Some recipes and bakes require you to measure very accurately the ingredients to ensure that the finished product is as good as it can possibly be. This is especially true when baking cakes or making sauces. A kitchen scale should be accurate and easy to store, and we feel that all the scales shown here do just that. They all measure around 5kg which is plenty for most cooking needs, and some have the added bonus of being supplied with a stainless steel bowl.
We try to update this page as often as we can with a selection of the best selling and highly rated Kitchen Scales, but you can also click here to see the latest list of best selling kitchen scales on Amazon UK, or check out our own kitchen scales ideas list for our favourite highly rated kitchen scales.
*Please note: Any prices shown are subject to change at any time.
Best Selling Kitchen Scales in Detail
Accuweight Digital Kitchen Cooking Scale
This Accuweight Digital Food Scale is reknowned for its accuracy. It has a generous load capacity of 11lb/5kg and benefits from having a tempered safety glass which is safe, hygienic and easy to clean. These kitchen scales include a manual and auto shut-off to preserve battery life, a large LCD read-out with bright red backlight, and the scale converts between lb:oz, g, fl:oz and ml. It has an electronic-add and weigh-tare function which allows you to weigh multiple ingredients with one bowl, and with an RRP of £19.99 it is a great price which is made even better when on special offer, which it often is.
As I update this page (Feb 2021) these kitchen scales are now priced at just £10.99!
Salter Stainless Steel Digital Kitchen Weighing Scales
This scale is one of Salter’s best sellers and it’s easy to see why. It has a streamlined stylish design and it’s practical, these Salter Digital Weighing Scales will look stunning on any kitchen worktop. With an RRP of £24.99 it is good value for money as it comes with a 15 year guarantee, and it also benefits from having many great features such as the ability to measure multiple ingredients (including liquids) in one bowl/pan, precision sensors for accurate weighing, an easy to read LCD display, and a maximum capacity of 5kg measured in 1g increments (or in Imperial if you prefer). It is easy to clean and store too, and comes with a battery included.
As of February 2021, you can save 10% on these Salter kitchen scales – now priced at £22.42.
Etekcity 11lb/5kg Kitchen Scales with Detachable Mixing Bowl
With high precision sensors that deliver exact results every time and a clear readout LCD display these kitchen scales with bowl from Etekcity are an essential tool for any kitchen! Features include tare and auto-zero functions, a sturdy, detachable 2.15 litre stainless steel bowl, ambient temperature sensor and kitchen timer. It has an auto-off function to save battery life and it can weigh up to a maximum of 5kg (11lb). The RRP of these kitchen scales is £29.99, which is great value when you consider it has a stainless steel bowl included, and it can often be found on offer so take a look and see what deals you can find.
In February 2012, these Etekcity kitchen scales with bowl are priced at £19.99, which is £10 lower than the previous RRP from 2020.
Duronic KS5000 Digital Display 5KG Kitchen Scales with Stainless Steel Mixing Bowl
These Duronic KS5000 digital kitchen scale employs 4 high precision sensors to give you a precise reading every time. Combining ingredients is easy, and with a 5kg capacity, large display with backlight, tare function and a large detachable 3 litre mixing bowl, it is simple to prepare and weigh ingredients accurately. Other features include a tare function and the ability to measure in increments of 1g/0.1oz/1ml/0.1fl.oz. As with the Etekcity scales on this page, this Duronic kitchen scale with bowl has an RRP of £29.99 and includes a Limited 2 Year warranty. These scales are often on sale too and can sometimes be found for less than £20.00.
As I update this article in February 2021, you can purchase these excellent Duronic scales with bowl for £22.99, saving you £7.00.
Heston Blumenthal Precision Kitchen Cooking Scales by Salter
If, like Heston Blumenthal, you seek precision in your baking and cooking, then this sleek and stylish kitchen scale from Salter is perfect for you! The Heston Blumenthal Precision Scale holds up to 5kg and provides 0.5g precision. It is very easy to clean and has a neat slim design which makes storing these kitchen scales simple. It has an Add & Weigh facility for measuring multiple ingredients in the same bowl and Salter’s own Aquatronic function for measuring liquids with accuracy. The large display is easy to read and you can switch between metric and imperial measurements at the touch of a button. These scales have an RRP of £34.99 and can often be found on special offer.
These super high quality kitchen scales are now £28.25, over £6 cheaper than last years RRP.
Adoric Cooking Scales
As I update this page in August 2020, these kitchen scales from Adoric are currently Amazon UK’s best selling kitchen scales. This isn’t surprising as they look great, are very slimline and have a clever hanging feature to make storage very simple and neat. As with the other kitchen scales on this page, they can measure and convert metric and imperial measurements and they have a maximum weighing capacity of 11lb/5kg with a division of 0.1oz/1g. This ultra slim design means that they measure just 1.8cm in height and they have a hole at the top meaning you can hang them up when not in use to save space. These scales have an easy-to-read LCD display, low battery warning, and tare and auto-zero functions. They have a RRP of just £15.99 which is super value!
In February 2021, these scales from Adoric are now selling at just £9.99.