour. My previous Phillips kettle at a quarter if the price was much better. Wish I hadn't purchased this.

    Robert, South Africa. 3 May 2016

    Excellent and very fast boiling. Delivery time fantastic.

    Barbara, South Africa. 26 February 2016

    Very disappointed. Lid is very poor for the price,doesn't match the rest of it in quality,can't take the heat. Lid top section melted at screws,came apart from bottom section. Pop up button stopped working properly, wouldn't open the remaining lid. Finally the lower lid section and lip of spout started breaking up and bits were falling into the water. And from the start the spout never poured well, messy. Sorry, will think twice before buying another Russell Hobbs product now.

    Kathryn, South Africa. 18 January 2015

    I recently both Russell Hobbs glass kettle, its amazing! It boils very quickly, is quiet and has an amazing blue light when boiling.
    I also like the glass as you can immediately see how much water is in the kettle. Great Buy.

    Lara, South Africa. 19 September 2015

    Love the kettle! Boils quickly and the blue light looks pretty. Only negative I can think of is that the top feels very cheap and I think it could easily break, not very strong plastic.

    Christopher , South Africa. 7 June 2016

    Great kettle. Seems to boil faster than all other kettles I've owned. The glass does not heat up excessively and safe to touch.

    Chin Yu, South Africa. 26 November 2016

    Love it.

    Steven, South Africa. 1 February 2017

    I love this kettle - it is the second one we bought. The blue light is actually very practical and I would love to recommend this kettle.

    Rajendra, South Africa. 3 May 2016

    Excellent kettle. Excellent service. Received kettle in under 24 hrs.

    Mitesh, South Africa. 13 August 2015

    Good quality, and speedy delivery, even earlier than advised :-)

    Martus, South Africa. 28 December 2016

    It is not only good-looking, but also fast. If it was a bit more silent, I'd give it 5 stars.

    Pauline, South Africa. 15 September 2016

    Good brand, works well - stylish!

    Patricia, South Africa. 10 January 2017

    At the price it is a bargain - fast silent and so impressive to look at

    Ruan, South Africa. 16 March 2016

    It's a Kettle... it boils water. It looks nice, and is made of glass with a nice blue LED light when turned on... so if there is just Re-Runs on DSTV you have something interesting to watch.

    Is it worth the the R880 price tag, never. I got one from PnP 2 years ago for R400 and guess what, it's already leaking when you pour water. It's like the kettle tip just forgets what to do with water. You're paying for the Brand... Made in China by the lowest bidder.

    Still looks nice though.

    Hasina, South Africa. 18 November 2016

    I have had mine for a month now - great kettle and aesthetically appealing. Requires some maintenance, you need to clean the element every week or so as it turns brown (lime scale?). I guess it would be the same with all kettles except it isn't visible. I still love it.

    Phipho, South Africa. 7 February 2016

    agree, lid is very flimsy and mine broke off and the lid was sealed shut. it can't be fixed at most appliance stores and ended up buying same kettle in another cheaper brand. never buying Russell Hobbs again.

    Coenraad, South Africa. 14 February 2017

    Pros - Stylish and at 3000 Watts it boils in half the time of other kettles...
    Cons - The lid is utter rubbish and broke after a year, rendering the kettle useless!

    Marthinus, South Africa. 8 January 2017

    Very good kettle. It has a pleasant shape, with the blue illuminated lights an attractive feature. it has a good 1.7 litre capacity, with helpful marks to indicate the amount of water being heated.

    Mulalo, South Africa. 29 December 2016

    Works perfectly fine..

    DONNA, South Africa. 16 February 2016

    excellent, thank you.

    Nande, South Africa. 1 August 2016

    Exactly what I wanted, the perfect

    Ed, South Africa. 29 December 2016


    Grace, South Africa. 16 May 2016

    Great value for money. Easy to use and stylish.

    Wendy, South Africa. 21 December 2016

    I've only had the kettle for 2 weeks and already there are white 'scum' marks on the bottom inside of the kettle. Not happy at all!!!!

    Asiphe , South Africa. 7 December 2016

    It looks nice, but I think the lid opening mechanism won't last. Great product overall.

    Nicola, South Africa. 23 December 2016

    Love my kettle. Exactly what I wanted

    Alice, South Africa. 11 January 2017

    The kettle is much more noisy than what we expected. However good in general.

    Jan, South Africa. 29 November 2016

    Good product

    John, South Africa. 5 October 2016

    Attractive looks, poor construction. Lid is flimsy, doesn't fully open.
    After 9 months the lid flew open when the kettle was boiling sending a shower of hot plastic parts all over the kitchen. Total failure of the plastic posts that hold the screws.

    R 549


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