Russell Hobbs - Illuminating Glass Kettle - 1.7 Litre

Russell Hobbs

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Russell Hobbs
Russell Hobbs 850324 Illuminating Glass Cordless Kettle
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John, South Africa. 16 May 2017

Don't buy this. My kettle is just over 14 months old.
After 6 months the flimsy plastic lid sprang apart while the kettle was boiling fortunately no one was close to it.
It was repaired (not replaced) by the agents in October. Now the lid is loose and ready to come apart. I used to regard Russell Hobs as makers of quality products. Not any more.

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.

Ben, South Africa. 20 April 2017

Kettle worked great but lid mechanism broke off after a while.

Johan, South Africa. 11 April 2016

No Problems have been using for a week.

Wouter, South Africa. 18 April 2017

Lid mechanism starts to fail after some time and my kettle started to leak!

Senzeni, South Africa. 8 September 2016

Great product, great speed for the transaction

Bobby, South Africa. 3 July 2017

Keeps breaking. Thought I had a dud so bought another one. Big mistake! It broke within 18 months. Same as the first one. Not a dud but a bad design.

Greg, South Africa. 13 June 2016

Elegant fast boiler.

Preya, South Africa. 9 May 2017

Love it!

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).

Nag, South Africa. 2 August 2017

It's good and perfect for the price. Highly recommended

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!!

JP, South Africa. 22 August 2017

Looks great, yes, but after about 3/4 years the lid broke off from the unit. After 4/5 years the kettle stopped working.

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

Diane woodhouse, South Africa. 28 July 2017

I have had my one for over 6 years and I bought my mom one, both are still going strong, I am buying another one on special because I love it so much in case my good old faithful one dies on me I am hoping it will make 10 years, best kettle I have ever bought..

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.

Andrew, South Africa. 1 June 2017

Good kettle with a very weak & badly designed lid mechanism. Mine broke after approximately a year of average use. Not recommended.

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.

Karmini, South Africa. 19 September 2017

The led lights only worked for two weeks.

Is there any possibilty to exchange the kettle.

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.

Sandy, South Africa. 13 May 2017

Looks nice but definitely wouldn't recommend it. Lid is a terrible design. Not the best kettle

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.

Robin, South Africa. 8 March 2017

Elegant good capacity unit and blue led ring is a striking feature in our kitchen. Easy to handle with 360 degree power unit. Love it.

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

Kevin, South Africa. 22 May 2017

Excellent product....and exemplary service again......

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.

Marcel, South Africa. 6 April 2017

Nice kettle, works very well.
We did however have a broken hinge of the lid within 3 months.
This seems to be under designed.
It was however promptly collected and replaced by Takealot.
Excellent service

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.

Jill, South Africa. 9 July 2017

Great quality kettle, as you would expect from this brand. The lights are really fun. Expect to have to clean it regularly due to collection of scale on glass.

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.

Maria, South Africa. 14 July 2017

Brilliant little spaceship. Makes boiling water such so elegant!!

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.

Nancy, South Africa. 17 August 2017

Lovely kettle. Product is as expected and advertised. Hopefully it'll last a lot longer than it has for some of the other customers who bought it. Fingers crossed!

Emile, South Africa. 6 April 2017

Loved it at first. Now, a few months later, the lid is completely rusted. Definitely not stainless steel.

JP, South Africa. 23 June 2017

Worst kettle I've ever owned. Few months in jug constantly disconnects with Base. 6 months warrantee. Absolute junk

Chin Yu, South Africa. 26 November 2016

Love it.

ty, South Africa. 12 June 2017

Greta value for money, far better quality than the cheaper knock off versions that copy this design.

Lid and handle feel great and not overly plastic like the cheaper brands.

Would recommend and buy again.

Reagan, South Africa. 25 July 2017

Second kettle so fingers crossed

First one was replaced by Takealot. Excellent service as usual

Sandy, South Africa. 30 March 2017

Love my new kettle! It boils so quickly and looks so beautiful doing it.

Lugen, South Africa. 12 July 2017

Works perfectly
Had it since mid June, so far so good
Very cool blue lights, nice sturdy kettle, boils really quick
Spout is a bit small, but it ain't a train smash

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.

PHILIP, South Africa. 10 July 2017


Irma, South Africa. 14 March 2017

I love this kettle! Good quality product.

Johann, South Africa. 28 August 2017

The kettle's glass cracked after 3 days of use. Most unfortunate as this is my second one and we had good use of the first one before the lid broke.

Estelle, South Africa. 19 April 2017

lovely kettle, my first one broke, hope the replacement one will last

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.

hosea, South Africa. 12 June 2017

Beautifull.Superb product

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.

Francois Greeff, South Africa. 23 April 2017

Lid broke after a year.

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.

Rina, South Africa. 14 July 2017

Absolutely love it! It's a great quality product.

Mulalo, South Africa. 29 December 2016

Works perfectly fine..

Johan, South Africa. 22 June 2017

Was skeptical when I purchased this kettle because of the mixed reviews but I can not complain at all. I have had no problems with it at all, guess it's all in how you handle it. Great product!

Patricia, South Africa. 25 August 2017

Great kettle at a good price!

Jill, South Africa. 19 May 2017

I've only had this kettle for about a week now - I was a lil' scared after reading the bad reviews, but my partner is a firm supporter of Russell Hobbs so I decided to make the jump .. so far, I am ABSOLUTELY LOVING this kettle, especially the lights (in my favourite colour!) - I will see how well it works in the weeks & months to come & give further feedback ^-^

Jean, South Africa. 19 June 2017

great looking and functional

Sarah, South Africa. 15 March 2017

Pro's: Boils super fast, looks pretty, like that it's glass (looks clean and fill up only what you need)
Cons: Pours a little weirdly.
A lot of people have issues with the lid. It's a lid and it works (for me at least).

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

Annesti, South Africa. 3 August 2017

Works well and looks beautiful. Takealot had a bargain for price as I searched many places for this.

Inderapragasen, South Africa. 25 July 2017

Good value for money. Product is of a good quality and reasonably priced

peter, South Africa. 10 August 2017

All good..... delivered as promised, and no issues.

Anushka, South Africa. 11 August 2017

Best Kettle ever and very stylish. Love it.

gift, South Africa. 10 July 2017

Good price, perfect product and the delivery turn around time is as promised which is also perfect.

tebogo, South Africa. 1 July 2017

Excellent buy

Leila, South Africa. 28 June 2017

Best buy! love it!

GIUSTINA, South Africa. 23 May 2017

I absolutely love my new kettle. You always know exactly how much water there is in it so no chance of boiling a dry kettle. And it pours beautifully with no dribbles which my previous kettle did without fail. Very annoying. It seems to boil extra fast and is striking looking with its blue light. I love everything about it.

Marius, South Africa. 9 May 2017

Apart from the elegant design and beautiful eliminating blue led lights when in operation, the broad base heating element brings the water to a bowl quickly and efficiently.

Peter, South Africa. 12 June 2017

Great quality

Evans, South Africa. 25 July 2017

Quick delivery, product boils faster, beautiful lights, haven't given me a problem.

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.

Anne, South Africa. 16 May 2017

Fabulous all round!!

Pieter, South Africa. 11 July 2017

Great quality and great looking. My wife loves her new kettle.

Brian, South Africa. 2 September 2017

Not even 1 star. Why people buy this kettle I just dont know. Its not worth even R200. The alternative kettle is better than this clearly overpriced version. I bee through a number of them and I have seen rows of them filled with stones as decoration. I wander why!!

Paul, South Africa. 17 September 2017

It's early days so far so good

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