It looks like you are browsing from
Go to Close
TVs & Displays
Photography & Video
Cooking Appliances
White Goods
Household
Technology
Home Cooker Hoods Should You Buy a Balay Cooker Hood?

Should You Buy a Balay Cooker Hood?

Matthew
Updated 16 January 2020
Share on
should you buy a Balay Cooker Hood?

We currently compare prices on over 30 of Balay's cooker hoods. The company behind Balay also manufacturers Bosch Cooker Hoods.

If you are wondering how Balay cooker hoods compare to other brands, our guide below collates all the key info in a single place. We've compared over 4,800 cooker hoods by objectively and impartially analysing over 1,200 user and expert reviews and 2 awards from hundreds of different review sites.

Balay are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular cooker hoods and start at £92 for the 3BT262MX which has a noise level of 62dB, a maximum extraction power of 300m³/h and is a semi built-in (pull out) cooker hood and go up to £804 for the 3BC497GG which has a noise level of 56dB, a maximum extraction power of 730m³/h and is a wall-mounted cooker hood. The average price of a new Balay cooker hood is £293.

Balay are recognised for their good selection of mid-range and moderately popular cooker hoods.

Is Balay the Best Cooker Hood Brand?

So are Balay cooker hoods any good? We give every cooker hood a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all cooker hoods we are able to impartially rank all the cooker hood brands.

Balay is ranked the No. 28 best cooker hood brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Balay is the 28th best cooker hood brand out there.

#1
Germany
95%
95%
54 reviews
#2
Germany
95%
95%
270 reviews
#3
Germany
94%
94%
71 reviews
#4
United Kingdom
92%
92%
29 reviews
#5
Italy
91%
91%
59 reviews
#6
Italy
90%
90%
28 reviews
#7
CDA
United Kingdom
88%
88%
130 reviews
#8
AEG
Germany
88%
88%
63 reviews
#9
Germany
87%
87%
8 reviews
#10
Italy
85%
85%
1 review
#11
Italy
85%
85%
66 reviews
#12
United States
84%
84%
24 reviews
#13
United Kingdom
84%
84%
8 reviews
#14
United Kingdom
83%
83%
4 reviews
#15
81%
81%
48 reviews
#16
Samsung
South Korea
81%
81%
42 reviews
#17
United States
80%
80%
26 reviews
#18
Turkey
79%
79%
21 reviews
#19
United Kingdom
78%
78%
1 review
#20
United States
76%
76%
1 review
#21
Poland
76%
76%
6 reviews
#22
Slovenia
76%
76%
2 reviews
#23
Fisher & Paykel
New Zealand
76%
76%
1 review
#24
Leisure
76%
76%
3 reviews
#25
75%
75%
0 reviews
#26
Spain
75%
75%
0 reviews
#27
73%
73%
62 reviews
#28
Spain
73%
73%
0 reviews
#29
Cookology
72%
72%
12 reviews
#30
De Dietrich
France
71%
71%
0 reviews
#31
Italy
71%
71%
0 reviews
#32
Sweden
70%
70%
0 reviews
#33
SIA
70%
70%
54 reviews
#34
Constructa
70%
70%
0 reviews
#35
70%
70%
0 reviews
#36
Switzerland
70%
70%
0 reviews
#37
Falcon
70%
70%
0 reviews
#38
Bertazzoni
69%
69%
0 reviews
#39
New World
69%
69%
47 reviews
#40
Ilve
68%
68%
0 reviews
#41
Mercury
68%
68%
0 reviews
#42
Caple
68%
68%
0 reviews
#43
Grundig
Germany
67%
67%
0 reviews
#44
67%
67%
0 reviews
#45
PKM
66%
66%
0 reviews
#46
KitchenAid
66%
66%
0 reviews
#47
65%
65%
0 reviews
#48
Edesa
65%
65%
0 reviews
#49
Montpellier
65%
65%
0 reviews
#50
Cooke & Lewis
65%
65%
0 reviews
#51
Electriq
65%
65%
0 reviews
#52
Logik
United Kingdom
64%
64%
0 reviews
#53
Nordmende
64%
64%
0 reviews
#54
Hisense
China
63%
63%
0 reviews
#55
Matrix
63%
63%
0 reviews
#56
62%
62%
0 reviews
#57
New World
United Kingdom
61%
61%
60 reviews
#58
Respekta
61%
61%
0 reviews
#59
Essentials
United Kingdom
59%
59%
0 reviews
#60
Falmec
58%
58%
0 reviews
#61
Gaggenau
57%
57%
0 reviews
#62
Bauknecht
Germany
57%
57%
0 reviews
#63
Akpo
56%
56%
0 reviews
#64
Iberna
56%
56%
0 reviews
#65
Exquisit
56%
56%
0 reviews
#66
Simfer
55%
55%
0 reviews
#67
Bomann
55%
55%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Balay cooker hoods compare to the other cooker hood brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All cooker hood Brands
Balay Cooker Hoods

There's a smaller selection of Balay cooker hoods available compared to other cooker hood brands, with only 17 Balay cooker hoods currently on the market in the UK. Balay cooker hoods also tend to be cheaper than most other cooker hood brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Cooker Hoods
Average Price
£459
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £3,149
Price Distribution of All Cooker Hoods
No. Of Cooker Hoods
Average Price
£293
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £3,149
Price Distribution of Balay Cooker Hoods

How Many Industry Awards Have Balay Cooker Hoods Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Balay cooker hoods. The table below shows the number of awards received by the most popular cooker hood brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Number of Awards Neff Siemens
Which? logo
2
Total
2

What is the Best Mid-Range Balay Cooker Hood?

Balay 3BC667EX

£283.30
i.s_accessories52
Balay 3BC667EX
Buy Now
Balay 3BC667EX
730m³/h
MAX
EXTRACTION
65dB
NOISE LEVEL
1
MOTOR

A great mid range choice, priced at £283.30 is the Balay 3BC667EX, which has a Kagoo Score of 68.

Features We Love:
High maximum extraction power (730m³/h)
Intensive speed mode
Dishwasher proof filter
Removable filter
Washable filter

A fully featured but 2 year old 730m³/h max extraction power extract hood.

85
Features
Fully-Featured
61
Value for Money
Good
84
Age
2 Years Old
68
Kagoo Score
Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the 3BC667EX in the UK is £283.30 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

Searching for prices in the UK
Sorry, no matching prices found.
loading image
Store
£283.30
Go to Store
loading image
eBay Money Back GuaranteeWorldwide Shipping
£289.81
Standard delivery: £20.80
Go to Store
2 Prices from 2 Stores | £283.30 - £289.81
Show All Prices Show Fewer Prices

What is the Best High End Balay Cooker Hood?

Balay 3BC587GB

£456.31
eBay
Balay 3BC587GB
Buy Now
Balay 3BC587GB
680m³/h
MAX
EXTRACTION
56dB
NOISE LEVEL
1
MOTOR

If you're looking for a high end Balay cooker hood then the Balay 3BC587GB takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 70, but is a bit more expensive at £456.31.

Features We Love:
High maximum extraction power (680m³/h)
Quieter than average noise level (56dB)
Intensive speed mode
Dishwasher proof filter
Removable filter

A fully featured but a little out of date 680m³/h max extraction power extract hood.

88
Features
Fully-Featured
69
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
60
Value for Money
Good
84
Age
2 Years Old
70
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the 3BC587GB in the UK is £456.31 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

Searching for prices in the UK
Sorry, no matching prices found.
loading image
eBay Money Back GuaranteeWorldwide Shipping
£456.31
Standard delivery: £81.77
Go to Store
loading image
eBay Money Back GuaranteeWorldwide Shipping
£482.22
Standard delivery: £81.77
Go to Store
loading image
eBay Money Back GuaranteeWorldwide Shipping
£567.11
Standard delivery: £81.77
Go to Store
loading image
eBay Money Back GuaranteeWorldwide Shipping
£586.06
Standard delivery: £81.77
Go to Store
- Show less prices from eBay
loading image
Store
£459.99
Go to Store
loading image
Store
£506.99
Go to Store
- Show less prices from CliccandoShop
loading image
Store
£522.80
Go to Store
loading image
Store
£528.70
Go to Store
loading image
Store
£565.70
Go to Store
- Show less prices from i.s_accessories52
9 Prices from 3 Stores | £456.31 - £586.06
Show All Prices Show Fewer Prices

What is the Best Budget Choice Balay Cooker Hood?

Balay 3BT262MX

£99.62
Amazon UK
Balay 3BT262MX
Buy Now
Balay 3BT262MX
300m³/h
MAX
EXTRACTION
62dB
NOISE LEVEL
1
MOTOR

At only £99.62 and with a Kagoo Score of 71 the Balay 3BT262MX makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Dishwasher proof filter
Removable filter
Washable filter

A cheap but 2 year old 300m³/h max extraction power cooker hood, with a good spec.

74
Features
Good Features
65
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
78
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Age
1 Year Old
71
Kagoo Score
Very Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the 3BT262MX in the UK is £99.62 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

Searching for prices in the UK
Sorry, no matching prices found.
loading image
Free 1 Business Day Delivery With Free Trial of Amazon PrimeFree Delivery
£99.62
FREE Standard delivery
Go to Store
loading image
eBay Money Back GuaranteeWorldwide Shipping
£104.44
Standard delivery: £34.74
Go to Store
2 Prices from 2 Stores | £99.62 - £104.44
Show All Prices Show Fewer Prices
Share on
Compare All Balay Cooker Hoods
Find the best Balay cooker hood for you by checking our complete list of over 1,317 cooker hoods

×