Best Budget Frying Pans on the UK Market
As you can imagine, there are plenty of choices for frying pans on the UK market. They are made by many different kitchen brands, and each brand will have a range of models.
In this article though we are really only interested in what we term budget, or good value frying pans. Frying pans, depending on the features that you want, can range anything from £5-50+.
What we have done in this article is to look at the best budget frying pan, the most economical one and the one that might be slightly more expensive, but is still very good value for money. Where possible we have tried to keep these under the value of £10.
We have included those in the table below.
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Budget Choice No 1 – IKEA KAVALKAD 28CM
This one is a 28 cm or 11″ sized frying pan, which is ideal for most family sizes. It costs under £9, and is a non-stick pan that certainly sells a lot.
It has attracted a buyer satisfaction rate of around 88%, so clearly buyers like this model. It is of course from the very popular Ikea brand.
It is made from aluminium, black in colour and weighs around 580 grams.
It is quite a large pan, and can easily make a breakfast for 2-3 people. Please don’t wash this one in a dishwasher, as they will over time, remove the non-stick coating. It is easy enough to clean. Just allow it to cool and then wash with washing up liquid and hot water.
Most Economic Frying Pan -Sapphire Collection 20 cm Non Stick Fry Pan
This is the cheapest one that we could find, that still had very positive reviews from buyers. This one costs under £6, and yet those who have bought it, like it a lot.
Overall is has achieved a buyer satisfaction rating of 80%. That is pretty good. This pan is easy to use, easy to clean and it can be washed in a dishwasher.
It is a 20 cm pan (8″) That size of pan is ideal for 1-2 people. It is very light in weight.
Best Value Frying Pan – KitchenCraft MasterClass Induction-Safe Non-Stick Ceramic Eco Frying Pan
If you have a little more money to spend, then we highly recommend this high quality frying pan, that still costs under £10. This has a non-scratch and non-stick ceramic coating, which we think is an excellent choice.
It is made from a tough aluminium, has an iron base and the handle stays cool to the touch even when cooking. With this one you can also use it in the oven, and it is safe to go in the dishwasher.
The best news of all is that this one comes with a full 15 year guarantee. It is available in a range of sizes from 8″ – 12″ (20 cm – 30 cm)
Summary of the Budget Frying Pans
If we had to pick just one of these, we would advise you to go for number three. That is the best quality, and we also think it is the best value for money. However all of these will do your frying really well.
At the end of the day, it will come down to what you can afford to spend.