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Pros: Easy to use, Good build quality, Quiet, looks good
Cons: grill not blisteringly hot.
"OK, so I'm being pernickerty, but nothing wrong with that.
Overall appearance and build quality is everything the name suggests.
Controls good to handle and reassuring of long life - only a pity the fascia isn't canted to make visibility better. Display very clear & bright.
Warm-up is astonishingly fast - inside 10 minutes to 200C, but with an annoying little vibration I haven't yet traced - minor point. Gas hob very fast, tho' a flame diffuser might come in useful for very low simmering. Wok burner good, but not quite up to professional turbo levels.
Only disappointment here was the grill. Having been used to a very good gas one, even at its hottest, this one lacks the oomph I'd really like. I look forward to trying the upper reaches of the oven temperatures with a couple of pizzas
Instruction book wasn't overly intuitive & could do with improving - a little reading between the lines is useful. No recipes included, tho' some characteristic if the maker's home area are available on their website.
I immediately ordered a spare chrome shelf at a not-unreasonable price from their Agents, who's website isn't exactly user-friendly.
Phone response tho' was prompt & obliging.
Overall, this is a lovely oven and you get what you're paying for. I've only downrated it slightly on cleaning, as this is as yet an unknown and ease of use, as you need a little time for acclimatisation. Otherwise, I'm delighted."
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Location: Abbots Langley, Herts.