It’s a simple kitchen appliance but one we use nearly every day – so it’s important to get it right. The humble toaster can come with many features like removable crumb trays for easy cleaning, high-lift functions for removing smaller slices and even bagel functions that toast on just one side.
We’ve compiled a list of our top 10 best toasters to help you compare, detailing which ones have defrost, reheat and cancel settings as well as other nifty features, so you can choose the most convenient one for you.
Best 2-Slice Toasters
1. Daewoo 2-Slice Glass Toaster
Our most popular in the range, this glass toaster has heaps of features, not least of which is the glass front which allows you to keep an eye on how your bread is browning. It’s also one of the best toasters for bagels thanks to its handy bagel button, which toasts on just one side for perfect results. Plus, it has extra-wide slots to fit thicker slices, as well as a high-lift function for those times when smaller breads get stuck.
Simple and stylish, this 2-slice toaster has a handy high-lift feature and extra wide slots, so you won’t be left wondering how to get your crumpets out! The high-lift features lets you remove smaller slices with ease, while the extra-wide slots are great for chunkier breads.
As well as being highly practical with plenty of handy features, this 2-slice toaster features elegant ripples across the width to make it super stylish. With a high lift feature you can reach small slices easily and safely, and it even has a Lift and Look function, which means you can check the toast is browning the way you like it without having to hit the cancel button. It also comes in crisp, clean white.
This stylish toaster has a modern geometric pattern and some great features too. With a removable crumb tray it makes cleaning a breeze, while the reheat setting is ideal for those occasions when you forget your toast has popped up. It also has a handy cord storage feature so you can keep your work surface neat and tidy.
This copper toaster is a must if you’re big into the copper trend. Scoring top marks for style as well as practicality, it features a self-centering function, wide slots and a removable crumb tray for easy cleaning. We also sell a matching copper kettle to complete the look.
This simple yet stunning 2-slice toaster is part of the Swan Scandi-inspired collection. The soft wood-effect lever and neutral Scandi colours work well in any kitchen, making it a popular choice with our customers. The defrost, reheat and cancel functions boast blue indicators, while the handy cord storage feature means you can keep untidy cables out of sight.
Our bestselling 4-slice toaster, the Breville Impressions has variable-width slots for toasting teacakes, pittas and other thicker breads, as well as a high-lift function which allows you to check how your toast is browning. It also has cord storage space so you can tuck unsightly cables away.
Love the copper trend? This black and copper toaster is ideal. Not only does it look great but it features extra-wide slots for thicker breads, crumpets and bagels; a removable crumb tray for easy cleaning; and a handy Lift and See feature so you can check if it’s browning the way you like. It also has a high lift function for removing smaller slices easily. It's no wonder it's another of our best 4-slice toasters; it's the best seller after the popular Breville one above.
Cool and fresh, this toaster features sage/mint-coloured side panels and a sleek silver front, along with a self-centering function, wide slots and a removable crumb tray. We also sell a matching kettle to finish off the set.