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Top 5 Electric Hobs

Independently reviewed. Perfectly priced.

This Hotpoint is a really stylish choice with its touch controls and as there are no fiddly bits, it’ll be really easy to clean. It's a fantastic price and like my winner you’re getting 4 different heat zones and they come in 3 different sizes. One of the zones even works with 2 different pan sizes, which will give you extra power when cooking with a big pan.

Each of the zones has 9 different power levels, which isn't as powerful as my winner, but it's still pretty impressive. There’s a child safety lock, which means little fingers won’t be able to play with the controls and to make it even safer, you get residual heat indicators that'll tell you when the hob is still hot to touch too. Something less to worry about.

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4

Control Panel

Touch Controls

Hob Type

Ceramic

HxWxD (cm)

4.6 x 59 x 52

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This model’s a real luxury buy. It’s Neff, so you know you’re getting great build quality as well as some really useful features. For example, you can set the timer to beep when the time’s up, so you won’t forget you’ve got the pasta on.

As it’s an induction model, you’ll be saving bags of energy. Induction works by using magnets to heat your pans directly, rather than the surface of the hob – so you won’t be wasting power. It also means the hobs itself is never overly hot, so it’s a good choice if you’ve got children. There’s even a handy child lock too, so the little ones can’t play with the controls.

You’re getting 4 cooking zones with variable power, so you can warm some soup or boil a big pan of rice. Each one has a power boost option too, which is great if you want your food in a hurry. 

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4

Control Panel

Touch control

Hob Type

Induction

HxWxD (cm)

5.7 x 59.2 x 52.2

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Simple to use and easy to clean – that must sound good and it’s exactly what this Belling hob is. It’s made right here in the United Kingdom, carefully put together and rigorously tested before leaving the factory floor. Not one appliance leaves without being checked.

No matter what size pan you’re using, the 4 burner zones are set out in such a way to accommodate them all. And with 3 different sizes to choose from you can be searing on one, simmering using another and boiling away with the other two. Better still, you have 6 power levels to switch between which gives you loads of control over how hot you’d like your pans to get to.

Nobody likes cleaning and hobs are no exception to this rule. Remember how your mum, nan or even yourself spent forever scrubbing your old hob with bicarbonate of soda? Not anymore. The ceramic surface of this hob lends itself to easy cleaning. All you have to do is give it a few wipes and it’ll be looking shiny and new in no time.


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Dial Controls

Hob Type

Ceramic

HxWxD (cm)

4 x 59 x 52

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In 4th place is an induction hob, which gives you some amazing technology. It offers a quicker and more economical way to cook. I think it comes at a fantastic price when you consider what you're getting. It uses magnetic fields to heat your pan rather than the hob and it’s as responsive as gas, so you can go from boiling to simmering in a matter of seconds.

It has touch controls like my number 2, and each burner has 9 different power levels for flexibility. Like the others on my list, you get 4 different zones and it comes with a child lock too, so little fingers can’t mess with the controls. 

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Induction

HxWxD (cm)

1 x 58 x 51

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This model is simple and extremely easy to use, plus the touch controls make it a very elegant hob too. There aren't any dials to get in your way either, making the whole surface extremely easy to clean. It's an induction model, meaning it's extremely energy efficiency and heats up much quicker than standard models. Special magnets heat the pan, but not the hob surface, so you don't waste any energy.

There are 4 separate zones to give you space for your various pots; and since they come in different sizes, you can match them to your different pans. You won’t have to use little pans on a huge zone and have heat escaping up the sides.

Each zone comes with 9 individual heat setting, giving you the option to gently simmer as well as flash fry a good cut of meat. You’ll be able to see which zones are still hot too, thanks to the residual heat indicator. It’s handy so you don’t put anything down on them or touch them.

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Touch Controls

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Induction

HxWxD (cm)

5.1 x 59 x 52

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