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Leisure Gourmet 60 Gas

“Not Fit for Purpose”

Written on: 06/10/2014 by modplod (1 review written)

Having purchased the Leisure Gourmet Classic Double Oven Model No: GR6GB/MK2 in 2010, this cooker now requires a 4th visit from a Gas Engineer (under THE DOMESTIC AND GENERAL INSURANCE POLICY purchased at the same time as the cooker, THANKFULLY) to remedy the same fault on the Grill. I like many others who have PURCHASED THIS RUBBISH APPLIANCE, are left with a piece of useless junk that is clearly NOT FIT FOR PURPOSE and would be better made into Pie Dishes to contain the large amount of… Read Full Review

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Mendez's Response to modplod's Review

Written on: 13/10/2014

I have written to the manufacturer regarding several things wrong with this appliance ( Bad grill, fan coming on in top oven even when not alight, igniters having to be held in etc) but they would not even take the time to respond so it would appear they aren't even interested in customer care. Steer clear!

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Modplod's reply to Mendez's Comment

Written on: 13/10/2014

I also have written to BEKO's CEO, and have received the usual Corporate Claptrap from them. I am getting the Cooker repaired under the Insurance which was purchased when the cooker was, but I have not ruled out writing to the Safety Regulators as we have all been informed of other BEKO Appliances catching Fire etc, and I know feel that this Company needs to be made to ensure that their Products are Safe and Fit for Purpose as I have been informed that the Gas Safety Device is Faulty which is fitted to turn the Gas Supply off if the flame goes out and seeing that my Cooker is seldom used and is to quote the Engineer 'In Show Room Condition' then there is something seriously wrong and has been since it was Purchased 39 Months ago. I will also be writing to my Insurance Company when the Cooker is repaired to ascertain if they are willing to renew my Policy when it expires and how much they will 'Load the Premium'. WATCH THIS SPACE as I WILL UPDATE ACCORDINGLY.

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Leisure Gourmet 60 Gas

“Dangerous!!!!!”

Written on: 21/09/2014 by Starvingfemale (1 review written)

Long story short. Switched on main oven, ignition kept clicking away but oven was lite. After a minute clicking faded. Fine I thought, opened the oven door, flames going mad, switched it all off but gas still coming from the oven!!!! Scared to death, I ran and switched off the gas supply to the house, called emergency gas, they arrived and disconnected the cooker. Rang Leisure, they sent a sub contractor who said 3 parts faulty, said he would order them, after a week rang Leisure, they didn't… Read Full Review

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Leisure Gourmet 60 Gas

“Bad news.”

Written on: 05/08/2014 by Rogerb1969 (1 review written)

I purchased this cooker 3 years ago and it has been nothing but trouble. After 8 months the gas controls chrome tape started to peel off I asked for new ones but they only had white plastic ones. Then after 18 months the grill would not light and one of the top rings. I had it fixed and now it wont light again. These cookers look great and they are more expensive than the average cooker but they are a load of rubbish. I would advise any body not to buy one… Read Full Review

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Leisure Gourmet 60 Gas

“Utter rubbish”

Written on: 31/07/2014 by philipus (1 review written)

I had to wait several years before I could afford a replacement and I had the great mis-fortune of picking this rubbish. Although the oven gets to temperature it doesn't hold it. Cooking anything can take at least twice as long as it should. It is impossible to cook a joint and roast potatoes or even to roast a chicken on its own in any time that would be considered normal. Given that it takes so long I would consider it a health risk from salmonella or worse. Stay away from any company… Read Full Review

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Leisure Gourmet 60 Gas

“Worst cooker ever”

Written on: 30/06/2014 by Specialistdiabetesnurse (1 review written)

Bought this cooker for my new kitchen, trouble with top oven, had guy out on numerous occasions, just never worked. Now the grill won't work, will occasionally stay on after five attempts of igniting. Nightmare at Christmas or when entertaining, never enough working to cook properly, I will have to change it, could kick myself because the one I discarded worked fine, learnt my lesson big style, total waste of money… Read Full Review

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Leisure Gourmet 60 Gas

“Looks good and thats as far as it goes!”

Written on: 14/06/2014

Bought this cooker in 2014 and was very impressed with the build and looks but once it was installed we realised what a duff piece of kitchen ware this is. The fan in the top oven/grill comes on as soon as the door is opened - WHY! The oven will go out on occasions if it feels like it. The grill has just two settings, you can either have it on or off there is no variation. The grill igniter is sited at the front of the oven space - ideally placed for hitting with the grill pan when being… Read Full Review

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Leisure Gourmet 60 Gas

“complete load of rubbish”

Written on: 10/04/2014

I purchased this oven in 2012! I loved the look of it, but it does not live up to expectations, the top oven takes for ever to ignite and then it goes out, and it is the worst cooker I have ever had to clean out. the back panel on the hob has gone white and won't come off I don't recommend this cooker at all… Read Full Review

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Leisure Gourmet 60 Gas

“dreadful cooker”

Written on: 25/03/2014 by eelcatcher (1 review written)

Had the gourmet classic black fitted when i moved in 2011. Really awkward to to work and light the top oven. Got the hang of this , being no Gordon Ramsey it took a while. The missus is a trained chef and she struggles with it. The bottom cooker nob broke, and i cant find a replacement anywhere. Tried the internet couldn't match cooker control up. Now the grill dont work, so creme brulee is a non starter. Ive worked with about ten cookers in my time and have been a male single parent for a long… Read Full Review

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Leisure Gourmet 60 Gas

“Glass door exploded!!”

Written on: 07/01/2014 by janel1960 (1 review written)

I have owned this cooker for 3 days and had a gas safe engineer fit this morning. Having read the booklet I lit both ovens on their highest settings for a 30 minute 'Initial Heating' period (as stated on page 19 of the booklet. 10 minutes into the 'Initial Heating' period the inner glass of the bottom oven EXPLODED!!! The glass shattered into tiny pieces over the entire kitchen floor and inside the cooker. Having rung the manufacturer, which is Beko, I now have to wait for an engineer to ring… Read Full Review

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Leisure Gourmet 60 Gas

“Quality compromised for looks...”

Written on: 05/01/2014 by Myview33 (1 review written)

I too bought this cooker based on looks but have to agree with almost every review on here apart from I've had no problems with the top of the cooker...yet. I'd have to scrap it to replace as couldn't even sell it on second hand if I wanted to. Would have to be honest about the item I'm selling and can hardly say 'top oven always has to be lit twice as always goes off on own' 'grill takes on average 6 attempts to light no matter how long you hold the button in' and the rest... It's… Read Full Review

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Leisure Gourmet 60 Gas

“looks can decieve. i was”

Written on: 31/12/2013

i liked this cooker the moment i saw it. at first every thing worked fine i was really impressed. one the best things about it was the grill everything cooked quickly and evenly. now its a bloody useless piece of kit the grill takes a hour to light ( ok i am exagerating ) seriously it will not light at all for a few secounds, when it does and after holding the control button down as per instructions for 15-20 secounds it goes out again. i repeat this process over and over. after a few minutes… Read Full Review

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Leisure Gourmet 60 Gas

“Drives me mad!!”

Written on: 16/12/2013 by wittersaxe (1 review written)

Like others, I bought this cooker (GR6GVCP) 3 years ago, mainly because it looked great. Soon after purchase the main oven's thermostat was replaced - I'd attempted to cook dauphinoise potatoes, which cooked for hours and were still semi-raw! Earlier this year, I finally capitulated and booked a service engineer, under the warranty, to establish why the top oven kept going out in the middle of cooking. I had put up with this fault almost since purchase. He "adjusted" things, and also discovered… Read Full Review

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Leisure Gourmet 60 Gas

“Leisure no pleasure”

Written on: 13/12/2013 by Beanheater (1 review written)

We kept ours for a whole 5 months mainly due to the time it took for the guarantee technician to come out three times to fail to get the ovens to cook something properly. This cooker has a fundamental design problem and the sooner Leisure admit this and do something the better it will be for all. Currys took ours away today and delivered our chosen replacement - not, you guessed it, a Leisure and we just had a perfectly cooked meal, cooked in the suggested time at the suggested oven setting… Read Full Review

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Leisure Gourmet 60 Gas

“too many faults”

Written on: 28/11/2013 by myhouse31 (1 review written)

I have had this oven 3 years now, and 3 years of bother, top oven always goes off on its own so stopped using, bottom oven temp is never ever quite right, the main oven door never closes with out a mighty bang and them I am sure there is still a gap.....I should have 3 years ago returned this faux oven back but as I had a bereavment it never got done.....After reading other reports it is clearly a fault with the build of the oven at peoples expense, hust wish I read them before… Read Full Review

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Dcmeads's Response to myhouse31's Review

Written on: 01/12/2013

This is word for word the same problems I have had with my leisure gourmet classic!
I've had it for 18 months and now need to buy a new cooker (not leisure)
Before Christmas . They are total rubbish!

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Leisure Gourmet 60 Gas

“Absolutely rubbish”

Written on: 15/11/2013

Have had a leisure cooker before and would rate it 100%.but this one,needs recalling ,Leisure Gourmet Classic,GR6GV-MK11.The Grill doesn't work,Top oven won't stay on,only have large burner on top that will work on the odd occasion with electric ignition,Silvers come of all the circled gas holders ,Oven door had to be done within 3months of buying it,the rest over a year now,so I'm going to write to leisure and complain it seems to me far to many of us have the same problems… Read Full Review

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Leisure Gourmet 60 Gas

“Leisure Gourmet Classic. ”

Written on: 08/10/2013

I love it not only does it look good but most important it cooks food beautifully. Would highly recommend it… Read Full Review

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Myview33's Comment

Written on: 05/01/2014

Can I just ask how long you have had this cooker? If it's for a substantial amount of time either you reviewing another product by mistake or you have been extremely lucky! Or on the other hand....you may work for Leisure(?)!

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Leisure Gourmet 60 Gas

“do noy buy”

Written on: 05/04/2013

The flame in the main oven goes up or down without adjusting.we never know how long it will take to cook anything, DO NOT BUY… Read Full Review

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Fubbychooker's Comment

Written on: 24/10/2013

LPG by any chance

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Leisure Gourmet 60 Gas

“Complete rubbish”

Written on: 30/03/2013

If I could stand outside every Comet store in the country , I would have a big banner saying " do not purchace this cooker." Lovely looking cooker. First we had no oven. No gas to oven or ignition. Guy came out and stuck a screw driver in the oven to adjust some screw. He got a massive belt of it. A month later It's gone again. Not just the oven , but the grill this time. As the oven is low please watch your toes. Myself and the wife AND Mmother-in-law have all been hurt opening the door which… Read Full Review

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Leisure Gourmet 60 Gas

“Waste of Money”

Written on: 18/03/2013 by dianedethal (1 review written)

This cooker looks good for a short while and then the dials which are plastic peel, the hob is impossible to clean and the cooker seems to be going rusty on the joins. It has never cooked at the correct temperature,top oven cooks to quick and fan oven too slow. In fact after about 14 months the fan oven stopped working at all. I have not had it repaired because i don't want to waste any more money on it. It is without a doubt the worst product i have ever bought… Read Full Review

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Leisure Gourmet 60 Gas

“Didn't live up to my expectations”

Written on: 16/03/2013

We bought this cooker in 2011 and I must say I wouldn’t recommend it to anyone. First to go was the ignition for the grill, when I looked at it the ignition lighter had dropped down. So we had to by a lighter to operate the grill. Next to go was the grill itself we can’t light it at all now when we release switch the grill cuts out. So no grill now, as for the oven it’s very slow. Made a mistake should have kept my fan assisted oven and gas hob… Read Full Review

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