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Should You Buy a Weber Barbecue?

Matthew
Updated 03 March 2020
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should you buy a Weber Barbecue?

Weber is one of the most popular barbecue brands as well as being well known for its .

If you are thinking about buying a Weber barbecue then our handy guide provides you with all the key info at a glance. Our objective, impartial comparison of barbecue brands is compiled by analysing over 3,200 user and expert reviews and 10 awards from hundreds of different review sites on over 1,000 barbecues.

Weber are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular barbecues. Their barbecues start at £53 for the Smokey Joe Premium which is a barbecue that has a grill Type, a barbecue that has a kettle Form factor and a charcoal barbecue and go up to £1,499 for the Genesis II E-610 GBS which is a barbecue that has a grill Type, a barbecue that has a cart Form factor and a gas barbecue. The average price of a new Weber barbecue is £567.

Weber are recognised for their wide selection of premium and popular barbecues.

Is Weber the Best Barbecue Brand?

So are Weber barbecues any good? We give every barbecue a Kagoo Score by analysing its specs, reviews and prices and comparing this to its competitors. By aggregating this data across all barbecues we are able to impartially rank all the barbecue brands.

Weber is ranked the No. 1 best barbecue brand.

Our detailed analysis taking into account all of the above factors found that Weber is the actually best barbecue brand out there.

#1
United States
95%
95%
284 reviews
#2
89%
89%
2 reviews
#3
87%
87%
80 reviews
#4
Tefal
France
85%
85%
503 reviews
#5
Cadac
78%
78%
1 review
#6
Dancook
78%
78%
1 review
#7
77%
77%
32 reviews
#8
Severin
76%
76%
0 reviews
#9
Char-Broil
73%
73%
47 reviews
#10
Cobb
73%
73%
3 reviews
#11
Steba
73%
73%
0 reviews
#12
Outback
70%
70%
6 reviews
#13
Broil King
70%
70%
1 review
#14
Big Green Egg
67%
67%
4 reviews
#15
Korona
67%
67%
0 reviews
#16
Breville
Australia
65%
65%
0 reviews
#17
Bestron
63%
63%
2 reviews
#18
Philips
Netherlands
63%
63%
1 review
#19
La Hacienda
62%
62%
0 reviews
#20
Flama
62%
62%
0 reviews
#21
Smart
62%
62%
0 reviews
#22
Clatronic
62%
62%
0 reviews
#23
WMF
62%
62%
0 reviews
#24
DeLonghi
Italy
62%
62%
0 reviews
#25
KAMADO
61%
61%
0 reviews
#26
61%
61%
2 reviews
#27
BergHOFF
61%
61%
0 reviews
#28
Nesco
61%
61%
0 reviews
#29
John Lewis
60%
60%
0 reviews
#30
Sealey
60%
60%
0 reviews
#31
Sunbeam
59%
59%
0 reviews
#32
Everdure
59%
59%
0 reviews
#33
CamPart Travel
58%
58%
0 reviews
#34
Cloer
58%
58%
0 reviews
#35
TriStar
58%
58%
1 review
#36
Rowenta
Germany
58%
58%
0 reviews
#37
Princess
57%
57%
0 reviews
#38
Emerio
57%
57%
0 reviews
#39
Gastroback
56%
56%
0 reviews
#40
Lokkii
56%
56%
0 reviews
#41
Klarstein
56%
56%
0 reviews
#42
Sage
56%
56%
0 reviews
#43
Solis
56%
56%
0 reviews
#44
Perel
55%
55%
0 reviews
#45
Jocel
55%
55%
0 reviews
#46
Coleman
55%
55%
0 reviews
#47
OFYR
54%
54%
0 reviews
#48
LotusGrill
53%
53%
0 reviews
#49
Petromax
53%
53%
0 reviews
#50
UCO
53%
53%
0 reviews

Let's look at how Weber barbecues compare to the other barbecue brands across each of the key facets that make up the Kagoo Score.

Reviews Value for Money Features Popularity Selection
All barbecue Brands
Weber Barbecues

There's a wide selection of Weber barbecues available compared to other barbecue brands, with 20 Weber barbecues currently on the market in the UK. Weber also have better reviews than the typical barbecue brand, with the average rating of a Weber barbecue being 93%.

The average review score for a Weber barbecue is 93%.

However Weber barbecues tend to be more expensive than most other barbecue brands making them a less popular choice with consumers.

No. Of Barbecues
Average Price
£298
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,699
Price Distribution of All Barbecues
No. Of Barbecues
Average Price
£567
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,699
Price Distribution of Weber Barbecues

What Do the Weber Barbecue Reviews Say?

We've added up all the reviews for every Weber barbecue to work out the average distribution of reviews for Weber and then compared this to the other barbecue brands.

Weber logo

Expert Reviews

5 stars
1
4 stars
1
3 stars
0
2 stars
0
1 star
0
Weber logo

User Reviews

5 stars
239
4 stars
28
3 stars
4
2 stars
0
1 star
3
Weber has a higher proportion of 4 and 5 star expert and user reviews for its barbecues than most other brands.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 97% of user reviews for Weber barbecues are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 86% and 93% respectively across all Barbecue brands.

In the table below we compare the average review score given to Weber barbecues by some of the most popular technology review sites against their reviews for other barbecue brands. The best review score from each review source is highlighted in green.

Average Review Score Tefal Char-Broil Cobb OUTDOORCHEF LANDMANN Weber
gadgetgear.nl logo
90%
1 review
93%
3 reviews
toptenreviews.com logo
69%
4 reviews
Trusted Reviews logo
80%
1 review
70%
1 review
100%
1 review
agdmaniak.pl logo
90%
2 reviews
Howstuffworks.com logo
70%
2 reviews
absolutegadget.com logo
86%
1 review
elektroniktest.dk logo
80%
1 review
Expert Reviews logo
80%
1 review
gadgetspeak.com logo
76%
1 review
goodhousekeeping.co.uk logo
87%
1 review
in.pcmag.com logo
80%
1 review
Pocket Lint logo
60%
1 review
reviewed.com logo
74%
1 review
Tweak.dk logo
90%
1 review
Average
80%
7 reviews
69%
6 reviews
80%
3 reviews
93%
3 reviews
85%
3 reviews
87%
2 reviews

How Many Industry Awards Have Weber Barbecues Received?

After checking thousands of expert review websites we found 1 industry award for a Weber barbecue. The table below compares the number of awards received by Weber to other popular barbecue brands. The largest number of awards provided by each review source is highlighted in green.

Weber has won 1 award for its barbecues.

Compare all award winning barbecues

Number of Awards Tefal Char-Broil Cobb OUTDOORCHEF LANDMANN Weber
gadgetgear.nl logo
1
3
agdmaniak.pl logo
2
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
Expert Reviews logo
1
Howstuffworks.com logo
1
toptenreviews.com logo
1
Total
1
2
1
3
3
1

How Reliable Are Weber Barbecues?

We checked over 3,200 reviews to find comments about the reliability of Weber barbecues. over 30 of these reviews mention reliability of which 97% were positive. Therefore the vast majority of Weber barbecue owners and reviewers thought the product was reliable.

97% of reviewers think Weber barbecues are reliable.

So, most people think that Weber barbecues are good quality. Now let's take a look at some of the reviews for Weber barbecues that mention reliability:

RELIABLE

it's well made
Walmart.com

NOT RELIABLE

broke off
Walmart.com

What is the Best Mid-Range Weber Barbecue?

Weber Q2200

£399.00
John Lewis
Weber Q2200
Buy Now
Weber Q2200
3,510W
POWER

A great mid range choice, priced at £399 is the Weber Q2200, which has a Kagoo Score of 88.

Features We Love:
Adjustable thermostat
Lid
Features cool-touch handle
Portable
Warming rack

The top rated BBQ under £500, with a good price. It has a lid, an adjustable thermostat and a thermometer and features cool-touch handle. Our review analysis indicates that it's very well made and a very good size.

96
Reviews
21 Reviews
91
Features
Fully-Featured
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
82
Value for Money
Very Good
84
Age
2 Years Old
88
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Weber Q2200 has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 100%, based on 20 reviews. Looking across the entire Weber BBQ range, the average reviews for all Weber barbecues are also excellent.

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Weber Q2200 Liquid Propane Grill Setup (overview)
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Weber Q2200 Review 2019 Portable Gas Grill
Weber Q2200 Review 2019 Portable Gas Grill
Weber Q2200 Liquid Propane Grill Setup
Weber Q2200 Liquid Propane Grill Setup
Weber Q2200 Gas Grill 2019 review
Weber Q2200 Gas Grill 2019 review

The cheapest price that we could find for the Q2200 in the UK is £399.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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£399.00
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What is the Best High End Weber Barbecue?

Weber Genesis II E-310

£949.00
John Lewis
Weber Genesis II E-310
Buy Now
Weber Genesis II E-310

If you're looking for a high end Weber barbecue then the Weber Genesis II E-310 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 78, but is a bit more expensive at £949.

Features We Love:
Lid
Adjustable thermostat
Features cool-touch handle
Warming rack
Big cooking surface (307,000mm)

A good spec but slightly out of date barbecue Type barbecue. It has a lid, an adjustable thermostat and a thermometer and features cool-touch handle.

73
Features
Good Features
68
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
67
Value for Money
Good
87
Age
19 Months Old
78
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Looking across the entire Weber BBQ range, the average reviews for all Weber barbecues are excellent.

Weber GENESIS II E310 - Smokey Grey Review - LiveOakBBQ.com
Weber GENESIS II E310 - Smokey Grey Review - LiveOakBBQ.com

The cheapest price that we could find for the Genesis II E-310 in the UK is £949.00 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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£949.00
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eBay Money Back GuaranteeWorldwide Shipping
£949.98
Standard delivery: £235.19
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£949.98
Standard delivery: £124.22
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What is the Best Budget Choice Weber Barbecue?

Weber Smokey Joe Premium

£79.99
Amazon UK
Weber Smokey Joe Premium
Buy Now
Weber Smokey Joe Premium

At only £79.99 and with a Kagoo Score of 79 the Weber Smokey Joe Premium makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Lid
Features cool-touch handle

Multiple reviews mentioned that this BBQ isvery well designed. It's an award winning and good value for money grill Type BBQ, with an Editor's Choice award from Trusted Reviews and a good spec. It has a lid and features cool-touch handle.

96
Reviews
6 Reviews + 1 Award
69
Features
Good Features
67
Popularity
A Less Popular Choice
79
Value for Money
Very Good
70
Age
4 Years Old
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Our review analysis indicates that Weber Smokey Joe Premium has exceptional expert reviews and marvellous user reviews with 100% of buyers recommending this grill to others. Weber Smokey Joe Premium has received an "Editor's Choice" award from Trusted Reviews. Looking across the entire Weber BBQ range, the average reviews for all Weber barbecues are also excellent.

Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice
Weber Smokey Joe Premium Charcoal BBQ Grill Review
Weber Smokey Joe Premium Charcoal BBQ Grill Review

The cheapest price that we could find for the Smokey Joe Premium in the UK is £79.99 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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£79.99
FREE Standard delivery
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1 Price from 1 Store | £48.47 - £79.99
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