Belfast Telegraph

5 ways to perk up your BBQ with Power NI

The weather in Northern Ireland is not the most reliable when it comes to planning a BBQ, but you should still prepare for the sunshine - and thanks to Power NI your summer BBQ is about to get a major boost.

On top of giving you year round savings on your electricity, Power NI are now giving their customers discounts and cashback deals on hundreds of brands and high street stores with their customer reward scheme, Power NI Perks. Impress your friends with your delicious BBQ treats while also saving money with exclusive discounts from Power NI Perks.

Shopping and saving with Power NI Perks couldn’t be simpler! Once you’ve found your faves from our picks below simply visit and register to access discount codes, e-vouchers and cash back deals!

1. The BBQ

Premium 6 Burner Gas BBQ with Side Burner from Argos.

To cook the best food you need the best BBQ and it doesn't get any better than this premium gas burner. Complete with porcelain cooking grill, a side burner, and a warming rack, everything you'll need for a superb feast can be fixed in one spot - all you need is the perfect chef's hat!

2. Garden furniture

Acacia wood 'Panama' stowaway set from Debenhams.

Dine in luxury with this beautiful five-piece set that will set the laid back and comfortable mood for your summer BBQ.

This collection is waterproof so it can be left in the garden all year round, but if space is an issue the table and chair are all fold-able, taking the hassle out of your day in the sunshine.

3. The food essentials

The BBQ food essentials.

Even the most adventurous of BBQ-ers will include the summertime essentials on their menu - whether that be Tesco's Finest traditional pork sausages, or the ultimate beef burgers from Sainbury's Taste The Difference range.

Everything from burger and hot dog buns, to delicious side dishes like corn on the cob and coleslaw are a must for any BBQ and easily available from a range of outlets included in Power NI's Perks scheme.

4. Outdoor heating

Landmann patio heater from Tesco.

A drop in temperatures doesn't have to mean the end of your BBQ and this propane fueled patio heater is a must in order to keep the party going and an easy solution to the nighttime chill.

5. BBQ accessories

Deluxe BBQ accessory kit from Argos.

This three-piece kit is essential for any serious BBQ-er to ensure the food is properly cooked and to let everyone know who's boss.

Meat thermometer from M&S.

Being in charge of the BBQ is a lot of responsibility so why not ease the pressure with a handy meat thermometer?

This product from M&S is designed to be left in the meat during cooking, ensuring there are no mishaps with all that delicious food.

Wicker ice bucket cooler from Tesco.

OK yes, you do have a perfectly good refrigerator in your kitchen - but this ice bucket cooler from Tesco is just too handy to have by your side when it comes to keeping your drinks perfectly chilled.

  • Silicone waterproof cooking gloves from Amazon
Silicone waterproof cooking gloves from Amazon.

Safety comes first with this item which can be used in any aspect of the BBQ.

Both heat and cold resistant, this one-size fits all glove protects your hands making your BBQ task more convenient.


From Belfast Telegraph