The Best Pyrolytic Ovens – Self-Cleaning Machines

The Best Pyrolytic Ovens - Self-Cleaning Machines

Ever wanted an oven that could clean itself? A pyrolytic oven gives you exactly that and much more.

After cooking a succulent meal, pyrolytic ovens deal with the leftover fat splatters and meat juices by burning them to cinders. The self-cleaning function heats the oven to around 500 degrees Celsius, ensuring that every bit of grease and grime is carbonised and rendered into ashes for easier cleaning.

The pyrolytic cleaning process saves you valuable time while eliminating the frustration of scrubbing a dirty oven, plus you don’t have to deal with caustic oven cleaning chemicals.

Whether you’re an avid cook who loves their roasts or just wants a little convenience, a self-cleaning pyrolytic oven is the one to choose.

Here are a few of my favourite picks below. Let’s jump to it!

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– The Best Pyrolytic Ovens –

1. NEFF B57CR22N0B N70 Slide&Hide Built-In Pyrolytic Single Oven

NEFF B57CR22N0B N70 Slide&Hide Built-In Pyrolytic Single Oven
(BEST OVERALL)

Capacity: 71 L
Number of Functions: 12
Energy Rating: A+
Key Features: Multifunctional cooking, CircoTherm technology, Slide&Hide® door

The NEFF B57CR22N0B is probably the oven I have recommended most over the last few years thanks to its well-rounded features and performance. Aside from its generous 71-litre capacity, it’s also got plenty of cooking functions for a variety of great meals, whether you have pot roast or cupcakes on the menu.

Neff’s CircoTherm technology ensures even heat circulation throughout the shelves for even, consistent cooking, plus the fantastic Slide&Hide® door tucks neatly underneath the oven cavity. Perfect for small galley kitchens and a must-have for any Great British Bake Off fan!

Overall, this self-cleaning oven is a great choice for any kitchen. Which is why it gets my ‘best overall‘ pick!

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2. Hotpoint SI4854PIX Built-In Pyrolytic Single Oven

Hotpoint SI4854PIX Built-In Pyrolytic Single Oven
(BEST BUDGET)

Capacity: 71 L
Number of Functions: 14
Energy Rating: A+
Key Features: Fingerprint-resistant finish, quadruple glazing, powerful pyrolytic cleaning

Around the £400 mark (as of writing), this Hotpoint model makes for a fantastic budget-minded option. But that doesn’t mean you’ll get less for your money

With 14 highly versatile functions, you’ll have plenty of cooking settings on hand for a variety of great dishes. As well as Hotpoint’s Multiflow technology ensuring you get even cooking no matter which shelf you’re using.

The beautiful stainless steel finish also resists fingerprints, ensuring that it looks good no matter how much you use your oven. The quadruple glazing also keeps the oven surface cool to the touch during cooking. And let’s not forget the powerful self-cleaning function that makes short work of leftover grease and fat splatter.

Loads of great features at a very competitive price, that’s why it gets my ‘best budget‘ pick!

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3. Miele ContourLine H7164BP Built-In Pyrolytic Single Oven with added Steam Function

Miele ContourLine H7164BP Built-In Pyrolytic Single Oven with added Steam Function
(BEST PREMIUM)

Capacity: 76 L
Number of Functions: 10
Energy Rating: A+
Key Features: Wi-Fi connectivity, easy-to-use controls, accurate heat settings, steam function, fingerprint-resistant finish

Whilst this Miele ContourLine model is on the pricier end of this list, its impressive premium features make it worth every penny spent.

These include the Moisture Plus feature that makes it easier to bake fluffy loaves and brown crusts to perfection. Miele’s “1 Degree Accuracy” technology also gives you absolute precision when it comes to cooking your favourite meals.

The Miele also comes WiFi-enabled, which means you can control a variety of oven settings with your compatible smartphone no matter where you are. Combine these features with a fingerprint-resistant finish and straightforward sensor controls and you have yourself a brilliant premium option to consider.

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4. Bosch Serie 4 HBS573BS0B Built-In Pyrolytic Single Oven

Bosch Serie 4 HBS573BS0B Built-In Pyrolytic Single Oven
(BEST MID-RANGE)

Capacity: 71 L
Number of Functions: 6
Energy Rating: A
Key Features: 3D Hot Air system, 10 automatic programmes, retractable control knobs, defrost function

It’s hard to pass up this Bosch Serie 4 oven if you’re looking for a great mid-range option.

In addition to its wonderful pyrolytic self-cleaning function, the Bosch also boasts a hot air circulation system for even, consistent cooking without worries about flavour transfer.

You’ll also have an abundance of automatic programmes at your fingertips, plus a handy defrost feature for unthawing a variety of foods. And speaking of fingertips, the retractable control knobs are a nice design touch.

A host of great features at a competitive price point make this Bosch pyrolytic oven my ‘best mid-range‘ pick!

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5. AEG Mastery BSE874320M Built In Electric Single Oven

AEG Mastery BSE874320M Built In Electric Single Oven
(BEST FEATURES)

Capacity: 71 L
Number of Functions: 17
Energy Rating: A+
Key Features: SenseCook food probe, SteamCrisp, soft-closing door, HotAir system, intuitive touch controls

If you’re looking for a feature-packed pyrolytic oven, then look no further.

It’s tough to know where to start with this one, so let’s start with the amazing SenseCook feature, which uses a built-in food probe to measure the precise cooking temperature of your dish. The SenseCook feature is a boon if you’re a steak lover who likes their cuts cooked to precise perfection.

The AEG’s SteamCrisp feature adds precise amounts of steam to the cooking process, ensuring that your meals remain nice and juicy on the inside while staying crisp on the outside. And like the others on my list, the AEG also uses a hot air circulation system to speed up cooking times without leaving cold spots.

Easy-to-use touch controls and a soft-closing door round out the list of impressive features for this pyrolytic oven.   

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6. Samsung NV75R7676RB Prezio Dual Cook Flex Built-In Pyrolytic Single Oven

Samsung NV75R7676RB Prezio Dual Cook
(BEST DESIGN)

Capacity: 75 L
Number of Functions: 9
Energy Rating: A+
Key Features: Black glass finish, Dual Cook Flex, telescopic shelf runner, Full Touch LED Display

Between its gorgeous looks and abundance of excellent features, it’s hard to pass up this Samsung model.

For starters, the Dual Cook Flex feature with its hinged door and divider divvies up the 75-litre oven into two spaces – perfect for cooking multiple dishes without the need for a dedicated double oven. And the telescopic shelf runners also put your meals within easy reach.

The ice-blue digital display and touch controls are the perfect complements to Samsung’s black glass finish, making it one of the best-looking pyrolytic ovens on my list.

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Final Thoughts…

There you have it, the best pyrolytic ovens. Self-cleaning machines taking the elbow grease out of oven cleaning.

My best overall pick has to be the NEFF B57CR22N0B. Possibly my most recommended oven ever. It has the perfect balance of features, performance and price.

If you’re on a tighter budget then the Hotpoint SI4854PIX is a fantastic choice you can’t go wrong with.

However, if money is no object and you want the best of the best then the Miele ContourLine H7164BP is the one for you. Trust me, you won’t be disappointed. No one ever is with Miele!

What do you think? Will you go for a pyrolytic oven in your next kitchen?

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