Induction frying pans

We last tested frying pans in 2016. There are no updates planned.

Cooking an egg in a frying pan.

Tefal

Heritage Frypan

score

73

Avg price

$150

Member Reviews

    This induction frying pan heats evenly and has very good surface durability. But its handle may become dangerously hot.

    Test results

    • 70
      Evenness of cooking
    • 80
      Surface durability
    • 72
      Ease of use

    Good points

    • Good evenness of cooking.
    • Very good surface durability.
    • Easy to use.
    • Lightweight.
    • Balanced (so there’s less pressure on your wrist when lifting).
    • Oven safe.
    • Easy to clean.
    • Suitable for metal utensils (except knives and whisks).
    • Has thermospot to indicate when pan is heated.

    Bad points

    • Not dishwasher safe.
    • Stainless-steel handle may become dangerously hot and has no non-slip grip.

    How we test

    Overall score includes:

    Evenness of cooking (50%)
    Surface durability (25%)
    Ease of use (25%)

    Price is based on a November 2016 survey.

    Model

    • Avg price

      $150

    Specifications

    • Weight (kg)

      1.0

    • Base diameter (cm)

      21

    • Base thickness (cm)

      0.2

    Features

    • Handle

      Stainless-steel

    • Flatness of base when heated

      Concaved

    • Oven safe

      Up to 170°C

    • Non-stick lining

    • Suitable for metal utensils

      Yes

    • Dishwasher safe

      No

    • Claims no PFOA

      Not stated

    More Info

    • Notes

      -

    • Availability

      From Briscoes only.

    Member reviews

    2 Member reviews

    Non-stick comes off

    Pros

    metal handle

    Cons

    Returned to Briscoes after a few months replaced. Second time coating came peeling off, asked for a refund.

    Recommend it?

    No, this product has too many drawbacks.

    Richard M.

    Used 1 - 3 months

    Simply doesn't last

    Pros

    When you first use it it's fantastic, good weight, non-stick, but doesn't last.

    Cons

    Only lasts about 9 months, despite following all instructions - would not recommend

    Recommend it?

    No, this product has too many drawbacks.

    David Fletcher

    Used 6 months or more