Hotpoint 52TGW Gas cooker reviews

16 customer reviews

+ This cooker has no outstanding positive points. - It scores very poorly on design.

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6.8 out of 10 based on 16 reviews.
Hotpoint 52TGW: 50cm wide Conventional Single oven Gas cooker with a Gas hob. See full product description

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MARLOWE, Worthing Occasional cook

Score 6.0/10
Good points:
easy to use
Bad points:
Don't like to use shelf to prevent discolouring when using grill
Overall rating 6.0
Ease of use 6.0
Design 6.0
Performance 6.0
Features and programmes 6.0
Value for money 6.0
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Confirmed purchase: 18 Jun 2014

MURPHY, Oldham Family cook

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Back to basics one oven one grill
Bad points:
No lights on grill or oven
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 6.0
Design 7.0
Performance 7.0
Features and programmes 7.0
Value for money 6.0
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Confirmed purchase: 15 May 2015

Louise, Cheshire Family cook

Score 3.0/10
Good points:
About the only good point I have found with this cooker is that it looks good in my kitchen!
(The oven cooks well too)
Bad points:
oh dear - where do I start?!

The gas burners are made of very lightweight metal - if you touch them ever so slightly when cleaning the hob they fall off and are not the easiest to put back on.

The control knobs to adjust the flame of the burners are not very well regulated, unless you stoop to look at the flame you get either high or low flame.

You cannot use the grill without inserting a metal plate beneath the control knobs because otherwise they overheat(Metal plate supplied by hotpoint - there would be no way i would have purchased this cooker if I'd known about this) - the metal plate itself gets roasting hot and you have to wait for it to cool down before you can remove it - not child (or even adult) friendly.

You can't fit 6 pieces of bread on the grill pan without them hanging over the edge. (we don't have a toaster)

The grill takes an age to warm up, and doesn't cook evenly.

The grill pan handle is detachable, it has to be detached for the grill door to close. The handle is made entirely of metal so if you have the oven on and then decide you need to use the grill, mind your fingers as they will burn.

The corners of the grill door are quite pointy - I had bruises on my legs for a few weeks until I'd learn't to avoid!

The oven door has a glass plate screwed to it on the inside. The trouble is that the top edge of the door has ventilation(?) holes along it and if like I have you spill something from the grill down these holes you have to unscrew the glass plate on the oven door to be able to clean it off.

I would not recommend this cooker to anyone.
Overall rating 3.0
Ease of use 7.0
Design 1.0
Performance 2.0
Features and programmes 3.0
Value for money 1.0
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12 of 12 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 07 Jan 2011

Janet, Catford Family cook

Score 7.0/10
Good points:
Simple and straight forward operational on/off buttons. Easy to clean removal parts.
Bad points:
Reviewer left no comment
Overall rating 7.0
Ease of use 7.0
Design 7.0
Performance 8.0
Features and programmes 7.0
Value for money 8.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 07 Dec 2013

Product Features

Fuel Gas
Type of hob Gas
Oven cavity Single
Width in cm 50
Extra functions Clock
Extra functions Display
Main heating type Conventional
Type of self cleaning Catalytic
Number of cooking zones 4
Height in cm 90
Depth in cm 60
Release date 2010-08-05
Pull system of oven No
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