Pizza Ovens: The Best Pizza Ovens for Home Cooks



There's something undeniably magical about a perfectly crafted pizza. The crispy crust, gooey cheese, and the aroma of fresh toppings all come together to create a culinary masterpiece. It's no wonder that making restaurant-quality pizza at home has become a growing trend. In this article, we'll delve into the world of pizza ovens for home cooks, explaining why wood-fired pizza ovens are the best choice for authentic taste. We'll also help you choose the right pizza oven for your specific needs by examining some of the leading models we stock instore and online:

  1. Flaming Coals Premium Pizza Oven
  2. Flaming Coals Stainless Steel Pizza Oven
  3. The Range of Ooni Portable Pizza Ovens
  4. The Range of Piccolo Portable Pizza Ovens

The Allure of Wood-Fired Pizza Ovens

Before we dive into our oven reviews, let's talk about the allure of wood-fired pizza ovens. These ovens bring a unique flavour and texture to your pizzas that's hard to replicate with other cooking methods. The wood imparts a smoky essence, while the high heat crisps the crust to perfection. Moreover, these ovens are incredibly versatile and can be used for baking bread, roasting meats, and more.

Choosing the Right Pizza Oven

Selecting the perfect pizza oven for your home involves considering various factors. The four key criteria to keep in mind are space, convenience, performance, and price. Now, let's explore these factors in detail through our reviews.


Flaming Coals Premium Pizza Oven


The Flaming Coals Premium Pizza Oven is a work of art. Its elegant design and robust construction make it a standout choice. With its large cooking area, it's perfect for entertaining friends and family. The Premium Pizza Oven excels in performance, reaching high temperatures quickly for that authentic wood-fired taste. Users rave about its ease of use and exceptional results. This model also features the highest quantity of insulation in the range, meaning its going to hold temperature for longer and use less fuel. 


Flaming Coals Stainless Steel Pizza Oven


If you're looking for durability and heat retention, the Flaming Coals Stainless Steel Pizza Oven is the one to consider. Crafted from high-quality stainless steel, it's built to withstand the test of time. This model offers similar performance to the Premium version but with the added benefits of stainless steel, it also has slightly larger cooking dimensions being able to cook up to 4 pizzas at once.


The Range of Ooni Portable Pizza Ovens


For those who value portability, Ooni's range of portable pizza ovens has you covered. Ooni has become synonymous with easy-to-use, compact pizza ovens that still deliver amazing results. Choose from various models to suit your space and cooking needs. Ooni pizza ovens have garnered a strong following for their convenience and performance. Some in the range also allow you to cook with gas or wood, so this is a great option if your not quite sure what you want. 


The Range of Piccolo Portable Pizza Ovens




Piccolo's range of portable pizza ovens caters to those with limited space. These compact ovens are designed to fit even in small outdoor areas or balconies. With a visually striking design, many customers have commented on how beautifully designed they are. While they may not match the cooking capacity of larger ovens, Piccolo's portable options make up for it in convenience and space-saving design.

Price vs. Performance

When it comes to choosing the right pizza oven, budget considerations are crucial. Compare the prices against their performance and features. It's essential to strike a balance between your budget and the quality of pizza you want to create. Remember that investing in a quality oven can elevate your culinary experience.


In the world of homemade pizza, the oven you choose can make all the difference. Wood-fired pizza ovens, with their distinct flavour and versatility, are a top choice for home cooks. Whether you prioritize space, convenience, performance, or price, there's a pizza oven that fits your needs.

So, which pizza oven will you choose? The Flaming Coals Premium for its exceptional performance? The Flaming Coals Stainless Steel for its durability? An Ooni portable oven for its convenience? Or a Piccolo portable oven for its space-saving design? The choice is yours, and it will undoubtedly bring you one step closer to crafting perfect pizzas in the comfort of your own home.

Start your journey to pizza perfection today! If you need more help, get in touch with our team of BBQ experts to get all your questions answered. 

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by: Michael Wilkie