Compact and portable
Long lasting and durable
More affordable than other BBQs
Larger Weber BBQs may be more effective
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Unreliable & dangerous.
Our weber goes out all the time... several times in a row. Gas continues to flow under lid.. dangerous if we hit the ignition button!
Purchased in 2018 for $ 329 dollars.
Purchased in April 2018 at Wangaratta for A$329.00.
Most over rated BBQ
We purchased our Weber based on reviews from other people for our caravan. I would say DON'T it is the most over rated BBQ ever.
We also own any other brand BBQ for home that does a much better job.
The trivet tray does not do what it claims even after following directions as instructed by Weber.
Purchased in March 2018 for A$329.00.
Beware: Plastic frames melt
I have owned 2 of these Webers now (one familyQ and one BabyQ) , they are a good BBQ other than the dangerous fault of the steel frame melting the plastic stands when roasting. This has happened to me twice now, yesterday being the latest incident. Its a bad fault for an expensive BBQ so they need to built with a steel stand. Contacted company and hoping for a full refund on both BBQ's...but won't hold my breath.
Absolutely useless and overpriced.
The Baby Q is good for a lot of things - great even cooking as a BBQ. But for Pizza - using the overpriced accessory - it is absolutely useless - not hot enough and stews it to death.
Purchased in August 2019.
Weber baby q 1200 series. Came with no side tables to sit food on. 60 bucks thanks very much. Decided to roast a chook on the weekend thought I,d get a rotisserie. 160 bucks thank you very much. Assembled and read the instructions. Seems I need a convection tray to roast meat above. The only reason you need this is for rotisserie cooking. Did not come in the packaging. What a rip off! Made my own with an alfoil tray. Now I,m up for a hot plate to cook bacon and eggs while travelling because that didnt,t come with the little gem either. Weber re...ally need to offer better value for money. Not overly impressed at all. Rotisserie does not fold flat for travelling either. Would spend my money elsewhere if I had my time again. Be careful if you buy a trolley with it and pull it around while hot. The Weber will pull straight off its mounting points.
Purchased in September 2019.
I had a larger model of Weber a size up to the Baby Q. I gave it to my son who subsequently offered me the Baby Q to replace the one I gave to him. Both are Webers and I thought the performance would be the same. Alas it was not to be so. It kept switching off at the beach and could not arrive to proper cooking temperatures for couple of steaks and sausages for two people. We tried in vain. We have returned the weber to BCF telling them that it would not perform. My commitment to the brand has not changed but my attitude towards the ret...ailers and their warranty for product has somewhat taken a blow. First off I advised the manager at the counter that the situation was not acceptable. Even though, a pensioner, I was willing to add any amount of money to get out of this BBQ product situation and buy something else; but they kept telling me that a bbq will keep extinguishing itself at the beach. I know every well that this is not true at my age. And now they are not willing to exchange, refund or consider any kind of reparation which is absurd. The item is new, still in its packaging. Receipts are there. I am going to take this to another forum. Weber must think that we are a bunch of goats in this country. Why would Weber sell a BBQ to be used in the open if it is not going to work. Definition of BBQ: Cooking outdoors. Do I have to use this one in my garage? Be careful when you buy one. It is an appliance to be used indoors not outdoors. I don't want mine back. It is either a refund or an exchange for something else.
Temperature seems stuck on 100
Tried to cook a roast again today. A 1.5 Pork roast is raw inside after 90 min. High for 30 min before putting in the roast. Temp. is now 120c after 2 hrs (30min. heating BabyQ and 1.5 hrs cooking). Christmas Gift from family last year. Have now tried to use three times over the past 11 months. End up bringing in and cooking in the oven.
Have watched all the videos. It looks so easy. What are we doing wrong?
Does not heat up enough to cook a sizzling steak. Have been told by a chef it is because it has just one ring of burners. Don't waste your money go for a bigger model Should not be sold as is, I have even had the Weber people out and told me it was fine, apparently they loved stewed fillet steak
Not my stile of bbq
I was verry disappointed with my baby q gas bbq if you want the smoky flavor of burnt fat then its for you not me their idea of how to bbq is far from mine slow cooks sausages is all i would use it for i prefer the old hot plate that cooks steak ext like a pan with a clean flavor
Had one now for 4 years approx. Not satisfied at all, the guy came out and cleaned it and said there was n othing wrong with it. I like steak charcoal on the outside not stewed. Never had pork crackle ever. If i could afford to toss it and buy something else i would asap but cannot afford to do so. I don't understand how so many people are in love with these bcues I think it is rubbish.
I was using my baby q to directions with Webber accessories.
I was using the rotisserie when it caught on fire .
It melted my stand and has ruined my trust and my bbq. I was happy with it until this happened.
My q was given to me as a bday present I’ve been given all correct accessories and use it following all instructions.. my stand melted my bbq was on fire this all happened whilst I went to get a drink ! Not sure if I’ll replace it I don’t understand why it even happened.
I purchased my Baby Q in November 2017 so it is under 6 months old. I have had no less than four faulty parts replaced on this BBQ since purchasing. December 2017: Upon lighting the BBQ it made puffing sounds and would blow large flames from the burner close to where the ignition spark comes from and sometimes extinguish during the pre-heating stage or during the cooking process. As gas continues to flow it would create a potential hazard when relighting and a waste a lot gas. So Weber told me not to use the BBQ until the part was replaced and ...sent out a new gas hose. This did not solve the problem. Then Weber again said not to use the BBQ and sent out a new burner and replaced the old manual ignition with an electric one and insisted a gas-fitter installed them. So a gas-fitter installed both parts and it still made the puffing sounds and he said that the BBQ wasn't getting enough air and i should hold the lid open for a period of time during the pre-heating stage. I would have thought that a proper functioning BBQ would not need the operator to do this? I asked customer care if it would be easier to send me a new BBQ? No was their reply, they can keep sending out replacement parts to fix it. It still occasionally makes the puffing sound and last week went out during the pre-heating stage. March 2018: Last week when i was giving the inside of the lid and under the grill a clean i noticed the grill plates have rusted! This is a 4 month old BBQ and it has already rusted. So once again i contact customer care and they send out replacement grills. This is the fourth part replaced in four months, one would think i have a lemon of a BBQ and would be better off being replaced with a new one but no Weber just keeps on sending replacement parts which requires me to be home to accept delivery or if I'm not home i have to drive to the post office to collect it at great inconvenience. Not getting to use my BBQ whilst waiting for replacement parts is also a great inconvenience. Yes Weber has a very good customer care department worthy of 5 stars but as far as quality of the product, that is only worth 1 star due to the problems occurred in four months, not four years.
Webber Baby Q pizza stone
Brought the pizza stone to do pizzas on the Webber. Followed the instructions. Used foil and trivet. Pizzas had thin base and medium toppings,
What a disaster! The pizza was doughy on the bottom and burnt on the top. Would not recommend. Save your money. Save money, dOnt buy the pizza stone and if making pizza , use the oven
Two temperature settings: very hot and scorching!
It's impossible to slow roast anything. You can really only cook things that need a very high heat, so steaks, roasts and any firm cut of meat are off the menu, I'm afraid. The temperature adjustment knob is far too insensitive - the difference between the highest and lowest temperatures is minimal
I have had a Weber kettle for almost as long as I can remember. Not a problem - however, despite following the Weber Q cooking instructions religiously, we have not been able to crack a decent meal. Fact is, it's going to be consigned to the scrap heap and we will revert to the kettle. All too hard Mr Weber!!
Weber Q100 and Portable Cart NOT compatible
I received a Weber Baby Q 100 for Christmas several years ago and so far have not gotten around to using it. This year I was given a money to buy the Portable Cart to go with the Baby Q. I spoke to the guy at the Weber Specialist shop and said I had a Baby Q and which cart I could get that would suit. He indicated to me this one was the one for the Baby Q. Excited I brought it home and put it together, got my Baby Q out of the garage and who would believe it but the Baby Q does not fit...Not happy.... IF they are going to sell something then maybe they should design it so that it fits all of the Baby Q's out there not just to more recent ones... I was so excited and now think I will just sell them all and go back to the old style barbie
Not the best
Hi I've had my baby weber for about 2-3 years now and it's not that great. It works good as a bbq but not real good as a roaster. It dosnt get very hot and can't crackle a pork in it. I've tried straight on the trivot with and without foil, in and on baking trays and preheating to the max. It has has a new regulator replaced under warranty but no great difference in performance. I cooked a pork belly in it tonight out of the wind in a caravan annex on the trivet with foil. Had no crackle and the hottest it got was when the fat caught on fire un...derneath the grill! Thought there wasn't supposed to be flair ups with webers but mine does it a fair bit. Mine is the model with the temp gauge in it and most roasting on camping trips it rarely hits 180c. Don't think I would recommend a small weber. My family weber at home works fine, no dramas with it only the flair ups when cooking on the grill Compact Bad for roasting and flair ups
Grease on the Go
Tried out one of these last Christmas. Easy to set up and easy to use - after all, how hard is it to burn something on a hot bit of iron.
Carrying it around - the very thing on which it is marketed - is not so easy. It is deceptively heavy, given the smallish dimensions, and any optional extras (like the flat plate) don't fit so well when it's all folded up, so then you need another set of hands to lift it into the back of your lifestyle vehicle while smiling at the camera. The other thing is the BBQ smell, which I'm sure others have mentioned...
Questions & Answers
Are you guys going to bring out a retrofit for the Baby Q for a flame out sensor.? There are a lot of us who have this model and use off a bayonet fitting from the van / motor home.
Now with new Australian regulations, this is no longer legal and I will be mightily annoyed if I have to replace the Que with another brand that does comply.
We have a weber baby q and the temp on low setting is still around 180 how can you get it lower
Can this be used with the small screw on non-refillable gas cylinders like Coleman Lightweight 1 lb LPG Bottle in Australia?
The popular Weber Baby Q Series is recommended for outdoor areas with limited space. This is a portable BBQ that you can take on holidays without it weighing you down.
- Compact BBQ designed for travel but still large enough to roast a whole chicken
- More affordable than other Weber BBQs, which are usually around $100 more expensive
- Stainless steel burner tubes provide an even distribution of heat
- Available in red, black and cream
Points of praise for the Weber Baby Q Series:
- Winner of the ProductReview Award for the BBQ category for multiple years in a row, proving to be a reliable and trustworthy choice for consumers
- Longevity was a point of praise amongst reviewers - with one reviewer claiming that they had been using their Weber Baby Q for the past 13 years
- Many reviewers loved to take their BBQ camping, reporting that it was the perfect size.
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