For so many, a cup of tea is no more than a tea bag of sub par tea with hot water from a hot and cold water tank or microwave. For tea lovers however, a proper cup of tea includes superior quality tea leaves and water, heated in a well made tea kettle. Tea kettles make far better tea than using a pot because they heat quickly. The kettles on this list were chosen because they are sturdy, usable on a stove top or electric with a unique and stylish design. Choose your favorite tea kettle from my five picks and enjoy the benefits of a proper cup of tea.
Hands down my favorite electric kettle. The high tech performance and automation of this tea kettle make it the best. Never worry about bitter, over steeped tea again. You can program it for when you want it and set the specification for the type you are brewing (green, black, etc.) for flawlessly brewed tea. Read Full Review
Brace yourself for the best electric tea kettle anywhere. The Breville Tea Maker is truly in a class all by itself. The sturdy programmable, glass kettle has an automated tea basket that moves around the tea leaves to ensure a perfect infusion for your cup of tea. Another unique feature to this kettle is the ability to program it per the type of tea you are preparing. You can even set the timer to brew anytime of the day you choose and keeps warm for up to an hour. It comes with detailed instructions and is easy to use.
The Nambe Tea Kettle is the marriage between function and great construction. The water heats quickly while the handle stays cool. Enjoy tea making with ease. The spout also makes for splash free pouring. Read Full Review
The unique design of the Nambe Tea Kettle definitely makes it a show stopper. This designer tea kettle, created by famed designer Lou Henry, makes a statement in style and performance. The 2.5 quart kettle has a rounded stainless steel body which ensures quick heating. It's the perfect size for several cups of tea for yourself or for tea with friends. The acacia knob and comfortable handle makes this an everyday of this kettle. It's compatible on gas cook tops and is dishwasher safe.
Choose your favorite color and bask in the moment of a perfect cup of tea. Heats water quickly and the comfortable handle is cool to touch. The kettle whistles when water is perfectly boiled and stays warm. Read Full Review
Enjoy a stimulating cup of tea, prepared in this amazing 2 Quart Calphalon Enamel Tea Kettle. This tea kettle comes in a variety of colors to fit any kitchen decor. This tea kettle will quickly heat water for your tea or instant coffee. The smooth enamel exterior is sturdy and the aluminum interior make this a great quality kettle. The handle and the body stays cool and the pour spout whistles when water is ready. You will be happy to add this tea kettle to your other must have kitchen accent appliances and can be used on any cook top.
With a cordless design, the Krups BW600 Silver Art Kettle is easy to use, durable and portable. The filter keeps your water tasting fresh and is large enough for one cup or several. Enjoy high quality hot beverages at the touch of a button. Read Full Review
I adore the high gloss chrome design and portability of this tea kettle. The Krups BW600 Silver Art Kettle is an electric wonder. This amazing cordless tea kettle has an illuminated switch, rotating base and automatic shut off. Make a single cup or several. The water indicator window is on the front and allows for easy filling. It has a durable, stainless steel that makes for quick boiling and heat retention. The interior filter insures good water quality and taste. Take this tea kettle with you anywhere and enjoy a great cup of tea. Hand wash to keep clean.
The long lasting Primula Cast Iron Teapot not only looks great but guarantees a perfect cup of hot tea time after time. The cast iron design cleans easily and brewed water is always fresh, yielding great tasting tea. Read Full Review
I adore the "Jeanie in the bottle" look of this tea pot. The Primula Cast Iron Teapot is a classic cast iron teapot construction. I also love the heat retention of cast iron. For the true tea enthusiast, it also comes with a loose tea infuser which always for a truly high quality and fresh tea drinking experience. Easy to clean with soap and water. This sturdy pot will keep your water hot and the cast iron will not add a funny taste. For an added bonus, it even comes with a sample of loose tea.