Sweltering conditions can only mean one thing...
It's around that time when you can don the shorts and start stocking up on the finest grill-friendly grub you to singe in the sun. Here's our pick of the best man-sized barbecues to cater for all your outdoor cooking needs.
Best for... Value
Al Forna 2 Burner BBQ
If you fancy cooking on gas, but are put off by the cost, this reasonably priced BBQ is for you. It has two gas burners and quick Piezo ignition.
Best for... Gas on the go
Marco-Grill 1000 Red
We'll bring the cooking equipment; you bring the meat... The convenience of gas cooking, in a portable, sandwich toaster-style design that connects to a propane canister, or a large gas cylinder at home.
Best for... Families
Sahara Hooded 3 Burner
The Sahara is a classic gas barbecue with a viewing window in the hood and the capacity to cater for the whole family plus guests.
Best for... Picnics
Weber Smokey Joe Premium
A charcoal barbecue with vents that circulate air to ensure succulent burgers. The lid provides protection from fleeting summer showers.
Best for... When money's no object
Weber Summit S-650
High-end features, including six gas burners, a smoker box burner, a spit fork rotisserie attachment and a SnapJet ignition system.
Best for... Portability
Whitstable BBQ Bucket
Disposable barbecues are convenient, but no friend to Mother Earth. This galvanised steel bucket barbecue, is portable but also reusable.