Retro Style 1.7L Electric Kettle | Cream & Stainless Steel



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Quality & Elegance

Modern Sophistication Meets Classic Style

Sleeping in on a rainy day, laughing with friends, sipping a warm cup of tea - it's the smallest pleasures that bring us the biggest enjoyment. Now you can experience the simple joy of a RUSSELL HOBBS® Retro Style Electric Kettle. Whether you're new to electric kettles or have been enjoying them your entire life, you'll fall in love with the innovative features of this charming kettle. Not a tea drinker? Quickly boil water for oatmeal, hot cocoa, French press coffee, or instant soup and more.

The retro-style design adds timeless beauty to any kitchen, no matter your kitchen style. Features like durable stainless steel construction with a pull-off lid, drip-free spout, and cool-touch handle make it as practical as it is elegant. The water temperature gauge on the front of the kettle simplifies the process of heating water to precise temperatures. The water level gauge on the rear of the kettle shows markings up to 1.7L, and the inside of the kettle features level markings for quickly boiling 1-3 cups of water. Additionally, the removable anti-scale filter helps prevent mineral buildup from passing through the spout. Enjoy the perfect cup, at the perfect temperature every time. It's that simple.

  • Water Temperature Gauge
  • Quick Boil Indicator
  • Removable, Washable Filter
  • Drip-Free Pouring
  • 1.7L Capacity with Level Markings
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KE5550CRR Retro Style Cream Electric Kettle

The Details

Boil/Dry Protection

This safety feature turns off the kettle when water comes to a boil or when there's no water remaining in the kettle.

Premium Stainless Steel

Retro-style design made of durable stainless steel for the classic kitchen look with modern conveniences.

Automatic Shutoff

For peace of mind while multi-tasking in the kitchen, the kettle automatically shuts off when water reaches a rolling boil.

2-Year Limited Warranty

This Electric Kettle comes with a 2-year limited warranty.

UPC: 027043996695
COLOR: Cream
FILTER: Removable, Washable Filter
MATERIAL: Stainless Steel Exterior
PRODUCT DIMENSIONS: 5.5 in. W x 9.4 in. L x 9.25 in. H
VOLTAGE: 120V - 60Hz
WARRANTY: 2 Year Limited
WEIGHT: 2.6 lbs.

Technology & Features

KE5550CRR Retro Style Cream Electric Kettle - Removable Filter

Removable, Washable Filter

The filter attaches behind the pour spout to keep lime scale out of your beverages. Removable for easy cleaning.

KE5550CRR Retro Style Cream Electric Kettle - Lift and Serve Base

Lift & Serve Base

Pick up and set down the kettle at any angle. The swivel base makes for easy transferring of the kettle.

KE5550BKR Quick Boil Indicator

Quick Boil Indicator

Level markings inside the kettle are visible from above, allowing you to accurately fill 1-3 cups of water for fast boiling.

KE5550CRR Retro Style Cream Electric Kettle - Water Level Indicator

1.7L Capacity with Level Markings

The large capacity makes this kettle ideal for families and for hosting events. Boil up to 1.7L of water, using the rear-facing water level gauge for accurate filling.

KE5550CRR Retro Style Cream Electric Kettle - Perfect Pour

Drip-Free Pouring

The pour spout is designed to prevent dripping by creating a single water stream that keeps the boiled water safely contained.

KE5550CRR Retro Style Cream Electric Kettle - Water Temp Gauge

Water Temperature Gauge

Achieve the optimal temperature for all varieties of tea, pour overs, and other recipes. The gauge on the front of the kettle shows the temperature of water inside the kettle, making it easy to stop boiling at the perfect moment.

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from GREAT item!!! OHMYGOSH!!!! Not only does this kettle LOOK amazing, it IS amazing!!! It boils water SO FAST.. and I love that it has the retro look! It's SUPER easy to use, and it also comes with instructions on how hot to make the water, for different things! I am so glad I got this product! I also LOVE the handle on it. I just overall love the look of this kettle. I don't think there is anything I don't like about it.. it's just that awesome. Russell Hobbs did a great job on this product. I think that EVERYONE should try out this kettle, if you want boiling hot water fast, and an awesome retro style kettle!!! Give it a shot!
Date published: 2017-11-02
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Perfect - Fast - Hot Water for our tea! My husband and I have always struggled in the mornings... he wanted coffee and I want my tea. I had always used his coffee pot to boil my water for my tea... It. made my tea taste bad, so I tried a steel kettle over the stove. That gave my tea a "metal" taste. Then I got this Russell Hobbs to try and I have never had such great tea! It was PURE water with no funky taste. The water boiled in half the time that it took on the stove. Also the cool blue light matched my kitchen accent lighting that is on all of our appliances. I recommend this to anyone who values a pure, great tasting tea. We got the glass 0ne though not the retro I just love it!
Date published: 2017-10-16
Rated 5 out of 5 by from New favorite kitchen appliance! I didn’t know what to expect from this Electric kettle as I’ve never used one before. Just setting it out on my counter, I couldn’t help but admire how pretty it looked! It’s a gorgeous red with a retro look and it’s insanely easy to set it up. I filled it with water to the two cup section and turned it on. I couldn’t believe how quickly the water boiled & was ready! Normally I have to wait for what seems like forever for my tea kettle on the stove to whistle!!! I was able to have my very hot water in no time at all & start my tea time! I love the temperature gauge on the front, the handle stays cool to the touch, and this kettle looks darling on my counter! Highly recommend & I will definitely be using this nonstop for winter!!!
Date published: 2017-11-13
Rated 5 out of 5 by from You won't be disappointed! I absolutely love this electric kettle and it's so easy to use. You fill the kettle up with as much water as you need then place it on the electric base. Push the button down that is below the handle to turn it on. A blue light will illuminate the kettle and it will go out when the water is done. It only takes about 4 minutes for a full pot to boil and it automatically shuts off when done. I don't have to worry about water bubbling out of the pot if i'm boiling water on the stove or the loud whistling noise that you get from other kettles. If you need hot water for anything I suggest checking out this Russell Hobbs electric kettle. I received this electric kettle for free in exchange for my honest review.
Date published: 2017-11-17
Rated 3 out of 5 by from Retro Style Electric Kettle I like the way the kettle looks in my kitchen, although it is bulky, I like the nice, big handle, but it adds to the bulkiness. The small spout does not let the water drip, which is a nice feature. The temperature gauge is also a nice feature. Our old kettle has a hinged lid, which is preferable. The water level gauge is not in a good place, located behind the handle. We use this water kettle a lot, we make pour over style coffee and I make several cups of tea during the day. All in all, I like the electric kettle.
Date published: 2017-11-09
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Groovy Kettle I was asked me to review this kettle for free in exchange for a fair and honest review. This is the really cool looking kettle. Very well built with stainless steel. Every pour was drip free. No mess at all. Comes with a anti scale filter which is nice, and easy to clean. It heats the water really fast and I espcially like the temperature guage.Lets me know the different temps for my teas. Has a nice base that it sits one. This is a extremely well built kettle and, you not be disappointed.
Date published: 2017-11-17
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Quick and Easy to Use! I love this kettle! Russell Hobbs Retro style kettle has made me so happy! It saves me time boiling water on the stove, it's also much better than microwaving water. It has a 1.7L capacity, which is great when I want to make a bunch of hot coco or herbal tea for family & friends. It has a gauge on the side and a 1-3 cup marker on the inside for smaller needs. It heats up pretty quick, and I enjoy having the temperature gauge so I don't boil it hotter than I want it. I like the fact it has an auto shut of feature, even though I found myself turning it off sooner, as I didn't need my water steaming hot. The best thing of all, I feel like Russell Hobbs kettle is the full package, as it also looks great in my kitchen. It's one of the best additions I've added in a long time, and I hope, this kettle will continue to show off its style for years to come.
Date published: 2017-11-30
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Love the performance, love the design! This electric kettle has everything I need and want. Large capacity (1.7L), easy to read temperature gauge, fast boiling, no mess pouring, and sleek design! I think this will make a great gift to everyone, especially college students! I will never use my old kettle again!
Date published: 2017-11-14
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