10 Le Creuset Sets That Are Actually Worth the Splurge, Starting at Just $180

published May 22, 2024
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Le Creuset 5-Piece Signature Set in Chambray
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When it comes to investment-worthy cookware, it’s hard to top Le Creuset. That being said, because the brand’s pieces are notably pricey, you may be looking for a little guidance on what to pick up. If you’re just beginning your collection, why not check out one of Le Creuset’s sets? Perfect for those serious about outfitting their kitchen with some top-notch cookware, Le Creuset’s sets are the best way to bulk-buy some of this legendary cookware. So which sets should you consider?

The Best Le Creuset Sets

Whether you’re looking to pick up a collection of the brand’s iconic cast iron cookware or some stellar stainless steel essentials, there’s a set out there that’s sure to fit all of your needs. Below, we rounded up 10 of the best Le Creuset sets, starting at just $180 (yes, you read that right!). Best of all, if none of these sets speak to you, Le Creuset also gives you the option of creating your own bundle! When we said there’s a set out there just for you, we meant it. 

Do you have a Le Creuset set you love? We want to hear all about it! Tell us about your favorite sets in the comments below! 

1 / 10
Le Creuset
was $820.00

If you see yourself building a Le Creuset collection, this bundle is the one to start it with. The 5-Piece Signature Set includes all the pieces you need to do some serious cooking, including a 5.5-quart round Dutch oven (with lid), a 1.75-quart signature saucepan (with lid), and a 9-inch signature skillet. They're all made from Le Creuset's signature enameled cast iron, and they come in the brand's most popular colorways.

2 / 10
Le Creuset
was $240.00

At just $180, the Toughened Nonstick Pro Fry Pan Set is a great deal on two of Le Creuset's most durable nonstick fry pans. They're made from anodized aluminum with a super-tough PFOA-free coating that makes them perfect for searing delicate fish or sautéing veggies with or without oil. What's more, the pans work with any type of cooktop and are oven- and dishwasher-safe.

3 / 10
Le Creuset
was $272.00

Looking for some stainless steel options? Made with tri-ply stainless steel, this durable frying pan duo is stovetop- and oven-safe. We love the thoughtful details, like the lightweight titanium coating on the exterior to prevent discoloration and the hollow handles that stay cool while cooking. With an 8-inch and 10-inch option, this set is perfect for everyday use to cook dishes big and small.

4 / 10
Le Creuset
was $317.00

Love the look of a stainless steel pan but want the ease of use that comes with nonstick? Check out this two-piece fry pan set. Coming with both an 8-inch and 10-inch fry pan, these pieces feature a triple layer construction with a full aluminum core, providing the performance (and heat retention) you’d expect from stainless steel cookware. The kicker? The triple-reinforced nonstick interior, ideal for browning and searing — with or without oil — that makes these pans truly the Goldilocks of Le Creuset’s fry pan offerings.

5 / 10
Le Creuset
was $315.00

For the ultimate everyday bundle, this set of nonstick pans is the way to go. This duo includes a 10-inch fry pan and 4.25-quart sauté pan that feature a PFOA-free surface with a textured interior that will ensure browning and searing while remaining nonstick. Both are oven-safe up to 500 degrees and can even withstand metal utensils so you can whisk away at that roux with the knowledge these pans can stand the test of time.

6 / 10
Le Creuset
was $650.00

The Signature Stainless Steel 4-Piece Cookware Set is a great option for anyone interested in stocking up on Le Creuset’s stainless steel cookware but also looking to be space-conscious. Designed to last, the triple layer construction of each piece features a full base-to-rim aluminum core for superior heat distribution, while the lightweight titanium-infused stainless steel exterior resists scorching and corrosion, allowing the pieces to remain beautiful for years to come. Coming with the 10-inch Nonstick Stainless Steel Fry Pan, 12-inch Stainless Steel Fry Pan, and 3.5 quart Stainless Steel Saucier Pan, it’s the perfect stainless steel essentials set.

7 / 10
Le Creuset
was $2203.00

If you’re really serious about building out a cast iron collection, then you’re going to love this 11-piece set. The Signature Enameled Cast Iron 11-Piece Ultimate Cookware Set comes with all of the brand’s top cast iron picks, including a 7.25-quart Round Dutch Oven, 5-quart Oval Dutch Oven, 3.5-quart Braiser, 1.75-quart Signature Saucepan, 10.25-inch Signature Skillet, 5.25-quart Signature Roaster, and Square Skillet Grill, meaning you can get all the icons in one go.

8 / 10
Le Creuset
was $829.00

Although slightly pared-down compared to Le Creuset’s 12-piece set, this 7-piece set still includes three essential pots (with lids) and a pan, so you'll be able to prepare a wide range of recipes, even if you have limited storage. Included in the set is a 10-inch fry pan, 2-quart saucepan, 3-quart sauté pan, and 7-quart stockpot. Whether you’re pan-frying scallops, steaming quinoa, braising chicken breasts, or boiling corn, you’ll have everything you need!

9 / 10
Le Creuset
was $955.00

This next set is for the nonstick lovers. Those looking to go all in on some quality Le Creuset nonstick pieces are going to love this 10-piece set from the brand’s Toughened Nonstick Pro line. Each set comes with an 8-inch Toughened Nonstick PRO fry pan, 11-inch Toughened Nonstick PRO fry pan, 2-quart Toughened Nonstick PRO saucepan, 3-quart Toughened Nonstick PRO saucepan, 3.5-quart Toughened Nonstick PRO sauté pan, and 6.3-quart Toughened Nonstick PRO stockpot, making this a great pick for those looking to revamp their entire cookware collection.

10 / 10
Le Creuset
was $1608.00

Outfitting a kitchen from scratch? This 20-piece set has all of the essential cookware and tools you need to get started. You’ll find a 5.5- quart Round Dutch Oven, 3.5-quart braiser, 3-quart Stainless Steel Saucepan, 12-inch Toughened Nonstick PRO Fry Pan, 4-quart Heritage Rectangular Casserole, set of four Mini Round Cocottes, 8-quart Stockpot, four cooking utensils, and a matching utensil crock. If you were to buy the pieces a la carte, you’d be spending way more money, making this set a super-valuable investment.