Fun Lovin' Criminals headline Grillstock Bristol 2014

Fun Lovin’ Criminals to headline Grillstock Bristol

Grillstock, the UK’s hottest BBQ and music festival, returns for its fifth year in Bristol’s Amphitheatre from 8th and 9th June, with US legends Fun Lovin’ Criminals now confirmed as headliners for Saturday, joining Hayseed Dixie who will close the festival on Sunday.

As the sun goes down on the first day of Meat, Music, Mayhem, The Fun Lovin’ Criminals will bring their own brand of hip-hop, rock and funk to the main stage. Best known for the Pulp Fiction hit, Scooby Snacks and Love Unlimited, a comical tribute to Barry White, the band has sold more than 10 million albums worldwide. Crowds will More

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Foot-stomping brand competition

With Grillstock returning to Bristol’s Harbourside for its 5th year on the 7th and 8th June 2014 we want to celebrate and offer one up and coming business the chance to trade at the festival for free this year.

We have been lucky enough to have built up a loyal fan base that turn out every year to join in with the festival mayhem. As we hit our 5th year mile stone we want to support a company that fits with our foot-stomping roots and offer them the chance to reach over 10,000 meat and music lovers enjoying Southern hospitality.

The package More

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All Aboard the original Weber® Roadshow

Weber®, the UK and ROI’s number 1 barbecue brand – is proud to announce that their amazing Weber® Truck will shortly be rolling its way into a town near you!

The state of the art Weber® Truck will be visiting Cadbury Garden & Leisure in Bristol on Wednesday February 5th  2014, spreading the message that barbecue cooking is so much more than just bangers and burgers.

Climb on board for a unique experience, with top Weber® chefs presenting the latest and hottest barbecuing techniques, hints and tips.  These top barbecue chefs share their passion and expertise in live cooking demonstrations not to More

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Soul Food

Thanks to Country Wood Smoke for the latest review!

It’s exciting times in the world of BBQ, new smokehouses opening up across the UK every day, some are good, some not so good, and some like GrillStock are simply outstanding. I’m a big fan of Grillstock and have posted numerous times HERE. They opened up the Clifton in Bristol branch earlier this year, and it’s taken me a while to get there, but finally did today.

You can always tell a true BBQ joint as soon as you walk in and smell the real wood smoke, it’s my favourite, and as soon as you walk More

Bacon Stuffing Bomb

Bacon Stuffing Bomb Recipe

Bacon Stuffing Bomb         

This recipe is adapted from the awesome Bacon Explosion invented by The BBQ Addicts

We’ve seen loads of versions spring up on the web and several varieties have passed along the judges table at our own ‘King of the Grill’ competition too.

We decided to put a festive twist as a side dish for the smoked turkey on Christmas day and make one using sage & onion stuffing with chipolatas as the filling.

You need:


  • 12 rashers of good, thick streaky bacon
  • 5 chipolatas

For the stuffing:

  • 100g (2oz) butter
  • 2tbsp oil
  • 2 large chopped onion
  • 200g (8oz) breadcrumbs (about half a white loaf)
  • 2tbsp chopped fresh sage
  • salt and More