Best BBQ tool set

Grilling’s so much easier when you’re equipped with the right set of tools. These are the selections that will up your BBQ game.

Cuisinart CGS-5020 Deluxe Grill Set
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Whether you’re feeding the family or gathering a group for a cookout, the best BBQ tool sets will ensure you’re ready to go. Great utensils make cooking easier and safer as well as help you get delicious results from meat, fish, veggies, and sides. We’ve put together a selection of sets that ensure you have all the essentials at hand. Take a look.

Best overall

Cuisinart CGS-5020 Deluxe Grill Set

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Cuisinart CGS-5020 Deluxe Grill Set

20 tools and a carrying case

Made from stainless steel, this set of essentials comes in an aluminum case for storage or to take with you when you’re barbecuing away from home. The fork in this set is a digital temperature version to help ensure meat is done, but not overcooked, and the spatula has a serrated edge for cutting. Skewers, corn holders, and a silicone basting brush are among other super useful pieces that make this a top choice for all dedicated grillers.

Best for sturdiness

Alpha Grillers Heavy Duty BBQ Grilling Tools Set

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Alpha Grillers Heavy Duty BBQ Grilling Tools Set

Long handles with ergonomic grips

You can feel confident dealing with whole chickens and large cuts of meat with these sturdy stainless steel tools. At 18 inches, they give you good reach to avoid singeing yourself. Sizeable hanging loops make them easy to store on the BBQ, ready for action. Cleaning up is also a breeze since they go into the dishwasher.

Best value

Anpro Grilling Accessories BBQ Tools Set

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Anpro Grilling Accessories BBQ Tools Set

Dishwashable stainless steel

You’ll get 21 pieces in this cost-conscious set, including a spatula, fork, tongs, knife, basting brush, grill brush, corn holders, and skewers. The storage case for the kit is made from Oxford cloth, so the set lightweight when you’re on the move. The utensils are 14-inches long to create comfortable distance from the heat. 

Best for travel

Grilljoy 24PCS BBQ Grill Tools Set

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Grilljoy 24PCS BBQ Grill Tools Set

Light carry case

With 24 pieces, this set should cope with all grilling tasks at home and away. It includes a meat injector to boost the flavor of your food, and the spatula is a four-in-one version with double-sided serrated edges for cutting and tenderizing, plus a bottle opener. Velcro straps hold the tools in place in the aluminum case, which is lightweight for easy portability.

Best basics

ROMANTICIST 6pc Heavy Duty Grill Accessories

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ROMANTICIST 6-piece Heavy Duty Grill Accessories

All the essentials

A top option if you’re short on storage space, this kit has all the must-haves, including a spatula, fork, tongs, basting brush, grill cleaning brush, and an extra grill brush head. The tongs lock closed when not in use to keep them compact for stashing, too. These tools are made from stainless steel and can be cleaned in the dishwasher. 

Best collection

TAIMASI 34PCS BBQ Grill Accessories Tools Set

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TAIMASI 34-piece BBQ Grill Accessories Tools Set

Includes meat injector and thermometer

If you’re looking for a complete set for grilling, this one should grab your attention. With all the tools you’d expect, you’ll find two grill mats (to cook delicate meats), a grill glove, a small knife and fork, and kitchen shears. The carry bag is waterproof, and the tools are stainless steel with hanging loops for storage on the BBQ.  

Our verdict

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BBQ tool sets range from the core utensils only to large collections that help you with cooking all your meat, fish, and veggies just how you like them. Our favorite BBQ tool set is the Cuisinart CGS-5020 Deluxe Grill Set, which offers 20 tools in an aluminum case so you can take them to the beach or on vacation.

With 34 pieces, the TAIMASI 34PCS BBQ Grill Accessories Tools Set is ideal for the keenest of grill chefs, while if you’re after sturdy tools with a long reach, the Alpha Grillers Heavy Duty BBQ Grilling Tools Set is a smart choice.

Sarah Warwick
Freelance writer

Sarah is a freelance journalist and editor writing for websites, national newspapers, and magazines. She’s spent most of her journalistic career specialising in homes and gardens and loves investigating the benefits, costs and practicalities of home improvement. It's no big surprise that she likes to put what she writes about into practice, and is a serial house revamper.