Top 10 Gas Cookers (2018 UK)

Gas cookers are a great addition to any kitchen. They heat up quickly, offer some excellent control when cooking and are perfect for anyone serious about making meals. Of course, we’re sure you already know that though. Most people who are looking for a gas cooker are replacing an older gas cooker. Once you have cooked with gas, it can be quite a culture-shock to replace it with an electric cooker.

Now, let’s take a look at the top 10 best gas cookers in the UK in 2018!

1. Hotpoint HAG60K 60 cm Gas Cooker

Hotpoint HAG60K 60 cm Gas Cooker

Top features

  • 60 cm width
  • Double conventional oven with grill
  • Catalytic oven liners
  • 4-burner hob

The main oven of this gas cooker features a catalytic lining which offers very easy cleaning compared to other oven linings. This liner absorbs a lot of the grease and fat from the cooking process and then uses the heat of the oven to break it down. This makes it is very easy to avoid a nasty build-up of grime and saves you loads of time on your hands and knees cleaning the oven.

The bottom oven alone has a capacity of 77 litres. A massive space to cook any family meal. Plus, the 4 gas burners on top can be used for any boiling or frying tasks you may have. You can also have total control with the minute minder timer. So, whether you are baking a cake or cooking a complex meal, you’ll never burn a thing.

Pros

  • A+ energy rating
  • Easy to clean
  • Excellent build quality
  • Pan holders on the hob hold small and large pans very well

Cons

  • Instructions can be tricky to follow
  • Grill is a little slow to heat up

Summary

This gas cooker from Hotpoint is perfect for a busy family that loves to cook.

 

2. Hotpoint Ultima HUG61X 60 cm Gas Cooker

Hotpoint Ultima HUG61X 60 cm Gas Cooker

Top features

  • 60 cm width
  • 4-burner gas hob
  • Catalytic oven liners
  • Enamel pan supports

This Hotpoint gas cooker offers much the same space as the one above, the main oven is 77 litres while the top oven offers 32 litres. This is a massive amount of space that when utilised right, can be used to prepared even the largest family meal.

However, if you would like to cook a smaller meal and save gas, you can too. The grill can be used either full width or half width, depending on the size of the meal you are having. This means that you can save on gas and still get a tasty meal!

You also have the advantage of the catalytic liners on this gas cooker, and so you can enjoy easy cleaning. You also have a very accurate timer, lovely styling and enhanced safety features like automatic ignition.

Pros

  • Excellent safety features
  • Easy to clean
  • Easy to use
  • Looks brilliant
  • Cooks food evenly

Cons

  • Some people have noticed that ignition is slower on this because of the safety features, but slightly slower ignition is a small price to pay for the safety of your family!

Summary

If you have a modern kitchen you need a modern cooker, and this Hotpoint is modern in every way possible! It looks great, works great and its safety is great too!

 

3. Indesit ID60G2K 60cm Gas Cooker Double Oven

Indesit Id60G2K 60Cm Gas Cooker Double Oven

Top features

  • 60 cm width
  • 4-burner gas hob
  • 65-litre main oven
  • 35-litre top oven

This Indesit gas cooker may not have the biggest oven on this list, but it still has plenty of space to cook a meal for a couple or small family. Plus, it has all of the control you could possibly want if you are the chef of the family. The top oven is home to a completely variable grill, and you have an easy to use LED clock and timer so you’ll never burn anything again.

The 65-litre main oven heats up very quickly and the viewing glass and light means that you can keep watch on your meal without letting the heat out.

Pros

  • Very easy to clean
  • Easy to use
  • Heats up quickly
  • Looks great

Cons

  • Fine adjustments can be tricky at first

Summary

Overall, this is a fantastic gas cooker for a smaller household. It does everything you need a gas cooker to do, but has a bit of flair to keep cooking fun!

 

4. New World 600TSIDLM Gas Cooker

New World 600TSIDLM Gas Cooker

Top features

  • 60 cm width
  • 4-burner gas hob
  • Enamel pan supports
  • Single conventional oven with a separate grill

This is the perfect gas cooker for a modern home. It is as stylish as it is functional, it looks greats and cooks brilliantly. It has a 69-litre conventional gas oven and a separate gas grill. Although it is lacking in a top oven, the space provided by the bottom oven should make cooking a meal for a couple or small family easy.

The built-in timer and push-button ignition make cooking and timing a breeze. Plus, the glass hob lid, provides extra space when you aren’t cooking, and it’s easy to clean thanks to the enamel interior.

Pros

  • Easy to clean and use
  • Has plenty of cooking space
  • The oven light allows for easy checking of food
  • Does what it needs to do

Cons

  • No grill pan handle
  • Oven isn’t the quickest to ignite

Summary

Overall, this is an excellent gas cooker for a flat or small household. It is simple and basic, but will have you whipping up meals in no time.

 

5. Indesit ITL50GW 50cm Twin Cavity Gas Cooker

Indesit Itl50Gw 50Cm Twin Cavity Gas Cooker With Fsd

Top features

  • 50 cm width
  • 66-litre total capacity
  • 4-burner gas hob
  • Enamel oven liners and pan supports

This is certainly a gas cooker for a small cooker, but what it lacks in size it makes up for in power. Coming in at just 50 cm wide, this is one of the smallest gas cookers on this list. Because of this, it only has a 66-litre total capacity. However, this is plenty for a couple or a small family, and so this would be a great cooker for a flat or a small home.

The bottom oven of this gas cooker is where most of the action will happen. It is a conventional oven that heats up quickly and has a light so you can keep an eye on your meal. The top cavity is home to the grill. This is a variable grill with plenty of options to make cooking with it easy and simple. You also have 4 burners for any frying and boiling tasks.

Pros

  • Very well built
  • Looks great
  • Easy-to-clean
  • A energy rating

Cons

  • No built-in timer
  • Limited functions

Summary

Overall, this is a superb gas cooker that doesn’t take up much space, so it’s great for small kitchens!

 

6. Cannon CH60GCIW Gas Cooker

Cannon CH60GCIW Gas Cooker

Top features

  • 60 cm width
  • 4-burner gas hob
  • Double conventional oven with built-in grill
  • Catalytic oven liners
  • Enamel pan supports

The hob on this Cannon gas cooker provides the heat you need instantly to fry and boil until your heart’s content. This hob comes with four different sized burners to suit any pot, wok or frying pan you have, making any meal prep easy!

The two ovens on this gas cooker have a combined capacity of over 80 litres. So, the hob isn’t the only thing on this gas cooker designed with ease of cooking in mind. The main bottom oven can be used to cook all manner of meals during the week, but come the weekend and the Sunday roast when you need a little more space, the top oven comes to the rescue. You can also use the top oven for toast as it doubles as a full-width grill.

Pros

  • Economical
  • Stylish
  • Easy to clean thanks to the catalytic liners on both ovens
  • Glass lid on hob for extra counter space

Cons

  • The grill can take several attempts to ignite, but that could be user error!

Summary

This is the perfect gas cooker for a busy family home with a lot of mouths to feed. It is quick and easy to use and can provide everyone with a plate of food, no matter how many stomachs you have to fill!

 

7. Leisure Gourmet GRB6GVC Gas Cooker

Leisure Gourmet GRB6GVC Free Standing Cooker

Top features

  • 60 cm width
  • Conventional main oven
  • Top cavity is conventional oven and grill
  • 4-burner gas hob

This gas cooker from Leisure Gourmet is perhaps the most stylish on this list. It looks wonderful and would suit a modern or traditional home. This is the perfect cooker to buy if you would love a range cooker, but simply don’t have the space for one.

The conventional main oven has a capacity of 65 litres while the smaller top oven and grill has a capacity of 35 litres. This should be plenty of room for enough food for a family of four no matter how much you get through! Plus, you have the four gas burners on top for all of your frying and boiling needs.

Pros

  • Iconic design
  • Excellent build quality
  • Easy to use and clean
  • Great to cook with
  • A+/A energy rating

Cons

  • Some find it complicated to use, most find it easy
  • Some think it is expensive

Summary

This may be the most beautiful gas cooker on this list, but it certainly isn’t lacking in substance!

 

8. New World NW55THLG Gas Cooker

New World NW55THLG Gas Cooker

Top features

  • 55 cm width
  • 4-burner gas hob
  • Enamel pan supports and oven liners
  • Single conventional oven and separate grill

This gas cooker has a more traditional styling than the others on this list. By which we mean, the separate grill is located above the hob at eye level. This style is certainly not for everyone, but if you grill a lot and like to keep an eye on what’s going on, this is perfect cooker on this list for you.

The conventional oven below has a capacity of 62 litres. So, this can provide enough space to cook a meal for a couple or a small family. You also get a storage compartment below the bottom cooker, for storing anything you want to be kept a little warm!

Pros

  • Spacious oven
  • Eye level grill, a massive selling point for many people
  • Very easy to use
  • Hob has different sized rings
  • Pan cupboard is a good size

Cons

  • Fairly low spec, but will get the job done
  • The grill can cast a shadow on the back burners

Summary

Overall, this is a fine gas cooker that will keep your small family in hot meals for many years and would work great if you like the more traditional set up of older gas cookers.

 

9. Stoves Sterling 600G Gas Cooker

Stoves Sterling 600G Gas Cooker

Top features

  • 60 cm width
  • 4-burner gas hob
  • Double conventional oven with grill
  • Cast-iron pan supports
  • Enamel oven liner

This oven’s dual conventional ovens and grill make cooking big meals for big families easy! Plus, you can enjoy a massive amount of control when it comes to cooking these meals.

The bottom oven is heated by gas jets at the bottom of it. The way the oven spreads this heat around means that the bottom shelf is slightly cooler than the top. So, you can exploit this when it comes to cooking!

The hob comes with a glass lid meaning you have more counter space in your kitchen. Plus, it has a safety feature that turns off the gas when the lid is closed. So, when you go out, close the lid, and you know the gas is off. Plus, the cast iron pan supports offer ample space for any pans, pots and woks you may have!

Pros

  • Beautiful styling
  • Easy to use
  • Great to cook with
  • Very easy to clean
  • Enjoyable to use and own

Cons

  • No grill handle
  • Manufacturer safety labels leave marks on the glass

Summary

This stylish looking oven will make a great feature in any modern or traditional home.

 

10. Zanussi ZCG63330XA Gas Cooker

Zanussi ZCG63330XA Gas Cooker

Top features

  • 60 cm width
  • 4-burner gas hob
  • Catalytic oven liners and enamel pan supports
  • Double conventional ovens with grill

This Zanussi gas cooker comes with everything you need to prepare the biggest of family meals. It has two conventional ovens making it great for even the largest roast dinners. What’s more, one of the ovens also serves as your grill, so you can grill until the cows come home.

You also have the four gas burners on top making boiling, frying, stir-frying, steaming and anything else a dream.

You also have a built-in timer, so there is no need to keep a watchful eye over your pots and pans, take a sit and jump up when the buzzer goes!

Pros

  • Great styling
  • Big enough for a family of five or six
  • Knobs are out of the reach of children!
  • Great build quality
  • Easy and enjoyable to use

Cons

  • Grill tray has no handle
  • The timer could be louder

Summary

This gas cooker is perfect for a large family home. The large capacity ovens make cooking and baking easy. Plus, every surface of this oven is designed with easy cleaning in mind. With catalytic oven liners and enamel pan supports, you won’t have to use too much elbow grease to get rid of the grease again!

 

Conclusion

We hope this look at the best gas cookers in the UK has been helpful in your quest to find your next gas cooker. If we had to pick just one product to recommend it would be the Hotpoint HAG60K 60 cm Gas Cooker. It’s a very popular and reasonably priced cooker with hundreds of positive reviews from buyers, so you’re unlikely to regret choosing it.