DeLonghi 900W Encavity combination microwave 803/2836 review
Test score %
The DeLonghi Encavity is a 900W combi microwave, which means it can be used to bake and grill, as well as to defrost and reheat a simple ready-meal. Its black casing and bright silver handle ensure that it will look smart on your worktop - but does it cook well enough to justify being there? Read our review to discover how successfully it coped with our array of cooking tests in the lab.
- Pros and cons
- What is it?
- What's it great at?
- Is there anything I should watch out for?
- Is there anything else I should know?
- Should I buy it?
Make smarter choices
- 47%Lowest score
- 66%Average score
- 84%Highest score
How to buy the best microwave
Looking to buy a new microwave? Our Which? expert guide explains the top features to look out for and how much to spend to get the best microwave for you. We compare standard microwaves with combi microwaves and grill microwaves.
Top microwave brands for 2020
We reveal the best and most reliable microwave brands. See how brands such as Panasonic, Samsung, Argos, Daewoo, Russell Hobbs, Morphy Richards and DeLonghi compare for cooking performance, ease of use and reliability.
How we test microwaves
Find out how we test microwaves to find the best models. In this guide we explain our testing secrets, from how we assess cooking, defrosting and reheating, to which microwaves are easiest to use.