Outdoor Kitchen Ideas

About Grillo

At Grillo we want to take al fresco dining and outdoor living to the next level. Outdoor kitchens are our passion and we are trying to spread the good word! All of our kitchens are freestanding meaning you only need a patio area to get started. Our roots are based in the UK and we have a full installation team that operates nationwide.

Our two ranges:

Layouts starting from £4,270 inc. VAT

Layouts starting from £13,250 inc. VAT

Inspirational Projects

L shaped outdoor kitchen with additional seating

This beautiful bespoke kitchen has huge ability for its size, The outdoor kitchen features a gas grill, open storage, log storage, and a lofty stone sink all in a compact area. These features twinned with the 10 seater bar area really do make this an unrivaled experience in treating guests. All of this is housed in a beautiful millboard decking and the juxtaposed colours really make our Iroko wood paneling pop out.

Straight run outdoor kitchen with a L shaped return

This outdoor kitchen perfectly matches its surroundings, the beautiful pergola is of a similar hue to the kitchen, and the design slots into the space perfectly really completing this area of the garden. Packed full of brilliant features; a Cadac gas grill and an outdoor fridge. A small Delivita pizza oven and a planter complete the layout, with hardwood logs for the pizza oven.

Straight Run & Grillo Island on a london roof terrace

The kitchen was designed specifically for the space and it really takes this space to the next level. The area was met with high praise from the residents of the building

The kitchen comprised a barbeque island with a premium Bull natural gas grill and shelving on one side, and bar seating with four iroko barstools on the other side. Separately a run of the kitchen features a stone sink, shelving, and an outdoor fridge. Both sections are finished with planters.

2 straight runs and a square seating area

This outdoor kitchen is one of the primary parts of this outdoor project, no expense was spared and it spans for a third of the whole property. The design included  a neat straight run of kitchen features an integrated gas grill, outdoor fridge, and a beautiful stone sink. Separately a bar table with planters on each end has iroko barstool seating for 8, with a further 4 bar seats on a standalone run which overlooks the beautiful gardens. 

L shape with a separate seating area

Once again this project had to be of a high calibre as it is the main centre point of this outdoor area. We certainly delivered, the customer and client was so happy with the final project that they collaborated on a video that can be seen here. The Kitchen featured a mains gas-powered barbeque, an outdoor fridge, and a beautiful stone sink for the outdoor cooking experience.

Huge hospitality layout with multiple areas

Havwoods Grillo outdoor kitchen project seating, Chef’s Anvil BBQs pizza oven, sinks, double fridges close up shrubs

Our client is Havwoods Global, a large wood flooring company. They periodically host drinks evenings at their headquarters for designers and key customers, going over industry trends and networking. They wanted a large, beautiful, contemporary outdoor kitchen that would both be in keeping with their brand, practical to use and impress their clients. And it needed to have seating for over 30.

The finished kitchen has a Chef’s Anvil front and center, located in a hexagonal tiled area symbolic of our client’s brand. Other appliances include a gas grill, Primo kamado barbeque, pizza oven, two sinks, and two double fridges. Bar height seating with our Grillo iroko bar stools caters for 22, whilst a further 12 people can be seated on iroko benches (2 integrated and 2 separate). Planters were planted with a range of herbs (near the kitchen) and low maintenance shrubs.

Large L shaped kitchen

Grillo Forge Royal Tunbridge L Shape Project with chefs anvil

This kitchen was created to fit around a brand new outdoor studio but also to fit into the historic spa town of royal tunbridge wells. The minimalist look of the iroko and porcelain made this possible and the design was a perfect fit for the space. The Kitchen features a mains gas powered bull barbeque with plenty of open storage, the return has a double sided seating area. The chefs’ anvil ties the whole area together.

Island layout with chefs anvil

Delamere Forest Grillo island with anvil fridge pizza oven and gas grill

This project was really unique as the area for the kitchen is so incredibly open plan, The kitchen sits in the middle of a large patio attached to an even bigger garden. The kitchen really gives direction to the garden and cements a place for everyone to come together. The island features an integrated gas grill, outdoor fridge, pizza oven, and shelving for logs and crates along one side. On the other there is bar seating for 6, with Grillo iroko barstools. A Chef’s Anvil completes the layout.

Split U Shape

Grillo Forge Great Missenden project, anvil, double L shaped kitchens,

The design of this layout really shows how versatile a Grillo Forge kitchen can be. The customer needed there to be an incorporated walkway into the design to give access to the door. We created a ‘split U’ design that did just that without compromising any of the outdoor cooking experience.  The Kitchen features a CADAC bbq with plenty of open storage for crates and logs. The delivita pizza oven and sink are in close proximity with plenty of usable worktop space around.

Large L shape with a built in bench

Our clients employed Cherry Mills Garden Design to redesign the garden of their expansive gardens in Godalming, Surrey. Our designers worked with the landscape architects to incorporate this lovely L-shaped kitchen into the area. An integrated gas grill is set against a feature high iroko upright back, with storage on either side for tools and utensils. The L-shape bar table return features Grillo iroko barstool seating for 7 and a wood-fired pizza oven. The kitchen is completed with a lovely stone sink – ensuring the space can be kept clean and tidy – and a bench seat in matching Iroko. The client incorporated some beautiful lighting into the kitchen, which was fitted retrospectively.

L shape under a pergola

This simple design has a lot of fantastic features , An integrated gas grill is set against a feature high iroko upright back, with storage on either side for tools and utensils. The L-shape bar table return features Grillo iroko barstool seating for 4. The kitchen is completed with a lovely stone sink – ensuring the space can be kept clean and tidy. Once again the kitchen was designed to fit perfectly in this space and the client was extremely happy with the final result.

U shape with a double sided seating area

This project was set in a location over London that is widely recognized as an iconic landmark. The kitchen comprises a large U shape with a premium Bull natural gas grill. A stone sink, shelving, and an outdoor fridge all make for a functional yet beautiful outdoor space. Integrated bar seating with seven iroko barstools on one side ensures the outdoor kitchen will be a social centrepiece for residents and guests.

L shape with a chefs anvil

This has to be up there with one of the most beautiful and premium properties we have installed a kitchen on. The kitchen featured a gas barbeque, a Delivita wood-fired pizza oven and an outdoor fridge. The Chef’s Anvil BBQ creates a lovely social centrepiece for the kitchen. The design team made considerable effort to make sure the kitchen seamlessly fit with the rest of the garden

Straight Run with 8 Seater Section

Collier’s End Grillo kitchen with seating island and anvil

A beautiful project in the idyllic village of Colliers End. The outdoor kitchen we installed features an 8-seat separate bar-height table, integrated four-burner gas grill, Chef’s Anvil wood-burning barbeque and four herb planters.

L shaped outdoor kitchen with Delivita pizza oven

Sometimes simple and minamalist is the best way to go and this outdoor kitchen shows that off to the fullest extent, A simple L shape that blends in perfectly with the purple fence backdrop. The kitchen featured a gas barbeque, Delivita wood fired pizza oven, and a good amount of storage. Having the iroko timber flush with the worktops ensures uninhibited views over the garden.

Small U shaped outdoor kitchen

Grillo Forge Cranleigh Surrey project

This beautiful outdoor kitchen is nestled into a small patio area under a low pergola. The Iroko blends in perfectly with the large stones and really makes this placea beautiful little cooking hideaway. A high iroko back is set behind a premium Bull gas grill and an outdoor fridge. Shelving and crates provide storage space. A Chef’s Anvil sits on a patio dining area outside the barn.

L shaped outdoor kitchen & chefs anvil.

Grillo L shape kitchen, bar stools, planter, Cadac, fridge, anvil storage crates, logs , Delivita

A large, L-shaped outdoor kitchen, with an integrated gas grill, pizza oven and outdoor fridge set against high iroko uprights. The long L-shaped return has 5 iroko barstools and ends with a planter. Finishing the iroko uprights flush with the bar worksurface permits views over the garden and paddocks beyond. A Chef’s Anvil sits in the centre of the kitchen.

A huge U shape outdoor kitchen

grillo bardfield end green project of u shape layout and chefs anvil

Our clients saw us at Chelsea Flower Show, and wanted an identical kitchen! The layout comprised a U-shaped outdoor kitchen area with an integrated bar-height table, 11 matching iroko bar stools, an integrated gas grill and the Chef’s Anvil. In addition to this our client wanted a pizza oven and a sink. The handmade stone sink is placed nearest the house, adjacent to an existing drain. The pizza oven is placed in the corner to visually balance the layout.

Kitchens to fit in any space

Because of our kitchen’s modular freestanding design, you can start with a simple straight run kitchen as small as 2.4M and extend that much bigger and into an L or U shape. Here are our two most popular layouts for small and big spaces.

Ideas for small spaces (2.4M / 0.6M+)

Layout S0560

£5,450 inc VAT

This layout is the perfect fit from the vantage range if you only have a small amount of space to work with, In just 2.4 meters you benefit from a gas grill station equipped with a powerful bull bbq. Alongside this a vantage cabinet that has a large porcelain worktop space to prep on as well as storage on both up high on the iroko shelf and underneath and safe in our carbon steel doors

Ideas for large spaces (4.8 M / 4.2 M+)

Layout U1100

£15,015 inc VAT

This layout is the ultimate in outdoor cooking; it has every key element, 2 bbqs , storage , seating and a sink. It really is the ultimate guest entertainment area. This layout stays true to our mission statement .. bring people around food and flames

How to plan your outdoor kitchen

Either select from a predesigned layout as a fully completed solution or create your own kitchen using the different vantage blocks

Select a predesigned layout


Our kitchens are modular and freestanding and this means all you need to install is a flat patio area.

We leave the kitchen installed with access to services but these will need to be installed by a relevant professional. You can find out more about the location of our services here

Our normal warranty for a Forge Kitchen is 10 years for our Vantage range it is 3 years

Install is completed within 1 working day and all waste is collected and taken back with us