Hostess HT6030 Cordless Hot Tray, Large
Bought this in time for Christmas, so glad I did! It only takes a few minutes to heat up but really does stay warm for a good hour. Great to be able to enjoy a leisurely meal with good conversation without worrying about food going cold. Don't know how I've managed without one before!
07 January 2015
Being cordless a bonus!
Very impressed with quality. Have only used once so far but sat neatly in the middle of the dining table without any trailing power cord - fantastic! Previously had a corded food warmer which obviously stayed hotter longer but this is great value. Only downside is not being able to buy pots 'WITH LIDS' to fit it - shame Hostess don't do any.
07 May 2014
Very useful product - especially if you do a lot of entertaining.
The tray heats up in under 30 minutes and retains its heat for a least one hour. Food keeps hot but does not dry out at all. Glass dishes keep warmer than ceramic ones but all must be warmed (in an oven) before being placed on the tray or else they may crack. Nice that the electric cable is detachable. Looks stylish on the table. The large tray held three large dishes. However, its only downside is that the surface is inclined to scratch but it is not too noticable since the silver finish is matt. All in all a very good buy.
11 February 2014
Great party food warmer! Look forward to trying on the next takeaway!
Good easy to use food warmer. Great size for a reasonable spread. Would recommend to a friend. Good value for money with John Lewis good name to back it up.
21 January 2014
I had thought about getting one of these before Christmas for the last two years. I was put off to some extent by the reviews concerning how easily the top surface gets marked.
This year I threw caution to the winds, ordered on-line for 'click-and-collect' and got it before Christmas. First thing to say is that the 'click-and-collect' was brilliant; well done John Lewis. Secondly, I thought the price was reasonable and cheaper than Amazon. John Lewis never cease to surprise with cost and service.
Used it over Christmas and it does exactly what it claims to do, no problem at all. How it manages to get hot in eight minutes and stay warm for over an hour, I don't know, but it does.
As concerns marking the top surface, having been warned about it, we were very careful and, after being used at least four times over Christmas, has been put away without a mark on it.
04 January 2014
Exactly what we needed
Works very well but, as we knew from other reviews, the top surface marks very easily rather spoiling the product.
13 January 2013
Extremely useful for our Christmas festivities
This moderately priced heated tray did exactly what I wanted. It heated plates and kept food warm. A good size for the kitchen work surface but would work well on the table for, say, chinese meals when you want to keep lots of dishes warm.
12 January 2013
Really usefull product
I purchased this for over the festive season, and it was very good, did what it says on the label. Only downside as mentioned in previous feedback is that the hot plate marks very easily, which is very disappointing! however does not affect the products performance. Hence only 4 stars and not 5.
31 December 2012