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Should You Buy a Candy Hob?

Updated 18 December 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Candy Hob?

Candy is well known for its fridge freezers, washing machines, tumble dryers and dishwashers.

If you are thinking about buying a Candy hob then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of hob brands is compiled by analysing over 4,100 user and expert reviews and 8 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 4,800 hobs.

Candy are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular hobs. Their hobs start at £41 for the PL40A which has 4zone(s) burner / cooking zone, is a gas hob and a built-in hob and go up to £541 for the 33801783 which has 4zone(s) burner / cooking zone, is a zone induction hob hob and a built-in hob. The average price of a new Candy hob is £209.

Candy are recognised for their wide selection of mid-range and popular hobs.

Is Candy the Best Hob Brand?

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

Candy is ranked the No. 8 best hob brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Candy is the 8th best hob brand out there.

#1
Germany
95%
95%
671 reviews
#2
AEG
Germany
93%
93%
350 reviews
#3
Germany
93%
93%
487 reviews
#4
Italy
92%
92%
115 reviews
#5
United States
89%
89%
264 reviews
#6
United States
87%
87%
56 reviews
#7
Italy
87%
87%
88 reviews
#8
Italy
86%
86%
40 reviews
#9
South Korea
86%
86%
176 reviews
#10
United States
85%
85%
49 reviews
#11
Turkey
85%
85%
313 reviews
#12
Germany
84%
84%
14 reviews
#13
New Zealand
84%
84%
1 review
#14
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
84%
84%
256 reviews
#15
United Kingdom
84%
84%
223 reviews
#16
CDA
United Kingdom
83%
83%
31 reviews
#17
France
83%
83%
1 review
#18
United Kingdom
82%
82%
204 reviews
#19
Italy
82%
82%
3 reviews
#20
Hisense
China
81%
81%
4 reviews
#21
Germany
81%
81%
0 reviews
#22
Sweden
81%
81%
2 reviews
#23
81%
81%
1 review
#24
John Lewis
80%
80%
110 reviews
#25
Cookology
80%
80%
136 reviews
#26
SIA
79%
79%
7 reviews
#27
Poland
78%
78%
16 reviews
#28
Slovenia
77%
77%
6 reviews
#29
Blomberg
74%
74%
1 review
#30
73%
73%
91 reviews
#31
72%
72%
0 reviews
#32
Spain
72%
72%
0 reviews
#33
United Kingdom
72%
72%
158 reviews
#34
71%
71%
0 reviews
#35
Spain
71%
71%
0 reviews
#36
Sharp
Japan
70%
70%
1 review
#37
New World
70%
70%
3 reviews
#38
Grundig
Germany
69%
69%
0 reviews
#39
Rangemaster
United Kingdom
69%
69%
0 reviews
#40
Caple
68%
68%
0 reviews
#41
Constructa
68%
68%
0 reviews
#42
Electriq
68%
68%
0 reviews
#43
Igenix
68%
68%
41 reviews
#44
Elica
Italy
67%
67%
0 reviews
#45
Cooke & Lewis
66%
66%
0 reviews
#46
Matrix
66%
66%
0 reviews
#47
Rommelsbacher
65%
65%
0 reviews
#48
Kenwood
United Kingdom
65%
65%
0 reviews
#49
Essentials
United Kingdom
65%
65%
0 reviews
#50
65%
65%
0 reviews
#51
Nordmende
64%
64%
0 reviews
#52
Leisure
64%
64%
9 reviews
#53
DeLonghi
Italy
64%
64%
0 reviews
#54
Simfer
64%
64%
0 reviews
#55
Tefal
France
63%
63%
0 reviews
#56
WMF
63%
63%
0 reviews
#57
JATA
63%
63%
0 reviews
#58
Daewoo
South Korea
63%
63%
0 reviews
#59
Ilve
62%
62%
0 reviews
#60
Homark
62%
62%
0 reviews
#61
Inventum
62%
62%
0 reviews
#62
Switzerland
62%
62%
0 reviews
#63
Ariete
62%
62%
0 reviews
#64
Brandt
62%
62%
0 reviews
#65
Sabichi
62%
62%
0 reviews
#66
Domo
61%
61%
0 reviews
#67
Brentwood
61%
61%
1 review
#68
Girmi
60%
60%
0 reviews
#69
Swan
60%
60%
0 reviews
#70
KALORIK
60%
60%
0 reviews
#71
Logik
United Kingdom
60%
60%
0 reviews
#72
Klarstein
60%
60%
0 reviews
#73
Electra
60%
60%
0 reviews
#74
Lofra
60%
60%
0 reviews
#75
Severin
60%
60%
0 reviews
#76
Zanker
59%
59%
0 reviews
#77
KREA
59%
59%
0 reviews
#78
Iberna
58%
58%
0 reviews
#79
Princess
58%
58%
0 reviews
#80
Schock
58%
58%
0 reviews
#81
Adler
58%
58%
0 reviews
#82
Riviera & Bar
58%
58%
0 reviews
#83
Mepamsa
58%
58%
0 reviews
#84
Campingaz
57%
57%
0 reviews
#85
Bauknecht
Germany
57%
57%
0 reviews
#86
Ardes
57%
57%
0 reviews
#87
Gaggenau
57%
57%
1 review
#88
Melchioni
57%
57%
0 reviews
#89
Caso
57%
57%
0 reviews
#90
Asko
56%
56%
0 reviews
#91
ELLRONA
56%
56%
0 reviews
#92
Fulgor Milano
56%
56%
0 reviews
#93
Ravanson
56%
56%
0 reviews
#94
Palson
56%
56%
0 reviews
#95
Bomann
56%
56%
0 reviews
#96
Exquisit
55%
55%
0 reviews
#97
Clatronic
55%
55%
0 reviews
#98
Techwood
Turkey
55%
55%
0 reviews
#99
Elleci
55%
55%
0 reviews
#100
Bastilipo
55%
55%
0 reviews
#101
Foster
55%
55%
0 reviews
#102
ATAG
54%
54%
0 reviews
#103
Orbegozo
54%
54%
0 reviews
#104
Elgento
54%
54%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Candy hobs compare to the other hob brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All hob Brands
Candy Hobs

Candy have better reviews than the typical hob brand, with the average rating of a Candy hob being 76%. Candy also have a number of great features including extendable cooking zone, Gas On Glass and flexiinduction zone which sets them apart from the competition.

The average review score for a Candy hob is 76%.

There's a smaller selection of Candy hobs available compared to other hob brands, with only 39 Candy hobs currently on the market in the UK. Candy hobs also tend to be cheaper than most other hob brands however they are still a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Hobs
Average Price
£435
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £2,049
Price Distribution of All Hobs
No. Of Hobs
Average Price
£209
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £2,049
Price Distribution of Candy Hobs

What Do the Candy Hob Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Candy hob to work out the average distribution of reviews for Candy and then compared this to the other hob brands.

5 stars
32
4 stars
4
3 stars
1
2 stars
1
1 star
1
Candy has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star user reviews for its hobs than most other hob brands.

Over 92% of user reviews for Candy hobs are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 91% across all hob brands.

How Many Industry Awards Have Candy Hobs Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we couldn't find any industry awards for Candy hobs. The table below shows the number of awards given to the most popular hob brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Number of Awards Neff Bosch Whirlpool Beko Hisense
Which? logo
2
2
Total
2
2

Features to Look Out For On Candy Hobs

There's a number of great features to look out for on the latest range of Candy hobs that set them apart from the competition. These include extendable cooking zone, Gas On Glass and flexiinduction zone.

Candy Extendable Cooking Zone

Candy hobs that feature extendable cooking zone include the Candy CCTP643 (£239) and the Candy CH64CCB (£140).

Candy Gas On Glass

Candy hobs that feature Gas On Glass include the Candy CVG75S (£249).

Candy Flexiinduction Zone

Candy hobs that feature flexiinduction zone include the Candy CTP643C (£264).

What is the Best Mid-Range Candy Hob?

Candy CI640CBA

£186.97
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4
BURNERS /
COOKING ZONES
6,800W
POWER
BUILT-
IN
9
POWER LEVELS

A great mid range choice, priced at £186.97 is the Candy CI640CBA, which has a Kagoo Score of 86.

Features We Love:
Induction
Built-in display
Residual heat indicator
Wok burner
Child lock

A classic and very popular induction 4 burner / cooking zone hob, with an outstanding spec and a reasonable price. Multiple reviews mentioned that this hob has outstanding features and it's really well designed, and easy to use.

96
Reviews
5 Reviews
91
Features
Fully-Featured
89
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
79
Value for Money
Very Good
66
Age
4 Years Old
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Owners report that Candy CI640CBA has superb user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this hob to others. Looking across the entire Candy hob range, the average reviews for all Candy hobs are also excellent.

The cheapest price that we could find for the CI640CBA in the UK is £186.97 and in total we found 7 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Candy Hob?

Candy CTP643C

£263.97
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4
BURNERS /
COOKING ZONES
1,550W
POWER
9
POWER LEVELS

If you're looking for a high end Candy hob then the Candy CTP643C takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 82, but is a bit more expensive at £263.97.

Features We Love:
Flexiinduction zone
Induction
Child lock
Boost function

A recently released and fully featured induction 4 burner / cooking zone hob, with a fair price.

81
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Popularity
Quite Popular
79
Value for Money
Very Good
95
Age
2 Months Old
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Looking across the entire Candy hob range, the average reviews for all Candy hobs are excellent.

The cheapest price that we could find for the CTP643C in the UK is £263.97 and in total we found 6 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Candy Hob?

Candy CHW7X

£154.97
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5
BURNERS /
COOKING ZONES
1,750W
POWER
BUILT-
IN

At only £154.97 and with a Kagoo Score of 82 the Candy CHW7X makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Five burners / cooking zones
Electronic ignition
Flame failure device
Five gas burners
Five simultaneously used cooking zones

A good value for money and recently released gas 5 burner / cooking zone hob, with a good spec.

79
Features
Good Features
74
Popularity
Widely Available
79
Value for Money
Very Good
94
Age
5 Months Old
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Looking across the entire Candy hob range, the average reviews for all Candy hobs are excellent.

The cheapest price that we could find for the CHW7X in the UK is £154.97 and in total we found 7 prices for it.

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Find the best Candy hob for you by checking our complete list of over 1,396 hobs
In This Guide
Should You Buy a Candy Hob?
Is Candy the Best Hob Brand?
What Do the Candy Hob Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Candy Hobs Received?
Features to Look Out For On Candy Hobs
Candy Extendable Cooking Zone
Candy Gas On Glass
Candy Flexiinduction Zone
What is the Best Mid-Range Candy Hob?
What is the Best High End Candy Hob?
What is the Best Budget Choice Candy Hob?

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