Best Freestanding Ovens

Freestanding ovens are usually the focal point in a kitchen, and choosing the right one can let you be a home chef with minimal effort. Regardless of what type of oven you’re looking for, whether it’s a freestanding gas oven or an electric one, understanding what different features actually mean will help make finding the right cooker as easy as pie. Continue reading...

195 listings
Ariston CP059MDX
3.6 from 84 reviews
Capacity90L
Number of Burners/Zones 5

The Ariston CP059MDX has a large oven with precise temperature control and a variety of sized gas burners, making it ideal for the home chef who likes to dabble in all kinds of cooking.

Price (RRP) $2,899.00

Cooks food quickly and evenly
Large oven space
Precise oven temperature control
Oven door sometimes doesn't completely shut
  • Build Quality
    3.4 (10)
  • Value for Money
    2.9 (10)
  • Ease of Use
    3.3 (10)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.0 (10)
  • Safety
    4.0 (7)
  • Preheating Speed
    3.0 (9)
  • Oven FuelElectricity
  • Type Combination
  • SizeSingle
  • Colour / FinishStainless Steel
  • Dimensions 910 x 900 x 600 mm
  • Cooktop TypeElectric and Gas
  • Wok Burner Yes
Falcon Professional + FXP Dual Fuel Range PROP90FXPDF
Capacity108L
Number of Burners/Zones 5

Gas burners that let you do everything from Teppanyaki to wok cooking and an oven that has allows for pyrolytic cleaning are just a few of the Falcon Professional + FXP's features. Wtih them, cooking has never been as versatile and scrubbing up the mess afterwards has never been as easy.

Practical cooktop layout
Easy to clean
  • Build Quality
    4.1 (8)
  • Value for Money
    3.3 (8)
  • Ease of Use
    4.1 (8)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.8 (8)
  • Safety
    4.6 (5)
  • Preheating Speed
    4.4 (5)
  • Oven FuelElectricity
  • SizeSingle
  • Colour / FinishStainless Steel & Black
  • Dimensions 931 x 900 x 600 mm
  • Cooktop TypeGas
  • Wok Burner Yes
3rd Best Freestanding Oven
Falcon Classic Upright Cookers

Falcon Classic Upright Cookers

 · includes 6 listings
4.3 from 16 reviews
Number of Burners/Zones 5 to 6

The Falcon Classic Upright Cookers are just that - classic. In the range you can choose from a range of fuel types, layouts, and oven configurations so that you can choose an oven that suits how you cook.

Price (RRP) $8,694.00 to $10,744.00

Price from$9,995Bing Lee

Cooks different foods efficiently
Oven distributes heat evenly
  • Build Quality
    4.4 (14)
  • Value for Money
    4.4 (14)
  • Ease of Use
    4.6 (14)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.3 (14)
  • Safety
    4.5 (13)
  • Preheating Speed
    4.8 (14)
  • Oven FuelElectricity and Gas
  • Type Conventional (Conduction)
  • SizeDouble
  • FeaturesChild Safety Lock and Separate Grill
  • Colour / FinishBlack, Cream or Cranberry
  • Wok Burner Either
Smeg TRA90
3.3 from 34 reviews
Capacity126L
Number of Burners/Zones 4

A wide oven temperature range, 5 different gas hobs, and a vapour clean function make using the Smeg TRA90 to cook a variety of home meals a simple affair.

Price (RRP) $6,590.00

Price$6,990Bing Lee

Cooks food evenly
Easy to clean
Finishes not hard-wearing
  • Build Quality
    2.7 (18)
  • Value for Money
    2.7 (18)
  • Ease of Use
    3.4 (17)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    2.4 (18)
  • Safety
    3.4 (12)
  • Preheating Speed
    3.2 (15)
  • Oven FuelElectricity
  • Type Convection
  • SizeDouble
  • FeaturesCooling Fan and Separate Grill
  • Colour / FinishBlack, White, Cream
  • Dimensions 910 x 900 x 600 mm
  • Max Temperature260 °C
  • Cooktop TypeGas
  • Wok Burner Yes
Scandia Heat and Cook
3.3 from 26 reviews

The multi-functional Scandia Heat And Cook has a steel and brick-lined firebox, a baking oven, and a large cooktop, helping warm up small homes and making the meals that you enjoy them in.

Price (RRP) $1,999.00

Heats small home well
Simple to clean
Needs ample stoking to reach over 200°C
  • Build Quality
    3.2 (16)
  • Value for Money
    3.4 (17)
  • Ease of Use
    3.6 (16)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.3 (15)
  • Safety
    3.1 (14)
  • Preheating Speed
    3.2 (10)
  • SizeSingle
  • Colour / FinishMetallic Black
  • Dimensions 305 x 433 x 373 mm

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Falcon Classic Deluxe

Falcon Classic Deluxe

 · includes 2 listings
4.9 from 9 reviews
Number of Burners/Zones 5

Price (RRP) $8,429.00 to $9,629.00

Price from$11,995Bing Lee

  • Build Quality
    5.0 (2)
  • Value for Money
    4.5 (2)
  • Ease of Use
    4.5 (2)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    5.0 (2)
  • Safety
    5.0 (2)
  • Preheating Speed
    5.0 (2)
  • Oven FuelElectricity
  • SizeDouble
  • FeaturesChild Safety Lock and Separate Grill
  • Colour / FinishBlack, Cream, Cranberry, Olive Green, Racing Green, White, Royal Blue or Royal Pearl
  • Cooktop TypeGas
  • Wok Burner Yes
Westinghouse WLE525WA / WLE527WA / WLE535WA / WLE537WA
3.1 from 30 reviews
Capacity80L
Number of Burners/Zones 4

Price (RRP) $849.00 to $1,399.00

Price$1,089Bing Lee

  • Build Quality
    3.7 (3)
  • Value for Money
    4.7 (3)
  • Ease of Use
    4.7 (3)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    4.7 (3)
  • Safety
    5.0 (2)
  • Preheating Speed
    3.7 (3)
  • Oven FuelElectricity
  • SizeSingle
  • FeaturesSeparate Grill
  • Colour / FinishWhite
  • Cooktop TypeElectric
  • Wok Burner No
Nectre Big Bakers Oven
3.4 from 20 reviews

Combinging heating with traditional wood fire stove cooking, the Nectre Big Bakers Oven can heat large spaces up to 200m² and be used to create warm, hearty meals.

Price (RRP) $3,799.00

Makes large living areas toasty
Cooks food evenly
Can be difficult to learn how to use
  • Build Quality
    3.5 (15)
  • Value for Money
    3.1 (14)
  • Ease of Use
    3.1 (14)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    2.9 (14)
  • Safety
    3.6 (13)
  • Preheating Speed
    2.8 (13)
  • SizeSingle
  • Colour / FinishBlack Metallic
  • Dimensions 823 x 690 x 577 mm
Falcon Kitchener KCH90DFF
4.6 from 9 reviews
Capacity146L
Number of Burners/Zones 5

Price (RRP) $6,690.00

Price from$7,895Bing Lee

  • Build Quality
    4.0 (3)
  • Value for Money
    3.7 (3)
  • Ease of Use
    4.0 (3)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.7 (3)
  • Safety
    4.3 (3)
  • Preheating Speed
    4.3 (3)
  • Oven FuelElectricity
  • Type Combination
  • FeaturesSeparate Grill
  • Colour / FinishBlack, Stainless Steal, Cream
  • Dimensions 930 x 900 x 652 mm
  • Cooktop TypeGas
  • Wok Burner Yes
Euromaid GG90S
2.4 from 48 reviews
Number of Burners/Zones 5

Price (RRP) $2,299.00

Price$4,150Bing Lee

  • Build Quality
    2.1 (15)
  • Value for Money
    2.0 (15)
  • Ease of Use
    2.4 (14)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    2.0 (14)
  • Safety
    2.4 (13)
  • Preheating Speed
    2.2 (13)
  • Oven FuelGas
  • SizeSingle
  • Cooktop TypeGas
  • Wok Burner Yes
Falcon Professional +

Falcon Professional +

 · includes 4 listings
4.8 from 6 reviews
Number of Burners/Zones 4 to 5

Price (RRP) $8,674.00 to $10,689.00

Price from$11,295Bing Lee

  • Build Quality
    4.0 (1)
  • Value for Money
    3.0 (1)
  • Ease of Use
    4.0 (1)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    5.0 (1)
  • Safety
    5.0 (1)
  • Preheating Speed
    5.0 (1)
  • Oven FuelElectricity
  • SizeTriple and Quad
  • FeaturesSeparate Grill
  • Colour / FinishBlack, Stainless Steel
  • Cooktop TypeGas and Induction
  • Wok Burner Either
Euromaid R54 EW/CW/RW

Euromaid R54 EW/CW/RW

 · includes 3 listings
2.2 from 51 reviews
Capacity83L
Number of Burners/Zones 4

Price (RRP) $779.00 to $1,499.00

Price from$1,299Bing Lee

  • Build Quality
    2.0 (5)
  • Value for Money
    2.6 (5)
  • Ease of Use
    2.6 (5)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    2.4 (5)
  • Safety
    1.8 (5)
  • Preheating Speed
    2.8 (4)
  • Oven FuelElectricity
  • SizeSingle
  • FeaturesCooling Fan and Separate Grill
  • Colour / FinishWhite
  • Cooktop TypeElectric
  • Wok Burner No
Westinghouse WLE547WA
3.1 from 14 reviews
Capacity80L
Number of Burners/Zones 4

Price (RRP) $1,599.00

  • Build Quality
    1.8 (5)
  • Value for Money
    1.6 (5)
  • Ease of Use
    2.6 (5)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    2.6 (5)
  • Safety
    2.0 (5)
  • Preheating Speed
    2.5 (4)
  • Oven FuelElectricity
  • FeaturesSeparate Grill
  • Colour / FinishWhite
  • Dimensions 1150 x 540 x 620 mm
  • Cooktop TypeElectric
  • Wok Burner No
Wooshka Wood Fired Outdoor Stove

Latest review: First time use resulted in the locking pins Melting. These hold the legs and flue in place. Not happy as the unit is a great size for camping....its going back to Bunnings as its not safe. Stevie

Price (RRP) $339.00

  • Build Quality
    3.4 (8)
  • Value for Money
    3.5 (8)
  • Ease of Use
    3.9 (8)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.8 (8)
  • Safety
    4.0 (7)
  • Preheating Speed
    3.8 (6)
  • Colour / FinishBlack
Chef 54cm Cooker CFG517

Chef 54cm Cooker CFG517

 · includes 9 listings
2.2 from 36 reviews
Capacity80L
Number of Burners/Zones 4

Price (RRP) $1,079.00 to $1,399.00

Price from$1,449Bing Lee

  • Build Quality
    2.8 (8)
  • Value for Money
    3.0 (6)
  • Ease of Use
    3.9 (7)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.1 (7)
  • Safety
    2.3 (8)
  • Preheating Speed
    3.5 (6)
  • Oven FuelGas
  • SizeSingle
  • FeaturesSeparate Grill
  • Colour / FinishStainless Steel and White
  • Cooktop TypeElectric
  • Wok Burner Yes

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Falcon Professional + FX 90cm Dual Fuel with ESP PROP90FXDF
Capacity114L
Number of Burners/Zones 4

Price (RRP) $7,594.00

Price$8,995Bing Lee

  • Oven FuelElectricity
  • FeaturesChild Safety Lock
  • Colour / FinishBlack
  • Dimensions 930 x 900 x 642 mm
  • Cooktop TypeGas
  • Wok Burner Yes
Euromaid CS90S
2.1 from 31 reviews
Capacity113L
Number of Burners/Zones 5

Price (RRP) $2,899.00

  • Build Quality
    3.0 (5)
  • Value for Money
    2.8 (5)
  • Ease of Use
    4.4 (5)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.6 (5)
  • Safety
    3.5 (4)
  • Preheating Speed
    2.8 (4)
  • Oven FuelElectricity
  • Type Conventional (Conduction)
  • SizeSingle
  • FeaturesChild Safety Lock and Cooling Fan
  • Colour / FinishStainless Steel
  • Dimensions 865-920 x 900 x 600 mm
  • Max Temperature250 °C
  • Cooktop TypeElectric
  • Wok Burner No
Euromaid F54 RW/GW/EW/CW

Euromaid F54 RW/GW/EW/CW

 · includes 4 listings
2.5 from 15 reviews
Capacity65L and 83L
Number of Burners/Zones 4

Price (RRP) $899.00 to $1,449.00

Price from$1,319Bing Lee

  • Build Quality
    3.7 (3)
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    3.7 (3)
  • Cleaning & Maintenance
    3.7 (3)
  • Safety
    3.3 (3)
  • Preheating Speed
    3.7 (3)
  • Oven FuelElectricity
  • SizeSingle
  • FeaturesCooling Fan and Separate Grill
  • Colour / FinishWhite
  • Cooktop TypeElectric and Gas
  • Wok Burner No
Fisher & Paykel 90cm Dual Fuel Cooker OR90SCG4 Series
3.6 from 7 reviews
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Number of Burners/Zones 5

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  • Oven FuelElectricity
  • Type Convection
  • SizeSingle
  • Colour / FinishBlack, Stainless Steel, Black Glass and White
  • Cooktop TypeGas
  • Wok Burner Yes
Delonghi DEFV908
4.0 from 5 reviews
Capacity130L
Number of Burners/Zones 4

Price (RRP) $4,299.00

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  • Value for Money
    4.8 (5)
  • Ease of Use
    5.0 (5)
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    5.0 (4)
  • Safety
    4.2 (5)
  • Preheating Speed
    4.2 (5)
  • Oven FuelElectricity
  • Type Conventional (Conduction)
  • SizeSingle
  • FeaturesCooling Fan
  • Colour / FinishRed, White, Black
  • Dimensions 900-925 x 900 x 600 mm
  • Max Temperature250 °C
  • Cooktop TypeGas
  • Wok Burner Yes
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What's the difference between a freestanding oven and a wall oven?

A mother using a tea towel to pull a tray of cookies out of a freestanding oven while her infant daughter smiles next to her.

A freestanding oven is placed directly onto the floor, and usually has a cooktop on top, while a wall oven is built into the cabinetry of the kitchen, and generally doesn’t have a cooktop.

So, are freestanding ovens better than their wall counterparts? The answer largely depends on your personal preferences regarding how you like to cook, as neither is inherently better than the other.

We’ve listed some benefits and disadvantages of using a freestanding cooker below.

Pros

Easy to install, as they’re not integrated into the kitchen.
Generally available in a larger range of sizes than wall ovens, which also means it’s easier to find freestanding ovens with large capacities.
Can be convenient having the cooktop and oven in the same place.
Doesn’t need to be kept in one fixed location, so you can keep it when you redesign your kitchen or move homes.

Cons

Often require more space than wall ovens.
More difficult to clean the sides, as food scraps and spills can easily fall down the gap between the oven and benchtop.
Must sit on the floor, and so can’t be positioned at different heights as wall ovens can, meaning you need to bend over to use the oven.

What to look for in a freestanding oven

Oven type

Freestanding ovens can come in any configuration you want, so it’s up to you whether you want a freestanding electric oven or gas oven, with gas, induction, or electric hobs.

Electric ovens tend to be more versatile than gas ovens, which are naturally hotter at the top and cooler down the bottom, and so food in a gas oven usually needs to be rotated or rearranged for it to cook evenly.

Electric ovens are also generally cheaper, and most ovens on the market are electric rather than gas, so you’ll be more spoiled for choice if you opt for this oven type.

Look for a variety of oven programs.

Ovens usually have a variety of settings that make it easy to cook different types of food. Look out for functions like Fan-forced, Conventional, Grill, and Pizza Mode, as well as options like Defrost, Rotisserie, and Rapid Heat.

Cooktop type

There are 3 different types of cooktops found on freestanding ovens. The right choice for you will depend on how you cook (for example, if you make a lot of stir fries then you’ll probably want a gas cooker to use a wok) and your budget.

  • Gas cooktops. These offer instant heat and temperature control, and cook food quickly. They’re compatible with all types of cookware, however they’re generally less eco-friendly and more fiddly to use.
  • Electric cooktops. Electric cooktops are simple to use, can be used with any kind of cookware, and offer residual heat to help keep food warm. However, they take longer to heat up, and sometimes don’t cook as evenly as gas or induction cookers.
  • Induction cooktops. Induction cookers are energy efficient, offer the fastest cooking times, precise temperature control, and are easy to clean. They’re not as common as gas or electric stoves however, because they cost more to buy and require induction-friendly crockery.

Size

Make sure that you measure the space in your kitchen (height, depth, and width) and compare it to any oven you’re considering buying. The width of freestanding upright ovens often range from 50cm to 120cm.

Don’t overlook the width of the hallways leading to your kitchen - there’s no use buying an oven that you can’t physically transport to your kitchen.

Capacity

A larger oven means a larger capacity and more cooktop space, which means you can cook more food at once. The capacity of an oven is usually measured in litres - for domestic use, most households suit a 90 to 120L capacity.

If you love dinner parties and entertaining at home (or just love lavish home meals), then you can even opt for a double oven, which is made up of a large oven as well as a smaller oven alongside it. These double (or even triple) ovens can sometimes let you cook food at different temperatures, so you can make entrees, mains, and desserts all at the same time.

It’s also worth checking whether your favourite baking dishes can fit into an oven before you buy it, to save you heartbreak down the road.

Features

There are plenty of features on a freestanding oven that can make cooking with and cleaning your oven easier. You should also check that these features are simple to understand and use.

  • Pyrolytic cleaning: With this function, the oven heats to between 400 to 500°C for a few hours, turning any food residue and grease to ash, which you can then easily wipe away once the oven has cooled down.
  • Catalytic liners: These liners absorb and burn off grease splatters when heated for an hour at 250°C, which can then be wiped off with a damp cloth. These liners should cover the back wall, sides, and ceiling of the oven.
  • Cooling fan: A cooling fan blows air through a vent at the top of your oven door, keeping the control panel cool to the touch so you don’t burn your fingers. It also helps quickly lower the temperature once the oven is switched off.
  • Child safety lock: When activated, this prevents children from opening oven doors, keeping those curious little fingers safe.
  • Separate grill: A separate grill gives you extra space to cook and grill food, so you can multitask and cook more in less time.

Number of hobs

A 60cm freestanding oven will usually have 4 hobs or burners, while a 90cm freestanding oven will have 5 or even 6 hobs. Home chefs who like to make more elaborate meals can also rest assured knowing that they can find standalone ovens with as many as 8 hobs on the cooktop.

Do you need special burners?

If your cooking calls for different types of burners, then fear not - there are cooktops atop upright stoves that have anything from wok burners to Teppanyaki-style griddles, letting you cook whatever it is you and your stomach feel like.

Price

Upright cookers can cost anywhere from $500 for a cheap freestanding oven to $10,000 and upwards. The final figure will largely depend on what kind of features you want (pyrolytic cleaning, for example, usually adds around $1000 of value to an oven) and the level of craftsmanship you want.

The bottom line

The right freestanding cooker for you will depend on your own personal preferences, as well as any size and budget considerations you need to make. Taking the cooking needs of your household into account should help ensure you find the perfect addition to your kitchen that lets you cook your way.