If you are a regular camper or want to enjoy the full camping experience, then investing in a camping kitchen will make storing and preparing food at the campsite much easier.
What Is A Camping Kitchen?
Camping kitchens are essentially stands with storage space, which are ideal for storing all of your food, spices, pots and pans. They sometimes incorporate a sink for washing your dishes, which is essential if you are going to be making meals whilst you are away and will save you having to trek across the campsite to queue at the washing up block. Camping cupboards are usually sturdy and durable to withstand the elements and they can be folded and packed away neatly into a car boot.
They can also come in handy for use in a caravan or motorhome or can be used for barbecuing in the garden as an additional sideboard.
So next time you head off camping you can pack everything ‘even’ the kitchen sink!
Note: Camping stoves or barbecues will need to be bought separately and remember to never cook inside your tent.
Here are our recommendations for the 15 best tried and tested Camping Kitchens on the market, to suit every budget.
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Budget Camping Kitchens
Andes Insulated Camping Kitchen Store Travel Cool Bag Picnic Cooler Box
This is a smaller storage option which can double up as a picnic hamper. It has separate compartments and is easy to carry.
Kampa Colonel Field Kitchen Camping Equipment
Affordable camping kitchen which is great for family camping with its extra large worktop making it easier to prepare meals whilst camping. The extension table is suitable as a worktop or stove stand. Quick and easy to set up and dismantle. There are hooks for rubbish bin or baskets, hooks on extension table for utensils and windshield available as optional extra. Comes complete with strong carry bag.
Best Value Camping Kitchens
TecTake 800585 – Camping Kitchen Aluminium
This pop-up kitchen has a worktop with windbreak and coverable sink. There are two roomy storage compartments and the back features mesh details for good ventilation. The robust aluminium frame and the height-adjustable feet guarantee stability.
Vango Gastro Kitchen
This kitchen features a large table top for preparing meals and a basin for washing up. Simple to put up and pack away, with excellent storage space and built-in shelves. If you are using a stove on it, there is a handy windshield to protect your cooking from the elements.
Campart Travel KI-0758 Camping Kitchen Toledo
Easy to assemble. There are six large storage compartments in which to store your food and cooking equipment. The large worktop is finished with a luxurious aluminium edge, and provides a good space for food preparation.
Kampa Commander Field Kitchen stand tent camping
Superior storage and a large amount of worktop space, so ideal for larger families and longer weeks away. Extension table suitable as work top or stove stand. There is a useful larder with two shelves and zipped door a rubbish bin/basket and a handy lower shelf for extra storage.
Andes Camping Field Kitchen Worktop Table Stand With Cupboard & Windshield
Table easily folds out to provide you with a large worktop surface. Fold out cupboard is also included, which is a great place for storing food and kitchen items. There are two shelves in the cupboard and another shelf under the table. It has a strong and sturdy frame. A mesh rubbish bag and carry bag are included and windshield option also available.
10T Outdoor Equipment Unisex – Adult Camping Kitchen Camp Cook Foldable Cabinet
Mobile kitchen with robust cover. Cabinet has a heat-resistant aluminium work surface and wind protection with gas hose opening, 2 shelves and a large roll-up front door. Compact and lightweight, with large bag for easy packing.
Tidyard Foldable Camping Unit Outdoor Kitchen Stand
A foldable camping cupboard which features a wide work surface and 2 storage compartments. A zippered door on the cupboard can be rolled up and down easily, which protects your food or pots and pans from dirt. The camping cupboard is lightweight and its
folding design and carry handle makes it easy to transport.
Outwell Richmond Kitchen Table
A smart kitchen table with a sturdy aluminium frame and black embossed fabric. The table top is also aluminium. It includes a collapsible water basin for washing up that is easily accessible through the table top.
Yellowstone Kitchen Stand with Wind Shield
A simple kitchen stand with windshield and shelf. It is easy to assemble and take down and it comes with a durable carry bag for storage.
Luxury Camping Kitchens
CampFeuer Camping Cabinet Camping Kitchen with Aluminium Frame
This aluminium framed kitchen has a sturdy base, cupboard with shelves and rear mesh cover for ventilation. Kitchen has a splash guard, side shelf and basin for washing up. Carry bag included.
Campart Travel KI-0732 Camping Kitchen Malaga
A well designed camping kitchen with aluminium frame and aluminium top plate. Includes four large storage compartments and a windshield, all four legs of the kitchen are height adjustable. Easy to assemble. There are three large top plates which provide adequate space for food preparation and plenty of shelves for storage. The main top plate includes a windshield, where you can place your stove. The back of the kitchen is mesh and it folds easily into included carry bag.
Kampa Chieftain Portable Camping Kitchen
The ultimate camping kitchen which includes a collapsible built-in sink. It hash a folding top which transforms into a splash back with handy shelves for jars, condiments or spices. A rubbish bin has been fitted to the side, to help keep the work surface clean and tidy. Kitchen folds flat when not in use so easy for storage and transportation.
Outwell Padres X-Large Kitchen Table
This camp kitchen combines stylish fabric with a beautiful, solid bamboo table top to create a sleek unit that can be used to store, prepare and cook food. The folding table opens in seconds, features multiple pockets for storage and comes with a windshield that clicks into the top to protect your stoves from the wind. Includes three hooks, mesh ventilation for air circulation and a pull-out holder for washing bowl or rubbish bag. Includes carry bag.
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