If you're keen to keep your barbie in tip-top condition all year round then finding the best BBQ cover for your beloved outdoor appliance should be your first port of call. Your BBQ and outdoor grill are the ultimate garden cooking appliances and nothing beats a BBQ on a summer's evening where you can feast on all your favourite BBQ foods with friends and family.
Black Friday BBQ cover deals
We interrupt the regularly scheduled content to let you know that although Black Friday is over, there are still plenty of discounts to take advantage of throughout the Cyber weekend, including a whole host of Black Friday deals on BBQ covers. Want to grab a bargain? These are the best deals still available or keep scrolling to continue reading our buyer's guide.
Save 25%: LANDMANN Premium Large BBQ Cover WAS £40 NOW £29
Save £3: Gas Barbecue Aerocover WAS £57.99, NOW £54.99
20% off: AWNIC BBQ Cover WAS £14.99, NOW £11.99
21% off: Velway Barbecue Cover Waterproof Grill Cover WAS £28.99, NOW £22.99
Save over £13: LANDMANN Vinson 200 Premium BBQ Cover WAS £49.99, NOW £36
In the UK, we aren't blessed with year-round warm weather, but often we need to leave our BBQ outside due to a lack of space in the garage or shed. However, you can protect your precious garden appliance against blustery weather, dirt and wear and tear by using a BBQ cover. No matter which BBQ you use — whether it be a charcoal BBQ, a hybrid BBQ or a gas BBQ, we're here to help you find the best protection for your outdoor kitchen. Additionally, to help protect your BBQ even further, make sure you're giving it a proper clean with the best BBQ cleaner.
We've rounded up the very best BBQ cover for all brands, budgets and sizes to ensure your cookout is easy and clean every time. BBQs come in a variety of shapes and shapes, so whether it's a Kamado grill or a Weber Genesis, here at Modern Gardens we've got you covered with these best barbie buys.
Best BBQ covers at a glance
• Best for large barbecues: Gas Barbecue Aerocover
• Best for charcoal grills: AWNIC BBQ Cover
• Editor's choice: Grillman Premium BBQ Grill Cover
• Budget cover for XL barbecues: Unicook Large Barbecue Cover
• Best for Kamado Joe barbecues: Kamado Joe Classic Charcoal Grill Cover
Best BBQ covers
Best BBQ cover for large barbecues
Constructed with strong and lightweight ripstop polyester, this gas barbecue aerocover is made to
- Strong and lightweight
- Ripstop polyester technology
- Protects against rain, dirt and discolouration
- No customer review
Best BBQ cover for charcoal grills
If you keep your barbeque outdoors through all four seasons, then this AWNIC BBQ Cover will offer
- Eco-friendly PU coating
Best budget BBQ cover for XL barbecues
This Unicook Large BBQ cover fits most brands, including Weber, Charbroil, Holland, Jenn Air and
- All weather protection
- Thick and sturdy material
- Value for money
- Some customers have commented that the material was brittle and ripped
Best BBQ cover for Kamado Joe barbecues
With a near-perfect rating of 4.7/5 on Amazon, this cover will surely prolong the longevity of
- Designed to perfectly fit Kamado Joe BBQs
- Quality material
Best BBQ cover for Big Green Egg barbeques
Protect your precious EGG BBQ with this cheaper alternative to the official EGG cover. The
- A cheaper alternative to a Big Green Egg or Kamado Joe cover
Best BBQ cover for medium-size barbeques
This medium-sized grill cover from Velway is made with high-quality fabric and is waterproof so
- Built-in air vent panels to help air circulate
- Very light and not overly windproof
Best BBQ cover for Weber barbeques
Weber is one of the most prominent names in the BBQ industry, and its range of BBQ covers will
- Tailor-made to fit Weber BBQs
Should you cover your BBQ?
While it’s not essential, if you want your BBQ to remain in great condition and last longer then, yes, you should cover it. Even more so if you don’t have a garage and your BBQ is going to be kept outside all year long.
A cover will protect your BBQ from different weather conditions which, over time, can damage your BBQ and lead to rust. It will also help with general cleanliness, like protecting it from grime, dust and dirt. If your garden is prone to wildlife, it will also shelter it from birds leaving a mess on it too.
How do I measure my BBQ for the right cover size?
When it comes to BBQ covers, it's essential that you choose the correct size for your device.
We advise you to watch this quick, informative tutorial on how to get the best measurements.
What is the best material for a BBQ cover?
There are quite a few different materials that are suitable, however, the most important thing is that it is waterproof.
Vinyl is better at being waterproof and is also tear-resistant, however, it is usually more expensive. The cheapest material you’ll find is polyester. This is also very lightweight and is used by a lot of manufacturers, but just check it is waterproof before you purchase.
Canvas will be the strongest material for a BBQ cover. It’s naturally water resistant and if it has a polyvinyl chloride coating it will be waterproof. It is heavier than both vinyl and polyester, so bear that in mind.
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Ellen Kinsey is a senior health and wellness product writer for Modern Gardens, specialising in sustainable living and health. She lives and breathes all things natural health, cooking and nature.