Char-Broil Gas2Coal BBQ review: a brilliant hybrid barbecue

There's so much to love with the Char-Broil Gas2Coal BBQ. It's easy to use and can switch between gas and coal fuels in minutes. We put it to the test to see how it performed

Char-Broil Gas2Coal BBQ
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Gardeningetc Verdict

In our Char-Broil Gas2Coal BBQ review we put it to the test cooking steak, scallops, halloumi, and veggie kebabs. When it came to cooking ability, it's a definite winner, but assembly was a little fiddly.

Reasons to buy
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    Hybrid BBQ

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    Comes in a range of sizes

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    Easy to transition from gas to coal

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    Side burner included

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    Easy to clean

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    Warming rack included

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    Thermometer dial on the lid

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    Plenty of cooking space for the whole family

Reasons to avoid
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    The side burner is a little low

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    Assembly took a while

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The Char-Broil Gas2Coal BBQ comes in two, three and four-burner models, making it a great pick for families of all sizes. I put the three-burner to the test in this Char-Broil Gas2Coal BBQ review and was impressed with how easy it is to use and the great taste it gave our food when cooking with both gas and charcoal.

This BBQ comes with a lot of thoughtful touches, including an in-built bottle opener and holder for the grate tool. There's also a shelf for holding the charcoal tray when not in use, and wheels for easy transportation. If you like the idea of a hybrid BBQ and have the space for a model that doesn't have fold-down arms, the Char-Broil Gas2Coal could be the best BBQ for you. Keep reading for the full review. 

Char-Broil Gas2Coal BBQ: product specifications

  • Fuel type: Gas and charcoal
  • Dimensions: W114cm x D63cm x H117cm (2 burner) W134.4 x D62.5 x H120.7 cm (3 burner) W155cm x D61 x H117 (4 burner)
  • Weight: 36.5kg, 47kg, 65kg
  • Assembly time: 2 hours
  • Temperature: Up to 350°C
  • Ignition: Electric
  • Extras: Side burner, warming rack, bottle opener, grill accessory holder, shelf for charcoal tray

Char-Broil Gas2Coal BBQ: assembly