Barbecue expert Richard Holden explains what to look out for when choosing a BBQ and shares with us some of his favourites

Choosing a BBQ can be a minefield for first time buyers. Here are a few tips as to what to look for in your next BBQ purchase and what you get when you spend that little bit extra.

Cadac Safari Chef 2 LP
Weighs less than 4kg perfect for camping, features four interchangeable cooking surfaces including pot stand, BBQ top, non-stick flat griddle and pot (also used as a dome). These all pack into a convenient carry bag.

Weber Go Anywhere Charcoal
The size may be small but the Weber® Go-Anywhere™ Charcoal is packed with easy to use performance enhancing features such as two rust-proof aluminium lid vents to provide proper air flow and triple-plated cooking grate with its 1032cm cooking area.

Charcoal Kettle
Weber Master-Touch GBS E-5755 Charcoal Barbecue 57cm
At the heart of the Weber Master-Touch GBS SE sits a stainless steel Gourmet BBQ System™ cooking grate which can be used as a regular cooking grate or by lifting out the middle section and replacing it with one of the five interchangeable accessories, greatly enhances the versatility of the grilling, roasting or baking options.

Broil King Monarch 390
The Broil King Signet 340, with its side burner embedded into a side table, has been engineered and constructed to give both outstanding quality and cooking performance with three stainless steel dual-tube main burners giving the options to cook and heat a variety of foods at the same time.

Primo All-In-One Kamado Ceramic BBQ
The Primo Kamado is a traditional 47cm round Kamado style ceramic grill. Grill, bake, roast or smoke any food. Perfect as a primary grill or as a complement to your existing gas grill or smoker.



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