The best fire pit is a great addition to any outdoor space. It gives you the option of enjoying your backyard or deck all year round without having to bundle up and stay indoors. A fire pit also provides an opportunity for family bonding time, whether it’s in the form of cooking or just sitting around sharing stories.
The Best Firepits also are great for making campfires, and the warmth they provide can really come in handy during cold winter months. You can use them for cooking while camping because they are portable and lightweight.
When deciding on what type of fire pit best suits your needs, it’s important to consider size, material, shape and cost among other things. The following are some considerations when choosing the best fire pit – What will be used most often? For example, if entertaining guests is more frequent then you might want something that can accommodate seating arrangements nearby or if cooking over an open flame is more frequent then you might want one with a good for cooking. Below we have discussed some points which help you to make the decision to buy the best fire pit for you.
How to choose the best fire pit for you
Can you use a fire pit for cooking?
The fire pit is a great way to create ambience in your backyard. You can also use it for roasting marshmallows or cooking hotdogs, and enjoy different types of food from grilling veggies and meat all made into one small space without taking up too much room inside the home.
Which fire pit fuel is best?
Charcoal is a popular option for fire pits, but hardwood charcoal will provide an authentic crackling fire experience. But if you want to cook in your fire pit then go for the charcoal option because charcoal provides consistent and long-lasting heat. Gas fire pits are also available but they are not as popular in NZ as charcoal fire pits. They may be expensive to run as well.
What is the ideal size of a fire pit?
The size of the fire pit can determine how much fuel it can hold. The wood and coal-fueled pits give off more heat, but if you plan on cooking food for a bigger group or sitting close to the flame then one that’s 50cm in diameter is enough. For smaller groups who want something less intense – say three people at most- an 18-inch wide ring fire pit would be enough.
The best fire pits to buy
1. Fire Pit Steel – 2mm Thickness
This stylish black cast iron fire pit bowl has a large diameter of 58cm and is ideal for entertaining. The fire pit bowl can be used to burn wood or logs This open fire pit bowl would look great in any garden and will provide you with hours of enjoyment. The fire pit has a depth of 32cm and features a great designer black finish that will suit any outdoor space. The steel fire pit bowl is durable and made from quality steel that won’t rust.
2. Portable Fire pit BBQ Grill Fireplace Outdoor
This fire pit is the perfect addition to your patio or deck. With its portable design, it can be easily moved around and stored when not in use. You can cook on this firepit using wood or charcoal briquettes. The grill grate allows for easy cooking while the mesh cover keeps sparks from flying out of the pit. The steel construction is sturdy and corrosion-resistant so that you can use it year after year.
3. Portable Fire pit BBQ Grill Fireplace Outdoor-30″
The Portable Firepit BBQ Grill Table Patio is made of steel, which makes it very durable and long-lasting. The steel construction also makes it lightweight for easy mobility. You can even use this portable fire pit as a grill. has a safety mesh cover that protects you from falling embers when using the fire pit or grill.
Also available in 22 inch size
4. 2-in-1 Fire Pit BBQ Grill Outdoor Fireplace-30”
This 2-in-1 fire pit can be used as a BBQ grill as well. It is made of high-quality iron, and its surface is treated with anti-rust paint. A sturdy triangle bracket ensures its stability on windy days. The safety mesh lid fully prevents sparks and debris from flying out. The safety ring to prevent burns if getting too close. You can use wood or charcoal to light a fire or use the for cooking food.
5. Portable Steel Fire Pit BBQ Grill Fireplace
This fire pit has a sturdy square base that makes it stable on heavy windy days. It is made of high-quality heat-proof steel, it is durable and rust-resistant. Its safety mesh lid can fully prevent sparks and debris from flying out when offering enough warmth without being scalded. Great for the backyard, camping, or wherever you need a portable fire pit.