Top 10 Best Microwaves


Getting a microwave can be tricky because you need one that meets your needs perfectly. You can never assume that the pricier it is, the better it is because there are many factors to consider. A solo microwave is best suited for heating or defrosting. A microwave grill is more advanced and includes a heating element which can do a variety of functions. Here is a list of 10 best microwaves that may be worth your money.

  1. Wilko Colourplay


This glamorous solo microwave defrosts and heats quite evenly and very fast. It is tested and you can be assured that it won’t produce food that has spots of uneven temperature. It comes in red, teal, green and purple. The solo microwave from Wilko is energy efficient and of great value. It costs £50 at Wilko.

  1. Swan Retro SM22070


This microwave promises not to disappoint. It is quite funky with several fifties like color options and is easy on the eyes. It has room enough inside to fit a family sized dish therefore it can be quite convenient for your family. It has 5 power levels which are user friendly and guarantees that food is ready when you are in a hurry. It costs £120 at Argos.

  1. Dunelm Mill Candy Rose Microwave


This solo microwave from Dunelm Mill is quite classy and stylish. It is available in white, pastel, blue, green or pink. It is not well known but definitely worth every coin. It may be smaller than other microwaves but you can still fit a 27cm plate inside. It cooks evenly. It costs £55 at Dunelm Mill.

  1. Samsung MS28J5255


This solo microwave is one of the best microwaves. It stands out as very quiet allowing you an option to even turn of the beeper. Many microwaves heat less intensively after continuous use for long periods, but this microwave heats intensively no matter the time. It defrosts quite well and has a lot of room. It can be quite hard to see inside while cooking. It costs £140 on Amazon.

  1. Russell Hobbs RHFM2363B


This solo microwave is quite different from the rest as it lacks a turntable. This is because its walls designed to reflect and bounce microwaves around the inside. It cooks quite evenly and the lack of turntable means it can fit larger dishes. This microwave is also very easy to clean although it is hard to see inside while food is cooking. It costs £104 on Amazon.

  1. Miele Contour Line M6012


This microwave is quite pricey compared to your average microwave. This microwave can really come in handy if you eat a lot of home cooking reheated or convenience food. It defrosts and heats very efficiently. It has 5 auto defrost and 11 auto cook settings. The grill also works very well. This microwave costs £475 on John Lewis.

  1. Electrolux EMS30400OX


This microwave can be a great plus for those who dream of using their microwaves for conventional cooking as often as they like. It has effective cook and grill functions. It has an extra large size and it can fit in large casseroles and is ideal for the whole family. It costs £156 on Amazon.

  1. Sharp R959SLM


This is also one of the best microwaves as it has a wide range of functions. It can be used for defrosting, grilling, cooking, baking and even roasting. It has plenty of room to cook for a large family and food always remains moist. It has user friendly controls and an easy instruction manual. It costs £214 on Amazon.

  1. Panasonic NN-SD261MBPQ


This solo microwave is very good and can be perfect for basic functions like defrosting and reheating. It has 10 automatic cooking programs to ensure that food is made the way you like it. You can actually use it without having to read an instruction manual. It costs £100 on John Lewis.

  1. Sage Quick Touch Crisp


This microwave can really be useful if you like pre-prepared dishes like pies, pizzas and quiches. It has a clever integrated pan that ensures that food is elevated help cook evenly and stops condensation. The smart settings also means that you can select the size and type of food and it will work out the optimum power and time setting. It costs £350 on John Lewis


If you are looking for a budget friendly microwave then Wilko Colourplay is for you. If you want something a bit more advanced then Sharp R959SLM will do the trick. Happy shopping.