Outback Meteor 4-Burner Hybrid Gas & Charcoal BBQ - Red
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Outback Meteor 4-Burner Hybrid Gas & Charcoal BBQ - Red

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Outback Meteor 4-Burner Gas BBQ - Red is rated 4.6 out of 5 by 56.
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  • Reviews (56)

This 4-burner version of the popular Outback Meteor Gas BBQ is perfect for big family gatherings.

As well as a large cooking area with a full grill all the way across, it features a convenient side burner for a range of food preparation tasks. It’s a barbecue designed to make your job as chef as simple as possible – but with enough capacity for a bit of culinary creativity.

This Outback bbq has plenty of other great features too, such as a side table to give you extra space for food and plates, and it boasts a built-in thermometer so you can achieve the best possible results. 

Features and Benefits

Hybrid charcoal and gas cooking system

New for the 2020 season, this BBQ uses charcoal baskets with Hybrid briquettes which gives all the great taste of charcoal cooking but the convenience of lighting it with gas. To light, turn the burners on high for around 15 minutes until the briquettes start to the ashen grey turn off the burners and the briquettes will continue to burn (much like charcoal). The briquettes will continue to burn without the burners lit so you can cook on the gas BBQ like you would on a charcoal BBQ!

How to insert your hybrid cooking system:

  • Remove the grill plates and centre piece.
  • Remove the flame tamers from the gas burners.
  • Insert the hybrid cooking charcoal basket covering half of the burners.
  • Fill the basket with the desired charcoal.
  • Replace the grill plates and centre piece and ignite your charcoal with the gas burners.

  • Porcelain-coated grill – This full grill spans all the way across, giving you plenty of room to cook. The porcelain protects the cast iron from rust so you won’t need to season/cure the metal, and it makes clean-up easier.
  • Four stainless steel burners – More burners means more control over cooking temperature, allowing you to have lots of food on the go at once.
  • Side burner – This model has an additional side burner with a hinged lid that can be used as an additional serving space.
  • Large cooking area – Just what you need when there’s a lot of hungry mouths to feed!
  • Side table – Because every chef appreciates having a little extra space for serving and preparation.
  • Additional features – Including a front panel storage drawer, chrome-plated warming rack and porcelain-enamelled hood with integrated thermometer.
  • Specifications

    • Cooking area: 64 x 42cm
    • Number of burners: 4
    • Heat indicator
    • PE coated hood
    • Swing PE warming rack
    • Side burner
    • Fixed side table with bottle opener
    • 2/3 + 1/3 PE coated cast iron cooking grills
    • 2 wheels
    • 2 x 50/50 PE coated cast iron cooking grills
    • 1 x Hybrid cooking charcoal basket
    • Pull out front drawer
    • 4 x Stainless steel flame tamer
    • 4 x Stainless steel burners
    • Includes hose and regulator
    • Piezo ignition
    • Single tier drip tray
    • Dimensions: H128 x W140 x D61cm
    • Weight: 60kg
    • Self-assembly required
    • 2 year limited warranty

    **Please note: Lava rocks are not included with this BBQ**

    Stay Fire Safe: Please follow local fire safety guidance and never leave a BBQ unattended. Always read and follow the instruction manual. Never BBQ indoors. BBQs should be used on a flat surface, in well ventilated spaces and away from anything flammable such as sheds, trees and bushes. Keep away from children and pets. Be careful when moving as BBQs can remain hot for several hours.

    What Gas Do I Need To Buy?

    All Outback gas barbecues from Robert Dyas come complete with a gas regulator and hose. This will save you time and money sourcing this essential component. The included gas regulator (connector) is a 27mm propane snap fit regulator. These are very simple to use and work perfectly with Calor Leisure Patio Gas bottles. Simply press the regulator on the bottle connector until it 'clicks', and then turn the black leave to the 'on' position to start grilling. When finished, turn the gas to the 'off' position, or one further 1/4 turn to disconnect the bottle.

    Calor gas suppliers are available in many locations, from garages, through to campsites and camping stores. You will need to pay a deposit for the bottle, and then each time you fill the bottle up. There are two sizes we recommend of gas bottle for our Outback gas barbecue range:

    5kg Patio gas bottle (Propane)

    A favourite choice of bottle size, the 5kg patio bottle is easier to handle and is ideal for smaller families and gatherings or infrequent use.  It works perfectly with the included regulator, allowing you to connect and disconnect the bottle in seconds, keeping you safe, and minimising any waste of gas. The compact size means it will fit next to or within all barbecues, and it has a weight of around 16kg when full.

    13kg Patio gas bottle (Propane)

    The 13KG patio gas bottle is ideal for frequent users, those with very large barbecues to fuel, and large families or parties to serve. It is of course much heavier and harder to handle being heavy (The bottle weight is around 35kg when full) but needs to be refilled less frequently. Consider where you will be putting the bottle, as this larger bottle is harder to locate under barbecue side shelves or in units, but will need moving less often to be refuelled.

    Reviews (56)
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Looks and works well We bought this barbecue a few weeks ago to replace a 10 year old Outlook unit. We are very satisfied with the performance so far
    Date published: 2021-04-13
    Rated 4 out of 5 by from BBQ - Good but ... Nice looking BQ, it was easy to assemble (it just took time). My only 'disappointment' is that since it only has one set of wheels when moving it you have to use the extension table as the handles, and the metal edges are very uncomfortable. It could do with either having 4 wheels or having 'handles' for when it is being moved. I use Butane gas so needed to change the regulator, but it works fine on the one occasion I've used it so far.
    Date published: 2021-04-09
    Rated 3 out of 5 by from Bbq Overall I was happy with the product I purchased I did find slight blemishes but if I was to challenge this it would be blamed on covid. UK business need to address customer services as in my opinion it does not exist it just jobs worth.
    Date published: 2021-04-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Robust quality Easy to assemble. Feels great quality. Easy to use and cook's very well.
    Date published: 2020-07-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from great product Brilliant bbq, took a few hours to build but its been great since then. Really good quality product that will last a lifetime
    Date published: 2020-07-01
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Excellent product to replace my existing outback Bit fiddly to assemble just got to allow the time and everything will be fine
    Date published: 2020-06-20
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from grilling season this is great, haven't managed to try out everything but from what i've seen so far it's does the trick bery nicely.
    Date published: 2020-06-19
    Rated 5 out of 5 by from Good quality, sturdy, reliable I’ve bought a good few gas bbq’s across the years and the adage ‘you get what you pay for’ in certainly the case! Some have rusted away, others faulty, this gem from Outback immediately struck me as one that won’t be following them down the same path. Not overly complicated to construct, it looks great, easy to clean, good heat distribution and great to be able to use lava rocks to get a deeper bbq flavour. After a few misses I have all crossed that this will proves to be a great choice, and so far so good
    Date published: 2020-06-19
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