Alfresco Dining

Bunker Down Glamping, Oxfordshire

Bunker downProduct: BBQs, Offset Smoker and fuel
Supplier: ProSmoke BBQ, 01295 981580,,

Details: ProSmoke BBQ supplied a full outdoor cooking service for the bell tents and shepherds hut at Bunker Down Glamping, set on the edge of Shenington Airfield. The package included PK grill BBQs for each guest area plus a communal Cactus Jack offset smoker and regular charcoal supplies throughout the season.

Cooking manuals were provided for the site owners to distribute to guests. These are specific to the grills and give the guests confidence to cook different types of food while glamping. Charcoal, wood and fire starters supplied on pallets allowed the site owners to charge for extras without having to source them themselves. All ProSmoke fuel is restaurant-grade and ethically sourced.

The offset smoker allows the whole site to be catered for at unique one-off events. ProSmoke provided a training day to the site owners, showing them how to slow cook large cuts of meat over a real wood fire.

Bunker downCustomer feedback: Bunker Down Glamping owner Liz Gibbs said: “Up until now, we had guests cooking over fire pits, which are just not great for novice outdoor cooking; the guests found it very hard to control the heat and often burnt their food. But with the cookbook and BBQs supplied by ProSmoke, guests often made evening meals a real event.

“The PK grills are easy for us to clean and we no longer have to replace BBQs after each season, as they are so well made. The offset smoker was great for feeding the whole site, or when we put events on, plus it really looks the part outside the shepherds hut.”



Finman Open BBQ Hut

01389 734572

The Finman Open BBQ Hut is the perfect congregating area for any glamping site. It provides alfresco dining away from the rain, or just somewhere for guests to relax in the afternoon.

Providing more than just a pretty picture, the Finman Open BBQ Hut will be an additional income source with the ability to rent it out by the hour.

It comes in four sizes up to 5m in diameter so there will be a hut that suits your site. The walls are 45mm thick Scandinavian spruce and the floor is 30mm pressure treated timber. This is one structure that is built to last and will be used year round.


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Kadai Firebowls

Kedai FirebowlsThe Log Company
01748 889298

Available in 60, 70 and 80cm diameters, Kadai firebowls are made from recycled oil drums, riveted together using a traditional Indian method for strength and durability.

Packages include wrought iron low and high stands, double 4mm steel grills, forged tongs and a wire brush. A range of accessories are available including a cooking tripod with chain, hanging skillet and even a pizza oven.


Icey-Tek Cool Boxes

Cool Boxes UK

Cool Boxes UK
01326 555765

Since 2005, Cool Boxes UK has been supplying Icey-Tek cool boxes to the glamping and camping sector across the UK and Europe. Rugged and durable, they provide extended cooling times of up to 10 days, which means food and drink will stay fresh for longer without electricity.

Check out the colourful range in various sizes as well as the ‘Plus One Cart’, a strong, salt waterproof, all-terrain hand-cart that makes light work of even the heaviest cool box.

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