Heat up your alfresco entertaining game with one of these luxe pizza ovens

These pizza ovens will turn up the heat at your next dinner party.
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It’s autumn – so naturally, the season of afternoon soirees set against crisper skies are nigh. To up the ante on your next night of hosting, why not introduce an outdoor pizza oven to the proceedings?

Available in a range of styles and sizes with features that set them apart, choosing a pizza oven that fits your space and palate is an investment in your entertaining.

Below, we take a look at some of the most luxe pizza ovens currently on the market – including Gozney’s newest model Arc that promises to be one of the most advanced compact pizza ovens in the game. Buon appetito.

8 best pizza ovens for entertaining in 2024

Gozney Arc pizza oven

$1199 at Gozney

Supposedly the world’s most compact oven, new Gozney model Arc brings the heat to pizza night. Featuring a sleek silhouette, an innovative lateral rolling flame – with intuitive flame control – and burner replicating traditional wood-fired ovens’ flames, you’ve got a pizza deliziosa ready for serving in under 60 seconds.

Key features:

  • Even and consistent heat distribution
  • Thermometer
  • Burner guard
  • Stone adjustment tool
  • Torx screw driver included
  • Matchstick holder
  • One-year warranty (or five-year warranty when registered within 60 days)

Ooni Karu 12g multi-fuel pizza oven

$699 at Ooni

Reaching 450°C in 15 minutes and cooking pizza in just 60 seconds, the Karu 12G is an asset to your alfresco dining arsenal when you’re entertaining last minute.

  • Key features:
  • Heat-resistant handle
  • Powder-coated body for weather resistance
  • Non-slip rubber feet
  • Small footprint
  • 500°C max temperature
  • 60-day guarantee
  • Borosilicate glass oven door
  • Chimney cap
  • Torx key

Gozney Roccbox green portable pizza oven

$799 at Gozney

If you’re wanting restaurant-quality pizza at the comfort of your own backyard, then the Roccbox pizza oven by Gozney should be high on your wish-list. The Roccbox reaches 500℃, and its thick stone base, dense insulation, unique rolling flame makes cooking the perfect crispy pizza easier than ever.

  • Key features:
  • Retractable legs, detachable burner and built-in thermometer for portability
  • Gas or wood-fuelled
  • Safe-touch silicone jacket
  • Restaurant-grade engineering
  • Free shipping
  • Five-year warranty

Ooni Koda 16 gas powered pizza oven

$999 (usually $1199) at Ooni

Leading the game for consumer pizza ovens is Ooni. The Ooni Koda 16 is highly regarded amongst pizza oven enthusiasts. Reaching up to 500℃, your pizza will be ready to be devoured in as quick as 60 seconds.

Key features:

  • Extra large cooking area for 16″ pizzas, meat joints, bread
  • L-shaped flame for one-turn cooking
  • Gas-fuelled
  • Free shipping and returns
  • Five-year warranty when registered

Breville The Smart Oven Pizzaiolo

$949 at The Good Guys

If you’re looking for a pizza oven to use indoors, the Smart Oven Pizzaiolo by Breville is one to consider. The oven replicates the three types of heat generated by a brick oven – conductive, radiant and convective – to produce authentic wood fired-style pizza in just two minutes. Plus, its Element iQ system replicates the ideal baking environment for thick crust, pan, thin and crispy, and frozen pizzas.

Key features:

  • Reaches up to 400℃
  • Seven pre-set cooking functions and manual mode
  • Two-year warranty

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Dome dual fuel propane pizza oven in Bone

$2999 at Gozney

For the true pizza fanatic, the Dome pizza oven by Gozney provides unrivalled performance with unlimited possibilities. It’s the ultimate luxurious addition to your outdoor patio.

Key features:

  • Wood-fire cooking
  • Ability to roast, steam or bake
  • Digital thermometer, display unit and batteries
  • Manual air regulation vent and ashtray module
  • Five-year warranty when registered (one comes as standard)

Ooni Karu 12 multi-fuel pizza oven

$549 at Ooni

Constructed with brush stainless steel and glass-reinforced nylon, this portable pizza oven is perfect for Neapolitan style pizzas in just 60 seconds – as well as roasting steaks, fish, lamb chops and vegetables.

Key features:

  • Use wood or charcoal, or attach a gas burner
  • 500°C maximum temperature
  • Free shipping and returns
  • One-year standard warranty (or five-year when you register)

Everdure KILN R Series pizza oven

$999 at Everdure

The KILN R Series 2-burner pizza oven offers a unique design, cooks large pizzas in under two minutes as well as sear or bake a range of dishes.

Key features:

  • Available in three colours
  • Up to 50 hours of battery life for the turntable
  • Removable pizza stone for easier cleaning
  • U-shaped burner for even heat distribution

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