Le Creuset Whistling Tea Kettle Reviews

Le Creuset Whistling Tea Kettle

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  • It is not just a teapot… It is A Le Creuset Whistling Tea Kettle

    Dec 5, 2001 by
    Rated a Very Helpful Review
    Pros: Colorful, French, chip-resistant, easy to use.
    Cons: Can be heavy when full, has been known to sputter.

    Summary: Iím a little teapot, short and stout Here is my handle here is my spout When I get all steamed up hear me shout Just tip me over and pour me out ... read more

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  • Not a good kettle, rust after one year of use!

    Dec 10, 2011 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Looks great!
    Cons: Expensive.
    Rusts after one year.
    Takes too long to boil on induction cooktop.

    Summary: I got mine at one of Le Creuset's outlet locations in the states.  I'm very disappointed with how fast it start to form rust at the bottom of the stout.  It's a great looking kettle.  I might as well just put it on the counter for show now ... read more

  • Whistle not want not

    Sep 4, 2011 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros:  The color is beautiful. The fold over handle is a good feature for cleaning.
    Cons: Enamel coated steel item, it chips.
    The whistle does not work
    The Lid's too tight.

    Summary: I paid a premium price for a Non Premium product because the Le Creuset name has a reputation for making premium cookware.  It's very diappointing to have to research even premium named products to discover if it's quality or not.  Look at ... read more

  • Le Creuset teapot not recommended

    Jul 26, 2010 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: Great styling and color, worked perfectly.
    Cons: Rust formed on the inside after a few years.

    Summary: We purchased the Le Creuset Teapot several years ago, using it several times each week during winter months.  We just noticed rust starting to form inside.  We can no longer use it so we have to get another teapot.  I don't see any reason ... read more

  • Le Creuset Whistling Teakettle

    Apr 25, 2010 by
    Not rated yet
    Pros: I love the variety of colors you can chose.
    Cons: I am very disappointed in the quality and craftsmanship of the teakettle.

    Summary: I received a Le Creuset whistling teakettle (1.8 qt.) in flame color as an engagement gift in December 2009. I was really excited to receive this as a gift, however, I am very disappointed in the quality and craftsmanship of the teakettle. I have ... read more

  • Enamel coating on Le Creuset Teapot comes off

    Aug 22, 2007 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Pretty to look at
    Cons: Not functional

    Summary: I have gone through two different Le Creuset Whistling Teapots and have experienced the same thing with both. The enamel coating comes off the bottom of the kettle after about 5-6 months of daily use. It is too bad this isn't a better product as I ... read more

  • 3rd degree burns, anyone??

    Mar 2, 2007 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: None.
    Cons: Expensive. Potentially dangerous.

    Summary: This kettle spews boiling water out of the spout whenever you attempt to pour. I can't believe this thing hasn't been yanked off the ... read more

  • Disappointing Mistake

    Dec 22, 2006 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Looks nice
    Cons: Whistle stopper is poorly designed and could cause burns

    Summary: Purchased this kettle as a gift for my wife. Within a year rust started forming inside and that problem has only grown worse over time. The outside enamel chipped recently and this point the kettle has become completely worthless. The kettle appears to ... read more

  • Whistler doesn't work well

    Nov 17, 2004 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Beautiful, comes in cool colors, handle is sturdy.
    Cons: Whistler didn't work - ruined tea kettle and one stove burner.

    Summary: We bought a larger version of this tea kettle, with the same style whistler only 2 weeks ago. Tonight, I tried to make a pot of tea and forgot that the water was on the stove. The tea kettle didn't whistle and I didn't realize anything was wrong until ... read more

  • Rust included, no extra charge!

    Nov 1, 2003 by
    Rated Show
    Pros: Classic design.
    Cons: Enamel inside chips easily, rusts quickly.

    Summary: I am very surprised at the poor quality of this teakettle, especially given the superior quality of other Le Creuset cookware. The whistle has never worked well, and it was only on the 3rd replacement that any noise came out of it. The enamel inside s ... read more

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