Best microwave deals this month: Save money on a powerful new solo, grill or combination appliance
You don’t need us to tell you the humble microwave makes your life a whole lot easier, with many models doing a lot more than warming up leftovers. In the face of the energy price cap, research has found that a microwave is a more efficient way to cook, with the average model costing far less per day to run when compared with an electric oven – potentially saving you hundreds of pounds per year.
The good news is there are many different types of microwaves. There are solo models, which are basic microwaves that heat and defrost. Then there are grill versions, which combine normal microwave cooking with a, well, grilling element. And finally, a combi, which does everything the other two machines can do, but can also roast, crisp and brown like a conventional oven.
If you’re unsure which model is best for you, we’d recommend reading our tried-and-tested reviews of the best microwaves, which demystify the entire buying process and answer all your questions.
But if you’re looking to make it a less costly purchase, you’ve come to the right place. With a constant eye out for a good deal (including sales on everything from TVs, fridge freezers and mattresses to laptops, iPads and AirPods), we’ve rounded up the best discounts on leading microwaves.
Read on for how you can save money on your next microwave and prepare to whip up meals in minutes with one of these top models.
This Hisense model was already relatively affordable, and you can now save £20 on the price, which we think is a real steal. With a timer and five clear power modes that look simple enough to use, this model features a 25.5cm diameter turntable, packs 700W of power, and measures 26.1cm tall, 45.5cm wide and 32.6cm deep.
Here we have a very sizeable price cut on this convection microwave from Samsung, now that Ao has sliced £60 from the price. Another spacious model for feeding larger households, this one features a 28l capacity with 15 pre-set cook modes and 30 pre-set programs, including a fermentation function for yoghurt and dough-making, and a power defrost feature for fast thawing (if you happen to forget to take the food out of the freezer until 15 minutes before dinner).
Grill, reheat and defrost with Kenwood’s microwave and in-built grill, now reduced by nearly £30 at Currys. Its 800W of power and 20l capacity will prepare your food quickly and easily, while the included grill rack will help you rustle up cheese toasties, crispy bacon and more.
Reduced by around £15 thanks to Amazon, Sharp’s touch control microwave boasts a 20l capacity, 1000W grill and defrost function, as well as a handy eco setting. With its space-saving size, it’s ideal for smaller kitchens while the wipe-down design means it will be a breeze to clean.
With its 23l capacity, Samsung’s microwave oven is ideal for smaller households, and its 800W of power ensures you won’t have to wait long for your food to cook. Buttons and dials allow you to adjust the appliance’s settings while the sleek black design will slot seamlessly onto your kitchen counter. Better still, the appliance’s eco mode will help you save money on your energy bills.
Cook, reheat and defrost with Kenwood’s do-it-all solo microwave. With its 25l capacity, there is plenty of space to prepare your meal, while its 900W of power and five power levels helps to prepare a wide range of dishes with ease. Plus, theres eight different automatic cooking programs spanning meat, frozen vegetables, fish, beverages and even popcorn.
Setting you back just shy of £60, Russell Hobbs’ compact microwave is a stellar option for small spaces. Boasting a 17l capacity, sleek mirror door finish and chrome controls, there’s also five power levels, a 35-minute timer and enough space for a round plate up to 10.5in.