Best gas and charcoal deals in the UK


Enjoy the rest of the summer with these reduced barbecues. (Getty Pictures)

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As far as we are concerned, we still have two months of good weather for the barbecue.

If your current barbecue setup isn’t enough, now is the perfect time to upgrade, as many retailers have just slashed the price of the garden gadget during the summer sales.

Aldi has reduced its bestseller Fervor Dual Fuel Grill 25% down, it’s down to just £149.99. Meanwhile, Homebase is already affordable at £70 Texas Oil Drum Charcoal Grill is now just £35 – a bargain.

So, if your BBQ has seen better days, or – buoyed by the heat – you’ve decided to need a barbecue to start the summer off, we’ve rounded up the best discounted options to choose from.

The best barbecues on sale for late summer outdoor dining

Fervor Dual Fuel Grill | £149.99 (was £199.99) at Aldi

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This 2 in 1 Fervor Dual Fuel Grill has both a gas and charcoal grill, making it a great option for outdoor diners looking for the best of both worlds. With thermometers and warming racks included, this barbecue has everything you need for your summer entertaining.

It’s hugely popular with shoppers, having racked up nearly 200 five-star reviews. One happy customer said, “Brought this product a few months ago and it hasn’t let us down. It’s amazing and we use it a lot. It’s also an easy to clean product. We love it .”

Gardenline Mini Kamado BBQ | £119.99 from Aldi

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Aldi is coveted Mini Kamado BBQ is now on sale for under £100. This ceramic grill has a unique insulated Japanese-inspired design and features a temperature gauge so you can get the perfect cookout every time. Satisfied buyers say it’s “ideal for 2-3 people”, also noting that “it’s quick and easy to light and requires small amounts of charcoal”.

A little extra: it is small, light and easy to move around your outdoor space and store in winter.

Char-Broil Performance PRO TRU-Infrared 2-Burner Gas Grill | £314.99 (was £449.99) from John Lewis

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If you are looking for an easy to clean barbecue, the Char-Broil Performance PRO TRU-Infrared 2-Burner Gas Grill might be the option for you as it is made of stainless steel which cleans easily and quickly.

“Nice barbecue, easy to assemble and sitting on the terrace, ready to use at any time – planned or spontaneous – also bought a Char-broil cover. Slightly more expensive than standard, but worth it for the quality “, said a satisfied customer.

Outback Meteor 4-Burner Hybrid Gas and Charcoal Grill | £299.93 (was £549.99) from Robert Dyas

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This Outback Meteor 4-Burner Hybrid Gas and Charcoal Grill is the larger version of Robert Dyas’ popular 2-burner barbecue. It is the best size for large family barbecues and has plenty of space for food preparation if you want to include it in a backyard kitchen.

It has received many five-star reviews, with customers grading its durable design: “Like my previous Outback BBQ, which lasted 14 years, it appears to be of very good quality and I look forward to using it for many years to come. “

Texas Oil Drum Charcoal Grill | £35 (was £70) from Homebase

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Meet him Texas Oil Drum Charcoal Grill of home base: a sleek barbecue ideal for tucking away in a corner when not in use and rolling around on a sunny Sunday.

While already retailing for an affordable £70, the BBQ just reduced to £35 – making it a great option for those who don’t want to spend a lot on a new barbecue this summer. Not only is it a very affordable find, but it’s also big enough to feed the whole family (and then some). In fact, the grill claims to be able to cook up to 20 burgers at once – that’s a lot of cooking power.

Texas Stardom 4-Burner Gas Grill | £195 (was £390) from Homebase

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Available as a four-burner or six-burner barbecue, this Texas Stardom 4-Burner Gas Grill is the next level of outdoor entertaining and is the perfect addition to a backyard kitchen.

The organized design means you can cook up to 25 burgers in one sitting, so none of your guests will be waiting for theirs.

Texas Nimbus 4 Burner Gas Grill | £125 (was £250) from Homebase

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Similar to Texas Stardom, this Texas Nimbus 4 Burner Gas Grill is available as a two, four or six burner barbecue. Its sleek, matte black design is definitely one for those of us who like our barbecues to look good and be of decent quality.

Argos Home Round Portable Charcoal Grill | £15 (was £25) from Argos

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From camping to picnics, this Argos Home Round Portable Charcoal Grill is enough to make dinner for four people in one sitting. If you are short on space in the garden or have a balcony to work on, this is also a great option.

With nearly 800 five-star reviews, this portable grill offers excellent value for money. One reviewer said: “Great little grill. Large cooking space for 4 people and easy to store out of sight. Very portable, with snap-on lid, great for camping trips and picnics too.”

Premium Dual Fuel Charcoal and Gas Combo Grill | £205 (was £305) from Argos

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This Premium Dual Fuel Charcoal and Gas Combo Grill offers you the possibility of cooking with gas or charcoal depending on the time you have. It has double the space of most barbecue options available, meaning you can cook for a large number of people in one sitting. Additionally, there is a shelf underneath for storing plates and cutlery.

A fie-star reviewer said, “Great BBQ. There’s so much room on the grill and the fact that the sides are split gives you lots of cooking options. Easy to put together if you follow the instructions methodically.”


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