Minor Hob Brands

Minor Hob BrandsDecember 2017(Last Updated 15 December 2017)

The best hobs on the market, from single burners to large 6-burner hobs
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{Smeg SE2321TE2
£145.00
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#13

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HIZE64101

Beko HIZE64101

18 Reviews
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£76.99

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The highest rated hob under £100, but with only average features
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IH201840

Tefal IH201840

273 Reviews
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£44.10

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Jul 2015
The highest rated hob under £50, with brilliant user reviews but only middle of the road features

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PI02

Girmi PI02

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£67.68

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May 2017
A top-value and fairly new 1 burner electric hob, with good features

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HIZG64120

Beko HIZG64120

64 Reviews
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£65.00

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Mar 2015
An excellently reviewed and great value for money 4 burner gas hob, good for small families

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HXI64200AT

Beko HXI64200AT

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£229.99

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Feb 2016
A very cheap but a little out of date 4 burner electric hob, with good features

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HCAW75225SX

Beko HCAW75225SX

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£199.99

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Apr 2016
A bargain price but moderately out of date 5 burner gas hob, with good features

77

DO328

Domo DO328

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£54.13

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Jun 2017
A new and bargain price 1 burner electric hob, but with only middle of the road features

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HPI604BC

Hoover HPI604BC

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£221.98

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Feb 2016
A very cheap and good spec 4 burner electric hob, good for small families

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15199

Russell Hobbs 15199

5 Reviews
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£27.95

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Jul 2015
A positively reviewed and affordable 2 burner electric hob, but with not very good features

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NWCR602

New World NWCR602

24 Reviews
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£124.00

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Mar 2015
A stunningly cheap and top-rated 4 burner ceramic hob, but with poor features

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HCMW75225SX

Beko HCMW75225SX

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£120.00

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Jul 2015
A good spec and affordable 5 burner gas hob, good for small families

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NWGHU601

New World NWGHU601

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£89.99

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Mar 2015
An extremely cheap and very popular 4 burner gas hob, good for small families

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HIC64402T

Beko HIC64402T

25 Reviews
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£179.99

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Jul 2015
A highly rated and top-value 4 burner electric hob, but with only average features

76

HGH64S

Hoover HGH64S

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£129.00

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Jul 2015
An extremely cheap and good spec 4 burner gas hob, good for small families

76

HES 6D

Hoover HES 6D

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£376.97

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Mar 2016
A good spec and good value for money 4 burner electric hob, good for small families

76

Ergo Touch 3500

ELLRONA Ergo Touch 3500

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£97.98

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Jan 2017
A phenomenally cheap and fairly new 2 burner electric hob, but with only average features

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NWCT701

New World NWCT701

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£199.99

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Mar 2015
A low cost and excellently reviewed 4 burner ceramic hob, but with only middle of the road features

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58255

Unold 58255

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£66.03

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Sep 2016
A very good value for money and fairly new 1 burner electric hob, but with only middle of the road features

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KI120T

Inventum KI120T

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£104.66

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Nov 2016
A fairly new and breathtakingly cheap 1 burner electric hob, but with only average features

75

HGH64SCE

Hoover HGH64SCE

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£149.98

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Feb 2016
A great value for money but moderately out of date 4 burner gas hob, with good features

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RMB70HPNGFSS

Rangemaster RMB70HPNGFSS

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£224.00

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Jul 2015
A top-value and good spec 5 burner gas hob

75

DKI 3609

Clatronic DKI 3609

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£91.13

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May 2016
A good value for money but 2 year old 2 burner electric hob, with only average features

75

SGH700C

Stoves SGH700C

12 Reviews
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£164.00

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Mar 2015
An affordable and gas Built-in hob, with terrific user reviews but only average features

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RMB70HPNGFGL

Rangemaster RMB70HPNGFGL

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£150.00

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Aug 2015
A good spec and phenomenally good value for money gas Built-in hob

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SGH600C

Stoves SGH600C

19 Reviews
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£75.00

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Mar 2015
A positively reviewed and top-value 4 burner gas hob, but with only average features

74

HGV64STCV

Hoover HGV64STCV

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£229.99

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Mar 2016
A very cheap but a little out of date 4 burner gas hob, with only average features

74

NZ64K5747BK

Samsung NZ64K5747BK

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£469.99

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Jul 2017
A cheap and recently released 4 burner electric hob, with good features

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LINDHOB16

Logik LINDHOB16

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£129.99

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Jul 2015
A top-value but 2 year old 4 burner electric hob, with only middle of the road features

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KH-6I27CS00

Sharp KH‑6I27CS00

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£249.00

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Nov 2016
A relatively new and good value for money 4 burner electric hob, with good features

73

G10061

G3 Ferrari G10061

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£68.71

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Apr 2016
An affordable but a little out of date 1 burner electric hob, with only average features

73

F75VX

Tecnogas F75VX

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£225.30

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Sep 2017
An affordable and recently released 5 burner gas hob, but with only average features

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VIN145

JATA VIN145

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£45.06

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Sep 2016
A bargain price and relatively new 1 burner electric hob, but with only middle of the road features

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HCAW64225SX

Beko HCAW64225SX

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£159.99

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Feb 2016
A low cost but moderately out of date 4 burner gas hob, with only middle of the road features

72

F75VB

Tecnogas F75VB

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£225.30

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Sep 2017
A top-value and recently released 5 burner gas hob, but with only middle of the road features

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SEH600CTC

Stoves SEH600CTC

17 Reviews
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£179.99

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Mar 2015
An excellently reviewed and affordable 4 burner ceramic hob, but with poor features

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IK-6178

TriStar IK‑6178

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£79.99

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Dec 2016
An affordable and fairly new 1 burner electric hob, but with only middle of the road features

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F64VB

Tecnogas F64VB

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£161.20

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Sep 2017
A recently released and bargain price 4 burner gas hob, but with only average features

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CGHOBW16

Essentials CGHOBW16

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£58.00

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Jul 2015
A low cost but 2 year old 4 burner gas hob, with only average features

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CGHOBX16

Essentials CGHOBX16

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£63.00

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Jul 2015
A great value for money but moderately out of date 4 burner gas hob, with only average features

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CGHOBB16

Essentials CGHOBB16

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£45.00

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Jul 2015
An affordable but 2 year old 4 burner gas hob, with only middle of the road features

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RMB60HPNGFSS

Rangemaster RMB60HPNGFSS

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£134.00

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Jul 2015
An affordable but 2 year old 4 burner gas hob, with only middle of the road features

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PI6540TG

Amica PI6540TG

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£219.99

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Aug 2015
A low cost but a little out of date 4 burner electric hob, with only average features

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RMB60HPNGFGL

Rangemaster RMB60HPNGFGL

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£149.99

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Jul 2015
A top-value but 2 year old 4 burner gas hob, with many owner recommendations but only average features

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HCMW64225SX

Beko HCMW64225SX

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£120.00

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Jul 2015
A low cost but 2 year old 4 burner gas hob, with only average features

71

THHP07303

Thomson THHP07303

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£41.93

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Nov 2017
A newly released and bargain price 1 burner sealed plate hob, but with not very good features

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IHF60T

New World IHF60T

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£256.00

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Aug 2015
A good value for money but 2 year old 4 burner electric hob, with only average features

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KHG704SS

Kenwood KHG704SS

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£279.99

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Aug 2015
A cheap and good spec 4 burner gas hob

71

L64VX

Tecnogas L64VX

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£123.40

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Oct 2017
A very cheap and new 4 burner gas hob, but with only average features

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HIC64102

Beko HIC64102

55 Reviews
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£129.99

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Jul 2015
A bargain price and excellently reviewed 4 burner ceramic hob, but with poor features

70

DK 1031

Severin DK 1031

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£129.00

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Mar 2015
A bargain price and very popular 2 burner electric hob, but with only average features

70

KHG603SS

Kenwood KHG603SS

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£149.99

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Jul 2015
A top-value but a little out of date 4 burner gas hob, with only middle of the road features

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LGHOBG16

Logik LGHOBG16

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£80.00

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Jul 2015
A very cheap but 2 year old 4 burner gas hob, with only middle of the road features

70

994

Ariete 994

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£51.88

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Aug 2016
A fairly new and top-value 2 burner electric hob, but with inferior features

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KH-6V08FT00

Sharp KH‑6V08FT00

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£149.00

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Nov 2016
A fairly new and bargain price 4 burner electric hob, with good features

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RMB75HPECGL

Rangemaster RMB75HPECGL

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£239.00

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Aug 2015
A good value for money but marginally out of date electric Built-in hob, with a large number of burners but only middle of the road features

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HII64430GT

Beko HII64430GT

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£269.99

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Feb 2016
A cheap but a little out of date 4 burner electric hob, with only middle of the road features

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KHG705SS

Kenwood KHG705SS

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£249.99

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Feb 2016
A good value for money but moderately out of date 5 burner gas hob, with only average features

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TI1FSOFT

Brandt TI1FSOFT

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£46.24

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Mar 2016
A breathtakingly cheap but moderately out of date 1 burner electric hob, with only middle of the road features

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LCHOBTC16

Logik LCHOBTC16

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£99.99

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Jul 2015
A low cost but 2 year old 4 burner electric hob, with only middle of the road features

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IN6540ITB

Amica IN6540ITB

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£289.00

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May 2016
A good value for money but 2 year old 4 burner electric hob, with good features

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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.

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.

Hob Retailers, Prices and Features

Hob Prices

In total we found 1137 hobs ranging from £12 to £1,975. A new hob costs on average £440 and 80% of hobs are priced between £120 and £899. The Belling CH60R is the cheapest hob at only £13, and Smeg PVL6106CN is the most expensive at £1,975.

Hob Brands - Price Range

Elica hobs range in price from £1,139 to £1,139, and the average price of Elica hobs is £1,139 which is the highest average price of all hob brands.

KitchenAid hobs range in price from £700 to £1,800, and the average price of KitchenAid hobs is £1,122 which is the second highest average price of all hob brands.

Miele hobs start at £299 and the most expensive Miele hob costs £1,949. The average price of Miele hobs is £1,059 which is the third highest average price of all hob brands.

Hob Brands - Average Ratings

We have checked 2 expert reviews and 1,341 user reviews for hobs available online and used these reviews to determine the average rating for each brand of hob. Tefal is the top rated hob brand with an average rating of 94%. Miele is the second best brand with 94% and Samsung is the third best brand with 93%.

Biggest Hob Retailers

We found 718 current offers for hobs from eBay making it the biggest hob retailer. That is much bigger than the second biggest retailer, Amazon UK for whom we found 473 current offers for hobs. The third biggest retailer is Currys with 330 current hob offers.

When Are Most New Hobs Released?

July to September is the most common period for new hobs to be released in. 167 new hobs were released in September 2016 making it the biggest month that year for new hob releases. The biggest month in 2015 for new hob releases was April, with 252 new hobs released that month. July was the biggest month in 2014 for new hobs, with 495 new hobs released that month.

How Fast Do Hob Prices Drop After Release?

In the first 6 months after release, hobs drop in price by 3% on average. If you are prepared to wait then you could save an average of £11 on a typical £440 new hob by waiting 6 months before buying.

Colours

Amongst new hobs, the most popular colour is Black. We found 1,230 hobs that are hobs that have a Black coloured. The second most popular colour amongst new hobs is Stainless steel. We found 535 hobs that are hobs that have a Stainless steel coloured.

Burners

This indicates the number of burners (gas) or cooking zones (electric) on the hob.

Comparing all hobs, the burners range from 1 to 8. The burners of most hobs range from 4 to 5. The WhirlpoolSMP 778, which currently retails for £999.00, has the most burner and is an 8 burner hob. The WhirlpoolSMP 778 has the least burner. This hob is a 1 burner hob and is available at £625.74.

More burners/cooking zones mean that you can cook more food at once, making the hob more efficient and meaning you can prepare large meals faster.

Hob Types

This is the type of power source used for the hobs - i.e gas, electric, etc.

Electric is the most frequently found hob type amongst new hobs. We found 842 hobs that are electric hobs. Gas is the second most popular hob type amongst new hobs. We found 660 hobs that are gas hobs.

Case Designs

Built-in is the most frequently found case design amongst new hobs. We found 1,589 hobs that are Built-in hobs. We found 101 hobs that are Tabletop hobs, making this the second most popular case design amongst new hobs.

Biggest Hob Retailers

We found 718 current offers for hobs from eBay making it the biggest hob retailer. That is much bigger than the second biggest retailer, Amazon UK for whom we found 473 current offers for hobs. The third biggest retailer is Currys with 330 current hob offers.

Which Are the Cheapest Retailers for Hobs?

With the cheapest price on 542 hobs, eBay is most frequently the cheapest hob retailer.

Proportion of Hobs for Which Each Retailer is Cheapest?

The shop that most frequently offered the cheapest price on hobs is eBay and offers the cheapest price on 75.5% of its hobs.