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Our Bora Visit

06 - May 2016


Having spent the afternoon browsing at the Grand Design exhibition at London Excel, Hilary; our Bora expert, invited us to their Lab to learn, see, use and enjoy the creations that Bora has to offer.

Located on the top floor of a converted warehouse, a stone’s throw from London Bridge station and the imposing ‘Shard’, The Lab offered a stunning roof terrace for us to enjoy and unwind in the afternoon sun, whilst Hilary prepared some treats for us to cook on each of the THREE Bora models.

The Bora Basic

The baby in the Bora range; albeit the newest model in their development. We display this one in our showroom so we were familiar with this beauty. Its unique centrally positioned, circular extractor is different to anything we had ever seen before. Combatting the spits and spatters from a pan with its patented 4-6 meters per second cyclone extraction, ripping it through the grease filter and dispersing the warm, clean air back into the room. Not only is it incredibly effective, it’s efficient, it’s solid, and it’s easy to use.


The Bora Classic

The next step up in the Bora world. This allows you to build your own set up. From Wok burner, to Tepan plate, and a range of induction and gas burners, all sandwiching a slim, stainless steel extractor. Sleek, clean and tidy, it’s a different approach to the Bora ‘cyclone’ technology, with equally as efficient, but, in my opinion, a bit more pleasing to the eye than the ‘Basics’ circular approach. The grease filter sit tidily in the side of the extractor, easy to pop out and whip through the dishwasher.

Stephen was tasked with stir frying some vegetables on the Wok induction. It’s amazing how the Bora grabs the spits and steam straight from the rim of the pan. It has to be seen to be believed.

The Bora Professional

The top of the range. Same principle as its younger brother, the Classic. You are able to build your own set up. It looks a bit different, the extractor cavity is closable, on a roller system. The control for the Professional aren’t slide touch, but instead an integrated brushed steel knob on the front of your cabinets. It’s sleek. Unlike the two other models; the Professional gives you almost an industrial offering. Its big stainless steel turbines recirculate the air and disperse it into the universe. It’s pretty cool. We used the flat ‘Tepan’ on the Professional to fry some mushrooms, tomatoes and then some delicious Sirloin Steaks. Just as good as grilling or pan frying, and just as easy to clean.

The Bora professional, just like the other models in the range, and at a pretty respectable 4-6 meters per second, pulls the grease, steam and smells straight from the rim of the ‘Tepan’ and down through its 12 layers of aluminium mesh Filter and out into the abyss.

The Bora professional, just like the other models in the range, and at a pretty respectable 4-6 meters per second, pulls the grease, steam and smells straight from the rim of the ‘Tepan’ and down through its 12 layers of aluminium mesh Filter and out into the abyss.

Due for a huge refurb of their Lab in Late June/July, it’s certainly going to be worth a visit. The thing that sets Bora apart, apart from its unique style and patented technology, is that unlike so many other cases in the world, to borrow a phrase from a well-known wood stain company…

IT DOES EXACTLY WHAT IT SAYS ON THE TIN!!

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