Barbecue Party board game; review and giveaway

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The Barbecue Party board game from Drumond Park. Great fun for all the family.

I find that board games are a fantastic way of getting the family so sit down together. My two girls enjoy them and it’s great to see them learning about taking turns and (sometimes) following rules.

The latest game we’ve been playing is called Barbecue Party. I’ve teamed up with the game’s makers, Drumond Park, and am delighted to offer three lucky readers the chance to win their own Barbecue Party game by taking part in a really simple Rafflecopter giveaway (details below).

So what’s Barbecue Party all about and how do you play it? The first thing I have to say is Helen, our six year old, has loved it. The game is designed for those aged four years of age and upwards and rarely does a toy or game come into our house that gets such a positive reaction.

Playing is easy. Each player takes a turn to choose a card from the pack. Each card has a picture of food on it (a hot dog, corn on the cob or fish etc.).

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One unexpected move and all this food could fly into the air!

The player must check whether the food is on the grill. If it is, they must remove it using tongs. If the food isn’t on the grill, they must place it on there. The grill, however, is spring loaded and if the load gets too heavy or is shaken a little too much, pop, the grill shoots off sending the food flying into the air! The first player to collect three or four matching cards (agreed at the beginning of the game) is the one that wins and is crowned Barbecue Party Master Chef.

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Even Toddler Adams has a go.

The game has been really well received by my family. We’ve all had great fun playing it, Helen especially. It has livened up this summer holiday and kept the kids entertained.

Barbecue Party is available from a range of outlets including Argos, Debenhams, John Lewis and Hamleys. Expect to pay around £19.99.

Alternatively, you can take part in the Rafflecopter below. Three lucky winners stand to win their own game. Simply follow the instructions and tweet about the giveaway or leave a comment on this post stating why you want to win. You must hurry, the competition ends at midnight on Tuesday, 18 August!

Good luck to all who take part.

a Rafflecopter giveaway

Disclosure; This post was produced in collaboration with Drumond Park. To see my disclosure policy, please follow this link.

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52 Comments

  1. Martina Pichova
    August 11, 2015 / 1:03 pm

    I would like to play this with my family – sounds fun!

  2. Michelle Banks
    August 11, 2015 / 1:15 pm

    because my grandaughter would love it!

  3. Laura Nice
    August 11, 2015 / 1:28 pm

    This sounds great!!! i know my family would love it!

  4. iain maciver
    August 11, 2015 / 1:31 pm

    the kids would love it and me too

  5. Tracy Nixon
    August 11, 2015 / 1:35 pm

    I would love to win this for my four children – I think they would enjoy playing it and find it quite amusing! Thank you x

  6. Tina Holmes
    August 11, 2015 / 2:12 pm

    Perfect for rainy days,

  7. Keith Hunt
    August 11, 2015 / 4:12 pm

    hope to win the Barbecue Party game

  8. Kaci Soderstrom
    August 11, 2015 / 5:09 pm

    I’d love to win because my niece wants to be a chef and I can just imagine her little face light up if she had this

  9. Heather S
    August 11, 2015 / 6:22 pm

    I would love to win one for my nephew for his birthday! 🙂

  10. laura banks
    August 11, 2015 / 6:45 pm

    it looks a really fun game

  11. August 11, 2015 / 9:31 pm

    Looks like a nice game! I’ve never heard of it and a new game is always welcome in our home. It looks like my 2 1/2 year old might enjoy it, too! She is usually left out when the older 2 play board games because she is too young to focus on other games.

  12. jemma dwyer
    August 12, 2015 / 12:01 am

    Having loads of kids in the family we need something that would entertain them this looks FAB! X

  13. Darrell
    August 12, 2015 / 4:38 am

    Looks a great game for the whole family to enjoy, especially the younger ones.
    Good Luck Everyone!

  14. Nuno Santos
    August 12, 2015 / 6:16 am

    Looks realy fun. The kids will love to play this.

  15. claire woods
    August 12, 2015 / 8:33 am

    This looks a great game for a rainy day and we’d enjoy playing this at Nanny’s house.

  16. Jade Hewlett
    August 12, 2015 / 11:12 am

    I’d like to win to give it to the After School Club I work for. I think the children would love this game as it looks great fun and something all ages could play together.

  17. Paula Readings
    August 12, 2015 / 11:43 am

    It looks fun & a great indoor BBQ for my grandson to play with.

  18. debbie smith
    August 12, 2015 / 12:04 pm

    hello id love to win as it looks like lots of fun for the family thankyou x

  19. Laura Pritchard
    August 12, 2015 / 4:34 pm

    My son loves playing these kinds of games with us, so I’d love to win it for him as a Christmas pressie!

  20. janine atkin
    August 12, 2015 / 7:53 pm

    it looks like a fun game to occupy the kids with

  21. Jo m welsh
    August 12, 2015 / 7:59 pm

    My children have seen the advert for this game and have said they would like to play it.

  22. Cheryl Kean
    August 13, 2015 / 9:44 am

    I have 4 children and i am a childminder so this would be a welcome addition to my house x

  23. August 13, 2015 / 10:19 am

    Because its something me and my boys could play together xx

  24. Michaela Hannah
    August 13, 2015 / 4:40 pm

    I would love to win because i think my sons would have hours of fun playing with this

  25. Nicola
    August 14, 2015 / 2:42 pm

    Because this looks like really good fun.

  26. Sarah Parkin
    August 14, 2015 / 4:50 pm

    I’d love to win as this looks great fun to play at our next family BBQ party while we wait for food to cook 🙂

  27. Chrissie Curtis
    August 14, 2015 / 7:26 pm

    I would love to win for my niece it looks so much fun!

  28. Lyn Bosomworth
    August 14, 2015 / 10:33 pm

    it looks a really fun game

  29. August 15, 2015 / 12:49 am

    Looks like a fun game for the whole family to play together

  30. claire griffiths
    August 15, 2015 / 2:03 am

    because my son would love it

  31. Lynsey Buchanan
    August 15, 2015 / 5:44 am

    My daughter would enjoy the game.

  32. Ruth Harwood
    August 15, 2015 / 7:57 am

    This would be a fab learning tool and fun game to play with my niece xx

  33. Lindsey Stuart
    August 15, 2015 / 8:23 am

    Hello
    I would really like to win this BBQ play set for my little Girl Heidi, She loves when we have a BBQ at home! She loves to bake and help me in the kitchen so i know she would get some amount of play out of this play set 🙂

  34. kim neville
    August 15, 2015 / 11:25 am

    Looks an entertaining game my kids will love playing especially when the food springs off

  35. Susan B
    August 16, 2015 / 1:19 pm

    The little people are due to visit soon and I haven’t prepared anything for wet weather entertainment. This would do nicely!

  36. Lizzy Cooper
    August 16, 2015 / 1:21 pm

    i’d love to win as we don’t have any games in the house yet as my son is only 19 months but I’d like to start building a collection 🙂

  37. Sheri Darby
    August 16, 2015 / 6:22 pm

    I think everyone will have great fun playing it

  38. Patricia Fraser
    August 16, 2015 / 8:37 pm

    Think this game would keep the kids entertained on a rainy day when we are away in the caravan x

  39. Petra
    August 16, 2015 / 9:16 pm

    My son Toby would love it as he is totally into BBQ, he got it after his dad.

  40. Ela B
    August 17, 2015 / 8:45 am

    kids would love this

  41. Kerryanne Atkinson
    August 17, 2015 / 9:25 am

    We would love to win as my boys prefer board games to Tech and we have a games night once a week, that aside they always want to help with the BBQ bless them.

  42. Allie Campbell
    August 17, 2015 / 10:21 am

    Would love to win this as my children are bored with the games we have and would be great to have something they have not played before.

  43. louise baxendale
    August 17, 2015 / 12:06 pm

    Would love this to keep my nephew entertained!

  44. Natalie Gaff
    August 17, 2015 / 1:50 pm

    It would go down a treat in my house as a family game

  45. Victoria Prince
    August 17, 2015 / 3:35 pm

    I’d like to win because it looks fun! I loved Pop Up Pirate as a child, variation on a theme 🙂

  46. Hannah Igoe
    August 17, 2015 / 4:56 pm

    My two boys would love playing this!

  47. Kelly Ellen Hirst
    August 17, 2015 / 7:26 pm

    My nephew loves games so this would be the perfect treat

  48. Natalie Crossan
    August 17, 2015 / 8:51 pm

    because my daughter and her best friend love playing games together xx

  49. Jessica Townley
    August 17, 2015 / 9:17 pm

    I would love this for my nieces for Xmas.

  50. Leanne Bell
    August 17, 2015 / 9:46 pm

    I would love to win this game as I know that my Daughter’s would have an absolute ball playing it together 🙂 x

  51. September 4, 2015 / 12:40 am

    The game is really simple to put together, you just have to stick the eyes onto the veggies and you re ready to go. It doesn t require batteries which is an additional bonus and packs away tidily into it s box when you ve finished playing.