The 10 Best Glass Teapots

Updated June 17, 2017 by Ezra Glenn

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We spent 21 hours on research, videography, and editing, to review the top selections for this wiki. Whether you're an orange pekoe or lapsang souchong kind of person, one of these glass teapots will help you brew the perfect cuppa every time. They look more elegant than standard models and come with infusers to help you steep your choice of leaves for the right amount of time. When users buy our independently chosen editorial picks, we may earn commissions to support our work. Skip to the best glass teapot on Amazon.

10. Pontique Clear

The Pontique Clear is safe to use on a gas stove, meaning it can do double-duty as a kettle. It is an extra-large option that has a 40-ounce capacity, and features an elegant angular handle that stays cool to the touch even when the pot's contents are piping hot.
  • can be heated in the microwave
  • made of durable borosilicate glass
  • can't make one cup at a time
Brand Pontique
Model COMINHKPR92267
Weight 1 pounds
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

9. Kendal CJ-300

For the solo drinker, the Kendal CJ-300 is an all-in-one vessel perfect for brewing a single serving of your favorite loose leaf variety when traveling or at the office. The lid serves as a base for the removable infuser once it's done steeping.
  • heat-resistant and microwave-safe
  • simple yet elegant design
  • very easily breakable
Brand Kendal
Model COMINHKPR90274
Weight 14.4 ounces
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

8. Yama Sitka

The 24-ounce Yama Sitka is a handy and handsome option that can be used directly on the stovetop to boil water before you begin steeping. The stylish stainless steel lid has a built-in micro-mesh filter to keep loose leaves out of your pour.
  • safe for use on electric stoves
  • good for use with blooming teas
  • handle gets very hot
Brand Yama Glass
Model YAMEP6
Weight 4.8 ounces
Rating 4.0 / 5.0

7. Bocha Loose Leaf 800ML

The large Bocha Loose Leaf 800ML features a pitcher-like shape and a blown spout that makes pouring easy once you're done brewing your pot to perfection. It has a removable filter inside the infuser that makes cleaning a snap.
  • high quality heat-resistant glass
  • angled handle for a comfortable pour
  • infuser basket is made of plastic
Brand BOCHA
Model TP1
Weight 13.6 ounces
Rating 3.8 / 5.0

6. Tea Beyond Juliet Set

The Tea Beyond Juliet Set sports an elegant design that includes a handcrafted pink rose on its lid and a pink handle. It includes a removable strainer, can be used to brew blooming and loose leaf teas, and is equipped with a drip-free pouring spout.
  • comes with 2 cups and saucers
  • top rack dishwasher safe
  • strainer is difficult to clean
Brand Tea Beyond
Model GFS2013
Weight 2.1 pounds
Rating 3.8 / 5.0

5. Toyo Hofu

The pitcher-style Toyo Hofu is a simple and elegant option with an oversized filter basket for brewing super-strong pots. Its borosilicate material is safe to use on all forms of stovetop, from gas to ceramic and coil-style burners, so it's suitable as a kettle as well.
  • delicately hand-blown glass
  • lid and infuser are stainless steel
  • tends to lose heat quickly
Brand Toyo
Model pending
Weight 1.1 pounds
Rating 4.4 / 5.0

4. Bodum Assam

The Bodum Assam's patented press design stops the brewing process when the plunger is pushed down, so that your third cup tastes just as delicious as your first, with no added bitterness. It is made with durable, heat-safe materials.
  • available in several colors
  • insulating silicone-rimmed filter
  • lid can't be used without strainer
Brand Bodum
Model 1842-01GVP
Weight 12.8 ounces
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

3. Chef's Star Functional Infuser

The Chef's Star Functional Infuser features an eye-catching design that would make an interesting addition to any dinner table thanks to its angular stainless steel frame. Its infusion basket can be lowered into and raised out of the water below with a handy plunger.
  • handle stays cool to the touch
  • metal components are rust-resistant
  • plunger helps prevent overbrewing
Brand Chefs Star®
Model COMINHKPR83117
Weight 1.2 pounds
Rating 4.6 / 5.0

2. BobuCuisine 1200ml

The BobuCuisine 1200ml come with two rustproof mesh infuser baskets and is large enough to brew four to five cups at a time. It includes a stylish black cozy that zips up around the pot to keep it warm just in case you can't finish it right away.
  • lid stays in place while pouring
  • cozy is stain and odor-resistant
  • wire-handled basket for easy lifting
Brand bobucuisine
Model NA
Weight 16 ounces
Rating 5.0 / 5.0

1. Hario Chacha Kyusu Maru

The lovely Hario Chacha Kyusu Maru boasts an elegant and resilient Japanese construction and an ample capacity of 700 milliliters. It's crystal clear, so you can watch your favorite variety of leaves expand as they release their flavor, and it is easy to keep clean, too.
  • large mesh strainer basket
  • wide-mouthed for easy filling
  • great value for the price
Brand Hario
Model CHJMN-70T
Weight 13.6 ounces
Rating 4.8 / 5.0

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Last updated on June 17, 2017 by Ezra Glenn

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