What is the Best Tea Kettle for a Gas Stove?

Not every kettle is suitable for the fierce direct heat of a gas stove. Those that are need a thick bottom, and durable construction. But in terms of the perfect kettle, you want one that will also complement your kitchen’s design. It isn’t easy sorting through the many kettles on offer, which is why we’ve put together this list of our favorite tea kettles that work on a gas stove, to help you find the ideal product that will tick all the boxes while expressing your personal style.

Gas Stove Tea Kettle Reviews

Zell Stainless Steel Gooseneck Kettle

Quirky looks and durable construction make this kettle from Zell a conversation starter as well as a great choice for precision-poured hot drinks at an impressively low price.

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Made from durable stainless steel, this stylish kettle will certainly bring a bit of class to your kitchen. With an elegant gooseneck spout that’s perfect for precision-poured hand drip coffee as well as a lovely cup of tea, and a cleverly angled heat resistant handle that keeps your hand away from any hot parts, this is a great-looking option that will avoid any spills or drips.

It has a decent 47 oz. capacity, is BPA free and so avoids any strange tastes and harmful chemicals getting into your hot beverages, and is a great pick, especially on a budget.

Pros
  • Durable stainless steel body
  • Reasonable 47 oz. capacity
  • Elegant gooseneck spout
  • Non-slip, stay cool angled handle
  • BPA free
Cons

No whistle to let you know when it’s boiling

Ovalware Thermometer Pour Over Kettle

Another gooseneck spouted option, this time from Ovalware, this mid-range kettle comes with a handy inbuilt thermometer to help you to get the perfect temperature of water for your tea

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Different types of tea require different temperatures of water to brew just right, from the 160°F suitable for delicate teas, up to 200°F for most herbal teas. Now you can get it just right with this stainless steel kettle, thanks to the integrated thermometer.

It’s easy to clean, thanks to the seamless construction, and the gooseneck spout and ergonomic angled handle will ensure that you get an even pour without singeing your fingers.

Pros
  • Easy to clean seamless stainless steel body
  • Gooseneck spout for precision pouring
  • Ergonomic angled handle
  • Integrated thermometer
Cons
  • Relatively small 34 oz. capacity
  • No whistle

Cuisinart Aura Stovetop Kettle

Cusinart’s Aura kettle is simple, elegant, and affordable. A solid pick for a reasonable price.

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Its classic design will ensure that this kettle will fit pretty much any kitchen design scheme it meets, and the durable stainless steel body will keep it in good shape for a long time. It’s a simple kettle for a decent price, and it even has a whistle to let you know when it’s boiling for that classic tea-drinking experience.

It is quick to heat, and slow to lose heat, and has a respectable 47 oz. capacity, making it a good all-round design. It also comes with a limited lifetime warranty, so you know that Cuisinart stand behind the quality of the construction.

Pros
  • Simple, classy design
  • Whistle lets you know when it’s boiling
  • Decent 47 oz. capacity
  • BPA free
  • Limited lifetime warranty
Cons
  • Some issues with rusting reported when not properly cared for
  • Not machine washable

T-Fal Specialty Whistling Kettle

Whether you know them as T-Fal or Tefal, this French brand is well-known for making high-quality kitchenware, and this mid-range high-capacity stainless steel kettle is no different.

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This kettle looks somewhat squat, but it has the largest capacity of any of the kettles on our list, at just over 100 oz. This makes it a bit heavier than some of the other options, but that’s to be expected when it holds over double the amount of water than any of the others.

It’s made of heavy gauge stainless steel, and has an ergonomic Bakelite heat resistant handle with a thumb-press button to raise the spout cover. It’s got a good-sized opening for easy refilling, and a whistle to let you know when your water is ready. It’s all that you need for tea with friends and family.

Pros 
  • Impressive 101 oz. capacity
  • Heavy gauge stainless steel body
  • Ergonomic heat resistant handle
  • Spout cover helps avoid accidental spills
  • Whistle lets you know when it’s boiling
  • Limited lifetime warranty
  • Dishwasher safe
Cons

Somewhat heavy

OXO Brew Classic Tea Kettle

A timeless design and smooth pouring action, along with its clever movable handle, makes this high-end stovetop kettle from OXO an excellent pick if you don’t mind spending a little bit more.

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Made from high-grade stainless steel, this durable and stylish kettle has an innovative handle that can rotate out of the way. This helps you avoid burning your hand on the steam, as well as making it much easier to refill and store away. This helps, as it’s one of the larger options on our list, with a 64 oz. capacity.

The silicone touch points on the handle and spout cover ensure you don’t burn your hands when using it, and the inbuilt whistle adds to the tea-making experience while also saving you time. It’s easy to refill and clean, thanks to the large opening, and it provides a very smooth and precise pouring action. It’s also easy on the eyes, thanks to its classic design and brushed steel finish.

Pros
  • Durable high-grade steel body
  • Good sized 64 oz. capacity
  • Attractive and classic design
  • Heat resistant, movable handle for easy storage, refilling, and safe pouring
  • Large opening for easy refilling and cleaning
  • Loud whistle to let you know when its boiling
Cons

A bit large for solo tea drinkers

Final Verdict

The Ovalware Thermometer kettle is a great pick if you value precision in both your pour, and the temperature of the water you use to steep your tea leaves. If you don’t mind paying a little more, or feel that a whistling kettle is a vital part of the tea-making process, then you can hardly go wrong with the innovative design of the OXO Brew Classic Tea Kettle.

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