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Should You Buy a Stoves Cooker?

Matthew
Updated 05 February 2020
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should you buy a Stoves Cooker?

Stoves is one of the most popular cooker brands as well as being well known for its hobs, ovens and fridge freezers.

If you are thinking about buying a Stoves cooker then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of cooker brands is compiled by analysing over 28,000 user and expert reviews and 50+ awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 2,800 cookers.

Stoves are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular cookers. Their cookers start at £419 for the SDF60DO which has 4zone(s) burner / cooking zone, a main oven interior capacity of 65L and is a cooker that has an A++,A+ energy efficiency class and go up to £2,199 for the Precision Deluxe S1100Ei which has 5zone(s) burner / cooking zone, a main oven interior capacity of 200L and is a cooker that has an A++ energy efficiency class. The average price of a new Stoves cooker is £1,238.

Stoves are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular cookers.

Is Stoves the Best Cooker Brand?

So are Stoves cookers any good? We give every cooker a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all cookers we are able to impartially rank all the cooker brands.

Stoves is ranked the No. 2 best cooker brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Stoves is the 2nd best cooker brand out there.

#1
United Kingdom
95%
95%
1,853 reviews
#2
United Kingdom
90%
90%
1,078 reviews
#3
United Kingdom
90%
90%
2,092 reviews
#4
Italy
89%
89%
494 reviews
#5
Turkey
88%
88%
2,305 reviews
#6
United States
88%
88%
3,658 reviews
#7
87%
87%
289 reviews
#8
United Kingdom
85%
85%
212 reviews
#9
Italy
84%
84%
1,735 reviews
#10
United Kingdom
84%
84%
484 reviews
#11
Italy
82%
82%
1,825 reviews
#12
82%
82%
2 reviews
#13
Flavel
80%
80%
2,035 reviews
#14
80%
80%
1 review
#15
Poland
80%
80%
149 reviews
#16
Logik
United Kingdom
80%
80%
833 reviews
#17
AEG
Germany
78%
78%
109 reviews
#18
Fisher & Paykel
New Zealand
76%
76%
1 review
#19
United Kingdom
76%
76%
1,599 reviews
#20
John Lewis
75%
75%
59 reviews
#21
Electra
74%
74%
356 reviews
#22
United Kingdom
74%
74%
347 reviews
#23
73%
73%
0 reviews
#24
Cannon
72%
72%
133 reviews
#25
Ilve
70%
70%
0 reviews
#26
Mercury
66%
66%
0 reviews
#27
Servis
United Kingdom
66%
66%
24 reviews
#28
Teknix
66%
66%
0 reviews
#29
Nordmende
66%
66%
0 reviews
#30
Slovenia
65%
65%
5 reviews
#31
Simfer
64%
64%
0 reviews
#32
CDA
United Kingdom
64%
64%
0 reviews
#33
Baumatic
63%
63%
31 reviews
#34
Blomberg
63%
63%
0 reviews
#35
Germany
62%
62%
0 reviews
#36
62%
62%
0 reviews
#37
Germany
61%
61%
0 reviews
#38
Hoover
United States
61%
61%
1 review
#39
DeLonghi
Italy
59%
59%
0 reviews
#40
Tower
58%
58%
0 reviews
#41
Essential
57%
57%
0 reviews
#42
bexel
56%
56%
0 reviews
#43
La Germania
55%
55%
0 reviews
#44
Electriq
55%
55%
0 reviews
#45
Electrolux
Sweden
55%
55%
0 reviews
#46
De Dietrich
France
54%
54%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Stoves cookers compare to the other cooker brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All cooker Brands
Stoves Cookers

At an average purchase price of £1,238, Stoves cookers tend to be more expensive than most other cooker brands however they are still a popular choice with consumers. Stoves also have better reviews than the typical cooker brand, with the average rating of a Stoves cooker being 82%.

The average review score for a Stoves cooker is 82%.

Stoves have a number of great features including Zeus Appliance Control, Umbra Glass and PROFLEX Oven Splitter which sets them apart from the competition.

There's a smaller selection of Stoves cookers available compared to other cooker brands, with only 64 Stoves cookers currently on the market in the UK.

No. Of Cookers
Average Price
£1,225
£0 £500 £1,000 £1,500 £2,000 £2,500 £3,000 £3,500 £4,000 £4,500 £9,499
Price Distribution of All Cookers
No. Of Cookers
Average Price
£1,238
£0 £500 £1,000 £1,500 £2,000 £2,500 £3,000 £3,500 £4,000 £4,500 £9,499
Price Distribution of Stoves Cookers

What Do the Stoves Cooker Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Stoves cooker to work out the average distribution of reviews for Stoves and then compared this to the other cooker brands.

Stoves logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
2
4 stars
0
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Stoves logo

User Reviews

5 stars
766
4 stars
199
3 stars
51
2 stars
24
1 star
35

Over 100% of expert reviews and 90% of user reviews for Stoves cookers are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 100% and 88% respectively across all Cooker brands.

Purchasers of Stoves cookers frequently mentioned that the product was easy to use, well designed and had a good price. Their cookers have also won a total of 2 awards.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Stoves cookers by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other cooker brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score LG Smeg Stoves Rangemaster Leisure
Which? logo
100%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
CNET.com logo
70%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
84%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.com logo
80%
1 review
Average
75%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews
100%
2 reviews
100%
1 review
84%
1 review

How Many Industry Awards Have Stoves Cookers Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 2 industry awards for Stoves cookers. This means that Stoves has more awards for its cookers than any other brand. The table below compares the number of awards received by Stoves to other popular cooker brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Stoves has more awards for its cookers than any other brand.
Number of Awards LG Smeg Stoves Rangemaster Leisure
Which? logo
2
2
1
Total
2
2
1

How Reliable Are Stoves Cookers?

We checked over 28,000 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Stoves cookers. over 80 of these reviews mention reliability of which 84% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Stoves cooker owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

84% of reviewers think Stoves cookers are reliable.

So, most people think that Stoves cookers are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Stoves cookers that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

the shelves in the oven have been sturdy with 6 2lb loaves
ao.com
I bought this to replace another more expensive different branded unreliable cooker because when I asked the engineer what brand he would recommend he said stoves seem to be very reliable
johnlewis.com

NOT RELIABLE

Poor Build Quality
ao.com
hopefully fits one that isn't too badly damaged in the post
amazon.co.uk
Mediocre Build Quality
johnlewis.com

Features to Look Out For On Stoves Cookers

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Stoves cookers that set them apart from the competition. These include Zeus Appliance Control, Umbra Glass and PROFLEX Oven Splitter.

Stoves Zeus Appliance Control

Stoves cookers that feature Zeus Appliance Control include the Stoves Sterling S900DF (£1,229), the Stoves Richmond S1000DF (£1,479) and the Stoves Sterling S1100DF (£1,304).

Stoves Umbra Glass

Stoves cookers that feature Umbra Glass include the Stoves Precision DX S900DF (£1,479), the Stoves S1000G (£1,489) and the Stoves Precision DX S1100DF (£1,779).

Stoves PROFLEX Oven Splitter

Stoves cookers that feature PROFLEX Oven Splitter include the Stoves Sterling S900DF (£1,229), the Stoves Richmond S900DF (£1,248) and the Stoves Sterling S900Ei (£1,520).

Stoves Half Grill

Stoves cookers that feature Half Grill include the Stoves STERLING600E (£593), the Stoves SDF60DO (£0) and the Stoves Sterling 600DF (£593).

What is the Best Mid-Range Stoves Cooker?

Stoves Sterling S900DF

£1,228.97
Donaghy Bros
Stoves Sterling S900DF
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Stoves Sterling S900DF
87L
1ST OVEN
3
OVENS
5
BURNERS /
COOKING ZONES
8,450W
TOTAL OVEN
POWER
54L
CAPACITY
£684
OVER 10 YEARS
A

A great mid range choice, priced at £1,228.97 is the Stoves Sterling S900DF, which has a Kagoo Score of 90.

Features We Love:
Zeus Appliance Control
PROFLEX Oven Splitter
Big main oven interior capacity (87L)
Five burners / cooking zones
Big total oven power (8,450W)

An oven and top-quality electric oven gas hob hob type cooker, with a reasonable price and main oven interior capacity. It has a wok burner, a cool door and a griddle and supports steam cooking function.

96
Reviews
4 Reviews
97
Features
Fully-Featured
83
Popularity
Widely Available
72
Value for Money
Good
85
Age
19 Months Old
90
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Stoves Sterling S900DF has excellent user reviews with an average user rating of 100%.

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What is the Best High End Stoves Cooker?

Stoves Richmond S900Ei

£1,689.00
Appliances Direct
Stoves Richmond S900Ei
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Stoves Richmond S900Ei
87L
1ST OVEN
3
OVENS
5
BURNERS /
COOKING ZONES
54L
CAPACITY
£712
OVER 10 YEARS
A

If you're looking for a high end Stoves cooker then the Stoves Richmond S900Ei takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 84, but is a bit more expensive at £1,689.

Features We Love:
Zeus Appliance Control
PROFLEX Oven Splitter
Big main oven interior capacity (87L)
Five burners / cooking zones
Three ovens

A main oven interior capacity and oven electric oven induction hob hob type cooker, with an outstanding spec. It has a child lock, a wok burner and a cool door and supports steam cooking function.

91
Features
Fully-Featured
77
Popularity
Widely Available
66
Value for Money
Good
86
Age
19 Months Old
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

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