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Not all watches are created equal. There is a huge difference in quality, price point and design between cheap men's watches and expensive men's watches. You may have to spend the extra money for an expensive watch if you want something with lasting value that will take some wear-and-tear without breaking down, but thankfully there are also affordable options available which still look great on your wrist. Here's our selection of the best men's watches under £1000.
Men's Watches Under £1000
The sophisticated U-Boat 8702 Darkmoon men watch is stylish and modern. The luxurious green metal is given a Soleil finish to bring out the vibrant colourways.
It includes a visible free-flowing bubble to allow for functional warmth or coolness in any climate, as well as safety from damage due to its IPB plated stainless steel casing, which consists of lubricating oil that makes this timepiece touchable on your skin without fear of corrosion.
The strap is vulcanised black rubber so you can wear it with comfort all day long. With reliable Swiss precision and accurate time bearing from within, there's no better luxury watch than the ever-dependable Ronda 712 3 quartz movement.
- Fit for any climate and unrestricted by the elements
- IPB plated stainless steel casing protects from corrosion
- Eco-friendly, non-lubricating oil ensures an environmentally conscious timepiece
- Maintains higher quality levels of style while being durable
The Meccaniche Veneziane 1302006J Men's Red Nereide Diver Watch is a beautiful timepiece with a trustworthy depth of 20 atmospheres. Its name has been chosen to honour the Venetian submarine called Nereide, built-in 1913 and commissioned to the engineer De Bernardis by Royal Navy during WWI.
It will be able to accompany you anywhere as an accurate and classy watch that won't let you down.
- Refined design, manufactured with extreme attention to detail
- Highly accurate and reliable, perfect for any occasion
- Traditional style combined with cutting-edge technologies makes this watch an excellent choice
- A top-quality timepiece that will be your companion wherever you go
A sleek timepiece with a unique engine-like look, this watch is built to last. So you'll dive deep to find a better watch. This is one of the few dive best watches made for men with a sophisticated design and colourful dials that make this timeless treasure.
You can rest assured in knowing it bears pressure up to 20 atmospheres, which makes it perfect for scuba divers looking for depth and style.
- A timeless treasure that will stand the test of time
- Made to last and with a sleek design
- Colourful dials for a fashionable look
- Pressure up to 20 atmospheres
Let the night chronicle unfurl with our U-Boat Men's Black Darkmoon Watch. Stylish and practical, this timepiece will ease into your dark side effortlessly. The IPB case is beautifully accentuated by a special oil that amplifies the dial to ensure legibility in low light.
A curved mineral glass adds an elegant touch while you're exploring darker avenues and the mesh strap offers comfort on every adventure. You'll be ready to explore any great beyond with this dynamic watch.
Get the best of both worlds with this stylish four-hand watch, made for those who always want to be on time. The stainless steel case and dial show off how sleek and edgy you are; meanwhile, the hands tell time just as well as a traditional clock.
This U-Boat, 8464/MT Men's Black Darkmoon Watch, is functional to. It features a Swiss made precision quartz movement lubricated with an oil bath which ensures accuracy at all points in your day, not to mention that it also happens to have a water resistance of up to 200 meters.
With this Ronda 712.3 quartz movement on your wrist, there will never be a question about being fashionably late again when you pledge yourself now before these limited best men's watches under £1000 sell out.
- Swiss made precision quartz movement
- Function: water-resistance of up to 200 meters
- A high-end quality watch with Ronda 712.3 quartz movement.
This U-Boat Darkmoon watch is a stylish timepiece with jaw-dropping features. Front and centre, the glass cover that shields your face from ever again seeing an empty battery compartment.
The Swiss-made electromechanical movement on this stylish piece of machinery is wholly immersed in a low viscosity lubricating oil, emphasising the dial, creating an optical effect of more intense black and higher quality legibility.
This innovation ensures you'll never have another frustrating run-in with limited light while changing the time or exploring the compass directions as one hand always remains visible under any circumstances.
- Contemporary design
- Stay connected with the time at a glance
- Swiss made an electromechanical movement with low viscosity lubricating oil to increase legibility
- Sleek design and face cover that shields your battery compartment
- Water resistance of up to 300 meters
A self-winding dress watch with Swiss Made automatic movement and a 44-hour power reserve. This timepiece is perfect for the man who appreciates clean lines, refined details, and sophisticated technology.
The 41 mm barrel-shaped ROTOPOWER features a smooth bezel, 3 central hands; a date aperture at 6 o’clock; a striking fluted crown, amongst other things on this watch.
This piece is equipped with sword-shaped hands in rose gold or silver depending on the model and inspired by the 1950s to today's modern design. Alongside that are further revolutions like durable sapphire crystal dial window as well as beautifully structured surface.
- Crafted with care by a team of experts
- It offers an elegant, timeless design
- Selected by professionals in the industry
- Made from only the finest materials
This Roamer men's wristwatch is a statement accessory that reflects your elegant sense of style and taste. The Swiss-made automatic movement ensures accurate timekeeping, while the sapphire crystal dial window combined with sword-shaped hands in either rose gold or silver means this watch will turn heads.
With its sleek 41mm barrel-shaped design, sharp lines and knowledgeable features, this Roamer men's' wristwatch has it all.
- Reliable and accurate Swiss-made automatic movement
- Sleek 41mm barrel-shaped design with sharp lines
- Stainless steel bracelet that resists wear and tear
Have you been searching for a perfect watch? The C-LINE AUTOMATIC from Roamer Men’s may be just it. This sleek and beautiful timepiece meets the modern man's every need, powered by a self-winding automatic movement with a date function.
With a skeleton design featuring 2 aperture windows, its modern yet timeless features will surely make it your go-to timepiece.
You'll appreciate the anti-reflective sapphire crystal dial window protection and 3 central hands baton markers in either silver or rose gold with smart symmetry in look and function—shock-resistant high-tech ceramic on bracelet protected by steel rimming pairs perfectly with this sophisticated style.
- High-quality automatic movement
- Skeleton design with 2 aperture windows
- Anti-reflective sapphire crystal dial window protection
- 3 central hands baton markers
This eye-catching chronograph is a functional timepiece with a sleek sporty-elegant appearance. It has been fitted with Swiss Made Ronda 5030.D movement, and it comes in 9 different versions: all three patterns of the dial can be chosen from white, brown, black or blue dials on either a crocodile embossed leather strap or stainless steel bracelet.
- Swiss movement
- 9 versions to choose from for any personality and budget
- Stylish, elegant appearance
- Durable material
Energize your workouts with a healthy dose of accurate data and smart features. Polar Vantage V is designed to motivate you through coach segments, message notifications, detailed feedback and post-workout recovery advice. The perfect match for any training – from getting into shape up to elite performance or fitness competitions.
This essential piece of sports technology is designed to keep athletes on top of their game. The Polar Vantage V gives you all the accurate data you would need to maximise your performance, and it works with different heart rate tracking solutions. If you want to train like a pro, you need to recover like a pro - and with the Polar Vantage V, that's easier than ever before.
- Workout smarter with a full complement of data
- Stay connected and motivated during your workouts
- Plan, monitor and evaluate all aspects of your training
- Get feedback on all-time stats in detail.
The U-Boat 8700 Men's Imperial Blue Darkmoon Watch is a multifunctional and ultra-resistant luxury model designed for professional use in the field. Featuring an imperial blue metal Soleil finish dial coated with lubricating oil to ensure optimal readability and visibility.
This watch’s 44mm case is manufactured from IPB plated stainless steel and includes a screw-down crown on its left side. It also offers a black rubber strap vulcanized with the logo of Maison in relief. Measuring 230-175mm in width, it features an IPB over stainless steel tongue buckle which secures it around your wrist.
The quartz Ronda 712.3 movement assures accurate timekeeping, is a hallmark of high-quality Swiss craftsmanship and includes beige hands and baton hour markers for easy readability, ensuring this will be the perfect happy birthday present.
What better way to celebrate good times than with an Italo Fontana? This 8700 Men's Imperial Blue Darkmoon Watch features water resistance of up to 5 ATM, meaning it can withstand light splashes too, making it safe for day trips by the beach or backyard barbecues.
- High-quality Swiss craftsmanship
- Provides accurate timekeeping
- Durable and comfortable watch strap with logo in relief
This U-Boat men's elegant brown Darkmoon watch is 44mm stainless steel and upgraded with luminova to ensure easy legibility, making it a perfect choice for these darker winter days.
It has an IPB plated case with a fine Soleil finishing that uses lubricating oil on the face, not only practical but also aesthetic. A luxurious timepiece for those who demand quality and innovation in their accessories as well.
The Italo Fantana U-Boat 8699 Men's Elegant Brown Darkmoon Watch is a precision piece of machinery set to guide you by the hour. The black rubber strap is ultra-resistant and comfortable with a 22mm width that compensates for larger wrist sizes between 0 and 60 degrees celsius on the temperature display.
Water-resistance o up to 50 metres, this watch is ready to be the man's best friend in any situation when it comes to time.
- The perfect watch for any situation
- Sharp, sleek design
- Extremely durable and water-resistance
- Accurate time even in the hottest or coldest environments
- Simple, easy-to-read time display with date function
How can you have anything but time on your side? This unique, luxurious watch has a dexterous emphasis on precision and may be just what you need. With its impressive 44mm case and accurate Swiss-quartz Ronda 712.3 movement, it's set for success.
We all have that awkward moment when we accidentally get our watches wet. But U-Boat has changed the game with their innovative quick battery replacement function on the case back, making it simple to keep your watch ticking and looking great throughout even unpredictable days.
The synthetic rubber strap is comfortable and taut, so there's no need to worry about it coming loose any time soon. Best of all, this Italian made timepiece has a water resistance of up to nearly 200 meters.
Perfect for those clumsy moments during hand washing in the office kitchen or while doing dishes. This means they're suitable for wear by anyone who spends a lot of time near running water.
- U-Boat watches are GORGEOUS and stylish
- Inside every watch is an accurate Swiss-quartz movement
- 44mm case can vary in size depending on the watch style
- Quick battery replacement function makes life easy
Whether it's for a quick getaway or a long, luxurious trip around the world, U-boat watches are renowned for their quality and durability. Our Darkmoon watch features an IPB plated case filled with lubricating oil to accentuate its red and black colourways.
The dial is made from a red metal with Soleil finishing that intensifies its colour palette and gives the wearer increased visibility. It also includes a black rubber strap that has water resistance so you can go scuba diving without fear of your watch slipping out of place.
Stop scratching your watch and hiding it under a cuff. The military-inspired dress timepiece includes all of the tough features you need to feel confident no matter what life throws at you.
With an imported sapphire crystal face for unmatched durability, luminova raised indices, so they always stand out, or Swiss quartz movement with quick battery replacement function that has a water resistance of up to 5 ATM.
This is undoubtedly one well-built watch that will last as long as you do. So say goodbye to those bulky cuffs and get ready to enjoy this timepiece in hot weather conditions down to 0 degrees Celsius or even comfortably inside without gloves - thanks to warm water-resistance seals. You can also be rest assured knowing that the face frame takes impact from head-on with its reinforced design construction.
- A durable watch made out of high-quality materials
- Delightful colour combinations that are perfect for all occasions
- The ultra-resistant strap protects the watch from damage, even while underwater
- Aesthetically pleasing design and a high level of water resistance
- IPB plating that resists scratching, rusting and fading
- Swiss-made precision timekeeping
This luxury watch is sure to get you noticed with its dazzling colours. So make it your brand new go-to accessory, and show off that added bit of personality. Jewellery collectors have long been fascinated by the intricacies seen in this ancient material. Even if you don't enjoy wearing them on a day-to-day basis, owning an exquisite piece of jewellery has always been associated with success and status.
This men's Imperial Blue Darkmoon Watch reflects modern sensibilities while preserving its antique beauty for generations to come. As a result, it will easily become apart of any collection - and serve as a beautiful investment piece for those looking for something that retains elegance without ever going out of style.
Looking for something subtle but stylish? Look no further than the U-Boat 8704 Men's Imperial Blue Darkmoon Watch. This watch speaks to your desire for a mixture of confident allure and fickle good taste, balancing social demand with self-made needs. The black dial coating is designed to provide maximum legibility in low light conditions, and increased visibility comes courtesy of the luminova beige indices.
A durable sidekick that will see you well through daily office life and your busiest moments, it features an innovative quick battery replacement function thanks to an effortless locking ring system on its stainless steel case back as well as 5 ATM water-resistance when going about business or taking pleasure trips.
- Touch of style to suit your changing mood
- Bold and confident looking without being too flashy
- Sleek black dial with easy-to-read numbers in low light
- Durable design that is both classic and innovative
The Darkmoon collection is like no other. And the U-Boat 8703 men's watch builds on that legend. It draws out just how extraordinary dark brown and black colourways can be with a royal brown metal dial and Soleil finish.
The reliable Swiss quartz movements are interchangeable with quick battery replacements, so we make sure your timepiece stays in good working order through its sixty-four-hour power supply.
We also include the locking ring system to keep things hermetically sealed against water when you're not wearing or carrying it. A 44mm steel casing lets you know it's nonchalant; because there is zero fear of water or deep scratches penetrating our luxurious timepiece thanks to an entirely lubricated interior with oil pouring.
Watch enthusiasts will be amazed at the elegant and international design of this watch. With a visible guilloche pattern on every dial, this black timepiece is attractive with any outfit. Made from sturdy materials that are durable and comfortable for daily wear, its functionality is unparalleled among watches in its price range.
- Premium and reliable Swiss quartz movement
- Qualities of a dark brown metal dial and Soleil finish
- Locking ring system to keep items watertight
- A variety of colour and style combinations
- A high-quality battery that never needs replacement
A must-have for all the Emperor's men. With a metallic red and black case, while retaining a dark tone, this Darkmoon watch will be sure to create an iconic impression on any vital mission.
The U-Boat 8701 Men's Cardinal Red Darkmoon Watch is exactly what you need to spruce up your attire. With this watch, you can be sure that the chances of misplacing your timepiece will not happen. It also won't easily crack or break due to a hard impact as it features an ultra-resistant material and a 5 ATM water resistance rating.
- Sleek design where time is always in sight
- Ultra-resistant material for extra durability
- 5 ATM water resistance rating
- Stylish yet tough with its metallic red and black case
The Meccaniche Veneziane 1302010J Men's watch features a stainless steel case with a glossy polished bezel and mat brushed top. It offers luminous hands and Arabic numerals for easy reading, even in dark or low light conditions. The black dial includes a day-date window, a magnified cyclops lens, a screw-down crown and a water resistance of up to 20 ATM.
This watch has a contemporary feel that evokes strong associations of style, technology, practicality and performance, which are perfect for the modern man to wear by day or night.
You're a man. You have needs. And you deserve an accessory as daring and sophisticated as the suit you wear to board meetings, your day-trip suits, or even just a walk into the office. But do not fear: Meccaniche Veneziane has provided for that need for masculinity with their 1302010J Men's White Nereide Diver Watch.
Buy one today and keep it in good condition because if this is anything like their other watches, this watch will only get better over time.
- Stylish and contemporary design
- Features a water-resistance of up to 20 ATM
- Date window for easy viewing
- Magnified cyclops lens to see better in low light conditions
Meccaniche Veneziane 1302009J Men's Black Nereide Diver Watch is for the man who isn't afraid to live his life at a depth of 20 atmospheres beneath the waves. While he might only have a few hours in between dives before returning safely to our planet, this timepiece keeps him connected with home.
The black ion-plated stainless steel case and rotating bezel are durable enough to stand up to any dive conditions.
- Watch is ideal for deep-sea diving
- Black ion-plated stainless steel case and rotating bezel can withstand any dive condition
- Durable enough to stand up to any dive conditions
The Meccaniche Veneziane 1302008J Men's Grey Nereide Diver Watch features a design reminiscent of advances in submarine engineering during the First World War. This popular watch is ideal for surviving underwater adventures.
- Built-in antimagnetic and water resistance features
- Second hand with sweep seconds
- Stainless steel case and screw-in crown
- High visibility dial, luminescent hands and markers
For bold people who have an extremely active lifestyle, you need a timepiece like no other. The incredibly masculine Meccaniche Veneziane 1302007J Men's White Nereide Diver Watch never fails to keep up with your fast-paced lifestyle.
This is one of the last watches that still usually function in depths of 300 meters or more, making it perfect for any water lover while also providing tremendous style and elegance as a daytime watch. It's accomplished by using specially shaped pieces on its bezel and dial where parts are curved outwards to save them from getting ruined.
- Bringing you superior timekeeping in the most masculine way possible
- Water resistance of up to 300 meters, so it can stay on your wrist while taking a dip
- Curved parts of the bezel and dial resist breaking when they come into contact with water
The Men's Meccaniche Veneziane 1302005J Green Nereide Diver Watch will never let you see the pressures of everyday life. Commemorate a piece of history with this timepiece ̶ or give one as the perfect gift to someone special in your life who can appreciate an unconventional, intricate design.
- A design that anyone will be proud to wear every day
- Precision Swiss movement for the utmost accuracy
- The dial is trimmed in luminous luminescent hour markers Hands are coated with a patented Super-Luminova that glows brightly at night, in the dark, or underwater
- Sturdy black uni-directional rotating bezel.
If you're looking for a watch that is perfect for exploring the depths of the ocean, whether literally or metaphorically, you should consider wearing this expertly crafted timepiece. Equipped with excellent accuracy and pressure resistance, it will not let even a deep dive disrupt its (almost) untouchable durability.
You're right on time, and you're always in style with your new mechanical watch. Just make sure it's high-pressure, too, for that extra help staying stylish while underwater.
Keep this Meccaniche Veneziane 1302004J Men's Blue Nereide Diver Watch as an accessory to put your best foot forward. This blue watch has a sleek case designed for pressure differentials and has a water resistance of up to 20 atmospheres.
- Stylish timepiece
- High pressure for underwater wear
- leek case design resistant to pressure changes
- Water-resistance of up to 20 atmospheres
When it comes to ultra-luxe timepieces crafted from highly skilled craftsmen and women, Meccaniche Veneziane's 1302003J Men's Red Nereide Diver Watch is a reliable option.
Their dedication to producing the best watches in Italy has led them to become one of Europe's leading watchmakers. Because they don't needlessly add bells and whistles, you might never use them, but only stick with what matters most-high quality case materials and incredible craftsmanship. That means their timepieces are designed not just for everyday wearability but also for longevity.
This beautifully military-inspired timepiece is reminiscent of WWI submarines and comes with a pressure of 20 atmospheres to keep you resistant to even the most dreadful depths. In addition, the 45mm stainless steel case displayed on its scratch-resistant, flame blue dial will leave you breathless. Plus, they've taken an extra step by making sure your peace of mind: each luxury dive watch offers a 2-year warranty.
- High-quality case materials
- Incredible craftsmanship
- Designed for longevity
This watch was modelled in tribute to the Venetian submarine called Nereide, built in the Royal Arsenale in 1913 and commissioned to the engineer De Bernardis by the Royal Navy during World War I. It recalls WWI submarines and has a pressure of 20 atmospheres.
Meccaniche Veneziane 1302001J Men's Blue Nereide Diver Watch is the perfect timepiece for any man who wants a fashionable accessory to wear. You can say what you want about it, but this watch just makes you feel unstoppable.
- Unbreakable timepiece
- Make a statement with your personal style
- A durable, stylish accessory
- Perfect for any man who wants an accessory that stands out
3 Tips: Best Men's Watches Under £1000
Do you want to invest in a watch but don't know where to start? Here are 3 tips that will help you find the perfect watch.
1. Read customer reviews before buying a watch
If you are looking for the best men's watches under 1000, one of the things you should do is read customer reviews. This will help because it will give you a feel for what other customers think about the watches and how they actually work.
This way, there won't be any surprises when your new watch arrives in the mail or at your doorstep. It can also show if people were able to use their product as intended without breaking down after only months.
Another thing that reading reviews can tell you is whether or not different features on these types of men's watches are helpful to someone with your needs.
2. Make sure it suits your style and personality
When you're buying a men's watch under 1000, make sure it suits the occasion. If it's for a birthday, holiday present or as an investment - it pays to buy the best watch you can afford.
Another thing to consider when buying a watch should be what type of person you are. Do you have a particular style preference that people share in your social circle? Are you more interested in something flashy, or do you prefer simple elegance?
Consider how much time will be spent wearing the watch on any given day. If it’s going to spend its life sitting at home on a dresser, then there you want a watch that is sleek and trendy or one with old-world charm.
There are many different options on the market. All of these watches have their own set of benefits from price range to features, and you should be able to find something within your budget range that will suit your tastes best.
3. Buy a watch from a reputable store with knowledgeable staff who can answer any questions you have about the product or its features
WatchPilot is the answer. If you need help answering any questions about your new purchase, talk to one of our knowledgeable staff members who will be happy to answer anything that comes up about the best men's watches under 1000.
The Bottom Line
Whether you're looking for a high-end watch, or something more casual and easy to wear every day, we've got the perfect men's watches under £1000. We carry brands like U-Boat, Meccaniche Veneziane, and Roamer with prices that are sure to fit any budget. If you need help selecting one of these products, just contact us through our website - we'll be happy to walk you through your options.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is the best men's watch for the money?
A man's choice in men's watches can be determined by his personal taste as well as their intended use or occasion. That being said, this article lists our top picks when it comes to choosing between dressy and sporty designs - and even some models with both features rolled into one stylish package.
Which are the best watches that are at an affordable price?
The best watches that are at an affordable price point are the ones that are the most sought after. There is a huge market for watches, and many people want to purchase one from their favourite watchmaker. As you have read this blog post, it has been mentioned in-depth about some of the best men's watches under 1000 pounds.
What are the top 3 watch brands?
The top three watch brands on this list are U-Boat, Meccaniche Veneziane, and Roamer. But, first, we have to say that these watches look fantastic because they each carry a different mood, like sleekness or something more rugged looking.
The best part is how the makers of the timepieces all go out their way to make sure every detail matches up with what your expectations for quality would be.