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Should You Buy a Weber Barbecue?

Updated 20 September 2019 by Matthew
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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 £24 for the Smokey Joe which is a barbecue that has a barbecue Type, a barbecue that has a kettle Form factor and a charcoal barbecue and go up to £1,099 for the E-315 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 £430.

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%
281 reviews
#2
90%
90%
2 reviews
#3
86%
86%
80 reviews
#4
Tefal
France
85%
85%
339 reviews
#5
Dancook
81%
81%
1 review
#6
Cadac
79%
79%
1 review
#7
Severin
77%
77%
0 reviews
#8
Steba
74%
74%
0 reviews
#9
72%
72%
32 reviews
#10
Cobb
72%
72%
3 reviews
#11
Outback
69%
69%
6 reviews
#12
Char-Broil
69%
69%
47 reviews
#13
Big Green Egg
67%
67%
4 reviews
#14
Breville
Australia
65%
65%
0 reviews
#15
Clatronic
65%
65%
0 reviews
#16
TriStar
63%
63%
1 review
#17
Philips
Netherlands
63%
63%
1 review
#18
Taurus
63%
63%
0 reviews
#19
Broil King
63%
63%
0 reviews
#20
DeLonghi
Italy
62%
62%
0 reviews
#21
Sealey
62%
62%
0 reviews
#22
Perel
62%
62%
0 reviews
#23
61%
61%
2 reviews
#24
KAMADO
61%
61%
0 reviews
#25
BergHOFF
61%
61%
0 reviews
#26
Smart
61%
61%
0 reviews
#27
Sunbeam
61%
61%
0 reviews
#28
John Lewis
60%
60%
0 reviews
#29
Everdure
59%
59%
0 reviews
#30
Rowenta
Germany
59%
59%
0 reviews
#31
Ariete
58%
58%
0 reviews
#32
CamPart Travel
58%
58%
0 reviews
#33
Princess
58%
58%
0 reviews
#34
Simogas
58%
58%
0 reviews
#35
Batavia
57%
57%
0 reviews
#36
Lokkii
57%
57%
0 reviews
#37
La Hacienda
57%
57%
0 reviews
#38
Nesco
57%
57%
0 reviews
#39
Krampouz
57%
57%
0 reviews
#40
Gastroback
57%
57%
0 reviews
#41
Cloer
56%
56%
0 reviews
#42
Sage
56%
56%
0 reviews
#43
Jocel
56%
56%
0 reviews
#44
Solis
55%
55%
0 reviews
#45
Ferraboli
55%
55%
0 reviews
#46
Trisa Electronics
55%
55%
0 reviews
#47
KOENIG
55%
55%
0 reviews
#48
Coleman
55%
55%
0 reviews
#49
Petromax
54%
54%
0 reviews
#50
OFYR
54%
54%
0 reviews
#51
LotusGrill
54%
54%
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 10 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 94%.

The average review score for a Weber barbecue is 94%.

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
£245
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,599
Price Distribution of All Barbecues
No. Of Barbecues
Average Price
£430
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,599
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 barbecue brands.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 97% of user reviews for Weber barbecues are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 85% and 93% respectively across all Barbecue brands.

Looking at just the expert reviews, 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 given to 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. 30+ of these reviews that 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

There are built in utensil hooks that come in handy
Walmart.com

NOT RELIABLE

broke off
Walmart.com

What is the Best Mid-Range Weber Barbecue?

Weber Q2200

£245.05
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Weber Q2200
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Weber Q2200
3,510W
POWER

A great mid range choice, priced at £245.05 is the Weber Q2200, which has a Kagoo Score of 85.

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

A top-quality and positively reviewed barbecue Type BBQ, with a reasonable price. It has a lid, an adjustable thermostat and a thermometer and features cool-touch handle. Purchasers report that it's very well made and a superb size.

97
Reviews
20 Reviews
92
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Popularity
Quite Popular
73
Value for Money
Good
86
Age
2 Years Old
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Our review analysis indicates that Weber Q2200 has brilliant user reviews with an average user rating of 100%, based on 20 reviews. Looking across the entire Weber barbecue range, the average reviews for all Weber grills are also excellent.

Weber Q2200 Review
Weber Q2200 Review
Weber Q2200 Liquid Propane Grill Setup (overview)
Weber Q2200 Liquid Propane Grill Setup (overview)
Weber Q2200 Gas Grill Reviews
Weber Q2200 Gas Grill Reviews
Weber 54060001 Q2200 Liquid Propane Grill [+] Weber 54060001 Q2200 Liquid Propane Grill Review!
Weber 54060001 Q2200 Liquid Propane Grill [+] Weber 54060001 Q2200 Liquid Propane Grill Review!
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
Weber camping grill - weber q2200 gas grill 2019 review
Weber camping grill - weber q2200 gas grill 2019 review

The cheapest price that we could find for the Q2200 in the UK is £245.05 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best High End Weber Barbecue?

Weber Genesis II E-310

£746.80
eBay
Weber Genesis II E-310
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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 77, but is a bit more expensive at £746.80.

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

A new and good spec barbecue Type BBQ. It has a lid, an adjustable thermostat and a thermometer and features cool-touch handle.

73
Features
Good Features
62
Value for Money
Good
90
Age
14 Months Old
77
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Looking across the entire Weber barbecue range, the average reviews for all Weber grills 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 £746.80 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Ultimate Weber Barbecue?

Weber E-315

£1,099.00
John Lewis
Weber E-315
Buy Now
Weber E-315

For those with an unlimited budget then the Weber E-315 is the best Weber barbecue out there. At £1,099 it's not cheap, but is excellent quality and as such we gave it Kagoo Score of 75.

Features We Love:
Lid
Features cool-touch handle
Warming rack
Three burners/cooking zones

A good spec but a little out of date grill Type barbecue. It has a lid, a thermometer and a warming rack and features cool-touch handle.

67
Features
Good Features
63
Value for Money
Good
85
Age
1 Year Old
75
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Looking across the entire Weber barbecue range, the average reviews for all Weber grills are excellent.

The cheapest price that we could find for the E-315 in the UK is £1,099.00 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Weber Barbecue?

Weber Q3000

£37.50
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Weber Q3000
Buy Now
Weber Q3000
6,350W
POWER

At only £37.50 and with a Kagoo Score of 82 the Weber Q3000 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Lid
Big cooking surface (284,000mm)

A fully featured and low cost grill Type BBQ.

86
Features
Fully-Featured
81
Value for Money
Very Good
73
Age
4 Years Old
82
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Looking across the entire Weber barbecue range, the average reviews for all Weber grills are excellent.

The cheapest price that we could find for the Q3000 in the UK is £37.50 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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Compare All Weber Barbecues
Find the best Weber barbecue for you by checking our complete list of over 140 barbecues
In This Guide
Should You Buy a Weber Barbecue?
Is Weber the Best Barbecue Brand?
What Do the Weber Barbecue Reviews Say?
How Many Industry Awards Have Weber Barbecues Received?
How Reliable Are Weber Barbecues?
What is the Best Mid-Range Weber Barbecue?
What is the Best High End Weber Barbecue?
What is the Ultimate Weber Barbecue?
What is the Best Budget Choice Weber Barbecue?

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