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Should You Buy a Weber Barbecue?

Updated 18 December 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 3,400 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 £38 for the Q3000 which is a barbecue that has a grill Type, a barbecue that has a cart Form factor and an electric and gas barbecue and go up to £1,399 for the E-415 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 £436.

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%
282 reviews
#2
94%
94%
2 reviews
#3
Tefal
France
88%
88%
503 reviews
#4
Severin
81%
81%
0 reviews
#5
Cadac
80%
80%
1 review
#6
Dancook
80%
80%
1 review
#7
77%
77%
32 reviews
#8
75%
75%
80 reviews
#9
Cobb
74%
74%
3 reviews
#10
Steba
72%
72%
0 reviews
#11
TriStar
71%
71%
1 review
#12
Broil King
71%
71%
1 review
#13
Outback
70%
70%
6 reviews
#14
Big Green Egg
68%
68%
4 reviews
#15
Korona
65%
65%
0 reviews
#16
Flama
64%
64%
0 reviews
#17
Smart
64%
64%
0 reviews
#18
Bestron
63%
63%
2 reviews
#19
VidaXL
63%
63%
1,722 reviews
#20
DeLonghi
Italy
63%
63%
0 reviews
#21
Sealey
63%
63%
0 reviews
#22
Solis
62%
62%
0 reviews
#23
Clatronic
62%
62%
0 reviews
#24
BergHOFF
62%
62%
0 reviews
#25
Nesco
61%
61%
0 reviews
#26
John Lewis
61%
61%
0 reviews
#27
KAMADO
60%
60%
0 reviews
#28
Sinbo
60%
60%
0 reviews
#29
Taurus
60%
60%
0 reviews
#30
Everdure
60%
60%
0 reviews
#31
Breville
Australia
60%
60%
0 reviews
#32
La Hacienda
60%
60%
0 reviews
#33
Sunbeam
60%
60%
0 reviews
#34
Cloer
58%
58%
0 reviews
#35
Princess
58%
58%
0 reviews
#36
Rowenta
Germany
58%
58%
0 reviews
#37
Simogas
58%
58%
0 reviews
#38
Trisa Electronics
57%
57%
0 reviews
#39
Emerio
57%
57%
0 reviews
#40
Lokkii
57%
57%
0 reviews
#41
Gastroback
57%
57%
0 reviews
#42
WMF
56%
56%
0 reviews
#43
Sage
56%
56%
0 reviews
#44
Jocel
56%
56%
0 reviews
#45
Perel
56%
56%
0 reviews
#46
Coleman
55%
55%
0 reviews
#47
Rommelsbacher
55%
55%
1 review
#48
OFYR
54%
54%
0 reviews
#49
Petromax
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
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £3,099
Price Distribution of All Barbecues
No. Of Barbecues
Average Price
£436
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £3,099
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 92% and 82% 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 3,400 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

Well made
Walmart.com

NOT RELIABLE

broke off
Walmart.com

What is the Best High End Weber Barbecue?

Weber Smokey Joe

£18.46
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Weber Smokey Joe

If you're looking for a high end Weber barbecue then the Weber Smokey Joe takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 79, but is a bit more expensive at £18.46.

Features We Love:
Lid
Smoke function
Features cool-touch handle

A good spec and classic barbecue Type BBQ, with a low price. It has a lid and a smoke function and features cool-touch handle. Multiple reviews mentioned that it's a brilliant size and very well made, and easy to assemble.

95
Reviews
154 Reviews
73
Features
Good Features
77
Popularity
Lots of Positive Reviews
72
Value for Money
Good
70
Age
4 Years Old
79
Kagoo Score
Very Good

Purchasers report that Weber Smokey Joe has marvellous user reviews with an average user rating of 97%, based on 152 reviews. Looking across the entire Weber barbecue range, the average reviews for all Weber BBQs are also excellent.

Weber Smokey Joe Silver Charcoal Grill Review
Weber Smokey Joe Silver Charcoal Grill Review
BBQ Brothers Stadtparkgrill Test "Weber Smokey Joe vs. Thüros Tischgrill" Rinderhüfte zerlegen
BBQ Brothers Stadtparkgrill Test "Weber Smokey Joe vs. Thüros Tischgrill" Rinderhüfte zerlegen
BBQ Brothers Stadtparkgrill Test Weber Smokey Joe vs. Thüros Tischgrill Rinderhüfte zerlegen
BBQ Brothers Stadtparkgrill Test "Weber Smokey Joe vs. Thüros Tischgrill" Rinderhüfte zerlegen
Weber Smokey Joe Unboxing and Review
Weber Smokey Joe Unboxing and Review
Weber Smokey Joe Silver Charcoal Grill Unboxing
Weber Smokey Joe Silver Charcoal Grill Unboxing
Weber Smokey Joe Gold Unboxing
Weber Smokey Joe Gold Unboxing
Old Smokey Small: a Review of the 14? and Comparison to Weber Smokey Joe.
Old Smokey Small: a Review of the 14? and Comparison to Weber Smokey Joe.
Weber 1980s Smokey Joe Grill Unboxing
Weber 1980s Smokey Joe Grill Unboxing
Weber 14" Smokey Joe Unboxing, Build, & First Use
Weber 14" Smokey Joe Unboxing, Build, & First Use
Weber Smokey Joe review
Weber Smokey Joe review
Weber Smokey Joe BBQ Open box Review
Weber Smokey Joe BBQ Open box Review
The Unboxing Of The Weber Smokey Joe
The Unboxing Of The Weber Smokey Joe
Weber Smokey Joe unboxing
Weber Smokey Joe unboxing
Latest Smokey Joe® Gold  Weber Grills
Latest Smokey Joe® Gold Weber Grills

The cheapest price that we could find for the Smokey Joe in the UK is £18.46 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Ultimate Weber Barbecue?

Weber E-415

£1,399.00
John Lewis
Weber E-415
Buy Now
Weber E-415

For those with an unlimited budget then the Weber E-415 is the best Weber barbecue out there. At £1,399 it's not cheap, but is excellent quality and as such we gave it Kagoo Score of 74.

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

A good spec but 2 year old grill Type grill. It has a lid, a thermometer and a warming rack and features cool-touch handle.

67
Features
Good Features
62
Value for Money
Good
84
Age
2 Years Old
74
Kagoo Score
Very Good

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

The cheapest price that we could find for the E-415 in the UK is £1,399.00 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
eBay
Weber Q3000
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Weber Q3000
6,350W
POWER

At only £37.50 and with a Kagoo Score of 86 the Weber Q3000 makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Lid
Adjustable thermostat
Portable
Big cooking surface (284,000mm)
Stand included

A powerful but 2 year old grill Type barbecue, with a reasonable price. It has a lid, an adjustable thermostat and a thermometer and is portable.

93
Features
Fully-Featured
82
Value for Money
Very Good
85
Age
2 Years Old
86
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Looking across the entire Weber barbecue range, the average reviews for all Weber BBQs 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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