Asparagus cooking on the BBQ

Best Modest-Priced BBQ’s

Mid-range BBQs are excellent value for money for the up and coming chef

Landmann Triton 4 Burner

Landmann Triton 4 gas BBQ

This family sized gas BBQ is only available from the Tillington Group of Independent Garden Centres, and comes in black or a rich burgundy red. It can cope easily with a party of 10; and with a careful choice of dishes this could be extended to about 12. Make use of the warming rack, pre-cook dishes and keep warm, use the side burner to cook rice, pasta or sauces.

  • Grate size 65 x 44cm
  • 4 adjustable stainless steel burners
  • Side burner
  • Powder-coated cabinet door and hood
  • Thermometer in lid
  • Enamelled cast-iron cooking grill and Flame Tamers; these carry out the same function as the Flavouriser Bars on the Weber BBQs
  • Enamelled warming rack
  • Side table

Weber Performer Deluxe

This latest addition to the Weber stable is a charcoal BBQ with a gas ignition which makes lighting it an absolute doddle and cuts down the wait for the coals to come to temperature. It can cook for 6 – 8 people with ease.

 

 

  • Grate size 57cm diameter
  • Gourmet Barbecue System (GBS) as standard. Watch the video which explains what GBS accessories are available and what they can be used for.
  • Lid mounted thermometer
  • Metal painted work table
  • Porcelain enamelled lid and bowl
  • Removable back-lit LCD timer
  • Charcoal storage bin
  • 2 char-basket fuel holders
  • 3 tool holders
  • Stainless steel ONE-TOUCH cleaning system
  • Rust-proof removable ash container
  • Underneath wire shelf
  • Heavy duty steel cart frame
  • Charcoal measuring cup

Pizza cooked on the pizza stone on a Weber charcoal BBQ

Serrano ham and mozzarella pizza cooked on the pizza stone on a Weber charcoal BBQ

OutdoorChef Kensington 480G

This compact gas barbecue is ideal for a small space and as a small family grill which will easily accommodate 4 people. Temperature is controlled by a single switch allowing you to grill, roast or bake.

  • Grate size 45cm diameter
  • Electric ignition
  • 1-ring stainless steel burner
  • Porcelain-enamelled funnel; flip the funnel to allow both direct and indirect cooking
  • Thermometer integrated into lid
  • Porcelain-enamelled kettle and barbecue grill
  • Powder-coated trolley

Weber Q3200

  • This is one of our most popular mid-range top quality barbecues, with the sturdy construction you come to expect from Weber. It can easily feed 6 – 8 people.
  • Grate size 2994 sq cm
  • Thermometer built into lid
  • 2 fold away side tables
  • Tool holders
  • Electronic ignition
  • 2 controllable stainless steel burners
  • Removable drip tray
  • 2 porcelain-enamelled cast-iron cooking grates
  • BBQ is easily transportable as gas bottle fits underneath
  • Free warming rack

Gourmet BBQ chef Richard Holden at a Hayes Garden World demo

Gourmet BBQ chef Richard Holden at a Hayes Garden World demo

Weber Spirit Classic E-310

This Weber favourite has 3 independently controlled gas burners and can easily cook for 10 people as well as just a couple. It is extremely compact for the large grill area with the gas bottle hidden behind the front screen.

  • Grate size 60 x 44cm
  • Thermometer in lid
  • Push button ignition
  • Porcelain enamelled FLAVORIZER BARS
  • Porcelain enamelled steel cooking grate
  • 6 tool holders
  • 2 side tables
  • Warming rack

 For more BBQ advice, hints, tips and recipes just go to our youtube channel.

Angela Slater
Daughter of a farmer and market gardener so have always had a connection with the outdoors, whether it was keeping animals or producing fruit, vegetables and cut flowers. Along with my work at Hayes Garden World I also have a smallholding, mainly breeding rare breed pigs. I gained an HND and BSc in Conservation and Environmental Land Management, as a result I am an ardent environmentalist and have a keen interest in environmentally friendly gardening. In my time at Hayes I worked for several years in the Outdoor Plant and Houseplant areas