Best gas grills 2022: our top 10 from Weber, Char-Broil and more

Buy the best gas grills for summer 2022 with our top 10 budget-friendly to luxury grills

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The best gas grills will transform your yard into an outdoor kitchen, with different burners and built-in storage for barbecue feasting. Featuring ten of the best gas grills from Weber, Char-Broil, Napoleon and Monument, our guide has options for every buyer. 

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Our gas grill testing process is editorially independent. The majority of grills that you see featured in this guide are currently undergoing at-home testing so, for now, we have used our experience to-date and other customer opinions to ensure that you get the best gas grill this summer.
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This page was last updated on May 18 2022, and all of the products you see here were available at that time. 

Many of those on the hunt for a gas grill will want something that's large enough to fit in with some outdoor socializing. On the other hand, there are some gas grills that are perfect for travelling, with compact designs and portable stands for setting up camp wherever you please. 

You should be realistic when considering which will be the best gas grill for you. While the models in our guide have as many as eight (that's right, eight!) burners, you'll need adequate space to store your grill when it's not in use.

Gas grills are easy to ignite and designed to make cleaning a breeze, so keep reading for more of our top pick, or take a look at our best grill roundup for other models with charcoal and pellet-powered designs. 

Best gas grills 2022

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Our #1 best gas grill

Specifications

Dimensions: H120 x W150 x D74cm / H47 x W59 x D29 inches
Weight: 186.95lbs

Reasons to buy

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3 gas burners
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Large cooking area
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Built-in smart cooking technology
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Strong, sturdy and built to last
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Impressive warranty
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Excellent side burner

Reasons to avoid

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Takes a while to assemble it
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A top-of-the-range BBQ with a price tag to match

Claiming our #1 spot on the best gas grill is this: the Weber Genesis II EX-335 GBS. It looks smart, and is smart and we think it'll be a smart move of yours to make an investment in one of these this summer. 

Cooking tech

You can monitor everything from an app on your phone so you don't need to keep checking the cooking progress. The technology is built-in to the left-side of the BBQ so, once you've downloaded the Weber Connect app, you'll just need to spend the time selecting what you're cooking. When we were testing this we found that although it feels like it's taking an age to cook a steak (for example) it was actually really quick and easy to do, although we do advise to allow a little extra time in case the cooking time is adjusted.

It's this smart tech which pushes up the price but if you want to have more confidence to cook foods you wouldn't have necessarily considered barbecuing, then the Weber Genesis II EX-335 GBS is for you.

Large cooking area

There was no problem catering for eight on the grill, thanks to the large cooking area. We cooked a range of vegetables, such as sweet corn, peppers and purple sprouting broccoli, as well as a selection of meats on a different part of the grill. Plus, the large warming rack is useful for keeping everything hot until it's ready to be served. 

Setting up

It'll arrive on a crate so you'll need (at least) two people to help move it in sections to where you want to call your 'cooking station'. It's mega heavy. There's also a lot of bits to it but follow the instructions and it'll come together, eventually.

Read our Weber Genesis II EX-335 GBS review (opens in new tab) for more info

2. Weber Spirit II E-310

Best gas grill for beginners

Specifications

Dimensions: H57 x W52 x D26 inches
Weight: 107 pounds

Reasons to buy

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Easy to clean grease management system 
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10-year warranty

Reasons to avoid

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No side burner 

For beginner grillers looking to spend a bit of coin on their barbecuing kit, the Weber Spirit II E-310 delivers a nice balance of quality and consistency. The E-310 offers Weber's powerful cooking prowess in a mid-sized package, available in various colors to integrate into any style backyard. 

Light and colorful 

The E-310 is one of the lightest grills available with three burners, and its side wheels mean you can move it around as you see fit. It's available in a variety of color finishes for the hood, including red and sapphire.

Flavorizer Bars

The E310's three burners can manage a maximum of 30,000 BTUs within its 529 square inches of cooking space. It utilizes what Weber refers to as its 'flavorizer bar system,' which is just a fancy name for its porcelain-coated cast-iron cooking grates, standard in most gas grills. Reviewers note the bar system is efficient at routing drips down into the grease tray. Unfortunately, the E310 doesn't come equipped with a side burner, making your grilling spread a little one-note.  

Integrated smarts 

The Weber Spirit II E-310 works with the iGrill smart thermometer, which lets you monitor your grill's specifications from feet away, so you're not tethered to the grill. There's also an integrated propane scale to let you know how you're doing on gas before you fire up the grill. 

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3. Everdure by Heston Blumenthal Force

Best contemporary gas barbecue: it comes in a selection of colors

Specifications

Fuel: Gas
Weight: 33kg
Colour: Mint or graphite

Reasons to buy

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Style and substance
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Fast heat up
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Eye-catching colours
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Ergonomic taps

Reasons to avoid

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Only two wheels for moving

A good looker as well as a good cooker, the Everdure by Heston Blumenthal Force 2 Burner BBQ could prove a welcome addition to your outdoor space. 

Sleek design

We’re not putting looks above usefulness, but its appearance does make this gas BBQ stand out from the crowd. Its lines are far less bulky than your average barbecue and the colour draws the eye, too. In other words, it’ll bring more than cooking to the party.

Cooking options

This model has a high hood for convection cooking, and effective flavour infusion. There are three gas burners, which are independently controlled, and a cooking area that’s 2915cm2 so guests won’t go hungry.

Handy features

For a long life, this barbecue is made with a die-cast aluminium body and serveries to prevent rusting, and vitreous enamel coated cast iron plates for easy cleaning. You can move the BBQ around on the two castors, and they’re lockable once it’s in position.

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Best hybrid grill: where gas meets coal

Specifications

Fuel: Gas with charcoal tray accessory
Weight: 47kg
Colour: Black

Reasons to buy

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Full size
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Side burner
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Charcoal tray is easy to store
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Loads of cooking space

Reasons to avoid

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Assembly takes time 

We've tried this one, and were really impressed - it's a top choice for those who don't want to compromise when it comes to quality on either cooking mode. 

Cooking with gas

Gas cooking is convenient, but sometimes you lose that smokey flavour. Even when using the charcoal tray you ignite the fuel using the gas burner, which ignites easily and only needs to burn for 15 minutes to get the perfect temperature in your charcoal. 

Thermometer in-built

Easily tell the temperature of your grill using the in-built gauge. It goes up to 350 degrees, which is plenty for any meal. 

Smart design

Other features we loved? The in-built bottle opener, holder for the grate tool that helps to lift grates when they're hot or dirty, and the side burner that cooks up side dishes in a jiffy. 

Read our full Char-Broil Gas2Coal BBQ review for more info

5. Weber Q1200 Gas Grill

Best portable gas grill: take this gas grill on the go

Specifications

Dimensions: 20.5 x 40.9 x 24.6 inches
Weight: 29.04 Pounds

Reasons to buy

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Inexpensive
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Easy to take on the go
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High quality

Reasons to avoid

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On the small side

This gas grill is designed for taking on the go, and its side shelves come in handy when catering to a crowd. The Weber Q 1200 Gas Grill comes without a stand, but you can buy one for use at home and away.

Keep it cooking

The Weber Q 1200 Gas Grill has plenty of smart touches designed to perfectly cook your burgers, hot dogs, and veggies. The infinite control burner valve settings and the single stainless steel burner produces 8500 BTU-per-hour. 

Easy to clean

The removable drip tray will catch any juice, fat, and fallen debris from your grill, making it easy to clean. The exterior is porcelain enamel over cast ion The grates themselves are coated in porcelain for a smooth, wipe-clean finish, so you can keep it looking shiny year-round. 

Easy to store

Some people prefer a gas grill that has a fold-down side for easier storage. There's the option of a stand, but if you buy the Weber Q 1200 Gas Grill without a stand it's safe to place on most tabletops and can be transported easily. 

Royal Gourmet GB8000 gas grill

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6. Royal Gourmet GB8000

Best large capacity gas grill: for cooking up a ton of meat at a big backyard soiree and other gatherings

Specifications

Dimensions: 90.6 x 24.2 x 38.2
Weight: 117 pounds

Reasons to buy

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Plenty of heat for mass grilling 
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Folding side tables for additional prep space
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Easy to clean

Reasons to avoid

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Too big for most people 

If what you're shopping for is a gas grill that can cook for a ton of people for under $500, the Royal Gourmet GB8000 offers some serious bang for the buck. 

Big grillin' 

This grill packs a ton of firepower. The GB8000 has eight burners with 13,000 BTUs each, totaling 104,000 BTU output in total. There are two sets of regulators included so you can cook a few different things at a time.

Spacious

The GB8000 has 950 square inches of cooking surface. That's plenty of room to grill dozens of hot dogs and burgers at the same time for a large gathering of people. There are also two folding side tables for side dishes and prep work and two levels of heavy-duty shelving underneath for extra storage. 

Helpful maintenance

Cooking for a ton of people also means cleaning up after them. The GB8000 has two draw-out grease drip pans that make it accessible to maintain this whopper-of-a-grill after the party is over. 

7. Napoleon TravelQ 285

Best travel gas grill: gourmet grilling prowess on the go

Specifications

Dimensions: 15.5 x 19.25 x 24 inches
Weight: 28 pounds

Reasons to buy

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Proper grilling in a small package 
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Small and light

Reasons to avoid

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Touch-and-go on windy days 

The Napoleon TravelQ 285's price tag is a bit on the steep end for a grill, but if you're road-tripping or spending your weekend tailgating, you might consider this stylish little grill a worthy investment. 

Feast-worthy grilling 

The TravelQ has 285 square inches of grilling space available, enough to get out a dozen burgers at once. Its two burners are capable of up to 12,000 BTUs of heat output, and because there's less surface area than a regular-sized grill, the temperature stays relatively even throughout. However, more delicate meats like fish can be prone to overcooking, so you'll want a steady eye when you're using it. 

Light enough 

At 26 pounds, it's not a big haul for car campers. There's even an optional RV adaptor kit for connecting it to an external propane tank. Or you can buy the wheeled, stand-up version for small patios and balconies. 

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8. Morsø Gas Forno Grande

Best tabletop gas BBQ: grill alongside the dining table with a curvaceous design that’s easy to use

Specifications

Fuel: Gas
Weight: 26.1kg
Colour: Black

Reasons to buy

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Stylish choice
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Frame included

Reasons to avoid

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Grilling only

If you like the idea of cooking alongside your outdoor dining table so you can keep talking to your guests, the Morsø Gas Forno Grande could suit you perfectly.

Minimalist style

This little gas BBQ is a neat alternative to big outdoor cookers. You can locate it right by the dining table and keep an eye on the meal rather than turning away from your guests. There’s still enough room for plenty of meat and vegetables along with the salads you’re serving.

Stylish addition

The grill has a four-legged frame that creates room for the control panel and gas connections. You can invest in an outdoor table on wheels with room for the gas cylinder below the tabletop to make it mobile.

Made to last

The outer cabinet of the grill is moulded aluminium and the grilling grid solid cast iron.

9. Char-broil Classic 360 3-burner

Best gas grill under $200: everything you need to grill without the frills

Specifications

Dimensions: H43.5 x W51.2 x D24.1 inches
Weight: 117 pounds

Reasons to buy

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Solid basics 
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Easy to wheel around

Reasons to avoid

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No place to hang tools 

You can't go wrong with a classic like the Char-Broil Classic 3-burner grill. It's everything you need for under $200. 

The basics 

The Char-Broil Classic 360 3-Burner puts out up to 30,000 BTUs of heating power across 360 square inches of cooking space. That's a lofty amount for a grill in this price range, not to mention an additional 170 square inches for the warming rack. 

Solid option

The Char-Broil Classic is certainly everything you need, though it's missing a bit of flair, like additional hooks for hanging tools. At the very least, it's got electronic ignition, porcelain-coated grates, and stainless steel burners. There's even a mini prep table on either side of the grill to offer an extra hand. 

Wheel it around 

The benefit of the Char-Broil Classic's build is that you can easily wheel it around the patio or the backyard to find that inspiring grilling spot. 

10. Monument Grills 77352

Best large value gas grill for cooking up a feast

Specifications

Dimensions: H45.9 x W61.8 x D23.6cm
Weight: 176 pounds

Reasons to buy

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Included rotisserie
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Side burners
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Electronic ignition

Reasons to avoid

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Side arms don't fold down

If you want a large gas grill that doesn't cost the earth, check out the Monument Grills 77352 6 Burner Propane Gas Grill. 

Extras

The controls are LED-lit and there is an in-built thermometer. You can also enjoy the convenience of electronic ignition. Included is a rotisserie unit for cooking chickens, turkeys and other cuts of meat. Perfect for cooking slow and low. 

Price

Not the cheapest option out there, but the Monument Grills 77352 6 Burner Propane Gas Grill does deliver on value for money. You'll find it's easy to clean and the generous cooking area is covered by steel cooking grids for even cooking. 

Size

It's got six burners and a generous grilling area for feasting and entertaining. There is also a side burner for side dishes and extras. Easily one of the best gas grills you can buy right now.

What is the best gas grill?

To recap, if you're looking for a great-value all-rounder, we recommend the Weber Spirit II E-310. Suitable for beginners and keen chefs alike, it has plenty of cooking space to easily handle the majority of backyard barbecues. 

How we review gas grills

We like to get hands-on experience with all the products featured in our guides, which is why we are making it our mission to have all the gas grills you see (without the Gardeningetc badge) reviewed by the end of July. This means that we are currently testing portable, premium and affordable grills from top-brands including Everdure by Heston and Weber, in our backyards.

The factors we look out for includes not only how it looks but also the really important things like how easy it is to set up, cook meat and veggies and storage and maintain after each use. We do also take into consideration the overall size of the BBQ because, after all, we don't all have a large space to flex our outdoor cooking skills - our review panel face the same situations, too.

As we work through our reviews (we like to test products for a minimum of six weeks) we have considered what other customers think about the product and have also called upon our barbecuing knowledge thus-far to share what we think are the best grills.

How to buy the best gas grills

Size matters 

The best gas grill has all the room you need for cooking, plus a little extra for side-dishes and food preparation. Size matters here, especially if you're operating within a small backyard, though you can find reasonably sized grills with enough cooking space for occasional entertaining. 

Burners

Take a look at how many burners the gas grill has. If there are several it offers far greater flexibility as you'll be able to adjust the temperature in different areas of the grill to best suit the type of food you're cooking. 

Added features 

Gas grills worth the cash tend to include the nice-to-have extras, like an embedded temperature gauge and ample storage for tools and things.  

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Millie Fender
Millie Fender

Millie is the Small Appliances and Cooking Editor on the Future Homes Ecommerce team. She has been writing for Gardeningetc since the beginning of 2021, covering all things barbecues, patio heaters, and fire pits.

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