Medium Hobs

Medium HobsJanuary 2018(Last Updated 12 January 2018)

The best medium-sized hobs on the market, good for small families
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#3

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T26DS49N0

Neff T26DS49N0

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£150.00

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Dec 2016
The highest scoring medium hob on the market, with fantastic user reviews and good features
#1

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BHG620

Baumatic BHG620

4 Reviews
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£137.00

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Nov 2015
A bargain price and sensationally highly rated 4 burner gas hob, with good features
#2

90

PUE611BF1

Bosch PUE611BF1

10 Reviews
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£299.00

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Dec 2015
A best selling and top-value 4 burner electric hob, with great user reviews and very good features
#4

89

BHG720

Baumatic BHG720

22 Reviews
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£154.00

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Nov 2015
A top-rated and low cost 5 burner gas hob, great for small families
#5

89

SE60SGH3

Smeg SE60SGH3

17 Reviews
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£180.00

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Jul 2015
A low cost and breathtakingly highly rated 4 burner gas hob, with good features
#7

89

T36FB41X0

Neff T36FB41X0

18 Reviews
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£290.00

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Jan 2016
A best selling and top-rated 4 burner electric hob, great for small families
#6

89

T26DA49N0

Neff T26DA49N0

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£277.97

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Dec 2016
A positively reviewed and very cheap 4 burner gas hob, very good for small families
#9

89

ZGG66424

Zanussi ZGG66424

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£129.99

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Dec 2015
A very highly rated and bargain price 4 burner gas hob, with great features
#8

89

BHI615

Baumatic BHI615

6 Reviews
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£229.00

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Feb 2016
A very cheap and very highly rated 4 burner electric hob, with good features
#15

88

PKE645D17

Bosch PKE645D17

5 Reviews
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£269.99

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Dec 2015
A very highly rated and top-value 4 burner electric hob, good for small families
#10

87

T27DS59N0

Neff T27DS59N0

4 Reviews
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£329.00

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Jan 2016
A good value for money and excellently reviewed 5 burner gas hob, good for small families
#11

87

PBP6B5B80

Bosch PBP6B5B80

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£99.00

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Mar 2015
An spectacularly highly rated and top-value 4 burner gas hob, good for small families
#13

86

HIZE64101

Beko HIZE64101

18 Reviews
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£80.00

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Jul 2015
The best rated hob under £100, good for small families
#12

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BHG625

Baumatic BHG625

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£159.99

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Nov 2015
A top-value but 2 year old 4 burner gas hob, good for small families
#20

85

THP 751 W/IX/I

Indesit THP 751 W/IX/I

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£229.95

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Mar 2017
A bargain price and relatively new 5 burner gas hob, good for small families
#16

85

PKE645B17E

Bosch PKE645B17E

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£183.61

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Feb 2016
A fully featured and bargain price 4 burner electric hob, good for small families

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HIZG64120

Beko HIZG64120

64 Reviews
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£65.00

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Mar 2015
An affordable and positively reviewed 4 burner gas hob, good for small families
#14

85

EU631BEF1

Siemens EU631BEF1

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£379.00

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Apr 2017
A relatively new and cheap 4 burner electric hob, good for small families
#19

85

HPI604BC

Hoover HPI604BC

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£218.98

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Feb 2016
A breathtakingly cheap and best selling 4 burner electric hob, good for small families

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PUE611BF1J

Bosch PUE611BF1J

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£390.74

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Feb 2017
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

QWhat is a wok burner?
AA work burner is a larger circular burner specifically made for wide-bottomed woks, in order to evenly distribute the heat across the whole base.
QWhat is a fish burner?
AA fish burner is a long rectangular burner, designed for grilling whole fish.
QWhat is a residual heat indicator?
AA residual heat indicator is a glowing light (usually red) on the hob to show when an electric burner is still hot, so as to prevent accidental injury.
QWhat is a flame failure device?
AA flame failure device monitors the flame on a gas burner, and automatically cuts the gas supply if the flame goes out.

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Hob Buying Guide

A hob is a collection of gas or electric burners arranged together in a single unit with a unified power source. While they are usually included with an oven as part of a cooker set, they can also be bought seperately. We have a large selection of hobs in all different shapes, sizes and colours, allowing you to pick the perfect hob for your needs, as well as one that complements the style of your kitchen.

Burner Type

When choosing a hob, first you must decide whether you want gas or electric burners. Both have advantages and disadvantages:

Gas Hob: Gas burners have no heat-up time, so are far quicker to use, and the heat levels are easier to control than electric. Gas flames tend to spread more evenly across the bottom of pans, meaning quicker heating and more even cooking. They are also cheaper to run than electric hobs, saving you money on daily use.

Electric Hob: Electric hot plates take time to heat up, and tend to have a far more concentrated heat radius, leading to uneven heat distribution with large pans. They are also more expensive to run than gas hobs - however they are easier to clean, and significantly easier to set up and use.

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All our hobs are graded on their energy efficiency. The higher the grade, the less energy will be used during cooking, and the cheaper the hob will be to run. Look for a hob graded at A++ or above for the best efficiency in daily use.
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Number Of Burners

Another consideration is the number of cooking zones (burners or hot plates) on the hob. Most hobs have 4 burners spaced evenly across the top of the machine - however some models have as few as 2, or as many as 7. These burners will be of differing sizes and shapes - most 4-burner hobs contain a small, medium, large and extra-large burner, suitable for a range of different pots and pans. While 3-4 burners will be sufficient for the majority of users, people that find themselves cooking a lot of dishes at once may wish to look at extra-large hobs that can fit several different pans at once.

Specialist Burners

It's not only the number of burners that is important - several more advanced hobs also contain specialist burners as well. These can include:

Fish Burner: A long, thin burner, large enough to fit a whole fish on at once.

Wok Hob: An extra-large circular burner, suitable for the large flat bottoms of woks.

Teppanyaki Hob: A large, flat, square burner, suitable for the preparation of teppanyaki - a Japanese form of cooking that involves cooking ingredients at high heat on a metal plate.

Power Level

The power level of the hobs are measured in watts (W). The larger the power level, the quicker and more efficiently food will be cooked. Hobs also have a different amount of power settings - on some more basic models, this can be little more than 'low' or 'high'. However more advanced models feature a large number of power settings, allowing for extreme precision when cooking.