Last updated: April 28, 2022
Are you looking to get outdoors more this year and good up a storm on the barbie? The use of a portable gas bbq is highly recommended and the quality and range of bbq’s has increased ten fold over the last decade. No longer do you need to rely on a kettle or a small gas setup, there are compact quality units that will allow you to cook a great bbq feast on the go.
The range of portable gas bbqs on the market today is huge. They come in all shapes and sizes and configurations. A few important things to consider when purchasing a bbq are as follows
In this article we will review a range of portable gas bbq’s readily available on the market today.
OUR PICK OF THE BEST PORTABLE GAS BBQ 
PORTABLE GAS BBQ COMPARISONS 
|Model||Model #||Overall Rating||Weight||Review|
|Weber Q 1000 (Baby Q)||8kg||Weber Q 1000 Review||CHECK PRICE|
|Char Broil X200 Grill2go with Tru Infrared||11kg||Char Broil Review||CHECK PRICE|
|Gasmate Voyager Portable BBQ||5kg||Voyager Review||CHECK PRICE ON AMAZON|
|Grillz Portable Gas BBQ Grill||8kg||Grillz Review||CHECK PRICE|
|Coleman Hyper Flame Fyre Cadet Stove||7kg||Hyper Flame Review||CHECK PRICE|
Matt, Owner of Bigwig Jerky Co.
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WHAT IS A PORTABLE GAS BBQ?
WHY ARE PORTABLE GAS BBQS USED?
DIFFERENT KINDS OF PORTABLE GAS BBQS
- Folding / foldaway
- Gas tank vs gas cannister
- Camping stoves
1. FOLDING / COLLAPSABLE
2. BENCHTOP BBQ
As the name suggests, these are generally quite compact BBQ’s that can be used on a benchtop, outdoor kitchen, or even away on camping trips. They will often have folding legs and all hoses and other BBQ equipment can be stored away inside the hood.
3. GAS TANK VS GAS CANNISTER
Most household BBQ’s will use gas cylinder whilst small travel BBQ’s generally use the small gas cylinders. This is manually due to size and ease of transportation. If you are going to be using your BBQ at home, then it makes sense to get a BBQ that uses a gas cylinder as you will be able to store far more gas and not have to worry about changing cannisters regularly.
4. CAMPING STOVES
Camping stoves are purpose built for camping. They are compact, light weight and often use the small disposable gas cannisters. Camping stoves will come in multiple burner configurations, with hoods and side wind deflectors which make them ideal for camping trips.
This is definitely my favourite style of BBQ. The kettle BBQ is a round bbq they uses coals as the main heat source. They come in a variety of sizes and are perfect for a range of cooking including smoking, low and slow and fast grilling. The most popular kettle is the Weber Kettle, with many people now collecting the different makes and models dating back many decades.
BENEFITS OF USING A PORTABLE GAS BBQ
- People with limited outdoor space
- Weekend getaways
- Camping trips
- Single / Couples
- Sporting events
1. LIMITED SPACE
2. WEEKEND GETAWAYS
3. CAMPING TRIPS
4. SINGLES & COUPLES
5. SPORTING EVENTS
HOW TO CARE FOR A PORTABLE GAS BBQ
- Never leave them in the rain.
- Avoid dropping them as they may break.
- Ensure the gas fitting is secure and has no leaks.
- Never use if there is a gas leak.
- Always use in a well ventilated space. Avoid any use indoors.
- Regularly clean the hot plate.
- Try to store in a safe place when not in use and/or in a carry case.