Woll Cookware Review

The diamonds in the unique coating of this cookware set means that your cooking time will be shorter and more energy efficient. The option to choose lids that suit your cooking needs is an added bonus. 

Our Rating
3/5

Brief history

Manufactured by hand in Germany, Woll’s cookware is specifically stainless steel or aluminum. Woll is well known for their hard-based patented coating which contains diamond crystals. Diamond crystals conduct heat 4 times better than copper, reducing cooking time by up to 50%.

In the manufacturing process Woll combines innovative technology with traditional craftsmanship to create their unique cookware. The company, later known a Norbet Woll GMBH (Ltd. in German), was established by Norbert Woll in 1974 when he first started selling cookware. Today it is a well known cookware brand, famous for their top quality products, unique non-stick coating and beautiful designs. They are very proud to be ‘Made In Germany’ and continue to strive to produce long lasting cast aluminum and stainless steel cookware that can withstand constant use.

Woll Diamond Plus/Lite Cookware set

Features

This cookware series is coated with Woll’s diamond reinforced non-stick coating. It makes use of real diamonds and offers superior non-stick cooking because of its nanoparticles. The coating is extremely durable, PFOA-free, scratch and cut resistant, and easy to cook with. You can choose between safety glass or terracotta lids, depending on your cooking style and needs. The cookware has reinforced edges to help prevent dripping when pouring and to withstand high levels of shock. 

Quality

The combination of aluminum and the diamond reinforced coating ensures excellent heat distribution and retention, even more than copper. These pots and pans can be used on most hobs, work well with metal utensils and are dishwasher and oven safe up to 500F.

Ergonomics

Each cookware item is fitted with comfortable cast handles for safe use when cooking and lifting the pots and pans. The handles are firmly fixed to the cookware with threaded brass inserts.

Price

This cookware series is available in a 10-piece set or in individual pieces. The set consists of a 2.1-quart and a 3.2-quart saucepan, a 3.7-quart saute pan, a 6.3-quart stock pot, all with lids, a 8-inch and a 9.5-inch frying pan. At the time of the reviewing, the set was available in a middle range price.

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Durability

Like all Woll cookware products, the Diamond Plus/Diamond Lite series is covered with a limited lifetime warranty for home use. A good majority of people who have bought this cookware set are very happy with their purchase. The ease of cooking and cleaning, the durable non-stick coating and the ideal weight of the cookware are elements customers enjoyed most. There are a few customers, however, complained that their cookware either arrived warped or warped while cooking and that the non-stick coating started peeling off after only a couple of months of use.

PROS

  • The hard-based patented coating provides 4 times the heat conductivity of copper.
  • The non-stick coating is PFOA-free.
  • The cookware is oven and dishwasher safe.

CONS

  • Several customers were disappointed that the non-stick coating on these pots didn’t last very long.
  • A couple customers also found that the lids don’t fit snug on the pot, which allowed steam to escape and makes the cooking process longer.

RATING

3 out of 5

VERDICT

The diamonds in the unique coating of this cookware set means that your cooking time will be shorter and more energy efficient. The option to choose lids that suit your cooking needs is an added bonus. 

Woll Diamond Lite/Plus Nonstick Cast Aluminum Induction Cookware Set, 10-Piece

Features

Similar to the previous set, this cookware set is a recent addition to Woll’s Diamond Lite series. It has similar features to the previous set, with the added advantage of being particularly ideal for induction cooking. The cookware is coated with the same ultra hard coating that the previous set is coated with and also has the same drip-free pouring rims and shock resistant reinforced edges. 

Quality

These pots and pans are quite heavy. Made of cast aluminum which conducts heat evenly throughout the cookware, even up the sides. The non-stick coating is so durable that metal utensils can be used when cooking. The cookware is both dishwasher and oven safe.

Ergonomics

The handles on these pots have a new ergonomic design. They are slightly downward facing and solid, which provides a comfortable grip when cooking.

Price

This set is a little more expensive. The 10-piece set comes with a large stockpot, two different sized saucepans, a saute pan, and two different sized frying pans.

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Durability

People who have bought this cookware set are very satisfied with their purchase. They really enjoy how easy the cookware is to use and clean, how well the pots and pans distribute heat, and appreciate their excellent quality. Some customers found that the non-stick coating only lasted them 4-5 months and others received their cookware with loose handles.

PROS

  • This cookware is specifically designed for use on induction hobs.
  • The non-stick coating is PFOA-free.
  • The handles are comfortably designed for safe cooking.

CONS

  • Several customers were not happy with the durability of the cookware set.
  • A few people received there cookware with the handles not tightened completely.

Rating

3 out of 5.

Verdict

This is an ideal cookware set if you are looking for non-stick cookware that is suitable for  induction cooking. The pots and pans are well designed and the non-stick coating ensures easy cooking and cleaning.

Woll Concept Pro 5-ply Stainless Steel Pot 3.7 Quart

Features

The Concept Pro series was designed using the latest cookware technology at the time, 5-ply. A 5-ply design is achieved by cladding together 5 different layers of metal for optimal heat retention and distribution throughout the whole pot. This 5-ply stainless steel pot is constructed with an outer layer of stainless steel, 3 layers of aluminum and a cooking layer of stainless steel. The rims are rounded to provide drip free pouring and it has a capacity of 3.7-quarts. The multi functional lid offers versatility in cooking and can be used in 3 different positions; normal, raised and vertical.

Quality

Thanks to the combination of stainless steel and aluminum, this pot is time and energy efficient, corrosion resistant, hygienic and very light. It can be used on all cookware hobs but is the ideal for use on an induction stove. This 5-ply stainless steel pot is both dishwasher safe and oven safe, with its specifically designed oven safe lids.

Ergonomics

The comfortable handles fixed to the sides of this pot provide complete control when cooking.

Price

The pot is available in a 2.1-quart size as well.

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Durability

This cookware pot is covered by a 10 year guarantee. Customers have commented that the this pot is an excellent choice for induction cooking. The 5-ply design has been well received because of its rapid and even heat distribution. The pot is light weight because of its stainless steel layers, but combination of the aluminum layers makes it quite sturdy.

PROS

  • The unique 5-ply design provides time and energy efficient cooking.
  • The pot is covered by a 10 year guarantee.
  • The unique lid has 3 positions, normal, raised and vertical.

CONS

  • Familiarizing yourself with the different lid positions may take time.

Rating

4 out of 5.

Verdict

The unique design of this stainless steel pot means that you will be saving on both time and money when you cook with it. The lid has been designed to accommodate a variety of cooking methods, and this is very helpful. This pot is very easy to use and clean and the 10 year warranty offers great peace of mind.

Woll Nowo Titanium Square Grill Pan with Detachable Handle, 11-Inch

Features

This 11-inch square grill pan is part of Woll’s Nowo Titanium series. It is constructed of 8mm thick stress relieved, chill cast aluminum, which provides excellent heat absorption. It is coated with a titanium hard based non-stick coating which is highly scratch resistant, PFOA-free, and provides optimum non-stick cooking and easy cleaning.

Quality

The thick, stress relieved chill cast aluminum ensures that the pan does not warp, even at high heats. The pan can be used on most hobs and is dishwasher and oven safe up to 500F. Because of its extremely durable coating, metal utensils can be used when cooking.

Ergonomics

Woll’s unique, heavy duty detachable handles are removable for easy cleaning, cooking and storage. It is firmly fixed to the pan, but is quite easy to take off.

Price

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Durability

Customers have been thrilled with their purchase and have commented that non-stick coating works extremely well. They how found it to be both durable and easy to clean. Only one customer found it difficult to clean.

PROS

  • The 8mm thick stress relieved chill cast aluminum provides both extreme durability and superior heat conduction.
  • The detachable handles make cooking, cleaning and storing the pan easy.
  • The pan is both dishwasher and oven safe.

CONS

  • One customer was disappointed that the non-stick coating only lasted 12 months.

Rating

4 out of 5

Verdict

If you are looking for a very durable non-stick grilling pan, then look no further. This pan is very easy to use and clean, and its non-stick coating is long lasting.

Woll Concept Plus Diamond Reinforced Nonstick 9 1/2″ Stockpot with Silicone Insert & Lid, 5.25 quart, Gray

Features

This stockpot is part of the Woll Concept Plus Diamond series. It is constructed using extra thick cast aluminum with a stainless steel base, making it ideal for induction cooking. The pot is coated with Woll’s diamond reinforced non-stick coating. It comes with a multi functional silicone insert which can be used during boiling and steaming. It also serves as a colander, trivet or splash guard. The rims are designed to ensure drip free pouring. The lid is made from vented glass and fits perfectly into the handles. The lid can be used in 3 positions, normal, raised and vertical, offering great versatility.

Quality

Similarly to previous extra thick cast aluminum items, this stockpot will not warp easily. The extra thick cast aluminum also provides excellent heat retention and distribution when cooking. The stockpot has a capacity of 5.25-quarts and is dishwasher and oven safe up to 500F.

Ergonomics

The stock pot has specifically designed handles which provide optimum control while cooking and onto which the lid rests when used in its various positions.

Price

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Durability

This stock pot is also covered by a limited lifetime warranty for home use only. Some customers commented that the silicone insert was either to small or didn’t arrive with the stockpot. The majority, however, were very happy with their purchase and describe it as ‘the best pot they’ve every bought’. Some have even bought another one because of how much they like it.

PROS

  • Extra thick cast aluminum prevents the pan from warping and is excellent at conducting heat.
  • The silicone insert and vented glass lid offer a great variety of cooking options, making one-pot cooking possible.

CONS

  • A customer was not happy with how well the silicone insert fitted in the pot.
  • Another customer noted that their stockpot didn’t arrive with a silicone insert.

RATING

4 out of 5.

VERDICT

This is a good quality stockpot that is sure to last you for many years to come. Its extra thick cast aluminum construction makes it incredibly sturdy and a great heat conductor. The stainless steel base makes this an ideal choice for induction cooking.

Our Recommendation

Our top choice of Woll Cookware is the Woll Nowo Titanium Square Grill Pan. It is sturdy, extremely durable and we really like the detachable handle. The superior non-stick coating is extremely heat resistant and works well in the oven. This is an excellent cookware item to have in your kitchen, it is a top quality pan and the price is very reasonable.