Brabantia BQ1021

Brabantia BQ1021 review

By Model Numbers Virtual Assistant | Updated 21 Aug 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

  • To cancel your toasting cycle, there is a cancel function.
  • The cancel function lets you cancel the toasting process at any time.
  • This model boasts with a defrost setting gently warms frozen bread ready for toasting.
  • If you want to toast a bagel perfectly, the bagel function reduces power on one side to brown the bottom and toast the side that's sliced.
  • The variable browning is ideal so you can enjoy toast exactly as you like it.
  • Illuminated buttons help you see exactly which setting you have selected.

Review

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.

With a bagel feature you’ll enjoy perfect results - toasted one side while warmed on the other and the wider slots allows you to toast larger items. Adjustable shade control with several shade settings which regulates browning of the toast and it is made of stainless steel.

It also features a reheat function, which is handy if your toast pops up before your toasts are ready and this toaster also comes with a defrost function that allows you to toast bread directly from frozen. The BQ1021 appliance features 2 slots and it can heat 2 slices at once. The 2 Slices toaster has 1 year warranty.

Illuminated buttons help you see exactly which setting you have selected. A cancel function allows you to stop the cycle mid-way to prevent accidental burning.

Brand

Brabantia BQ1021 illuminated controls

Brabantia BQ1021 illuminated controls

Brabantia is a Dutch manufacturer of home accessories. Van Elderen & Co founded the company in 1919 in Aalst, Netherlands, Netherlands. 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 BQ1021 ?

If you are considering buying the Brabantia 2 Slice 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 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 toaster?

Brabantia BQ1021 2 slots

Brabantia BQ1021 2 slots

The BQ1021 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 BQ1021 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 August 2019).

    Stockists

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

    Brabantia BQ1021 wide slots

    Brabantia BQ1021 wide slots

    Ratings

    In this section, you can compare the BQ1021 toaster ratings.

    The following table shows the ratings for BQ1021 appliance, 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 2 Slice full specification list of features.

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    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 2 Slice Stainless feature names and feature values.

    Comparisons

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

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

    Swan ST19010GRN

    This toaster features a cool touch design and the high lift design makes it is easy to take out the toasted bread. The toaster boasts a defrost feature that comes in really handy when you forget to take your bread out of the freezer and the swan toaster's toasting process can be stopped at any time by pressing the cancel button. The cord storage provides convenient storage of the cord when not in use and additionally, you can ensure that the toast is toasted right each time with the variable browning control. The Swan toaster's reheat button allows you to lower the slice back into the slots and reheat without re-toasting and it features a removable crumb tray for easy cleaning. The bread-centring function makes sure the toast is browned evenly on both sides for perfect results and it has an automatic shut off protection. 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

    There is cord storage to keep your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy and a choice of several browning levels allow for customised toasting. If your toast has popped up and gone cold, this model offers a re-heat facility and the swan toaster's toasting process can be stopped at any time by pressing the cancel button. It offers automatic shutoff system for added safety and the high lift function lets you easily remove smaller bread slices safely. An automatic bread centring design that ensures even toasting and the toaster features a practical removable crumb tray that is incorporated into the toaster and makes maintaining and cleaning the device simple. The cool sidewalls help to keep fingers safe from burning when using the appliance and this model features a defrost feature that comes in really handy when you forget to take your bread out of the freezer. 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 automatically shuts off once your toast is ready and a high lift eject function to prevent burnt fingers. The reheat perfect if you get distracted and leave the toast to cool and there`s a variable browning control for precision toasting. The toaster features a cool touch design and in addition, this toaster features a practical removable crumb tray that is incorporated into the toaster and makes maintaining and cleaning the device simple. It has a self-centre function and it features a cancel feature to cancel the toasting process at any time. Cord Storage - Keep your kitchen worktop neat and tidy with hidden cord storage and the toaster comes with a defrost function that allows you to toast bread directly from frozen. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

    Read full review of Swan ST19010BLN.

    Swan Retro 2 Slice Toaster - Pink ST17020PN

    Swan ST17020PN

    The toaster has cool touch design for safe operation and the st17020pn toaster offers a removable crumb tray to keep your kitchen surfaces clean and tidy. Additionally, you can thaw out frozen bread with the defrost setting and the bread-centring guide ensures the bread is toasted evenly on both sides. There is a cancel button so you can pop up your toast whenever you want and this model also features a reheat feature that allows you to place finished toast that has cooled, back in the toaster to reheat. It comes with variable browning control – so you can get your perfect slice every time and wide slots: to accommodate thicker slices of bread. With the automatic shut-off feature, this toaster prevents accidental fires and keeps you safe and the swan retro 2 's cord storage helps keep your worktop tidy. It comes with a High-lift facility for easy removal of small items. 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

    It has cool touch design - the toaster stays cool to the touch and with safety in mind, this toaster has an automatic shut-off function. Also, there is an Automatic bread centring for even toasting and you don't need to worry if you run out of fresh bread, as the defrost function on the toaster will quickly thaw out those spare frozen slices. There is easy cord storage so that your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy and tailored toasting with several browning levels which let you toast to your taste. It comes with a cancel function and it has a convenient and practical removable crumb tray; it is incorporated into the toaster and makes maintaining and cleaning the device simple. The reheat button allows you to lower the slice back into the slots and reheat without re-toasting and high lift function for easy removal of smaller breads. 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

    With several shade settings, it's easy to toast your bread to exactly the level you like it and if you need to grab some slices straight from the freezer, you can make use of the defrost function. In addition, there is cord storage to keep your worktop neat and tidy and it comes with an automatic shut off. This toaster's reheat function is ideal for reheating toast without over browning and easy to remove tray lets you dispose of crumbs easily. With a High-lift feature you can easily remove smaller slices of toast, such as crumpets and bagels, thanks to the convenient high-lift facility and it features a cancel setting to cancel the toasting process at any time. The toaster has Cool touch housing for extra safety and there is an 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

    The extra high lift feature means that you don’t have to dig smaller items such as crumpets out of the slot and it has cord storage for a clutter-free kitchen counter. The Swan 2-Slice Toaster boasts a Bagel setting to warm on one side and toast the other and it has a defrost bread setting is perfect for defrosting and toasting frozen bread. The ST14040COPN has a reheat function and you can also cancel the toasting process at any time. This appliance has an automatic shut off protection and the st14040copn boasts a practical removable crumb tray that is incorporated into the toaster and makes maintaining and cleaning the device simple. Variable browning control to choose your perfect browning level. 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 an Automatic bread centring for even toasting and this model has a high lift function for smaller items. The cord storage helps keep your worktop tidy and it comes with a cancel function. The removable crumb tray captures any loose crumbs during toasting and can be pulled out and emptied and it also comes with cool touch housing for extra safety. The ST19010BN 's variable browning ensures you get the perfect toast every time, cooked just to your liking and for added safety and peace of mind it has an automatic shut-off feature. The ST19010BN appliance boasts a defrost function that thaws bread quickly and the reheat function will heat up toast that has cooled or gone cold. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

    Read full review of Swan ST19010BN.

    Igenix 2 SLICE TOASTER WHITE IGPK05

    Igenix IGPK05

    Automatic bread centring for even toasting and it has anti-slip feet for stability. In addition, this toaster has variable width bread slots for thick or thin sliced bread and the high lift function lets you easily remove smaller bread slices safely. This model features a reheat function that will heat up toast that has cooled or gone cold and the toaster has variable browning control. It comes with cool walls body and the igpk05 has a cancel function. The toaster features a defrost feature that comes in really handy when you forget to take your bread out of the freezer and the cord storage is used to keep your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy. The cheapest price is £12.99 from Slingsby.

    Read full review of Igenix IGPK05.

    Swan ST17020CREN 2 Slice Townhouse Toaster in Cream Chrome

    Swan ST17020CREN

    The reheat function allows you to reheat your toast right for your breakfast and it comes with a defrost function that allows you to toast bread directly from frozen. The toaster model has an automatic shut off and the toaster boasts a practical removable crumb tray that is incorporated into the toaster and makes maintaining and cleaning the device simple. It comes with a High lift mechanism to remove small items easily and the cord storage is used to keep your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy. A cancel function is on board to give you total control over the toasting cycle and variable browning control - get perfect toast, just the way you like it, every time. It also features Cool touch housing for extra safety. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

    Read full review of Swan ST17020CREN.

    Verdict

    Should I buy the Brabantia 2 Slice 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, Waring WT200BKU, Waring 5102400122 and Hotpoint TT22EUP0.

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

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