Best Snooker Cue Brands: 4 Great Options

By Snooker Jim •  Updated: 03/12/23 •  3 min read

What are the world’s best snooker cue brands? Amateurs and professionals alike have argued for years. They won’t stop any time soon.

If you’re looking for a new snooker cue, here are four of our favourite snooker cue brands to get you started.

Best snooker cue brands

1 Peradon

Founded in 1885 by Leopold George Peradon in Willesden, London, today Peradon is one of the world’s leading cue manufacturers. It now operates from a factory in Liverpool.

Its cues have been recommended by the likes of Walter Lindrum and Joe Davis.

And whether you want a one-piece cue, two-piece cue or 3/4 jointed snooker cue, its products are consistently high quality and trusted by players around the world.

“Peradon are a lovely make of cue. They do top end, mid and entry level cues and of all the ones I have tried (from various friends and pool team mates) I have enjoyed using them. This Canon Magic is a mid level cue. It is dead straight. Tip only needed a touch of initial sanding around the edges. For me the weight is perfect – has a bit of a meaty feel without being lumbersome. It was well packaged and delivered with superb timing.” – Amazon review

Browse Peradon cues today.

 

2 Riley

Based in Bristol, Riley offers everything from your child’s first starter cue through to your own pride and joy as you battle on the amateur or even professional circuit.

Riley cues are endorsed by Ronnie O’Sullivan, so you know they’ll be absolute top quality.

If you’re just getting started, the Crimson Moderno two-piece ash cue is a solid entry-level cue that looks great too. And there are plenty of other higher-end options if you’re a seasoned amateur looking for something new.

Browse Riley cues today.

 

3 PowerGlide

Part of the Unicorn Group, PowerGlide has been a mainstay on the snooker scene for many years.

In fact, it’s been manufacturing snooker cues for players of all standards for more than 50 years.

More recently it has earned a reputation for combining exotic woods with the latest construction technologies.

PowerGlide cues come in one-piece, two-piece and 3/4 split options in anything from 36″ to 58″.

If you want to treat yourself, why not look at the PowerGlide Connoisseur?

“For the price, this snooker cue is a match for much more expensive ones. It is made of ash and is very straight and true. The brass fittings are good and the tip is sturdy – perfect for a novice snooker player.” – Amazon review

Bestseller No. 1
PowerGlide Snooker Cue Stick | Eclipse | Ash Shaft with Decal Hardwood Butt | 10mm Tip | 2 Piece with Brass Joint | Assorted Weights | Full Size 57"
  • 50/50 Split Cue, 57" Length
  • Ash Shaft, Hardwood Butt with Decal Design
  • Brass Joint
  • 10mm Tip with Brass Ferrule
  • Leather Bumper

Browse PowerGlide cues today.

 

4 CUESOUL

Over the last few years, CueSoul has earned a reputation for high quality and affordable cues that pack more bang for your buck than you could reasonably expect.

Whichever CUESOUL product you choose, you’ll hit the table with confidence.

“It’s seems a bit of a minefield out there for choosing a cue as a beginner. I took the plunge with this one due to the reviews. It was delivered this afternoon and I played tonight with it for a couple of hours . I’m very happy with it. It feels nice in the hand and glides well. Really smooth.” – Amazon review

Bestseller No. 1
CUESOUL 57 Handcraft 3/4 Jointed Snooker Cue with Mini Butt End Extension Packed in Aluminium Cue Case (D304)
  • Price include VAT
  • 3/4 Jointed Snooker Cue:Weight 18oz;57 inch;9.5 mm Cue Glue on Tip
  • Walnut Butts with Four Splices and Maple Veneers + Front Burl/Maple/Kempas Splice Decorated
  • Real Rare Wood;Cue Shaft Made of Selected Kiln Dried North American Ash
  • Come with 6” Mini Butt walnut wood End Extension,Aluminium Telescopic Extension, Cue Towel,Gloves and Joint Protector, Packing in Quality Aluminium Cue Case

Browse CUESOUL cues today.

 

So now you know what brands to look out for, check out five mid-range snooker cue options for under £100.

Snooker Jim

Gone from a 6ft table in my dad's garage as a kid to a 9ft table at the office, with the full-size snooker club visits in between. Hoping one day to get the playing technique right.