We Brits love a barbecue, so much so that three quarters of UK households currently own some kind of BBQ grill. And now spring has arrived (and summer is just on the horizon), it's the perfect time to snap up a saving on a top-rated gas, charcoal or electric model.


We've seen barbecue deals dropping from a range of retailers since the weather started warming up, from big names in the barbecue world like Weber, Char-Broil and Broil King. We'll be continuing to keep an eye on the products in this guide and update any changes in price, so bookmark this page to ensure you don't miss out on the best barbecue offers.

Our team of expert reviewers have also tested all the barbecues in this list, and scored each model based on the quality of food, ease of cleaning, value for money, quality of materials, and ease of use – to help you make an informed decision about what to spend your money on. Find out more about how Good Food tests products.

Best BBQ deals at a glance

  • Weber – buy any barbecue model and claim 10% off a BBQ cover made in the same purchase, terms apply
  • Amazon – thousands of deals across home, garden and tech
  • VonHaus – get 10% off selected outdoor living essentials
  • Appliances Direct – up to 45% off BBQs and other outdoor kit
  • Argos – save up to 25% on garden furniture, tools and outdoor living
  • Robert Dyas – special offers on barbecues, garden furniture and more
  • JD Williams – save up to £70 off BBQs and pizza ovens
  • BBQ World – deals on BBQs and accessories
  • B&Q – up to 20% off BBQs and selected garden furniture
  • John Lewis – offers on barbecues, accessories and garden tools
  • Homebase – get 20% off BBQs and accessories when you spend £200
  • The Range – save on barbecues, plus 40% off garden furniture
  • Keen Gardener – save on the RRP of gas, charcoal and electric barbecues

Remember that all of the brands offering barbecue deals will be competing for your attention, so will be tracking other retailers' prices as well as their own. The likes of Currys also offer a price-match promise. When you've found a deal that looks appealing to you, see if there are any added extras included, like free delivery or bonus barbecue accessories.

Best BBQ deals 2024

Ninja Woodfire electric BBQ grill and smoker

Ninja Woodfire Electric BBQ Grill and Smoker

Star rating: 5/5

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This unique Ninja barbecue can grill, roast and air-fry among other functions, but what impressed us most was its inbuilt smoker, which infuses food with delicious smoky flavours without using open flames.

It comes with a pellet scoop, crisper packet, woodfire pellet starter pack, and a quick-start guide with recipes and cooking charts, so you can get set up and start cooking almost straight away. Because the grill is built to be weather-resistant, you can also also use it year-round.

What we could achieve with this barbecue really impressed us, and we enjoyed using the smoker. Our sirloin steaks were tender and juicy, with clear grill lines and the smoky flavour we'd hoped for.

Read our full Ninja Woodfire electric BBQ grill and smoker review.

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Weber Lumin electric BBQ

Best bl0w-out electric BBQ

Weber Lumin electric barbecue

Star rating: 4.5/5

Weber launched its new Lumin range in 2023, and now is the perfect opportunity to pick up a great saving on its electric barbecue. This portable model is impressively compact and robust, easy to build and heat, and packs away easily too.

In testing we found it gave our aubergine and steaks those prominent grill lines that we look for when barbecuing, and our spatchcock chicken was golden and soft without being dry. Most of the packaging could be recycled, and we also liked the grill scraper that was included in the box – very handy for turning ingredients and prising off stubborn bits of food afterwards.

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Best charcoal BBQ deals

Char-Broil Kettleman

Best for families who entertain

Char-Broil Kettleman BBQ

Star rating: 4.5/5

This large kettle-style barbecue is ideal if you're entertaining over the summer. Lighting and heating it up was a speedy process, and the smooth-close lid formed an excellent seal to retain warmth. There's a handy storage rack underneath the barbecue, and its robust wheels mean you can move it around the garden if you need to.

The Kettleman cooked the majority of our barbecue recipes well, including our halloumi kebabs – which were well charred – and our spatchcock chicken, which had crisp barbecued skin and smoky flavour.

Putting this model together is the most fiddly bit (it took us around half an hour, and we needed an extra pair of hands), but once built it can stay assembled and become a staple part of your garden set-up.

Read our full Char-Broil Kettleman charcoal barbecue review.

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Char-Broil Charcoal L barbecue

Best for social barbecuers

Char-Broil Charcoal L barbecue

Star rating: 4/5

With this Char-Broil barbecue, you can easily cater for large numbers and garden get-togethers thanks to its generous cooking space. There's also a handy keep-warm rack inside, which can be loaded with items before serving.

We liked the adjustable chimney, which allowed us to redirect smoke back into the unit to boost a gorgeous smoky flavour into our dishes. Despite the faff of assembling it (there are a lot of fiddly caps and screws to contend with), the storage is also excellent – with six hooks for accessories, an inbuilt bottle opener, and collapsible side trays.

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Everdure by Heston Blumenthal Cube portable charcoal BBQ

Best charcoal barbecue for taking on trips

everdure by Heston Cube charcoal BBQ

Star rating: 4/5

If you're planning on camping or hitting the beach over the next couple of months, this portable charcoal barbecue is a handy companion that's easy to transport.

It comes with other accessories to complete your barbecuing set-up, including a bamboo board and integrated storage tray, so you can prep ingredients wherever you are, plus a removable charcoal tray.

The bright orange model we tested was smooth, robust and stylish, and we liked the built-in heat protection shield around the outside – ideal if you're cooking with children nearby. Though more time-consuming to cook with than other models, it also gave us great results.

Read our full Everdure by Heston Blumenthal Cube portable charcoal barbecue review.

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VonHaus Compact charcoal barbecue

Best for entertaining on a budget

VonHaus Compact charcoal barbecue

Star rating: 4/5

If you're looking for a budget barbecue with a large grilling area, this Vonhaus model is good fit. There are nifty features like two side tables for storing lightweight tools, a thermometer for monitoring the temperature, and a handy bottle opener. We also liked the firebox, which is height-adjustable and has a front door for easy refuelling.

Bear in mind you forfeit some build quality for the price. We also found the assembly a little time-consuming, though once we were all set up, the barbecue was simple to light, cook with, and – owing to its compact size – store.

Read our full Vonhaus Compact Charcoal BBQ review.

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Kamado Joe Kettle Joe charcoal BBQ

Best large ceramic barbecue for affordability

Kamado Joe Kettle Joe charcoal BBQ

Star rating: 4/5

Already a great-value item, now you can scoop up an even bigger saving on this sturdy and generously sized barbecue. It comes with an additional smoking unit and has an effective split-level design, which means you can cook different ingredients at different rates if you wanted to.

We found this model maintained an optimum cooking temperature for several hours, producing delicious halloumi kebabs that had good grill lines and even charring. It has a five-year warranty, too, so you can make good use of it for many summers to come.

Read our full Kamado Joe Kettle Joe charcoal BBQ review.

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Best gas BBQ deals

Everdure Furnace 3 burner gas BBQ

Best gas barbecue for feeding a crowd

Everdure Furnace Gas BBQ

Star rating: 5/5

This wide and robust BBQ from Australian brand Everdure comes with three die-cast grills, which each slot above a burner that works independently – so you can use one at a time or fire up all three at once. It heats quickly and has three hob-like knobs along the right-hand side that operate the barbecue.

This model can also handle a generous amount of food, with space for up to three roast chickens or 28 burgers at once time. In testing, we found it performed to a high standard, too and added a delicious char to our sirloin steaks and halloumi kebabs. Read our full Everdure Furnace gas BBQ review.

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Broil King Crown 490

Best gas barbecue for versatility

Broil King Crown 490

Star rating: 4/5

If you're looking to do some serious barbecuing, this is an impressively versatile model that's worth considering while it's on offer.

Featuring a large grill, warming rack, rotisserie, and side hob, this is a barbecue that means business – and it cooked all our recipes to a high standard. We liked the intuitiveness of the controls and found it retained heat well.

Moving it around and keeping it in place wasn't a bother, and the cast iron grills are robust and well-made. While time-consuming to assemble, once built we also loved the overall look of this barbecue and found it a joy to cook on.

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Char-Broil X200 Grill2Go

Best barbecue for couples or small families

Char Broil X200 Grill2Go

Star rating: 4/5

Great for small gardens or cooking on the go, this compact Char-Broil barbecue delivered impressive results with well-defined grill lines, succulent insides and charred outsides.

We found it very easy to use, and though the controls could have been a little more reactive, the handy thermometer on the lid helped us keep track of the temperature.

It's lightweight and small, so would easily fit into a car boot if you're taking it on your travels. It also comes with a scraper, so you can easily clean it after use.

Read our full Char-Broil Grill2Go gas barbecue review.

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Napoleon Phantom Prestige 500 RSIB

Best barbecue for steakhouse-style char lines

Napoleon Phantom Prestige 500 SIB

Star rating: 3/5

This sizeable, stylish barbecue comes with a lifetime warranty, so offers great value even without deals attached to it. Ideal for families or anyone feeding a crowd, it comes with quirky features like a sizzle zone, which makes light work of searing and caramelising steak.

We liked its practical side shelves and the backlit control dials – very handy if you're using it in the evening. It also comes with a snug-fitting, soft-close lid, as well as a grilling and searing plate, rotisserie function and rear burner.

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How to get a good deal on barbecues

  • Set a budget: work out how much you'd be willing to spend beforehand and try to stick to that figure. Sales like these are a great way to save on products like barbecues, air-fryers and other gadgets, so to ensure you make the most of the deals, set a budget and keep to it.
  • Read reviews: before you purchase, it's a sensible idea to check reviews so you can be sure the product isn't a dud – regardless of how good the deal is. Discover our guides to the best charcoal and gas barbecues, which feature impartial and up-to-date advice on the models actually worth considering.
  • Use tools to alert you to the best prices: websites like CamelCamelCamel will show you the price history of products sold on Amazon.
  • Buy when you see a price you're happy with: many barbecue deals will only be available for a short amount of time, so if you spot a deal you like the look of, don't wait around.

How do we select barbecue deals?

There are several barbecue deals around at the moment, but those that feature in our list are the best performers of more than 30 models shortlisted and tested by our Good Food reviews experts.

Each product is put through its paces using Good Food's triple-tested barbecue recipes, which test out the basic barbecuing functions as well as additional features. Read our full guides to the best gas and charcoal barbecues to discover our pick-of-the-best models available right now.

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