Small enough to be taken camping, but efficient enough for a dinner party, the compact Cobb has a controlled ventilation system, allowing for grilling, frying, baking or roasting.
Available at Adventure HQ, Times Square Center, Sheikh Zayed Road, (04 346 6909). www.cobb-uae.com.
Somagic Rivoli Kitchen BBQ
This behemoth is essentially a kitchen replacement. It comes with built-in cupboards, a sink and separate burners for total barbecue domination.
Available at Carrefour, various locations including Mall of the Emirates, www.carrefouruae.com (04 409 4899).
Weber Genesis E-330
Is gas-powered barbecuing cheating? The debate will rage on, but all we know is one of our friends has this bad boy on the balcony and we have serious meat-envy.
Available at Better Life, various locations including Mirdif City Centre, (04 284 5728). www.webergrill.ae.
Jamie Oliver Dome60
For true outdoor food style, bypass half-cooked burgers altogether and fire up a celebrity-backed wood-fired pizza oven instead.
Available at Dubai Garden Centre, Sheikh Zayed Road, (04 340 0006). www.jamieoliverovens.com.