5 cheap electric barbecues for good weather
Article updated on March 16, 2023: we have added two new models that do have stock available: Cosylife CL-EL2400 and Tristar BP-2785.
As every year, as spring approaches, the weather begins to warm up and it is time to start spending hours outside the home, doing the first outdoor activities, sunbathing and also another long-awaited moment: the first barbecues and barbecues.
If you have space at home, you can do them without having to use charcoal thanks to electric barbecuesquite fashionable in recent years and with many cheap models for sale, versatile and much cleaner than carbon models.
There are some things that you should take into account when buying an electric grill of this type, such as size, power or whether or not it has side trays, and that is that not all are the same, although it is true that there are affordable models quite complete.
There are less than 30 euros, for example, although they are the most basic and small versions. If you want one that allows you to have a family barbecue, you will have to invest a little more, although not too much.
We’ve gone through several stores to pick the five best cheap electric barbecues you can getand trusted brands such as Jata, Cecotec or Princess, all of them with considerable experience in the electrical appliance sector.
- COSYLIFE CL-EL2400
- Cecotec PerfectSteak 4200 Way
- Tristar BP-2785
- Orbegozo BCT 3950
- Jata BQ101
- Princess 112250
Cecotec PerfectSteak 4200 Way
This is the cheapest model on this list, an electric grill with compact dimensions, designed for more or less small meals in terms of quantity and diners, and that costs less than 30 euros.
It is detachable and its tray is removable, something that obviously makes cleaning much easier once you have finished using it.
It has a temperature regulator to adjust it to the maximum 2400 W of power, which is not bad for its price.
Without legs but with a particularly elegant design, this grill from Tristar offers something very different, with a natural aesthetic and also easy to wash with water once you’re done.
With 2000W of power you can cook all kinds of food, even those that require more heat to cook quickly on the outside.
Obviously, the bamboo does not burn with the operation of the grill.
Orbegozo BCT 3950
This Orbegozo electric barbecue model is affordable and also has legs, something that is unusual in this price segment. This makes it much better for patios and gardens, since it is not essential that it rest on a table.
Besides It has two racks at different heights, in case you want to cook two types of food simultaneously.
Its price is only 30-40 euros depending on the moment, so it is probably the best cheap electric grill of the moment.
For both indoors and outdoors, this Jata model is perfect, with a temperature regulator and a two-level grill. It costs between 30 and 40 euros.
Its 2400 W of power are more than enough to roast meat, bread, vegetables or any other food you can think of.
The stainless steel tray is quite easy to clean. according to the brand, the main advantage over coal and gas models.
This is another of the most popular brands of household appliances, especially in small kitchen appliances, although the Priness 112250 electric barbecue is designed to be used outdoors without a doubt.
It is very similar to the previous Cecotec model, since it also has side trays. It reaches 235º with an adjustable thermostat and the height can also be adjusted.