Brabantia BQ1021

Brabantia BQ1021 review

By Model Numbers Virtual Assistant | Updated 21 Mar 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 comes with a reheat feature, which is handy if your toast pops up before your toasts are ready.
  • The Brabantia toaster's toasting process can be stopped at any time by pressing the cancel button.
  • The toaster features a frozen setting will quickly defrost bread straight from the freezer.
  • This model comes with a Bagel feature that toasts one side of the bread and warms the other, ideal for bagels.
  • There is a variable browning control, so you can make toast just as you like it.
  • With a sleek design and illuminated buttons, controlling this toaster could not be any easier.

Review

Brabantia Logo

Brabantia Logo

There is a cancel function that lets you cancel the toasting process at any time and the bq1021 has 1 year warranty. The Brabantia toaster features wide slots with space for thick slices.

The toaster can toast up to 2 slices of bread at a time. The adjustable browning control is ideal for achieving the perfect golden colour and also, it is made of stainless steel. This model features a reheat function that will heat up toast that has cooled or gone cold.

A bagel setting which warms one side and toasts the other. In addition, this model comes with a frozen setting will quickly defrost bread straight from the freezer and illuminated buttons give this toaster a modern look. The BQ1021 appliance comes with 2 slots.

Brand

Brabantia BQ1021 illuminated controls

Brabantia BQ1021 illuminated controls

Based in Valkenswaard, Eindhoven, Netherlands, Brabantia is a Dutch manufacturer of home accessories. Specialising 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 BQ1021 ?

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

  • The toaster can accommodate up to two slices at once. It is compact enough to fit well on your kitchen worktop. But it is not suitable for busy households and families, these are better suited a 4-slice toaster instead.
  • The toaster only comes with a standard one year manufacturer's warranty. There are some other toaster models that have 2 years guarantee/warranty included.

Prices

What is the price of the Brabantia toaster?

Brabantia BQ1021 wide slots

Brabantia BQ1021 wide slots

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 21 March 2019).

    Stockists

    If you are looking to buy the Brabantia 2 Slice online, then check these stockists websites below:

    Brabantia BQ1021 2 slots

    Brabantia BQ1021 2 slots

    Ratings

    In this section, you can compare the Brabantia toaster 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 Brabantia toaster with the best toaster models with similar features.

    Brabantia BQ1021 comparisons table
    Swan ST19010GN 2 Slice Retro Style Toaster in Green Chrome

    Swan ST19010GN

    It comes with a reheat function and it has a self-centre function. With this model you can defrost frozen bread without toasting it and the toaster has cool touch design for safe operation. An easy to access removable crumb tray and the st19010gn lets you select your perfect setting for golden brown toast with variable browning. A high-lift lever helps you remove the smallest items without burning your fingers and the toaster comes with an automatic shut off. In addition, there is a mid-cycle cancel button you can avoid burning your toast too and cord storage - keep your kitchen worktop neat and tidy with hidden cord storage. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

    Read full review of Swan ST19010GN.

    Swan ST19010GRN 2 Slice Retro Style Toaster in Grey Chrome

    Swan ST19010GRN

    The cool wall feature means that you won't burn your hands on the exterior while in use and a choice of several browning levels allow for customised toasting. You can also remove smaller items without burning your fingers thanks to the extra-high lift which raises the bread carriage for easier access and the defrost feature warms the bread then toasts it in one cycle, ideal if you regularly need to toast from frozen. There is an automatic bread centring for even toasting results and the reheat function allows you to reheat your toast right for your breakfast. The toaster model comes with an automatic shut off safety feature and the cord-storage facility keeps your worktop tidy. In addition, it has a convenient and practical removable crumb tray; it is incorporated into the toaster and makes maintaining and cleaning the device simple and there is a mid cycle cancel function. 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

    The Swan ST19010RN 2 Slice has cord storage for a clutter-free kitchen counter and the st19010rn toaster has a reheat function that allows you to lower the slice back into the slots and reheat without re-toasting. It offers automatic shutoff system for added safety and the self-centering racks keep the bread neatly in place. This toaster comes with a practical removable crumb tray that is incorporated into the toaster and makes maintaining and cleaning the device simple and also, there is a mid cycle cancel button. High lift function for easy removal of smaller breads and for added safety and peace of mind it has cool touch design. Also, you can select your perfect setting for golden brown toast with variable browning and you don't need to worry if you run out of fresh bread, as the defrost function on this toaster will quickly thaw out those spare frozen slices. 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

    It has cord storage for a clutter-free kitchen counter and the toaster boasts a defrost function that thaws bread quickly. Additionally, it has a removable crumb tray for easy cleaning and the toaster comes with an automatic shut off safety feature. It has cool touch housing and also, this model has a high lift function which makes it easy to remove your toast. A useful for reheating bread that has already been toasted without over-browning and there is a cancel function that lets you cancel the toasting process at any time. The Swan toaster has a self-centre function and it has a variable browning setting, so you can make toast just as you like it. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

    Read full review of Swan ST19010BLN.

    Swan ST19010CN 2 Slice Retro Style Toaster in Cream Chrome

    Swan ST19010CN

    With the automatic shut-off feature, it prevents accidental fires and keeps you safe and a cancel function allows you to stop the cycle mid-way to prevent accidental burning. The ST19010CN toaster offers a removable crumb tray to keep your kitchen surfaces clean and tidy and the defrost function automatically lengthens the toasting time. It has cord storage - unsightly cables can be tucked away and also, this toaster comes with cool touch design. The ST19010CN appliance features a reheat function, which is handy if your toast pops up before your toasts are ready and it has a self-centre function. Variable browning control - get perfect toast, just the way you like it, every time and it comes with a high-lift feature to make it even easier to remove your freshly toasted food. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

    Read full review of Swan ST19010CN.

    Swan 2-Slice Toaster - Copper ST14040COPN

    Swan ST14040COPN

    The one side toasting function is good for bagels and you can cancel mid-toast, so you can avoid those over-toasted burnt bread mishaps. There also is cord storage to keep your worktop neat and tidy and to keep your kitchen counter neat and tidy there is a removable crumb tray. Variable browning control - get perfect toast, just the way you like it, every time and extra high lift is ideal to stop you burning your fingers as you retrieve your toast. The Swan 2-Slice Toaster - 's reheat feature allows you to place finished toast that has cooled, back in the Toaster to reheat and the defrost function allows you to toast bread straight from the freezer. Also, this toaster model comes with an automatic shut off protection. 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

    It has a self-centre function and a convenient removable crumb tray that helps you keep a clear and neat worktop. In addition, there is a variable browning control, so you can make toast just as you like it and there is a high-lift feature to make it even easier to remove your freshly toasted food. The toaster model features an automatic shut off and the 2 slices toaster features cool touch housing for extra safety. This appliance's reheat function allows you to reheat your toast right for your breakfast and it has a cancel function which lets you stay in control of the toasting cycle. It also comes with a defrost function that thaws bread quickly and the cord storage provides convenient storage of the cord when not in use. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

    Read full review of Swan ST19010BN.

    Swan ST17020REDN 2 Slice Townhouse Toaster in Metallic Red Chrome

    Swan ST17020REDN

    It has cool touch walls and if you wish to interrupt the toasting cycle, then you can use the cancel button. It also comes with variable browning control ensuring you get perfect toast and high lift function makes it easy to remove your toast. It boasts a frozen setting will quickly defrost bread straight from the freezer and this toaster also can reheat toast quickly and easily. It has a practical removable crumb tray that is incorporated into the toaster and makes maintaining and cleaning the device simple and the cord storage provides convenient storage of the cord when not in use. The toaster has an automatic shut off protection. The cheapest price is £24.95 from Sonic Direct.

    Read full review of Swan ST17020REDN.

    Swan ST17020CREN 2 Slice Townhouse Toaster in Cream Chrome

    Swan ST17020CREN

    It has cool touch exterior and the cord storage is used to keep your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy. Additionally, there is an extra lift position for easy removal of small slices and this toaster features an automatic shut off protection. This toaster comes with a practical removable crumb tray that is incorporated into the toaster and makes maintaining and cleaning the device simple and the toaster has a defrost function that thaws bread quickly. To cancel your toasting cycle, there is a cancel setting and this model has a mid cycle cancel function allowing you to cancel your toasting mid cycle if you're in a hurry. It also comes with an adjustable browning feature that lets you specify exactly how you like you toast. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

    Read full review of Swan ST17020CREN.

    Swan 2-Slice Retro Toaster - Pink ST19010PN

    Swan ST19010PN

    The self-centring racks will make sure every slice is evenly toasted on both sides and there is a cancel function that allows you to stop the cycle mid-way to prevent accidental burning. The removable crumb tray makes cleaning easy and featuring a defrost setting the 2 slices toaster lets you defrost frozen bread without toasting it. The toaster has an automatic shut off protection and it also comes with cord storage. A reheat/keep warm function mean your toast is always the right temperature and it comes with variable browning control. The cheapest price is £29.99 from Robert Dyas.

    Read full review of Swan ST19010PN.

    Verdict

    Should I buy the BQ1021 or not?

    Brabantia BQ1021 removable crumb tray

    Brabantia BQ1021 removable crumb tray

    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, Quest 34610 and Quest 34600.

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

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