The Best Saucepan Sets 2019

Are you looking to buy a saucepan set in the UK?

We've combined the owner rating scores from Amazon UK, Argos and John Lewis to calculate a Top 5 of the highest scoring products for you to consider.

We ranked the rating scores of around 100 different models.

This report will show you five established, reliable saucepan sets, performing as owners expect. These unbiased recommendations are based on owner rating scores, which are also shared with you.

The Best Saucepan Sets 2019

Our ratings-driven view of the market often highlights unexpected models for sale. It can also steer you away from a 'bestseller' - if owner ratings suggest poor performance.

Ratings in this report start at 4.6 stars

Prices range from £30 to £60

How does it work?

We begin by building a list of saucepan sets with more than 50 ratings at Amazon UK, Argos and John Lewis. This jumps straight to the established products, and the rating scores reveal how they've actually performed, according to numerous owners.

We then remove the saucepan sets with less than 4 stars. We now have a list of the higher rated models, with a credible amount of opinion. We use the same criteria for all our consumer reports: each product must have over 50 reviews and more than 4 stars.

After sorting the list by ratings, we compile the following Top 5.

The Best Saucepan Sets 2019

Make & Model Total RatingsAverage Rating£ GuideQuick view
Tefal Easycare 5 Piece Pan Set1764.7£Argos
Russell Hobbs Red Stone Pan Set1264.7£Argos
Tefal 7 Piece Bistro Pan Set534.7££Argos
Tefal Ingenio Saucepan Set6764.6££Amazon
Argos Home Saucepan Set3894.6£Argos

Total Ratings = Combined ratings from Amazon UK, Argos and John Lewis on February 21st 2019. Report only considers products with more than 50 verified reviews with rating over 4 stars. View all rating scores here.

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Feature & Review Highlights

Tefal Easycare Saucepan Set

  • 5 Piece Saucepan Set
  • Hob Types – Gas, Electric, Halogen and Solid Hotplates
  • Oven Safe To 175°C
  • Dishwasher Safe
  • “Great set of pans and great value for money. Non stick and very easy to clean. Would recommend to anyone.”
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Russell Hobbs Red Stone Pan Set

  • 5 Piece Saucepan Set
  • Hob Types – Gas, Electric, Halogen and Solid Hotplates
  • Tempered Glass Lids
  • Non-Stick Coating
  • “Non-stick coating works very well, easy to clean and look after and they look quite nice too. Very happy with them.”
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Tefal Bistro Saucepan Set

  • 7 Piece Saucepan Set
  • Hob Types – Gas, Electric, Halogen and Ceramic
  • Oven Safe To 175°C
  • Non-Stick Coating
  • “Great set of Tefal pots and pans. Heat, cook and clean well. Would highly recommend.”
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Tefal Ingenio Saucepan Set

  • 7 Piece Saucepan Set
  • Hob Types – Gas, Electric, Halogen and Ceramic
  • Oven Safe To 260°C
  • Stackable Handleless Pans
  • “Brilliant product. Space saving storage, strong pans, been through dishwasher a few times. Have bought other products from the same range.”
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Argos Home Saucepan Set

  • 5 Piece Saucepan Set
  • Hob Types – Gas, Electric, Halogen, Ceramic and Solid Hotplates
  • Tempered Glass Lids
  • Dishwasher Safe
  • “Very pleased with them. They look modern and have a simple design. Great price for 5 pans!”
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Saucepan Sets Buyers Guide

These are the main factors affecting owner satisfaction.

Look For:

  • Draining Lids
  • Fast Heating
  • Steam Vents

Watch For:

  • Non Flat Base
  • Hot Lids
  • Weak Handles

Our Notes on this Market

2017

Owner ratings in the saucepan set market are influenced by two main factors: heating evenly and being easy to clean.

Owners are also most satisfied when saucepans are stylish, and have lids with built-in drainers and steam vents.

Bonus features of the better cookware sets: durability, a good weight and cool to touch handles.

Saucepans sets can be quite an investment. They’re expected to perform day after day, for years; with no scratching of coatings, no warping of the base, yet maintaining heat up time. It is common to find manufacturers offering long guarantees in this market.

One of the biggest considerations is whether to opt for stainless steel saucepans or non-stick versions. You might also consider if you’ll use them in an oven – or if they are suitable for the type hob you have.

It is a market that slowly innovates. We are not likely to see a Bluetooth saucepan anytime soon – but small improvements in design are apparent, and will continue. Built-in draining holes in the lids are a popular feature and will save you time (and some washing up). Left and right handed pourers are also something to be aware of. Style and ergonomics are important too, especially if used often.

When looked after, a set of pots and pans should perform well for many years. With a few exceptions, it appears to be a market where you genuinely get what you pay for.

As with previous years, we have only considered cookware sets, saucepan sets and pots and pans with at least 5 pieces when calculating ratings. You might discover different set options of these top rated models, eg 3 piece starter versions, when visiting online shops.

2016

Our 2016 update sees a busy product sector, with each of the four websites selling slightly different saucepan sets. Our criteria for this page was saucepan sets with 5 or more pans, plus our usual requirements of over 50 reviews and a minimum score over 4 stars.

We found plenty of well rated pan sets in the 4.4 and 4.5 range, from many different manufacturers. These included Meyer, Argos value range, John Lewis Shine range and Le Crueset.

Amazon stocked the largest variety but doesn’t have a clean sweep as it did in our 2015 report. In fact, all of last years saucepan sets have been bumped out of this saucepan set report.

2015

The best cookware sets were the Tefal Delight 7 piece set, the Tefal Essentials 5 piece set, the Circulon Infinite 5 piece saucepan set, the Circulon Premier 5 piece set and the Tefal Bistro 5 piece saucepan set. Please note these may well be out of stock now.

 

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