Bosch HMT72M450B Microwave Oven, Brushed Steel

Product information

Cook a jacket potato or simply heat some soup with the Bosch HMT72M450B microwave oven.

Finished in an attractive brushed steel, this oven features 5 power levels and a maximum wattage of 800W. Rotary controls allow you to set the timer and heat level effortlessly, while keeping an eye on your food is easy thanks to the interior light.

Please note: for proper operation, the oven must have sufficient air flow i.e. 5cm at one side, the other being open; 15cm clear over the top; 10cm at the rear.

Auto Cook Information Cooking time automatically calculated by weighing the food
Child lock
Cooking Power (IEC)
H29 x W46.2 x D32cm
Eligible for International Delivery
Grill Information Output of grill: the higher the output, the quicker the grilling
Heating Category Information A to E, with E taking the least time to heat food
Model name / number
Number of Shelves
No shelves
Power Levels Information Choice of programmes for your cooking needs
Programmable Timer
Turntable Diameter Information The bigger the diameter, the more flexibility the oven has
Type Of Microwave
Microwave only


Click & collect

Free from John Lewis or Waitrose shops for collection tomorrow from 2pm
365 participating John Lewis and Waitrose shops

Standard delivery in 5 working days


Named or Saturday UK delivery


Named day UK delivery pre-10.30am


International delivery not available

We want you to be happy with your purchase. If you're not, depending on the type of product, you can make free returns in the UK via John Lewis shops, Royal Mail, Collect+, or MyHermes. If you need to arrange collection of large or heavy items, call us on 03456 049 049. For international returns queries, call us on +44 1698 545 454. Find out more about returns.

You'll find returns information on your delivery note. Unless faulty, we'd like you to make your return within 90 days of purchase. Exceptions apply to certain products - find out more about our refund policy.


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Q & As

Rated 4 out of 5 by 37 reviewers.
Rated 4 out of 5 by Bosh Microwave Oven/Simple to use. Good microwave oven, easy to use . for older people. 28 January 2015
Rated 3 out of 5 by Bing, Bang, Bosch Had this for over a year now and so far it's performed as it should, no more, no less. Just basic functions without the bells and whistles. I do have to point out, although it's not a priority as far as I'm concerned but, it's a bit on the flimsy side. If you do have a family that's all going to use this, just don't be too heavy handed. 23 January 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by Far too basic We bought this microwave based on two reasons: the price wasn't too excessive as we only tend to reheat in a microwave and that the cable was a decent length compared to the other manufacturers. The microwave sits in a housing unit above the oven and this led us to buy this microwave as we were really struggling to find an alternative. The quality and look is good and it is simple to use…. but too simple. This is the first microwave he have had without a digital display and it is a real pain!! The controls are simple to use but to set a precise time is impossible. I think we'll have to resort to a separate timer to solve this problem as it often leads to overcooked food. The light inside only works when the microwave is in use, rather than when the door is open. If it wasn't for the fact we couldn't find an alternative with s long cable, this wouldn't have stayed!! 17 January 2015
Rated 4 out of 5 by Nice Looking Does what it says on the tin - nice clean lines and very simply to use. 09 December 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Ok but... Had this microwave for 3 years. Worked perfectly, no loud noises and no faults. Unplugged it for a week (away on holiday) and now doesn't work at all. Replaced the fuse and still nothing. Contacted Bosch UK twice but no reply. Unless JL can offer any advice I won't be buying Bosch again. 15 October 2014
Rated 3 out of 5 by Basic microwave I bought this for my elderly father as I thought it looked easy to use. He finds it quite difficult to operate the knobs, but it looks fine to me! 11 March 2014
Rated 1 out of 5 by Packed up after 3 years - not the only example to do so Very pleased when we acquired this Bosch microwave oven in January 2010. Not unattractive; simple to operate; did reasonable job on the basics of defrosting, reheating and basic cooking. However, and we are clearly not alone in this, it failed completely after three years and three months in a potentially dangerous fashion - complete failure of the controls, so that, as soon as power is connected to the unit, it comes on at full power and cannot be switched off, other than by unplugging or switching off the mains power supply to the unit. I expect this would eventually cause it to overheat, although I did not let it run long enough to find out! Would strongly advise against purchase and, as this website contains several reports of this dangerous fault, would expect Bosch or John Lewis to start a product recall and.or remove it from sale. 20 April 2013
Rated 2 out of 5 by Good basic model, but rotary controls are difficult to use I bought this for my elderly mother, who needed a replacement for her basic, easy to use microwave. It is very easy to use and seems to heat well. However we did not notice unitl it was unpacked that the control knobs are very difficult to turn, and particularly the timer control as it is quite stiff and the surface is very smooth. We have had to put an elastic band round the control knob so that my mother can use it as she now has difficulty with her hands. 12 February 2013
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