Breville BKE820XL Variable-Temperature 1.8-Liter Kettle Review

With all the features incorporated in this Breville model, it will definitely fulfill all your water-boiling needs.

Dave Ericksen
08.2021 in Electric Kettles
Breville BKE820XL

A classic and an Amazon's choice with over 500 reviews. The Breville variable temperature electric kettle is an ideal product for several instant drinks. Whether you're making green tea, black tea, or coffee, the Breville variable temperature kettle boils water in less than 5 minutes.

With all the features incorporated in this Breville model, the new kettle will fulfill all your water-boiling needs as it has several different temperature settings, a stainless steel finish, and ample capacity.


A beautiful stainless steel electric kettle that is guaranteed to be BPA-free. It features a rotating 360-degree base, a water level indicator, and an easy one-touch operation for adjusting the temperature.

Temperature Settings


The Breville BKE820 Variable temperature kettle boils water with accurate and precise temperature. IT boils the water at 5-different temperature levels - 175⁰F, 185⁰F, 195⁰F, 200⁰F, and 212⁰F. With all these variable temperatures, you can easily prepare several drinks that call for different temperatures such as green tea, white tea, black tea, Oolong tea, coffee, etc.

Keep warm

A unique feature of the Breville variable temperature kettle is that it can retain the configured temperature for 30 minutes. In other words, a keep warm setting allows you to serve piping hot coffee for up to a half-hour; certainly not as long a water boiler but helpful nonetheless.

The Breville kettle has ample storage of 1.8 liters, which is more than enough for full pots of tea, coffee, and brewing French press.

Other prominent features of the kettle include:

Notification alerts when the selected temperature is reached, an automatic shut down function, water-level indicators, and a removable mesh water filter to prevent scale deposits.

Additional Features of the Breville BKE820XL Variable-Temperature 1.8-Liter Kettle:

  • 5-different temperature levels as (175⁰F, 185⁰F, 195⁰F, 200⁰F, and 212⁰F)
  • Heats water quickly (less than 5 minutes)
  • The mesh filter can easily be removed to eliminate scale deposits
  • Water-level indicators on both sides of the device allow for the user to easily gauge water levels.
  • Maintains the selected temperature for 30 minutes
  • Automatic Shut Off function
  • Large water storage capacity of 1.8 liters
  • Stainless-steel base and jug design
  • Water-level indicators with Blue lighting
  • Power Required: 1500 Watts
  • Weight: 3 Lbs
  • Dimensions: 9.5” x 6.5” x 9.5” (W x D x H)