13 Best Stainless Steel Ice Buckets in 2018

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13 Best Stainless Steel Ice Buckets in 2018

A refreshing beverage and ice go hand-in-hand at parties and investing in an ice bucket will save you time, keep your drinks cool, and make your guests happy. A stainless steel ice bucket is long-lasting and has a modern design. We gathered the best stainless steel ice buckets currently on the market and analyzed their capacity, insulation, design, and other materials that might have been used in its construction.

13.?Elegance Hammered Stainless Steel Ice Bucket

Crafted in hammered steel, this ice bucket by Elegance stands at 6 inches tall. The stylish design adds a WOW factor to any mini bar or countertop. It comes with a foldaway handle and a peg on the side to keep track of the tongs.

Customers who bought this stainless steel ice bucket mentioned it was relatively small and has a great design. It holds enough ice for two to four people, which is great for intimate gatherings. It will keep a bottle of bubbly chilled for hours and no drops of condensation will form on surfaces. Customers also mention it?s ideal as a wedding or housewarming gift due to the classy design.

12.?OXO Steel Ice Bucket

The 4-quart OXO steel ice bucket made it in the best stainless steel ice bucket list because of its durable construction and condensation-free container. It features a deep grid at the bottom to keep melted ice away from solid cubes and also comes with brushed stainless steel tongues with sharp teeth to grab the cubes. A tinted, flip-top lid offers easy one-hand access and allows you to keep track of ice levels. It also comes with an?easy-grip handle for easy transportation, a non-slip base, and a peg for attaching the tongs on the side of the bucket.

11. QSM Worldwide Premium Double Walled Stainless Steel Ice Bucket

Made with high-quality materials, this premium bucket is a must-have for parties and cookouts.?It has a top handle for easy carrying and features insulated double-walled construction. At six inches high and six inches in diameter, it has a ? gallon capacity.?It can keep ice in solid form for approximately six hours. It also comes with an eight-inch stainless steel scoop.

Based on customer feedback, one of the best features of this bucket is the removable strainer which allows water and small, melted ice cubes to drop at the bottom, thus keeping solid ice frozen for longer.

10. Oggi Double Wall Ice Bucket

The Oggi double-wall ice bucket is a favorite among customers. It features an acrylic flip-lid for easy viewing of the bucket?s contents without letting heat in and has a premium-grade double-walled design that further adds to the insulation of this bucket. It can hold up to four quarts of ice and features a firm handle for easy portability. It also comes with a stainless steel ice scoop.

Customers most appreciate the non-slip base that prevents the bucket from moving while you ladle ice with ease.

9. Fortune Candy Insulated Stainless Steel Double Walled Ice Bucket With Lid

This stainless steel ice bucket is made of brushed stainless steel and has double-walled construction. It comes with a matching lid and tongs and has a modern, minimalist design that would go great in any decor. According to the manufacturer, the brushed stainless steel is fingerprint-resistant and the whole set is dishwasher safe. In addition, it also works great for outdoor parties!

8. Marquis By Waterford Vintage Stainless Steel Ice Bucket


One of the best features of this stainless steel ice bucket is the fact that it can be engraved, making it appropriate for a wedding or housewarming gift. It?s made in India of high-quality stainless steel and has a rugged, hammered steel design that reminds us of the Elegance ice bucket ? the first entry on our list. However, the bucket is polished and smooth to the touch. It?s also double walled, which means it can insulate better than other buckets on this list. It doesn?t come with tongs, but it has a lid that fits perfectly on top of the ice bucket.

Customers are generally happy with this product and mention the design is one of its strongest points, but the insulation also got some praise. Overall, this is one of the best stainless steel ice buckets currently on the market.

7.?Lenox Tuscany Classics Stainless Steel Ice Bucket

This tarnish-free bucket is stylish and ideal for those who like classic designs.?Three precise circles adorn the base of the bucket, as well as on the top of the lid. Matching ergonomic knobs add a touch of elegance to the design and make this double-walled bucket easy to carry. It is also dishwasher-safe; however, unlike most models on this list, it does not come with tongs or an ice scoop.

People who purchased this stainless steel ice bucket rave about its durability and looks. The lifetime replacement policy offered by the manufacturer is also highly appreciated.

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