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Best BBQ food boxes from Rick Stein, Tom Kerridge and more

Order everything you need for your summer barbie

Why struggle at the supermarket or butchers when you can order a box full of barbecue loveliness which is delivered to your door? Many restaurants, chefs and shops are selling beautiful BBQ food boxes – we take a look at some of the best options…

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Rick Stein’s luxury barbecue box 

Rick Stein’s luxury barbecue box 

Stein’s at Home has launched an epic BBQ box – which is ideal for a feast feeding six to eight people. The pre-made box comes with the finest ingredients, prepped and almost BBQ ready. It includes sea bass ceviche; spatchcock with limes, chopped shallots, chopped tomatoes, pomegranate seeds, chilli and coriander; a whole six-person chicken with tarragon butter; six ribeye steaks with Rick Stein’s pepper mix; tomato and thyme salad; potato salad; and mixed salad leaves with thyme vinaigrette, all to share. To finish, tuck into a strawberry cheesecake. For this box only, the Steins have partnered with Tarquin’s Cornish Gin to include six 50ml bottles of Tarquin’s Gin accompanied by Fever Tree tonic and garnish. 

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Tom Kerridge BBQ boxes at The Butcher’s Tap & Grill

Tom Kerridge BBQ boxes at The Butcher’s Tap & Grill

The Butcher’s Tap & Grill, Marlow’s butcher shop-come-pub from Tom Kerridge, has created three best of British barbecue boxes: gold (£85), silver (£55) and bronze (£35). The gold box includes 1kg Côte de boeuf; two jerk pork belly skewers; two Moroccan lamb skewers; two Asian duck skewers; two TBT beef burgers; two pork and chorizo burgers; and four Hovis buns. Another option is the special Outdoor Cooking BBQ box (£95) which includes two Korean marinated beef bavette steaks; four chicken shawarma skewers; four lamb kofta skewers; four jerk pork belly skewers and a signed copy of Kerridge’s barbecue bible Outdoor Cooking. To order email orders@thebutcherstap.co.uk or call 01628 401 535. Orders placed before Wednesday 3pm will be delivered on Friday, ready for the weekend. Collection is also available. Delivery is nationwide and costs £16.50 per box.

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Darts Farm’s ultimate BBQ selection box

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Darts Farm’s ultimate BBQ selection box

Devon-based Darts Farm’s ready-made BBQ in a box includes four garlic and butter free-range chicken pieces from Creedy Carver; four rich and indulgent Chinese-style pork belly slices; four traditional pork sausages; four beef steak burgers, handmade by Darts Farm’s master butchers; a 500g sharing rump steak; four Ryder’s hand baked rolls; 250g carrot salad; 200g Ogleshield, a Somerset cheese made exclusively from Jersey cow’s milk; Shillingford organics salad; The Tomato Stall tomatoes; and 250g of handmade coleslaw.

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The Cookaway BBQ veg box

The Cookaway BBQ veg box

Your barbie doesn’t need to be a fish or meat feast – there’s plenty of tasty veggie options out there too. The Cookaway’s veg box comes with mains such as portobello mushroom shawarma; charred avocado and halloumi burger; and red chimichurri. Side dishes include black rice salad and house slaw. Two people from £36, four people from £50. 

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Farmison & Co BBQ meats and food boxes

Farmison & Co BBQ meats and food boxes

Online butcher Farmison & Co has a wide selection of meats for BBQ season. New options include Korean-cut gochujang beef short ribs, lamb merguez burgers, chipotle-rubbed pork picnic for tasty pulled pork, and Lebanese-style chicken shish kebab. If you prefer a BBQ box, then there’s the essentials BBQ meat box, Middle Eastern BBQ meat box, and burger bundle box. 

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Farm Wilder’s BBQ selection

Farm Wilder’s BBQ selection

Suppliers of wildlife-friendly meat from Dartmoor, south Devon and east Cornwall, Farm Wilder work with farms who use regenerative farming practices to improve sustainability and bring biodiversity back to the land. Farm Wilder’s animals are all grass-fed, which means they live outdoors and are not fed any imported grains. This results in incredibly succulent, tender and flavourful meat. New products for this BBQ season include pasture-fed beef koftas and kebabs, pasture-fed lamb and mint burgers, and Wilder venison loin steak.

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Parson’s Nose ultimate BBQ box

Parson’s Nose ultimate BBQ box

Online and London-based butchers Parson’s Nose has created a box with everything you need to to enjoy the perfect barbecue. Available to order online and delivered to your door, the ultimate BBQ box serves six to eight people and includes one Scottish dry aged 600g T-Bone (Porterhouse) steak; two large South Downs pork chops; two 400g Parson’s Nose chicken kebabs; and 12 Parson’s Nose traditional pork sausages. 

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The Cinnamon Club’s at-home BBQ feast 

The Cinnamon Club’s at-home BBQ feast 

Available nationwide, The Cinnamon Club’s BBQ kit is a spectacular Indian fine-dining feast curated by executive chef Vivek Singh. The kit contains an assortment of marinated meats, alongside chaats, delicious sides and dessert – everything you need for the perfect summer spread. Extra options include fine wines, champagnes, and Singh’s signed cookbook. 

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Ioannis Grammenos X Tom Hixson of Smithfield BBQ Butchers’ Box 

Ioannis Grammenos X Tom Hixson of Smithfield BBQ Butchers’ Box

Master butchers Tom Hixson of Smithfield has joined forces with Ioannis Grammenos, executive chef of Heliot Steak House, to launch a limited edition butchers’ box for UK-wide delivery – including all the BBQ tools you’ll need for an epic cook-off. As well as a BBQ utensil set, this special box includes three unique cuts selected from producers that prioritise animal welfare and heritage: the Wexford Tomahawk, full of flavour and splendour; a Salt Moss Dry Aged T Bone Steak; plus an authentic rack of USDA St. Louis Ribs. 

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