When it comes to making quick, healthy meals, is there a more handy kitchen appliance than an air fryer? So if you want to join Team Air Fryer, we’ve found the best air fryers to shop online that have top reviews, tried and tested by shoppers.
We’ll tell you which are the best to shop now, from the top budget air fryers to the best-rated cute and colourful air fryers that will add style to your kitchen, that you'll find at top retailers like John Lewis, Currys, Amazon, The Range, Aldi and Lakeland.
What size air fryer do I need?
The size air fryer you need all depends on how large your household is. Or, if you plan on cooking multiple dishes at once, you may want to consider a double air fryer, such as Ninja's popular Foodi Dual Air Fryer, which has two independent 3.8L cooking zones.
What size air fryer do I need for 1-2 people?
For one to two people, up to 3L should be enough, or you can go a bit higher in capacity for more versatility.
Dreo Air Fryer 3.8L, £59.99 - tick voucher at checkout (WAS £84.99), Amazon
The Dreo Air Fryer 3.8L is a great option, and it's often discounted to as low as £60 on Amazon.
What size air fryer do I need for 3-4 people?
For three to four people, check out 4-5L air fryers.
HOM COM 4.5 L Digital Hot Air Fryer, £64.99 (WAS £75.99), Wayfair
The HOM COM 4.5 L Digital Hot Air Fryer at Wayfair is a perfect size, and has a 4.9-star rating.
What size air fryer do I need for a large family?
For large households, the large capacity air fryers from 6L and up will do.
Lakeland 12L Air Fry Oven, £199.99, Lakeland
Where can I find air fryer recipes?
You can easily find amazing recipes in so many places online, including from air fryer brands, like Philips' collection of delicious meals. Not to mention that we're obsessed with the seriously impressive air fryer recipes on TikTok. It’s no wonder that air fryers are so popular!
Salter EK4221 Digital Family Hot Air Fryer, 4.5L, Amazon
So let's get cooking! Keep scrolling to find out all the benefits of an air fryer, and which brands, from Ninja to Instapot, that shoppers are loving right now – and where you can get one of your own.
What are the benefits of an air fryer?
The primary benefit of cooking with an air fryer is your health, since air fryers give you crispy ‘fried’ food using no oil, which means less fat.
Air fryers are also more energy efficient when it comes to cooking for just yourself or when you’re making smaller dishes, and they’re very easy to clean, too.
Instant Pot Duo Crisp Ultimate 6.2L Air Fryer, £200, Argos
What we really love about air fryers is that they’re also a multi-purpose appliance - not only can you fry food, you can also bake in them, and they’re also a quick and easy way to reheat leftovers like pizza. The result will seem fresher than it would be in a microwave, which often leaves reheated food unevenly cooked, overcooked or soggy.
What are the best air fryer brands?
Ninja air fryers are considered top-of-the-line, and are pretty much the highest-rated everywhere, so if you can find one on sale, grab it while you can for less!
Ninja AF100UK 3.8L Air Fryer, £149, John Lewis
Apart from Ninjas, Cosori air fryers are among the top-rated on Amazon, while Daewoo and Salter have been earning rave reviews at Currys and Wayfair. At John Lewis, shoppers love Tefal and Instapot, which rank just below the Ninja range.
Best budget air fryers under £100
If you're looking for a good quality, efficient air fryer but don’t have a lot of money to spend, don’t worry – we’ve found the best budget air fryers that have earned top reviews, from no-frills and 2L mini models up to large capacity.
Digital 6L Air Fryer, £65, Dunelm
Daewoo 3.6L Air Fryer, £49.99, Currys
AMAZON’S CHOICE: Cosori 5.5L Air Fryer, £99.99, Amazon
Best air fryers from £100
If you want to spend a bit more on this must-have appliance, these are some of the best top-brand air fryers out there, including multi-function wonders that will make all kinds of cooking a snap.
Tefal Actifry Advance, £149.99, Aldi
Ninja Foodi 5-in-1 Indoor Grill with Air Fry, Roast, Bake & Dehydrate, Amazon
Tower Xpress Pro 11L Vortx 5-in-1 Digital Air Fryer Oven, £119, Very
PHILIPS Viva Collection XXL Air Fryer, £299, Currys
TEFAL ActiFry Genius XL Air Fryer, for 8 people, £229 (WAS £249), Currys
Stylish air fryers in colours to match your kitchen
Let's be honest, some of us just want a basic, easy-to-use fryer that is well-rated and gets the job done – but also looks EXTRA cute on our countertops.
Swan 6L Retro Air Fryer, more colours, £89.99, The Range
Instant Pot Brands Vortex Mini 4-in-1 Red Air Fryer 2L, £59.99, Amazon
COMFEE MonsterChef 3L Yellow Air Fryer, £59.99, Amazon
Bear Air Fryer, was £80 now £69, Amazon
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