Many of us get by in the summer with a simple charcoal barbecue and a few folding chairs, but some people have elevated outdoor grilling to a whole new level. Whether it’s installing multiple types of grills for a more holistic experience, mounting an exterior TV so you never miss a play, or including enough amenities that you probably never need to step foot indoors again, these outdoor kitchens are a grill master’s dream.
13 grill setups that will leave you salivating
By combining a living room and grilling space this clever design ensures nobody is excluded from pre-dinner conversation. As an added bonus, the sleek flatscreen lets the chef catch every inning.
Competitive grill masters would swoon for the double-grill setup. Imagine spending evenings facing off with your father-in-law or a young upstart. You could spend a summer duking it out for the title of "grill master."
This eight-person grill from Australia offers a cooperate experience. Everyone gets their own swath of charcoal and can cook up whatever they like. You’d never have to worry about how someone wants their burger ever again.
Smoker? Check. Barbecue? Check. Beautiful garden ambiance? Check. What more could we ask for?
This DIY smoker and grill is an outdoorsman’s dream. Whether you're flipping steaks or smoking brisket everyone stays cozy, so you can keep sizzling all year long.
This optimized patio lets guests survey a beautiful backyard while the host cooks nearby. There’s even a small burner for easy prep and a mini fridge for cold brews.
Can’t decide between charcoal or gas? This backyard retreat combines both in one sleek layout.
Not two, but three grills line this outdoor kitchen. There’s even a wood-burning oven so you can bake homemade buns.
With a beautiful open design, and a large wood-burning chimney, this space is perfect for entertaining. The cook is never far away from the action and guests can gather around the fire after dinner.
This minimalist concrete and wood counter is both beautiful and functional.
The stained glass panel and hanging foliage add a touch of whimsy to this inclusive patio setup. The chef can recline in the shade as things heat up.
This classic layout ensures everyone can savour a cocktail without leaving the cook to fend for himself.
The calming blues of the backsplash and the cool stone create a lagoon-like atmosphere. This would be a welcome oasis after a hot day spent by the lake.