Best barbecues to buy

It's the hottest Friday ever. Get down to B&Q

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.

£80 |Johnlewis

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.

Price: £135

Link: Heavenchef

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.

Price: £265

Link: Homebase

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.

Price: £60

Link: Weberbbq

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.

Price: £2,500

Link: Weberbbq

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.

Price: £21

Link: Ecooutlet