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Should You Buy a Weber Barbecue?

Updated 16 July 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 it's .

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 4,000 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 £29 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 £1,399 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 £353.

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
89%
89%
80 reviews
#3
Tefal
France
87%
87%
339 reviews
#4
87%
87%
2 reviews
#5
Dancook
79%
79%
1 review
#6
77%
77%
32 reviews
#7
Cadac
76%
76%
1 review
#8
Severin
76%
76%
0 reviews
#9
74%
74%
2 reviews
#10
Char-Broil
73%
73%
47 reviews
#11
Steba
73%
73%
0 reviews
#12
Cobb
72%
72%
3 reviews
#13
Outback
70%
70%
6 reviews
#14
Broil King
68%
68%
0 reviews
#15
Big Green Egg
67%
67%
4 reviews
#16
Breville
Australia
66%
66%
0 reviews
#17
Simogas
65%
65%
0 reviews
#18
Clatronic
65%
65%
0 reviews
#19
TriStar
64%
64%
1 review
#20
VidaXL
62%
62%
2,478 reviews
#21
Sealey
62%
62%
0 reviews
#22
Perel
62%
62%
0 reviews
#23
La Hacienda
62%
62%
0 reviews
#24
DeLonghi
Italy
62%
62%
0 reviews
#25
Taurus
62%
62%
0 reviews
#26
Solis
61%
61%
0 reviews
#27
Ferraboli
61%
61%
0 reviews
#28
Smart
61%
61%
0 reviews
#29
BergHOFF
61%
61%
0 reviews
#30
John Lewis
60%
60%
0 reviews
#31
Everdure
59%
59%
0 reviews
#32
KAMADO
59%
59%
0 reviews
#33
Qlima
59%
59%
0 reviews
#34
Sunbeam
58%
58%
0 reviews
#35
Cloer
58%
58%
0 reviews
#36
Korona
58%
58%
0 reviews
#37
Princess
58%
58%
0 reviews
#38
Ariete
58%
58%
0 reviews
#39
CamPart Travel
57%
57%
0 reviews
#40
Zojirushi
57%
57%
0 reviews
#41
Gastroback
57%
57%
0 reviews
#42
Lokkii
57%
57%
0 reviews
#43
Batavia
56%
56%
0 reviews
#44
Bourgini
56%
56%
0 reviews
#45
Sage
56%
56%
0 reviews
#46
Jocel
56%
56%
0 reviews
#47
Traeger
55%
55%
0 reviews
#48
Coleman
55%
55%
0 reviews
#49
Petromax
55%
55%
0 reviews
#50
KOENIG
54%
54%
0 reviews
#51
LotusGrill
54%
54%
0 reviews
#52
OFYR
54%
54%
0 reviews
#53
Gibson
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 United Kingdom. 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
£264
£0 £50 £100 £150 £200 £250 £300 £350 £400 £450 £1,699
Price Distribution of All Barbecues
No. Of Barbecues
Average Price
£353
£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 barbecue brands.

Over 100% of expert reviews and 97% of user reviews for Weber barbecues are 4 stars or higher. This compares to 84% and 81% 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 OUTDOORCHEF LANDMANN Cobb Weber
gadgetgear.nl logo
93%
3 reviews
90%
1 review
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
93%
3 reviews
85%
3 reviews
80%
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 OUTDOORCHEF LANDMANN Cobb Weber
gadgetgear.nl logo
3
1
agdmaniak.pl logo
2
Trusted Reviews logo
1
1
Expert Reviews logo
1
Howstuffworks.com logo
1
toptenreviews.com logo
1
Total
1
2
3
3
1
1

How Reliable Are Weber Barbecues?

We checked over 4,000 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 built
Walmart.com

NOT RELIABLE

broke off
Walmart.com

What is the Best Mid-Range Weber Barbecue?

Weber Q2200

£255.98
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Weber Q2200
3,510W
POWER

A great mid range choice, priced at £255.98 is the Weber Q2200, which has a Kagoo Score of 84.

Features We Love:
Has an adjustable thermostat
Has a lid
Features cool-touch handle
Has a warming rack
Portable

A high-quality and positively reviewed barbecue Type BBQ, with a good price. It has a lid, an adjustable thermostat and a thermometer and features cool-touch handle. Purchasers report that this BBQ is.

95
Reviews
20 Reviews
90
Features
Fully-Featured
71
Popularity
Quite Popular
72
Value for Money
Good
86
Age
1 Year Old
84
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned that Weber Q2200 has exceptional user reviews with an average user rating of 100%, based on 20 reviews.

Review of New Weber Q1000, Weber Q1200, Weber Q2200, Weber Q3200, Weber Q1400
Review of New Weber Q1000, Weber Q1200, Weber Q2200, Weber Q3200, Weber Q1400
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

The cheapest price that we found for the Q2200 in the United Kingdom is £255.98 but in total we found only 1 price for it.

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What is the Best High End Weber Barbecue?

Weber E-220

£455.00
John Lewis
Weber E-220
Buy Now
Weber E-220
7,750W
POWER

If you're looking for a high end Weber barbecue then the Weber E-220 takes some beating. It has a Kagoo Score of 85, but is a bit more expensive at £455.

Features We Love:
Has a lid
Has an adjustable thermostat
Features cool-touch handle
Fairly big power (7,750W)
Has a warming rack

A fully featured but 3 year old barbecue Type grill, with a fair price. It has a lid, an adjustable thermostat and a thermometer and features cool-touch handle.

93
Features
Fully-Featured
70
Popularity
Quite Popular
77
Value for Money
Very Good
79
Age
3 Years Old
85
Kagoo Score
Excellent

The cheapest price that we found for the E-220 in the United Kingdom is £455.00 but in total we found only 2 prices for it.

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What is the Best Budget Choice Weber Barbecue?

Weber Smokey Joe Premium

£56.42
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At only £56.42 and with a Kagoo Score of 80 the Weber Smokey Joe Premium makes a great budget choice.

Features We Love:
Has a lid
Features cool-touch handle

An affordable and award winning grill Type grill, with an Editor's Choice award from Trusted Reviews and a good spec. It has a lid and features cool-touch handle. Multiple reviews mentioned that this grill is.

96
Reviews
6 Reviews + 1 Award
69
Features
Good Features
70
Popularity
Quite Popular
80
Value for Money
Very Good
73
Age
4 Years Old
80
Kagoo Score
Excellent

Multiple reviews mentioned 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.

Trusted Reviews Editor's Choice

The cheapest price that we found for the Smokey Joe Premium in the United Kingdom is £56.42 and in total we found 3 prices for it.

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