19 Best BBQ Tools In 2022

For this post, I have scoured the internet for the best bbq tools, accessories and utensils currently available. Also see my ultimate guide to the best bbqs.

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So here is my list of the the best BBQ utensils, tool sets, accessories for cooking and cleaning brushes and kits.

BBQ Utensils

OXO Good Grips Silicone Tongs

  • Well designed tongs with rubberised handles for easy grip.
  • The scalloped silicone heads are flexible and also work to flip food.
  • Amazing buyer reviews! From 12,392 ratings, 84% give these 5 stars.

Weber Silicone Basting Brush

  • Decent basting brush with long handle which is important for BBQ use over standard kitchen ones.
  • A hook would be handy to hang it!
  • Exceptional reviews. From 799 purchases, 74% of buyers gave it 5 stars.

Two Stainless Steel Spatulas

  • These are ideal for barbecues and the larger turning area makes it more useful than normal kitchen ones.
  • Outstanding reviews. 78% of 2,008 buyers give these 5 stars.

16″ Inch Stainless Steel Barbecue Scissor Tongs

  • Main benefit of these is they are super long, perfect for bbqs and turning food.
  • Many buyers also use these for placing coals into a BBQ.
  • Also available as set of 2 and very reasonably priced.
  • Super buyer feedback. From 172 ratings, 71% give them 5 stars.

BBQ Tool Sets

Weber Premium 3 Piece BBQ Tool Set

  • Pricey but high quality strong and sturdy set from Weber.
  • Set includes spatula, tongs, and fork.
  • Exceptional reviews. From 187 barbecuers a huge 86% give it 5 stars.
  • Perfect gift for keen BBQ’er!

20 Piece Stainless Steel BBQ Tool Set (trounistro)

  • Good balance between price and quality.
  • 20 pieces should be sufficient enough for vast majority and made from durable stainless steel.
  • From 360 ratings 71%give it 5 stars.
  • Buyers like the quality and the smart metal case it comes with.

35 Piece BBQ Tool Set (Aisitin)

  • Big party sized BBQ tool set with 35 tools.
  • Included: 1 x grill tong, 8 x skewers, 1 x handbag, 1 x meat fork, 1 x grill glove, 2 x meat claw, 1 x 3-in-1 spatula, 1 x meat injector, 1 x bbq grill mat, 8 x corn holders, 2 x basting brush, 1 x cleaning brush, 1 x meat thermometer, 2 x meat knife and fork, 1 x pepper shakers and salt shakers.
  • Very well reviewed, bestselling large set with 653 ratings, of which 74% of buyers give it 5 stars.
  • Buyers love their value for money, quality (made from stainless steel), heat resistant handles and ring design for storage.

BBQ Accessories For Cooking

BBQ Grill Mat – Set Of 5 Plus 12 Inch BBQ Tongs (Beeway)

  • Makes grilling a lot easier – no messy grills and food falling between them.
  • These grill mats work with Charcoal, Gas or Electric Grills.
  • Easier to travel with than pots and pans for camping and picnics.
  • Also includes bonus 12″ set of BBQ tongs with silicone tips.
  • This set from Beeway brand are the bestselling BBQ accessory with exceptional reviews.
  • From 4,974 ratings, 70% of buyers give them 5 stars out of 5.

BBQ Kebab Skewers Stainless Steel Set Of 6

  • Excellent set of skewers – each is 25 cm long with a thickness of 0.3m and the holder of diameter 1 cm.
  • They are round shape with a tip at one end and a handle at the other end. 
  • Fantastic reviews. From 317 rating, 75% give them 5 out of 5 stars.

Weber Chimney Starter

  • This RapidFire Chimney Starter from Weber is a great BBQ accessory that will get your barbecue ready for cooking very quickly and with great ease.
  • There are many to choose from but this one is the best selling and best reviewed chimney starter.
  • Outstanding reviews! From 1,653 ratings a whopping 87% are 5 stars.
  • Many buyers say this revolutionised cooking on charcoal – it’s quicker (15-20 mins versus 30-50 mins), easier and cheaper (only need one firelighter compared to many).

BBQ Thermometer (ThermoPro TP02S)

  • Take the guesswork out of making the perfect BBQ with this digital cooking thermometer.
  • This one from ThermoPro provides reliable, accurate readings at a fantastic price.
  • Quick reading time of five seconds.
  • Temperature range of -50°C to 300°C.
  • Excellent reviews. From 6,070 ratings, 74% gave it 5 out of 5 stars.
  • Buyers love its accuracy and value for money. They also like it’s versatility, it’s great for all types of cooking, including confectionery or baking.

BBQ Cleaning Brushes & Kits

BBQ Grill Cleaning Brush 18″ (PePeng)

  • Extremely effective 3 branch brush that is suitable for all types of bbq:  gas grill, charcoal grill, smoker grill, porcelain grill, infrared grill and so on.
  • Long brush at 18 inches so gets deep into the hard to reach areas.
  • Best reviewed, bestselling cleaning brush – from 3,273 ratings 73% give it 5 stars out of 5.
  • Buyers love this – makes a hard job significantly easier!

Barbecue Cleaning Brush Scraper (Invero)

3 Piece BBQ Grill Brush (Cosoro)

  • Set includes 1 x 360° brush, 1 x scraper/cleaning brush and 1 x removable stainless steel silicone brush.
  • Versatile set with each tool performing a different task.
  • The 360° brush is for hard core cleaning, a lightweight scraper for a quick clean and the silicone brush for applying marinades etc.
  • Very good reviews. From 144 ratings, this scores 4.5 out of 5.

HF Grill & Barbecue Cleaner 500 ML

  • Bestselling, well reviewed cleaner in 500ml bottle.
  • Let cleaner work for 3 to 5 minutes with sponger or BBQ tools.
  • Gets very good reviews – from 7,167 ratings it scores 4.4 out of 5.

Weber Grate Cleaner

  • Fine mist spray for rates and interior – simply let sit for 30 seconds before wiping clean.
  • Excellent reviews. From 2,274 ratings 85% gave it 4 stars or more.
  • Buyers find it effective using with a BBQ scraper or pumice and brush.

BBQ Cleaning Pumice Set

  • Effective, chemical free method to scour away dirt and grease.
  • You can use stones on their own or use the handle supplied.
  • Good reviews. They score an average of 4.1 out of 5.

Weber Cleaning Sponges x 2

  • You can use supermarket ones but if you’re looking for more heavy-duty ones then these work well.
  • Abrasive side for grates and softer side for other surfaces.
  • Super popular and great reviews. From over 5,000 buyers 85% gave them 4 stars or above.

Weber Cleaning Kit For Charcoal Grills

  • For Stainless Steel Gas Barbecues – also available for charcoal barbecues and enamel bbqs.
  • 30 cm Grill Brush with strong, thick stainless steel bristles for cleaning grates.
  • Q & Grate Cleaner fluid.
  • Cleaning Sponger with abrasive and softer side.
  • Cookbox Scraper.
  • Spider Guard Brush.
  • Grill Brush for the burners.
  • Non-Stick Spray that helps food release easily.
  • Stainless Steel Cleaner that protects and shines stainless steel.
  • Microfibre Cloth for wiping and polishing.

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I hope this list of the best bbq tools and accessories was helpful.

If you think I left any out that should be included or have a suggestion for a future article, let me know in the comments below.


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Dominic Sawyer

Dominic has been writing on the web since 2000. He has a BSc (Hons) degree in Biological Sciences from Nottingham University and his research thesis has been published in journals. With a foundation in painstaking research he found his passion for travel and has worked in the sector for 20 years. He has written a book about travel and has extended his expertise to consumer research across the travel and leisure sector.

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