Brabantia BQ1021

Brabantia BQ1021 review

By Model Numbers Virtual Assistant | Updated 17 Jun 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

  • A reheat/keep warm function mean your toast is always the right temperature.
  • The BQ1021 toaster has a cancel function.
  • The BQ1021 has a defrost option – which is ideal for those times when need to thaw bread for breakfast.
  • The Bagel feature on the Brabantia toaster toasts one side of the bread and warms the other, ideal for bagels.
  • By offering variable browning control, the BQ1021 ensures you get the perfect toast every time, cooked just to your liking.
  • Illuminated buttons help you see exactly which setting you have selected.

Review

Brabantia BQ1021 wide slots

Brabantia BQ1021 wide slots

It has a Mid cycle cancel function and this model offers a re-heat facility that can be used if your toast has popped up and gone cold. The Brabantia toaster features 2 slots.

The 2 Slices toaster's defrost function lets you toast bread straight from the freezer. It features wide slots with plenty of space for buns and crumpets and with a sleek design and illuminated buttons, controlling this toaster could not be any easier. The bagel function reduces power on one side to brown the bottom and toast the side that's sliced.

The Brabantia toaster has 1 year warranty. It also comes with variable browning control and it can toast 2 slices at once. The BQ1021 toaster is made of stainless steel.

Brand

Brabantia Logo

Brabantia Logo

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 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 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 illuminated controls

Brabantia BQ1021 illuminated controls

The BQ1021 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 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 17 June 2019).

    Stockists

    If you are looking to buy the Brabantia 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 BQ1021 appliance 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 BQ1021 toaster full specification list of features.

    Brabantia BQ1021 2 slots

    Brabantia BQ1021 2 slots

    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 BQ1021 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

    With the automatic shut-off feature, this toaster prevents accidental fires and keeps you safe and the swan toaster has a self-centre function. The toaster has a defrost bread setting is perfect for defrosting and toasting frozen bread and the toaster comes with cool touch design. The Cancel feature allows you to stop bread from toasting mid-cycle and also, there is cord storage to keep your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy. This model has a reheat feature that allows you to place finished toast that has cooled, back in the Toaster to reheat and high lift feature for the easy removal of small slices. By offering variable browning control, the ST19010GN appliance ensures you get the perfect toast every time, cooked just to your liking and it features a removable crumb tray for easy maintenance. 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

    It features a mid cycle cancel button and by offering variable browning control, the st19010grn ensures you get the perfect toast every time, cooked just to your liking. It also comes with a high-lift feature to make it even easier to remove your freshly toasted food and there is a reheat button that allows you to lower the slice back into the slots and reheat without re-toasting. This toaster boasts a defrost function that allows you to toast bread directly from frozen and for added safety and peace of mind it has cool touch design. The self-centering racks keep the bread neatly in place and a removable crumb tray helps to keep your kitchen counter neat and tidy. Cord Storage - Keep your kitchen worktop neat and tidy with hidden cord storage and the appliance 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

    If your bread finishes toasting and cools before you get to eat it, the reheat function can be used to warm the toast without more browning and it has an automatic shutoff safety feature. A choice of several browning levels allow for customised toasting and the bread-centring function makes sure the toast is browned evenly on both sides for perfect results. You'll be able to clean your toast with ease as the crumb tray is removable and it also has a cancel function which lets you stay in control of the toasting cycle. This model has cool touch design and the st19010rn has a high lift facility. The ST19010RN has cord storage and there is a defrost function so you can toast bread straight from 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

    The Cancel feature allows you to stop bread from toasting mid-cycle and it comes with variable browning control. It also comes with an automatic bread centring system and to cancel your toasting cycle, there is a cancel function. The Swan toaster features a practical removable crumb tray that is incorporated into the toaster and makes maintaining and cleaning the device simple and in addition, it has cord storage. It has cool touch design - the toaster stays cool to the touch and it features a high lift mechanism to remove small items easily. It boasts a defrost feature that comes in really handy when you forget to take your bread out of the freezer and an automatic shut-off function so your toast doesn't burn. 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

    The cord-storage facility keeps your worktop tidy and it has a mid cycle cancel button. The Hi Lift facility enables you to remove your toasted items with ease and there`s a variable browning control for precision toasting. The Swan ST19010CN 2 features a removable crumb tray to keep your kitchen surfaces clean and tidy and the st19010cn has a frozen setting will quickly defrost bread straight from the freezer. The toaster features a cool touch design and you don't have to worry about getting to the toaster before it cools using the reheat function. Bread-centring guide - ensures the bread is toasted evenly on both sides and it offers automatic shutoff system for added safety. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

    Read full review of Swan ST19010CN.

    Swan 2-Slice Toaster - Copper ST14040COPN

    Swan ST14040COPN

    There is a variable browning control, so you can make toast just as you like it and the bagel feature on the st14040copn toasts one side of the bread and warms the other, ideal for bagels. Also, this model has a high lift function for smaller items and it has cord storage. A removable crumb tray helps you to clean out the contents of your toaster with no mess and no fuss and a cancel function lets you to stop the cycle mid-way to prevent accidental burning. This toaster boasts with a defrost setting gently warms frozen bread ready for toasting and the 2 slices toaster comes with a reheat feature, which is handy if your toast pops up before your toasts are ready. The toaster model comes with an automatic shut off safety feature. 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

    The ST19010BN offers variable browning control ensuring you get the perfect toast every time and the bread-centring function makes sure the toast is browned evenly on both sides for perfect results. The appliance has an automatic shut off and it has cool touch design for safe operation. The ST19010BN comes with a practical removable crumb tray that is incorporated into the toaster and makes maintaining and cleaning the device simple and the st19010bn 's hi lift facility enables you to remove your toasted items with ease. There is a cancel function that allows you to stop the cycle mid-way to prevent accidental burning and if you need to grab some slices straight from the freezer, you can make use of the defrost function. The ST19010BN has cord storage for a clutter-free kitchen counter and this toaster's reheat function is ideal for reheating toast without over browning. 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

    You can select the browning level to stop over-toasting your bread and if your toast has popped up and gone cold, this model offers a re-heat facility. There also is a removable crumb tray that makes cleaning is easier and there is cord storage to keep your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy. This toaster model comes with an automatic shut off protection and the toaster features a high lift facility for easy removal of small items. A cancel function lets you to stop the cycle mid-way to prevent accidental burning and the cool side body helps to keep fingers safe from burning when using the toaster. In addition, it has a defrost function that thaws bread quickly. 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

    The Cool touch housing on the 2 Slices toaster is ideal for extra safety and the swan st17020cren 2 slice 's hi lift facility enables you to remove your toasted items with ease. It also has cord storage for a clutter-free kitchen counter and this toaster's reheat setting allows you to quickly reheat your toast. The Cancel setting allows you to stop bread from toasting mid-cycle and the variable browning control is used to choose your preferred browning level. There is a setting for frozen bread so you can get bread slices straight from out of the freezer and into the toaster and the toaster has an automatic shut off protection. Also, this toaster comes with a removable crumb tray for easy cleaning. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

    Read full review of Swan ST17020CREN.

    Russell Hobbs 18780

    Russell Hobbs 18780

    The 18780 's reheat function is ideal for reheating toast without over browning and to keep your kitchen counter neat and tidy the toaster has a removable crumb tray. The toaster has a mid cycle cancel function allowing you to cancel your toasting mid cycle if you're in a hurry and the defrost function gives you the option to store bread in your freezer, and have it ready when you need it. This toaster's bagel function will toast them on just one side so as to avoid the seed toppings getting burnt and if you prefer it lightly toasted, the variable browning control can help you achieve the perfect colour, every time. The cheapest price is £19.99 from Hughes.

    Read full review of Russell Hobbs 18780.

    Verdict

    Should I buy the Brabantia toaster or not?

    Brabantia BQ1021 functions

    Brabantia BQ1021 functions

    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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