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Should You Buy a Candy Hob?

Updated 24 August 2019 by Matthew
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should you buy a Candy Hob?

Candy is well known for it's washing machines, fridge freezers, 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 4,200 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 £70 for the PLE 64 which has 4zone(s) burner / cooking zone, is a sealed plate hob and a built-in hob and go up to £470 for the CFIB640RC 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 £203.

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. 9 best hob brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Candy is the 9th best hob brand out there.

#1
Germany
95%
95%
671 reviews
#2
Germany
93%
93%
487 reviews
#3
AEG
Germany
93%
93%
350 reviews
#4
Italy
92%
92%
115 reviews
#5
United States
89%
89%
356 reviews
#6
Italy
88%
88%
88 reviews
#7
United States
87%
87%
49 reviews
#8
South Korea
86%
86%
176 reviews
#9
Italy
86%
86%
39 reviews
#10
United States
85%
85%
56 reviews
#11
United Kingdom
85%
85%
204 reviews
#12
Turkey
85%
85%
313 reviews
#13
Russell Hobbs
United Kingdom
84%
84%
256 reviews
#14
New Zealand
84%
84%
1 review
#15
83%
83%
1 review
#16
France
83%
83%
1 review
#17
Germany
83%
83%
53 reviews
#18
CDA
United Kingdom
83%
83%
31 reviews
#19
United Kingdom
83%
83%
223 reviews
#20
Italy
82%
82%
3 reviews
#21
Germany
82%
82%
0 reviews
#22
Poland
81%
81%
16 reviews
#23
John Lewis
81%
81%
108 reviews
#24
Sweden
80%
80%
2 reviews
#25
Hisense
China
80%
80%
4 reviews
#26
Cookology
78%
78%
136 reviews
#27
Slovenia
78%
78%
6 reviews
#28
SIA
77%
77%
7 reviews
#29
United Kingdom
75%
75%
158 reviews
#30
Blomberg
74%
74%
1 review
#31
Sharp
Japan
74%
74%
1 review
#32
74%
74%
91 reviews
#33
New World
73%
73%
3 reviews
#34
73%
73%
0 reviews
#35
Spain
73%
73%
0 reviews
#36
Spain
72%
72%
0 reviews
#37
71%
71%
0 reviews
#38
Electriq
71%
71%
0 reviews
#39
Daewoo
South Korea
69%
69%
0 reviews
#40
Leisure
68%
68%
9 reviews
#41
Grundig
Germany
68%
68%
0 reviews
#42
Igenix
67%
67%
41 reviews
#43
Rangemaster
United Kingdom
67%
67%
0 reviews
#44
Elica
Italy
67%
67%
0 reviews
#45
Caple
66%
66%
0 reviews
#46
CATA
66%
66%
0 reviews
#47
Kenwood
United Kingdom
66%
66%
0 reviews
#48
Cooke & Lewis
65%
65%
0 reviews
#49
Essentials
United Kingdom
65%
65%
0 reviews
#50
Nordmende
65%
65%
0 reviews
#51
Homark
65%
65%
0 reviews
#52
Rommelsbacher
65%
65%
0 reviews
#53
Tefal
France
62%
62%
0 reviews
#54
Ilve
62%
62%
0 reviews
#55
Concept
62%
62%
0 reviews
#56
Haier
China
62%
62%
8 reviews
#57
Brentwood
62%
62%
1 review
#58
Matrix
62%
62%
0 reviews
#59
Switzerland
61%
61%
0 reviews
#60
Simfer
61%
61%
0 reviews
#61
Ariete
61%
61%
0 reviews
#62
Sabichi
61%
61%
0 reviews
#63
Constructa
61%
61%
0 reviews
#64
Domo
61%
61%
0 reviews
#65
Bauknecht
Germany
61%
61%
0 reviews
#66
Swan
61%
61%
0 reviews
#67
WMF
60%
60%
0 reviews
#68
Caso
60%
60%
0 reviews
#69
Logik
United Kingdom
60%
60%
0 reviews
#70
KALORIK
60%
60%
0 reviews
#71
Akpo
60%
60%
0 reviews
#72
Inventum
60%
60%
0 reviews
#73
Severin
60%
60%
0 reviews
#74
Iberna
59%
59%
0 reviews
#75
Foster
59%
59%
0 reviews
#76
Girmi
59%
59%
0 reviews
#77
Zanker
59%
59%
0 reviews
#78
ELLRONA
59%
59%
0 reviews
#79
Princess
58%
58%
0 reviews
#80
Klarstein
58%
58%
0 reviews
#81
Adler
57%
57%
0 reviews
#82
Techwood
Turkey
57%
57%
0 reviews
#83
Sencor
57%
57%
0 reviews
#84
Gaggenau
57%
57%
0 reviews
#85
Campingaz
57%
57%
0 reviews
#86
JATA
57%
57%
0 reviews
#87
Cuisinart
57%
57%
0 reviews
#88
Asko
56%
56%
0 reviews
#89
Medion
56%
56%
0 reviews
#90
DeLonghi
Italy
56%
56%
0 reviews
#91
Vitrokitchen
55%
55%
0 reviews
#92
Bomann
55%
55%
0 reviews
#93
Rosieres
55%
55%
0 reviews
#94
Clatronic
55%
55%
0 reviews
#95
KitchenChef
55%
55%
0 reviews
#96
Orbegozo
55%
55%
0 reviews
#97
Luxpol
54%
54%
0 reviews
#98
ATAG
54%
54%
0 reviews
#99
Ardes
54%
54%
0 reviews
#100
Elgento
53%
53%
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 80%. Candy also have a number of great features including Gas On Glass and extendable cooking zone which sets them apart from the competition.

The average review score for a Candy hob is 80%.

There's a smaller selection of Candy hobs available compared to other hob brands, with only 37 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
£420
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £2,049
Price Distribution of All Hobs
No. Of Hobs
Average Price
£203
£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 AEG Blomberg
Which? logo
2
2
1
1
Total
2
2
1
1

How Reliable Are Candy Hobs?

We checked over 4,200 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Candy hobs. 100% of reviews that mention reliability were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Candy hob owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

100% of reviewers think Candy hobs are reliable.

So, most people think that Candy hobs are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Candy hobs that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

Well built
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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 Gas On Glass and extendable cooking zone.

Candy Gas On Glass

Candy hobs that feature Gas On Glass include the Candy CVG75SWGB (£240).

Candy Extendable Cooking Zone

Candy hobs that feature extendable cooking zone include the Candy CH64BVT (£180).

What is the Best Mid-Range Candy Hob?

Candy CIC642

£219.00
Boots Kitchen Appliances
Candy CIC642
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Candy CIC642
4
BURNERS /
COOKING ZONES
7,100W
POWER
9
POWER LEVELS

A great mid range choice, priced at £219 is the Candy CIC642, which has a Kagoo Score of 82.

Features We Love:
Induction
Has a residual heat indicator
Has a pan detection system
Has a child lock
Has an automatic shut off system

A fully featured but slightly out of date induction 4 burner / cooking zone hob, with a reasonable price.

88
Features
Fully-Featured
66
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
78
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Age
1 Year Old
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we found for the CIC642 in the UK is £219.00 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best High End Candy Hob?

Candy CI640CBA

£218.24
Power Direct
Candy CI640CBA
Buy Now
Candy CI640CBA
4
BURNERS /
COOKING ZONES
6,800W
POWER
BUILT-
IN
9
POWER LEVELS

If you're looking for a high end Candy hob then the Candy CI640CBA takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 86, but is a bit more expensive at £218.24.

Features We Love:
Induction
Has a built-in display
Has a residual heat indicator
Has a wok burner
Has a child lock

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

96
Reviews
5 Reviews
90
Features
Fully-Featured
90
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
78
Value for Money
Very Good
68
Age
4 Years Old
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Purchasers report that Candy CI640CBA has superb user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this hob to others.

The cheapest price that we found for the CI640CBA in the UK is £218.24 and in total we found 6 prices for it.

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£218.24
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£219.00
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£269.38
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£219.95
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£249.00
FREE Standard delivery
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£259.00
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£392.00
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What is the Best Budget Choice Candy Hob?

Candy CC64CH

£135.35
Power Direct
Candy CC64CH
Buy Now
Candy CC64CH
4
BURNERS /
COOKING ZONES
1,200W
POWER
BUILT-
IN
9
POWER LEVELS

At only £135.35 and with a Kagoo Score of 81 the Candy CC64CH makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Has a wok burner
Has an electronic ignition

A recently released and best selling ceramic 4 burner / cooking zone hob, with a low price and a good spec.

66
Features
Good Features
89
Popularity
Amazon Bestseller
78
Value for Money
Very Good
92
Age
7 Months Old
81
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we found for the CC64CH in the UK is £135.35 and in total we found 8 prices for it.

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£135.35
FREE Standard delivery
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£148.00
Delivery unknown
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£159.00
FREE Standard delivery
Go to Store
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Receive It TomorrowPay in Installments
£159.97
Standard delivery: £9.95
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Installation Service Available
£178.00
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£178.97
Delivery unknown
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£180.00
FREE Standard delivery
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£180.00
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8 Prices from 8 Stores | £135.35 - £180.00
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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?
How Reliable Are Candy Hobs?
Features to Look Out For On Candy Hobs
Candy Gas On Glass
Candy Extendable Cooking 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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