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Russell Hobbs 23860 review

By Model Numbers Virtual Assistant | Updated 15 Jan 2019 | Created 22 Dec 2018


Russell Hobbs 23860 review

Review Contents

Features

  • The Reheat setting lets you gently reheat toast that has gone cold.
  • The 23860 has a mid-cycle cancellation feature.
  • The Russell Hobbs 23860 has a defrost option – which is ideal for those times when need to thaw bread for breakfast.
  • It comes with cool touch walls.
  • It has variable browning control.
  • It comes with cord storage.

Review

It has cool touch design for safe operation and the 23860 has removable crumb trays.

Also, it is white and the toaster has 850w power output. Adjustable shade control with several shade settings which regulates browning of the toast.

If you have a small family this machine you can toast two slices of bread. The Russell Hobbs 23860 includes a frozen bread function allowing you to cook straight from frozen and the toaster has a mid cycle cancel function allowing you to cancel your toasting mid cycle if you're in a hurry.

Additionally, it is made of stainless steel and the 23860 toaster comes with a reheat function. The cord storage is used to keep your kitchen worktop stays neat and tidy.

Brand

Russell Hobbs is a British manufacturer of household appliances. Peter Hobbs founded the company in 1952 in Failsworth, Greater Mancheste, England, United Kingdom. Russell Hobbs specialises in kettles, toasters, coffee machines, irons, steam generators, food preparation, hand mixers, stand mixers, food processors, hand blenders, jug blenders, kitchen accessories, choppers, cooking, baking, food steamers, slow cookers, sandwich makers, breadmakers, deep fryers, mini ovens, mini hobs, entertaining, air fryers, rice cookers, microwaves, vacuum cleaners and homewares.

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Considerations

What should your consider when deciding to buy the Russell Hobbs 23860 ?

If you are considering buying the 23860 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.

Prices

What is the price of the Russell Hobbs toaster?

The 23860 cheapest price is £15.99 in UK.

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

Toaster Brand Country Price
Russell Hobbs 18800 Russell Hobbs UK £11.99
Russell Hobbs 23861 Russell Hobbs UK £15.99
Russell Hobbs 23863 Russell Hobbs UK £15.99
Russell Hobbs 23862 Russell Hobbs UK £15.99
Russell Hobbs 23860 Russell Hobbs UK £15.99

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The Russell Hobbs 18800 costs less than the 23860 , costing £11.99 (last checked on 2019-01-15 09:00:42).

Stockists

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Ratings

In this section, you can compare the 23860 ratings.

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

Feature Rating Review
Features 4 out 5 stars Good
Functions 4 out 5 stars Good
Safety 3 out 5 stars Average
Design 3 out 5 stars Average
Ease of use 5 out 5 stars Very Good
Price 5 out 5 stars Very Good
Users 4 out 5 stars Good
Overall Rating 4.0 out 5 stars Good

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.

This table lists the Russell Hobbs toaster ratings found on these online sites listed below:

Toaster (Website) Review Price Rating Last Checked
Russell Hobbs 23860 (amazon.co.uk) Good £17.49 4 19 December 2018
Russell Hobbs 23860 (argos.co.uk) Very Good £14.99 4.5 9 January 2019

This table shows the toaster model number and website name, review, price and rating.

Good Rating

amazon.co.uk🗗 website users rate the Russell Hobbs toaster as a good toaster.

Very Good Rating

argos.co.uk🗗 website users rate the Russell Hobbs toaster as a very good toaster.

Specifications

Here you can view the Russell Hobbs 23860 full specification list of features.

Features Value
Name Russell Hobbs 23860
Brand Russell Hobbs
Model number 23860
Colour White
Best Price £15.99 at Hughes
Number of slices 2 Slices
Variable browning Yes
Defrost function Yes
Cancel function Yes
Reheat function Yes
Cool touch design Yes
Cord Storage Yes
Wattage 850 watts
Material Stainless Steel
EAN 4008496875610

This table consists of Russell Hobbs toaster feature names and feature values.

Comparisons

Compare the Russell Hobbs toaster with the best toaster models with similar features.

Russell Hobbs 23860 comparisons table
Bosch TAT3A011GB Toaster Village Collection 2 Slice in White

Bosch TAT3A011GB

This toaster has Wide toasting slots and there is a high rise mechanism for smaller items, so you will not burn your fingers while trying to take your toast out. It offers a frozen setting, perfect for when you discover that emergency loaf at the back of the freezer and the cool touch housing on the bosch toaster is ideal for extra safety. The browning control regulates the colour of the toast and in addition, it has a cancel function. Self-centering slots lets you accommodate thick sided bread and the tat3a011gb toaster has cord storage to keep your worktop neat and tidy. Removable crumb tray for easy cleaning and this model has a reheat function that will heat up toast that has cooled or gone cold. The cheapest price is £39 from Electricshop.

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Russell Hobbs 23862 DARWIN 2 Slice Toaster in Black

Russell Hobbs 23862

The cool side body helps to keep fingers safe from burning when using the toaster and the 23862 's reheat button allows you to lower the slice back into the slots and reheat without re-toasting. The cord-storage facility of the 23862 keeps your worktop tidy and featuring a mid cycle cancel button. There is even a removable crumb tray to capture toast crumbs before they make it onto the kitchen surfaces and additionally, it has a defrost option – which is ideal for those times when need to thaw bread for breakfast. This toaster comes with variable adjustable settings, which helps you ensure your toast is browned exactly the way you like it and the removable crumb trays capture any loose crumbs during toasting and can be pulled out and emptied. The cheapest price is £17 from Sonic Direct.

Read full review of Russell Hobbs 23862.

Morphy Richards Equip Brushed 2 Slice Toaster 222055

Morphy Richards 222055

It has a removable crumb tray for easy cleaning and the 222055 has a reheat function that allows you to lower the slice back into the slots and reheat without re-toasting. Variable browning control to choose your perfect browning level and the variable width slots are ideal for even toast, thick or thin. The 222055 toaster's toasting process can be stopped at any time by pressing the cancel button and it also features a high lift mechanism to remove small items easily. It has cord storage - unsightly cables can be tucked away and if you need to grab some slices straight from the freezer, you can make use of the defrost function. The cheapest price is £49.99 from Morphy Richards.

Read full review of Morphy Richards 222055.

Swan ST17020REDN 2 Slice Townhouse Toaster in Metallic Red Chrome

Swan ST17020REDN

It offers cool touch housing and variable browning control to choose your perfect browning level. The toaster comes with a Mid cycle cancel function and a high lift mechanism to remove small items easily. It comes with cord storage for a clear worktop and the removavle crumb tray feature ensure your work-top stays tidy at all times. For added safety and peace of mind it has an auto shut-off and this model's reheat function will heat up toast that has cooled or gone cold. It also features a defrost button that makes it easy to defrost items before toasting. The cheapest price is £24.95 from Sonic Direct.

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Swan ST17020BLKN 2 Slice Townhouse Toaster in Black Chrome

Swan ST17020BLKN

The ST17020BLKN appliance has a mid-cycle cancellation feature and it has automatic shut off for safety. If your toast has popped up and gone cold, this model offers a re-heat facility and a removable crumb tray allows you to easily clean your toaster. There is a browning level control to stop over-toasting your bread and this model also has cord storage. It features a defrost button that makes it easy to defrost items before toasting and it comes with cool touch walls. A High lift function which allows you to easily remove your toast when ready. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

Read full review of Swan ST17020BLKN.

Swan ST20010PKN Fearne by Swan 2 Slice Toaster in Peacock

Swan ST20010PKN

The high lift function which allows you to easily remove your toast when ready and the swan toaster features a reheat option that will warm any slices that have gone cold, without browning them further. It also has cool touch design for safety and the browning control regulates how much the bread is toasted. It features a mid cycle cancel button and a defrost setting for frozen breads. The ST20010PKN features an automatic shut off and to keep your kitchen counter neat and tidy the st20010pkn toaster has a removable crumb tray. The cheapest price is £35 from Sonic Direct.

Read full review of Swan ST20010PKN.

Swan ST17020CREN 2 Slice Townhouse Toaster in Cream Chrome

Swan ST17020CREN

Cool touch housing for extra safety and you can select your perfect setting for golden brown toast with the variable browing control. In addition, it has automatic shut off for safety and for added convenience you can even defrost slices directly from the freezer. The 2 Slices toaster has a cancel function and additionally, there is cord storage to keep your worktop neat and tidy. To keep your kitchen counter neat and tidy there is a removable crumb tray and this model has a high lift function which makes it easy to remove your toast. There also is a reheat function to give your toast a quick blast without going through a whole toasting cycle again. The cheapest price is £29.95 from Sonic Direct.

Read full review of Swan ST17020CREN.

Russell Hobbs 18096 Texas 2-Slice Toaster - Brushed Stainless Steel

Russell Hobbs 18096

There is a High-lift function and it has a removable crumb tray. It also features a mid cycle cancel button and it has cord storage. With several different browning levels, everyone will be able to get their toast exactly how they like it and it offers a frozen function, perfect for when you discover that emergency loaf at the back of the freezer. This toaster's reheat option can reheat toast quickly and easily and you can enjoy every manner of toasted treats, from bagels to pitta bread with this toaster's wide slots. The cheapest price is £29.99 from Robert Dyas.

Read full review of Russell Hobbs 18096.

Russell Hobbs 23863 DARWIN 2 Slice Toaster in Cream

Russell Hobbs 23863

Variable browning control ensures that your food is always browned to your liking and a removable crumb tray helps to keep your kitchen counter neat and tidy. Skip defrosting frozen bread and pop the slices right in to the toaster by selecting the Frozen/defrost setting and there is cord storage to keep your worktop neat and tidy. The Russell Hobbs 23863 DARWIN features a reheat option that will warm any slices that have gone cold, without browning them further and in addition, there is a cancel button so you can pop up your toast whenever you want. It features a cool touch design and easy to remove trays let you dispose of crumbs easily. The cheapest price is £17 from Sonic Direct.

Read full review of Russell Hobbs 23863.

BREVILLE The Perfect Fit for Warburtons VTT570 2-Slice Toaster - Stainless Steel, Stainless Steel

Breville VTT570

Cord storage - keeps your countertop free from messy cables and it comes with a high-lift function for easy removal of smaller slices of bread. This toaster's reheat function allows you to reheat your toast right for your breakfast and the extra wide slots accommodate large items. The Cancel setting allows you to stop bread from toasting mid-cycle and removable crumb tray for easy cleaning. It has adjustable width slots – allowing you to toast even the chunkiest of slices and with several different browning levels, everyone will be able to get their toast exactly how they like it. Frozen setting, for ease and convenience, so no need to defrost your bread first. The cheapest price is £29.99 from Currys.

Read full review of Breville VTT570.

Verdict

Should I buy the Russell Hobbs toaster or not?

This Russell Hobbs toaster has 2 slices capacity, white colour, variable browning control, reheat function, cancel function, defrost function and the cheapest price is £15.99 at hughes. It also has 850 watts power output and cool touch design.

There are some alternative toasters to the Russell Hobbs toaster that you should consider, which have the same main features, including Tower T20013, Tower T20013W, Russell Hobbs 23862, Russell Hobbs 23863, Russell Hobbs 23861 and Elgento 5102400024.

This toaster has an overall rating of 4.0 out of 5 stars.

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