ALDI selling BBQs for under $400

While BBQ season in Australia is almost all year round, it’s about to heat up with ALDI’s BBQ Special Buys.

This Saturday (27 October), ALDI will offer a range of BBQ essentials including a 4 Burner Hooded BBQ with a side burner for just $369.

Expect a stainless steel, double layer hood with a glass viewing window and an in-built temperature gauge.

In addition, you’ll find a warming rack, foldable side table and a detachable digital timer along with eight castors (six lockable) and LED lights with control knobs.

Its assembled size is 1.41m x 55.5cm x 1.20m, with a cooking area of 74 x 44cm, plus it has a one-year warranty for peace of mind.

According to a Canstar Blue survey of more than 1,000 adults, Aussies spend an average of just over $500 on new barbecues, making ALDI’s model something of a budget buy.

For your new BBQ, you might also like to pick up one of ALDI’s BBQ covers at $16.99 each, with 75% of survey respondents also indicating they have a cover for their BBQ.

Choose from two styles – a 4 Burner Cover (size: 165 x 60 x 105cm) or Smoker Cover with side zippers for easy and secure fit (size: 55 x 50 x 100cm). Both are stated to be made from heavy duty PVC with flannel backing.

ALDI Home Gas Smoker

ALDI’s 2-door Home Gas Smoker retails for $199 (41(W) x 35.5(D) x 110(H)cm). Expect push-button ignition, adjustable shelves and damper, plus side handles for easy movement.

It also features a door-mounted temperature gauge, a cast brass burner and includes a woodchip box, plus an enamel-coated water pan. Similar to ALDI’s BBQ, it has a one-year warranty.

ALDI BBQ Rotisserie Kit

ALDI’s BBQ Rotisserie kit includes four heavy duty meat prongs and is stated to fit 2-6 burner BBQs with easy installation. For $29.99, it has a 16kg weight rating, plus a 240V motor.

ALDI Portable Charcoal BBQ

For a portable option, ALDI has also offered a 33cm charcoal BBQ at a different time of year. Expect an aluminum dial, silicone feet and a dishwasher-safe inner bowl. It’s stated to feature a built-in fan with adjustable speeds, a detachable charcoal holder and a travel bag. Its total size is 235(H) x 350(D) mm. It includes 4 x AA batteries and retails for $59.99.

Other Special Buys

There are a few other BBQ Special Buys on offer from ALDI including a lockable 118L Outdoor Beverage chiller for $499 (850(H) x 560(W) x 540(D)mm). It features a temperature range of 0-10°C, with a digital temperature display and an automatic defrost cooling system.

Its climate class is stated to be Tropical (T) and has an IPX4 rating. Other design features include an internal LED light and anti-condensation heated glass door.

ALDI will also offer a magnetic Gas gauge ($4.99) designed to visually show the exact level of gas in your bottle, which fits onto all standard LPG tanks via magnetic backing, according to ALDI.

In addition, you’ll find a reusable and dishwasher safe (top rack) BBQ Sheet (50 x 40cm) and BBQ grill brushes ($4.99 each) in assorted designs with stainless steel wires.

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