Everyone wants a BBQ for all different reasons, from having a barbeque with your family on the decking to a blow-out summer garden party nothing can really beat the summer BBQ feeling. We have collect some information that will help picking your BBQ easier than ever.

First things first you need to decide what type of BBQ is best for you; Charcoal or Gas? It’s important to point out that there is no really difference in taste between charcoal and gas. It’s a common misconception between people that charcoal BBQs give a smokier and more original taste, however if you do opt for gas, smoking chips can be added to the grill for smokier tastes.

Charcoal BBQs

When first thinking of BBQ’s the traditional charcoal is probably what comes to mind. Charcoal BBQs will either use lumpwood or briquettes to help generate and even temperature for cooking meats. Charcoal does give you that real, grilled taste that you expect.  Many charcoal BBQ’s are generally cheaper than gas, and many can be folded down to make them portable so you can take it anywhere with you.

Gas BBQs

Gas BBQ’s are generally more expensive than your usual charcoal BBQ, however they make up for in by only taking minutes to heat up. They can also come with other features such as side burners, griddles, and warming racks.


Whichever type of BBQ you choose, you’ll also need to think about what size you’re going to need. We have created a small chart to try and help you to decide on what size is best for you!

BBQ Size Number of People
Small 1-2
Medium 2-4
Large 4-8
Extra Large 8 or more.
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