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Heat up your 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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Whatever the season, just about everyone loves pizza. So if you want 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.

Here, we have rounded up some of the most luxe pizza ovens currently on the market, based on both their form and functionality. We’ve even taken a look at Gozney’s newest model Arc, which 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

$1199.99 at Gozney

The new Gozney model Arc is designed to be the most advanced compact pizza oven, and it definitely brings the heat to pizza night. With a sleek silhouette, an innovative lateral rolling flame – with intuitive flame control – and a burner that replicates the flames of traditional wood-fired ovens, you can get 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. It’s also portable and gives you a choice between using wood, charcoal or even gas, making it perfect for both planned and unplanned entertaining.

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. You can also fuel it with gas or wood, giving you even more versatility.

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, with an impressive 4.7 stars from over 3000 reviews on the Ooni website. 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

$899 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. You can use it to roast, smoke, steam or bake, meaning you can go well beyond pizza if you want. Some of the recent TrustPilot reviews also mention that it’s relatively easy to assemble, and one reviewer went so far as to call it “working art”. The versatility and stylish design mean it’s the ultimate luxurious addition to your outdoor patio.

Key features:

  • Wood-fire cooking
  • Ability to roast, smoke, 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, with a rotating turntable and u-shaped burner. It cooks large pizzas in under two minutes and can sear or bake a range of other dishes. If that doesn’t impress your foodie friends, you could also mention the fact that experimental, Michelin Starred chef Heston Blumenthal has a hand in the design.

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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