Brabantia BQ1021

Brabantia BQ1021 review

By Model Numbers Virtual Assistant | Updated 4 Dec 2019 | Created 10 Jan 2019


Brabantia BQ1021 review
Brabantia 2 Slice Stainless Steel Toaster BQ1021
Rating: 3.1 out of 5 stars

Review Contents

Features

  • The BQ1021 appliance offers a re-heat facility that can be used if your toast has popped up and gone cold.
  • There is a mid cycle cancel button.
  • There is a defrost setting for frozen breads.
  • The Bagel feature on the BQ1021 appliance toasts one side of the bread and warms the other, ideal for bagels.
  • It features variable browning control – so you can get your perfect slice every time.
  • It comes with illuminated controls.

Review

Brabantia BQ1021 functions

Brabantia BQ1021 functions

The toaster has variable browning control and the bq1021 toaster has 2 slices capacity, ideal for a couple or a small family.

It also features two slots and with illuminated control buttons which add to the stylish aesthetic, you can quickly identify the function you want, even on dark winter mornings. The 2 Slices toaster has a mid-cycle cancellation function.

The Brabantia toaster has 1 year warranty. The Brabantia toaster can accommodate a variety of breads and its defrost function allows you to toast bread directly from frozen.

If your toast has popped up and gone cold, the BQ1021 offers a re-heat facility and it boasts a bagel feature that toasts one side of the bread and warms the other, ideal for bagels. The BQ1021 toaster is made of stainless steel.

Brand

Brabantia BQ1021 wide slots

Brabantia BQ1021 wide slots

Founded in 1919 in Aalst, Netherlands, Brabantia is a Dutch manufacturer of home accessories. Brabantia specialises in sink sides, table accessories, kitchen utensils, corkscrews, food warmers, flame lighters, pots, pans, kitchen knives, waste bins, paper bins, bin liners, clothes racks, ironing tables, ironing table covers, rotary dryers, clothes lines, laundry bins, bread bins, canisters, coffee storages, bathroom scales, laundry bins, laundry bags, drying racks and waste bins.

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Considerations

What should your consider when deciding to buy the Brabantia toaster?

If you are considering buying the BQ1021 toaster you should consider the following:

  • This toaster can heat 2 slices at once. It is also has a compact size, so it doesn't take too much space on your kitchen counter. Although, it is not as suitable for families as a four-slice toaster is.
  • The toaster has a standard one year manufacturer's warranty. But there are some other toaster models that have 2 years guarantee/warranty included.

Prices

What is the price of the BQ1021 ?

Brabantia BQ1021 removable crumb tray

Brabantia BQ1021 removable crumb tray

The Brabantia toaster cheapest price is €54.02 in Ireland.

In this section, we have compared the prices for Brabantia BQ1021 available for sale on the following online retailers.

    Toaster Name Brand Store Price
    Brabantia 2 Slice Stainless Steel Toaster BQ1021 Brabantia Electricshopping Ireland €54.02

    You can compare this toaster price with similar Brabantia toasters with 2 Slices in the table below:

    Toaster Brand Country Price
    Brabantia 2 Slice Toaster Brushed Stainless Steel 5100141047 BBEK1021 Brabantia UK £44.99
    Brabantia 2 Slice Toaster Red Brushed Stainless Steel BBEK1021-R BBEK1021R 5100141048 Brabantia UK £47.99
    Brabantia 2 Slice Stainless Steel Toaster BQ1021 Brabantia Ireland €54.02

    Compare all Brabantia toasters prices in UK.

    There are various Brabantia toasters that cost less than this Brabantia toaster that you could consider, but the cheapest model is the Brabantia 2 Slice Toaster Brushed Stainless Steel 5100141047 BBEK1021 costing £44.99 (last checked on 4 December 2019).

    Stockists

    If you are looking to buy the BQ1021 toaster online, then check these stockists websites below:

    Brabantia BQ1021 high light mechanism

    Brabantia BQ1021 high light mechanism

    Ratings

    In this section, you can compare the Brabantia 2 Slice Stainless ratings.

    The following table shows the ratings for Brabantia toaster, including feature name, rating and review:

    Feature Rating Review
    Features 5 out 5 stars Very Good
    Functions 5 out 5 stars Very Good
    Safety 0 out 5 stars No Rating
    Design 4 out 5 stars Good
    Ease of use 5 out 5 stars Very Good
    Price 3 out 5 stars Average
    Users 0 out 5 stars No Rating
    Overall Rating 3.1 out 5 stars Average

    We determine a toaster's feature score by scoring the toaster's specification features and then adding the scores to determine whether the product has a great specification.

    Specifications

    Here you can view the Brabantia toaster full specification list of features.

    This chart shows the ratings for Brabantia BQ1021 toaster including, features, functions, design, safety, ease of use, price and users ratings.

    This chart shows the ratings for Brabantia BQ1021 toaster including, features, functions, design, safety, ease of use, price and users ratings.

    Features Value
    Name Brabantia 2 Slice Stainless Steel Toaster BQ1021
    Brand Brabantia
    Model number BQ1021
    Colour Stainless Steel
    Best Price €54.02 at Electricshopping Ireland
    Number of slices 2 Slices
    Variable browning Yes
    Defrost function Yes
    Cancel function Yes
    Reheat function Yes
    Bagel function Yes
    Number of slots 2 Slots
    Wide slots Yes
    Illuminated controls Yes
    Warranty 1 Year Warranty
    Material Stainless Steel
    Suitable for bagels Bagels

    This table consists of Brabantia toaster feature names and feature values.

    Comparisons

    Compare the BQ1021 with the best toaster models with similar features.

    Brabantia BQ1021 comparisons table
    Swan ST19010GRN 2 Slice Retro Style Toaster in Grey Chrome

    Swan ST19010GRN

    The reheat function is great for reheating toast without over browning and it comes with a mid cycle cancel button. The toaster features an automatic shut off protection and to keep your kitchen counter neat and tidy the swan toaster has a removable crumb tray. The cord storage makes sure that unsightly cables can be tucked away and the defrost feature warms the bread then toasts it in one cycle, ideal if you regularly need to toast from frozen. It has cool touch design and the variable browning control lets you make sure your bread is toasted the way you like it. In addition, it has self-centring racks that will make sure every slice is evenly toasted on both sides and the high lift which raises the bread carriage for easier access. The cheapest price is £29.99 from Sonic Direct.

    Read full review of Swan ST19010GRN.

    Swan ST19010RN 2 Slice Retro Style Toaster in Red Chrome

    Swan ST19010RN

    Variable browning control - Allows you to set the browning of your toast so you can have your toast just the way you like it and the bread is kept centred with this toaster's self-centring system. The cord-storage facility of the ST19010RN keeps your worktop tidy and the auto shut off offers extra safety. There is a cancel function that lets you cancel the toasting process at any time and it also has an easily removable crumb tray. The Swan toaster features a defrost setting gently warms frozen bread ready for toasting and the reheat function will heat up toast that has cooled or gone cold. The cool side body helps to keep fingers safe from burning when using the toaster and high lift function for easy removal of smaller breads. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

    Read full review of Swan ST19010RN.

    Swan ST19010BLN 2 Slice Retro Style Toaster in Blue Chrome

    Swan ST19010BLN

    The Swan ST19010BLN 2 Slice 's cord storage helps keep your worktop tidy and to keep your kitchen counter neat and tidy the st19010bln features a removable crumb tray. In addition, this toaster comes with an automatic shut off safety feature and it comes with a mid cycle cancel button. It comes with adjustable browning control for achieving the perfect golden colour and the cool side body helps to keep fingers safe from burning when using the toaster. High lift function for the easy removal of small slices and the 2 slices toaster's reheat button allows you to lower the slice back into the slots and reheat without re-toasting. A defrost setting gently warms frozen bread ready for toasting and self-centering slots lets you accommodate thick sided bread. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

    Read full review of Swan ST19010BLN.

    Swan Retro 2 Slice Toaster - Pink ST17020PN

    Swan ST17020PN

    There is a High-lift facility for easy removal of small items and it comes with a self-centre function. The ST17020PN appliance has wide slots great for thick the bread slices and the cord storage is used to keep your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy. The ST17020PN has a practical removable crumb tray that is incorporated into the toaster and makes maintaining and cleaning the device simple and by offering variable browning control, this toaster ensures you get the perfect toast every time, cooked just to your liking. This model has a defrost feature that comes in really handy when you forget to take your bread out of the freezer and it comes with cool touch walls. If you have accidentally let your toast go cold then you can use the reheat function of this toaster and this model features a mid cycle cancel function. It has an automatic shut off. The cheapest price is £29.99 from Robert Dyas.

    Read full review of Swan ST17020PN.

    Swan ST19010CN 2 Slice Retro Style Toaster in Cream Chrome

    Swan ST19010CN

    For added safety and peace of mind this model has an auto shut-off feature and this model comes with a defrost function that allows you to toast bread directly from frozen. Also, there is a High rise mechanism for smaller items, so you will not burn your fingers while trying to take your toast out and variable browning settings for perfect toast every time. The self-centring racks on the ST19010CN will make sure every slice is evenly toasted on both sides and for extra safety, it comes with cool touch walls. The reheat function will heat up toast that has cooled or gone cold and it has an easy to remove crumb tray. In addition, there is a mid-cycle cancel button you can avoid burning your toast too and there is a cord storage to keep your worktop neat and tidy. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

    Read full review of Swan ST19010CN.

    Swan ST19010GN 2 Slice Retro Style Toaster in Green Chrome

    Swan ST19010GN

    To keep your kitchen counter neat and tidy there is a removable crumb tray and toast can be reheated without burning with the reheat setting. It also comes with cord storage for a clutter-free kitchen counter and the swan toaster has a mid-cycle cancellation function. It offers a frozen setting, perfect for when you discover that emergency loaf at the back of the freezer and the toaster model has an automatic shut off. The Swan toaster has a high lift facility and the variable browning is ideal so you can enjoy toast exactly as you like it. The toaster has Cool touch housing for extra safety and automatic bread centring for even toasting results. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

    Read full review of Swan ST19010GN.

    Swan 2-Slice Toaster - Copper ST14040COPN

    Swan ST14040COPN

    It comes with a bagel setting that toasts the cut sides of the bagels whilst warming the outsides and the toaster has a mid cycle cancel function allowing you to cancel your toasting mid cycle if you're in a hurry. Automatic shutoff prevents unintended or unsupervised use and the 2 slices toaster lets you select your perfect setting for golden brown toast with variable browning. The cord storage is used to keep your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy and additionally, this model can reheat toast quickly and easily. There is a defrost function so you can toast bread straight from the freezer and to keep your kitchen counter neat and tidy the st14040copn toaster features a removable crumb tray. High lift function for easy removal of smaller breads. The cheapest price is £30.99 from Robert Dyas.

    Read full review of Swan ST14040COPN.

    Swan ST19010BN 2 Slice Retro Style Toaster in Black Chrome

    Swan ST19010BN

    There is a cancel function that allows you to stop the cycle mid-way to prevent accidental burning and the toaster has a removable crumb tray that helps keep your kitchen counter neat and tidy. In addition, this toaster features a defrost feature that comes in really handy when you forget to take your bread out of the freezer and variable browning control ensures you get the perfect toast, just the way you like it. The reheat feature allows you to place finished toast that has cooled, back in the Toaster to reheat and it also comes with cord storage. An high lift facility makes it easy and safe to retrieve all kinds of bread types and the toaster comes with cool touch design. The automatic shut off function makes sure the toaster doesn't use any more power unnecessarily – great for keeping your energy bills in check and the toaster's automatic bread centring works well to toast every slice evenly. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

    Read full review of Swan ST19010BN.

    Igenix 2 SLICE TOASTER WHITE IGPK05

    Igenix IGPK05

    The self-centring racks on the IGPK05 will make sure every slice is evenly toasted on both sides and adjustable shade control with several shade settings which regulates browning of the toast. The mid-cycle cancel feature lets you stop your toast getting burnt and the igenix 2 slice toaster 's variable width slots are great for a multitude of different bread types. It comes with cord storage for a clutter-free kitchen counter and an extra high lift feature to stop you burning your fingers as you retrieve your toast. The IGPK05 toaster features a reheat option that will warm any slices that have gone cold, without browning them further and it has non-slip feet for stability. In addition, there is a defrost feature that comes in really handy when you forget to take your bread out of the freezer and the cool wall feature means that you won't burn your hands on the exterior while in use. The cheapest price is £12.99 from Slingsby.

    Read full review of Igenix IGPK05.

    Quest 2-Slice Toaster - Red 34290

    Quest 34290

    The cool touch design ensure make it a safe appliance to have in any home and the toaster comes with a defrost bread setting is perfect for defrosting and toasting frozen bread. There`s a variable browning control for precision toasting and it has a reheat function that will heat up toast that has cooled or gone cold. The High lift design makes it is easy to take out the toasted bread and also, there is a removable crumb tray for easy cleaning. This appliance comes with an automatic shut off protection and it features a cancel setting to cancel the toasting process at any time. The cheapest price is £17.99 from Robert Dyas.

    Read full review of Quest 34290.

    Verdict

    Should I buy the Brabantia toaster or not?

    Brabantia Logo

    Brabantia Logo

    This Brabantia toaster has 2 slices capacity, stainless steel colour, variable browning control, reheat function, cancel function, defrost function and the cheapest price is €54.02 at electricshopping ireland. It also has wide slots and bagel function.

    There are some alternative toasters to the Brabantia toaster that you should consider, which have the same main features, including Russell Hobbs 18780, Hotpoint TT22EAX0, Swan ST14040COPN, Russell Hobbs 20880, Waring WT200BKU, Waring 5102400122 and Hotpoint TT22EUP0.

    This toaster has an overall rating of 3.1 out of 5 stars.

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