6 of the best barbecues for small gardens
With barbecue season approaching, take a look at our buyer’s guide if you need a little help to find the best style for a small garden.
Whether you love to cook outside for just your family, or you’re starting to think about garden gatherings and long overdue reunions with friends later in the summer, why not be prepared and invest in a barbecue now? If you have a small garden or outdoor space, here are a few of the best offers around at the moment.
The George Foreman Kettle BBQ is the ideal choice for family barbecues this summer. This charcoal powered design provides the authentic BBQ experience at home, whether you’ve got a garden or a terrace, and this grill can cook up to 5 portions at a time, enough for any hungry family.
If you’re after a more traditional barbecue with bundles of worktop and prep space, then the Weber E-220 gas BBQ might be the perfect option for you. It has got ample space underneath the grill to store plates, as well as hooks to hang utensils and a handy shelf where you can rest cooked food.
Smokeless, cool to the touch and available in a bright range of fun colours, the award-winning Lotus mini BBQ will change the way you barbecue this summer. German-designed and engineered, the grill uses 90% less charcoal and it will be ready to cook food on 3-4 minutes from lighting.
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The MiniMax BBQ is proof that big things come in small packages. It’s a perfect match for smaller families or homeowners with limited outdoor space but it will definitely make a statement and is an ideal fit for balconies. It’s completely portable so take it to the beach with you for a family day out or enjoy perfectly cooked BBQ food at home.
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If you have to invest in a barbecue. one that has been designed by one of the most famous chefs in the world is probably a good idea! This Everdure by Heston Blumenthal Gas BBQ comes in mint, graphite and orange so you pick whichever colour that will suit your garden set-up. It has three gas burners for versatile cooking and an extra high hood, suitable for convection cooking.
Designed for city dwellers with balconies, and perfect for anywhere with smokeless fuel restrictions, Weber’s Pulse 1000 Electric BBQ provides a neat and easy way to cook outdoors. It also features smart tech – a thermometer technology syncs the Weber iGrill mobile app with your BBQ so you can monitor your food’s temperature wherever you are.
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