Which is the best toaster to buy

How can I possibly answer a question like which is the best toaster to buy when there are so many toasters on the market.

It all depends on the type of  toaster your looking for, 2 slices or 4, basic or top end, modern or retro and of course colour.

What I can do is show you some of the best toasters available and maybe give you some inspiration on which one to buy.

If you don’t see the one you fancy click on one of them which will take you to Amazon were you will find so many it will make your head spin.

Below is a selection of the best toasters.


Russell Hobbs 19160 Heritage 4 Slice Toaster – Metallic Red

Russell Hobbs 19160 Heritage 4 Slice Toaster - Metallic RedThis best selling 4 slice toaster comes from the Russell Hobbs Heritage range.

Not only does this toaster toast normal sliced bread but can take even larger sized bread as well as thicker bakery items such as crumpets or bagels.

There are two carriages that work independently of each other and each have there own separate controls.

If you just need 1 or 2 slices of toast they can be done in just one of the carriages and if you have different bakery items or you want 4 slices of toast you can use both carriages, you can even use different settings for the desired results.

This toaster also allows you to toast bread straight from the freezer with the frozen bread function and will reheat un-buttered toast without any further browning if you’re not be able to eat your toast straight away.

There is a cancel function if you want to stop it toasting and a crumb tray to catch all those crumbs.

Also available in  Metallic Graphite, Black or Cream.




Bosch TAT3A017GB Village Toaster, 2 Slice, Cream

Bosch TAT3A017GB Village Toaster, 2 Slice, CreamThis affordable toaster from Bosch has everything you’d expect it to have in a traditional compact design.

The 2 slice toaster has wide slots to accommodate various types of bread and it comes with a built in bum warmer.

It also has a reheat function, a defrost function and a high lift function.

The clean matt finish ensures it will always look good on your kitchen worktop and is also available in Black or Red and there are two styles of matching kettles if you want a set.




De’Longhi CTJ4003.BK Brillante Faceted 4-Slice Toaster – Black

De'Longhi CTJ4003.BK Brillante Faceted 4-Slice Toaster - BlackThis 4 slice toaster by Delonghi is apparently inspired by the crystal artwork of Varisco. Normally Delonghi use a traditional metal finish for their toasters but have replaced it with plastic to get this 3-dimensional cut diamond stylish look.

It is designed to toast 4 slices but to save on energy you can operate  2 slots independently.

The slots are variable width to suit different bread shapes and sizes. The extra-lift position is perfect for removing small items and it comes with an extra deep crumb tray to keep your work top clean.

The variable browning control helps you achieve your desired toast colour and it has reheat, defrost and cancel functions.

There is a matching kettle available if you want one and its also available in white.




Tefal Avanti Classic 532718 Toaster – 4 Slice – Black

Tefal Avanti Classic 532718 Toaster - 4 Slice - BlackThis 4 slice toaster from Tefal has turned toaster design on its head.

It features a revolutionary front control panel and the extra wide bread slots are set into the curved design.

There are six toasting positions to choose from and a powerful element to create delicious toast which is soft on the inside and crisp on the outside.

Its safe to touch thanks to its cool wall body and has defrost, reheat and cancel settings.

It has a high lift position for easy removal of your toast and a crumb trays for easy cleaning.

There is a matching kettle available if you would like one.




Tefal Toast N’ Egg TT550015 Toaster – 2 Slice – Black

Tefal Toast N' Egg TT550015 Toaster - 2 Slice - BlackThis 2 slice toaster from Tefal has the added benefit of being able to cook eggs.

The toaster has wide slots so you can toast bread, croissants, muffins and bagels.

A high lift toast facility makes it easy to remove toasted bread without burning your fingers.

There is a sliding dial to adjust the toasting setting and warming tray to heat pre-cooked meats.

The egg cooking facility can cook one poached egg or up to four boiled eggs at the same time as you cook your toast.

The toaster can perform each function separately or can cook them both together for the perfect meal.