Skip to content   Skip to footer navigation 

Casserole pots and dutch ovens reviews

Buy smarter with CHOICE membership

Join CHOICE

Or Learn more

Last updated: 24 March 2020
Fact-checked

Fact-checked

Checked for accuracy by our qualified fact-checkers and verifiers. Find out more about fact-checking at CHOICE.

Casserole or Dutch ovens are mostly constructed of enamelled cast iron which provides excellent heat distribution and heat retention which is ideal for cooking meals that require braising or searing and then slow cooking, where you want flavour to develop over an extended period of time. We've tested a range of casserole and dutch ovens to find out which give the best results. Read our buying guide for what to look for and how we test for the testing details. If you're looking for a slow cooker instead, take a look at our slow cooker reviews.

Read more

Our lab test results will tell you which casserole and dutch ovens:

  • perform the best
  • are easy to use

Our interactive comparison tool helps you easily compare models and our Recommended list will let you see at a glance which models come out on top.

Show less

Brand

Expand to view more details.

List of brands we tested in this review.

    Price

    Expand to view more details.

    Recommended retail price as of March 2020.

    enter value/s in increments of 1 between 29 and 720

    Recommended products

    Remove product

    Member only

    This test score is for members only. Join now to unlock our expert results.

    Already a member?

    Included in this review

    Members-only access
    • Measured external diameter of base (cm)
    • Boil time (min:sec)
    • Recommended
    • Bolognaise score
    • Body material
    • Surface temperature of lid knob
    • Availability
    • Performance score
    • Weight (kg)
    • Seasonging instructions before first use
    • Weight without lid (kg)
    • Base thickness (mm)
    • Bad points
    • Warranty
    • Oven baked bread score
    • Surface temperature of side handle
    • Good points
    • Volume stated (L)
    • Lid handle material
    • Ease of use
    • Useable volume measured (L)
    • Contact
    • Origin
    • Overall score
    • Brown rice score
    • Lip or spout
    • Price
    • Steam vent
    • Interior colour
    • Oven safe (up to °C)
    • Bowl material
    • Shape
    • Model
    • Brand
    • Dishwasher safe

    Results

    Your filters

    Clear all filters

    Product selected for a detailed comparison

    Clear all

    Get full access to all our tests and reviews

    or Log in