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Home Cooker Hoods Should You Buy a Balay Cooker Hood?

Should You Buy a Balay Cooker Hood?

Updated 31 August 2019 by Matthew
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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 £140 for the 3BH293 which has a noise level of 72dB, a maximum extraction power of 350m³/h and is a built-under cooker hood and go up to £500 for the 3BF859XP which has a noise level of 66dB, a maximum extraction power of 790m³/h and is a built-under cooker hood. The average price of a new Balay cooker hood is £284.

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. 31 best cooker hood brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Balay is the 31st 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
91%
91%
22 reviews
#5
Italy
90%
90%
59 reviews
#6
Italy
90%
90%
28 reviews
#7
AEG
Germany
89%
89%
61 reviews
#8
CDA
United Kingdom
89%
89%
130 reviews
#9
Germany
87%
87%
18 reviews
#10
Italy
85%
85%
1 review
#11
Italy
84%
84%
66 reviews
#12
United Kingdom
84%
84%
4 reviews
#13
United States
84%
84%
24 reviews
#14
United Kingdom
82%
82%
34 reviews
#15
United States
80%
80%
26 reviews
#16
Slovenia
80%
80%
2 reviews
#17
Samsung
South Korea
80%
80%
42 reviews
#18
Turkey
78%
78%
21 reviews
#19
John Lewis
78%
78%
32 reviews
#20
78%
78%
62 reviews
#21
United States
78%
78%
1 review
#22
United Kingdom
77%
77%
1 review
#23
Leisure
76%
76%
3 reviews
#24
Poland
76%
76%
6 reviews
#25
76%
76%
0 reviews
#26
Spain
74%
74%
0 reviews
#27
Cookology
74%
74%
12 reviews
#28
New World
73%
73%
47 reviews
#29
SIA
72%
72%
54 reviews
#30
De Dietrich
France
72%
72%
0 reviews
#31
Spain
71%
71%
0 reviews
#32
New World
United Kingdom
71%
71%
60 reviews
#33
Sweden
71%
71%
0 reviews
#34
Italy
71%
71%
0 reviews
#35
Fisher & Paykel
New Zealand
71%
71%
1 review
#36
Electriq
70%
70%
0 reviews
#37
Switzerland
70%
70%
0 reviews
#38
Falcon
69%
69%
0 reviews
#39
Sharp
Japan
69%
69%
2 reviews
#40
Caple
69%
69%
0 reviews
#41
Mercury
68%
68%
0 reviews
#42
68%
68%
0 reviews
#43
Ilve
68%
68%
0 reviews
#44
67%
67%
0 reviews
#45
Bertazzoni
67%
67%
0 reviews
#46
67%
67%
0 reviews
#47
Montpellier
66%
66%
0 reviews
#48
66%
66%
0 reviews
#49
Logik
United Kingdom
66%
66%
0 reviews
#50
Nordmende
66%
66%
0 reviews
#51
PKM
65%
65%
0 reviews
#52
KitchenAid
64%
64%
0 reviews
#53
Hisense
China
63%
63%
0 reviews
#54
Respekta
63%
63%
0 reviews
#55
Klarstein
62%
62%
2 reviews
#56
Grundig
Germany
62%
62%
0 reviews
#57
Iberna
61%
61%
0 reviews
#58
Cooke & Lewis
61%
61%
0 reviews
#59
Bauknecht
Germany
61%
61%
0 reviews
#60
Matrix
61%
61%
0 reviews
#61
Akpo
61%
61%
0 reviews
#62
Essentials
United Kingdom
60%
60%
0 reviews
#63
GDHA
60%
60%
0 reviews
#64
Bomann
58%
58%
0 reviews
#65
Falmec
58%
58%
0 reviews
#66
Silverline
58%
58%
0 reviews
#67
Gaggenau
57%
57%
0 reviews
#68
Simfer
56%
56%
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 14 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
£449
£0 £100 £200 £300 £400 £500 £600 £700 £800 £900 £3,299
Price Distribution of All Cooker Hoods
No. Of Cooker Hoods
Average Price
£284
£0 £100 £200 £300 £400 £500 £600 £700 £800 £900 £3,299
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 given to 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 3BC677EX

£349.99
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750m³/h
MAX
EXTRACTION
64dB
NOISE LEVEL
1
MOTOR

A great mid range choice, priced at £349.99 is the Balay 3BC677EX, which has a Kagoo Score of 68.

Features We Love:
High maximum extraction power (750m³/h)
Intensive speed mode
Dishwasher proof filter
Removable filter
Washable filter

A fully featured and fairly new 750m³/h max extraction power cooker hood.

86
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Value for Money
Good
86
Age
19 Months Old
68
Kagoo Score
Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the 3BC677EX in the UK is £349.99 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best High End Balay Cooker Hood?

Balay 3BC587GN

£459.99
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680m³/h
MAX
EXTRACTION
56dB
NOISE LEVEL
1
MOTOR

If you're looking for a high end Balay cooker hood then the Balay 3BC587GN takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 69, but is a bit more expensive at £459.99.

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

A fairly new and fully featured 680m³/h max extraction power kitchen extractor.

88
Features
Fully-Featured
60
Value for Money
Good
86
Age
19 Months Old
69
Kagoo Score
Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the 3BC587GN in the UK is £459.99 and in total we found 4 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Balay Cooker Hood?

Balay 3BC666MN

£162.49
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570m³/h
MAX
EXTRACTION
69dB
NOISE LEVEL
1
MOTOR

At only £162.49 and with a Kagoo Score of 67 the Balay 3BC666MN makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Dishwasher proof filter
Removable filter
Washable filter

A good spec and relatively new 570m³/h max extraction power extractor fan.

74
Features
Good Features
66
Value for Money
Good
86
Age
19 Months Old
67
Kagoo Score
Good

The cheapest price that we could find for the 3BC666MN in the UK is £162.49 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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In This Guide
Should You Buy a Balay Cooker Hood?
Is Balay the Best Cooker Hood Brand?
How Many Industry Awards Have Balay Cooker Hoods Received?
What is the Best Mid-Range Balay Cooker Hood?
What is the Best High End Balay Cooker Hood?
What is the Best Budget Choice Balay Cooker Hood?

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