What are the Different Types of Hob?

Hobs come in many different styles, shapes and sizes. They are one of the most important pieces of cooking equipment there is, alongside an oven and grill. These are the four main types of hob you will be able to choose from in your kitchen:


Gas is the most popular type of hob. It is good for people who like to cook, as it gives a lot more control. Gas hobs heat up and cool down instantly, making cooking much easier.


This is similar to gas in that it will heat up and cool down quickly. It is a flat surface as opposed to a raised gas ring, making it easier to balance pans.


This works in much the same way as a ceramic hob but it uses magnets to operate.


Electric hobs are the most basic and are much cheaper, making them popular with landlords.