A great little device. Slices the beans perfectly.
Published 13 Aug 2013
Wast of time!”
I bought this green bean slicer just before Christmas as my old slicer had broken. I have to say it's a complete waste of time. The beans got stuck and snapped and I ended up having to pull them out of the slicer. I am now going to order a KRISK bean slicer like I had previously as it worked a treat. I wish I had not wasted my money on this product. I was very disappointed as Lakeland products are usually very good. No idea what the little plunger is for - as
Published 22 Feb 2013
A note from the team: Thank you for taking the time to write your review. I'm sorry that you'd been disappointed with the performance of the bean slicer. We'll be in touch shortly.
by Ms Newington
A nifty little gadget just like my mum had 50 years ago. Works brilliantly.
Published 30 Aug 2012
Keeps my mum happy”
by Mrs Croft
I ordered this for my mum some months ago and every time she uses it she tells me how good it is. She has nothing but praise for it and says it is the best bean slicer she has had in some years cutting through the beans beautifully.
Published 04 Jun 2012
great little gadget”
by Linda Hannaford
This is a great little tool. I have just sliced dozens of beans for the freezer in a few minutes. The pusher is a bit superfluous but so cute, who cares.
Published 13 Sep 2011
Excellent little gadget”
by Mrs Sykes
I have been using a similar slicer (but without the pusher - and frankly, I see no need for one) for over 30 years but alas it is suffering from old age and plastic fatigue so a replacement was required. This is excellent, does the job simply with no fuss. If your beans won't push and pull through, they must be too old and limp and not worth eating! I hope this slicer lasts for 30+ years, I'll never have to buy another.
Published 29 Aug 2011
This review is for an older version of this product
Brilliant bean slicer”
We have been trying for years to find a second bean slicer to match an old inherited one. New slicers have been bought and then discarded as they just did not work as well. However this one is marvellous. So both of us can quickly slice beans for freezing (and they are coming in by the large bucketload currently). I was a bit sceptical about the usefulness of the pusher part, but it does help when bits are stuck on the blades. Very pleased indeed with the purchase.
Published 23 Aug 2011
Utterly rubbish & a waste of money”
Bought this on Saturday before heading back to the allotment to harvest our runner beans... Beans get stuck, snap off half way through the slicer, hardly any of them went through without significant intervention - and ended up chopping them by hand. No idea what the little plunger is for - as we never had the chance to use it. I doubt this slicer will see the light of day again - in fact I've already had to retrieve it from the bin just to make sure it wasn't something I was doing wrong... it's just a rubbish gadget.
Published 27 Sep 2010
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by Mrs Duffield
I was a bit dubious about how effective this would be, being so small. I used it for the first time tonight on the beans from the garden. It was fantasic! It took so little time and the beans were all uniform size. It coped well with my larger beans. The blade was sharp so once the bean was through I could pull it from the other side without the bean snapping. I did a huge pile and only used the knife to cut the beans into shorter slices. I did get one bean stuck which would propably have been stringy as the bean seeds inside were huge. I was able to use the plastic head to get it all out. I did find the handle a little short to comfortably push with but as it was only once and the actual slicer is so effective I don't see it as a major drawback. 5 stars... a great design!
Published 07 Sep 2010
I`ve "bean" impressed !”
by ann knowles
My bean slicer arrived this morning and I sliced the equivalent of a supermarket sized bag of beans for the freezer within 10 minutes.Thanx Lakeland !!
Published 19 Jul 2010