Best kitchen brands John Lewis kitchens

Our guide to John Lewis kitchens reveals what its customers really think of the brand and its kitchen installation service.

We've compiled the views of 2,595 Which? members on their kitchen, to calculate ratings and scores for all the major kitchen brands including John Lewis.

Which? members can log in to unlock the tables below to see how John Lewis was rated for its customer service, quality of products and finish, and value for money.

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John Lewis kitchens installation

We also asked kitchen owners about the installation process, including rating the speed of installation, the quality, mess made and the communication from the installer, to see whether it was hassle-free, or a total pain.

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John Lewis kitchens and prices

Click through our gallery to see a range of John Lewis kitchens across different prices and styles, including modern and traditional kitchens.

John Lewis kitchens includes traditional styles, like in the Classic collection - which is available in 25 unique paint colours - the County collection, and more modern designs in the First and Continental collections. All drawers and doors come with soft-close as standard and are detachable for cleaning. 

You can look at John Lewis fitted kitchens in all of its stores, except for John Lewis Trafford, Knight & Lee, Southsea, Exeter, Heathrow and St Pancras International, and at Home branches.

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Planning/design service: Not included in the standard service but done by a designer or agent at your home for an extra cost of £50, which is refundable if you do buy a John Lewis kitchen. John Lewis don't have any planning software available, but you can get a free one to two hour consultation in store, which can be booked ahead of time.

Installation: Optional fitting service at extra cost. It's not carried out by John Lewis installers, but is organised by them. All units come pre-assembled, and some elements, such as mantles, come custom made.

Kitchen appliances, flooring and tiles: Large kitchen appliances from a range of brands, kitchen flooring and wall tiles, all fitted at extra cost - visit our home appliances page to find the best appliances for you. 

Top-price kitchen: £££££

Mid-range kitchen: £££££

Lower-price kitchen: ££££

Price key: £££££ (£3,001 - £5,000), ££££ (£2,001 - £3,000), £££ (£1,001 - £2,000), ££ (£701 - £1,000), £ (£1 - £700).

These are just guide prices based on a selection of kitchen units - the price would change depending on the size of your kitchen, materials used and labour costs.

Prices correct as of February 2015 and are based on the cost for a sink and base unit, two base units with a drawer and shelf, a base unit with four drawers each, two wall units with a door and two shelves each, a housing unit for an oven, all including handles, hinges and fixings, and a 40mm worktop. All sizes varied as prices were based on each brand’s standard sizes and ranges. Top, mid-range and lower-price kitchens in the gallery above were selected by John Lewis.

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