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4kg Coconut Shell Briquettes

(59 customer reviews)

£8.49

  • High quality briquette produced from waste coconut shell
  • Great performance with up to 3 hours cooking time
  • Super quick and easy to light
  • Low smoke, low odour
  • High heat output
  • Timber free product made from sustainable sources
Free 48 hour delivery
On orders over £30*
Order by 12pm
For 48 hour delivery
SKU: CONUTB04
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Weight: 4 kg

Looking for the ultimate barbecue briquette? Look no further.

Big K’s Coconut Shell Briquette is a seriously high performance briquette. With a cooking time of up to 3 hours and high heat output, this briquette is up to the task no matter what you’re cooking. It’s extremely quick and easy to light, too, so there’s less waiting around to get up to temperature.

Plus, this timber free product is made entirely from sustainable sources. It’s manufactured by carbonising waste coconut shells, creating consistently sized briquettes that are ideal for every barbecue.

Try Big K’s Coconut Shell Briquette today for an impressively good briquette that’s great for the planet.

Please note all cooking times are approximate and depend on a range of factors, including quantity of charcoal and type of barbecue used, lighting method and weather conditions.

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4.88 out of 5 stars

59 reviews

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  1. DAVID M.

    DAVID M. (verified owner)

    Very good product. Ignites reasonably easily and burns well for a decent length of time. Prefer this to the big name charcoal based briquettes. Fast delivery too.

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  2. Steven

    Steven (verified owner)

    I ordered these for use in my smoker. They are excellent and produce a nice slow burn, perfect for low and slow cooking. Havent tried them in the normal bbq yet.

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  3. scott sandham

    scott sandham (verified owner)

    Really good product , very easy to light will buy again

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  4. Colin Cooper

    Colin Cooper (verified owner)

    Fantastic, excellent quality and really easy to use. Worked a treat.

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  5. Jonathan

    Jonathan (verified owner)

    Really good. Impressed with the quality. Great burn time and temperature.

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  6. MICHAEL LUCAS

    MICHAEL LUCAS (verified owner)

    Last for hours, good quality.

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  7. Jack Chaplin

    Jack Chaplin (verified owner)

    Great charcoal smells good burns nicely used to start my smoker in a chimney didn’t take long at all to catch and works really well long burn time clean smoke smells great highly recommend

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  8. Owen R.

    Owen R. (verified owner)

    These seem to burn hotter and longer than lumpwood. Only leaves Ash behind. Great buy.

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  9. Chris

    Chris (verified owner)

    Sustainable briquette with a super hot heat. Great consistent performance. Quality product – will buy again.

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  10. Justin

    Justin (verified owner)

    Great product, always my number one choice

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  11. Alan Newton

    Alan Newton (verified owner)

    Never used coconut coal before, I was impressed by how clean it burnt. Great delivery by the way, well done big K

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  12. Krunal

    Krunal (verified owner)

    First time ordering from BIG K and I was not disappointed by this product. Used a chimney to assist lighting, which did not take long, and once lit provided good even heat for the advertised time.

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  13. Gordon Sheppard

    Gordon Sheppard (verified owner)

    Good product

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  14. Sean Gilvey

    Sean Gilvey (verified owner)

    Brilliant service!!!

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  15. Peter Topham

    Peter Topham (verified owner)

    First class product. Super fast delivery. Thank you

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  16. Steve Woollaston

    Steve Woollaston (verified owner)

    Fantastic products

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  17. Antony

    Antony (verified owner)

    Top brickets

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  18. Lorraine P.

    Lorraine P. (verified owner)

    Used instead of a cobblestone on the Cobb. Very good results

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  19. Mark Ward

    Mark Ward (verified owner)

    Grate for a slow cook holds heat well

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  20. Michael Starling

    Michael Starling (verified owner)

    Great briquettes, started quickly and maintained a long hot burn.

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  21. Leanne p.

    Leanne p. (verified owner)

    Great for keeping a consistent heat when slow cooking. And they are smoke free.

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  22. Martin D.

    Martin D. (verified owner)

    Great service

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  23. Pauline

    Pauline (verified owner)

    Excellent. Easy to use and held heat for several hours. Arrived quicker than expected. Highly recommended.

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  24. Anonymous

    Anonymous (verified owner)

    Great long lasting bricket

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  25. Bill W.

    Bill W. (verified owner)

    Worked really well on my kettle. Good burn time and easy to start.

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  26. richard m.

    richard m. (verified owner)

    Quick to light & good burn duration. Excellent product.

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  27. Robert Harwood

    Robert Harwood (verified owner)

    very good service

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  28. Ian

    Ian (verified owner)

    Good consistent temp and clean burn – only 4 not 5 as obviously lack the flavour of lunpwood but not a BigK criticism it is what it is

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  29. Matthew Aherne

    Matthew Aherne (verified owner)

    Now my go to coals for low and slow.

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  30. Lee W.

    Lee W. (verified owner)

    Great product, good communication and prompt delivery. I’ll be back.

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  31. Dominic

    Dominic (verified owner)

    slow to burn out and retain heat well. But then I use them mixed with normal charcoal.

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  32. Iben Botha

    Iben Botha (verified owner)

    Revolutionary and innovative – our new go-to briquettes

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  33. Darren Van Niekerk

    Darren Van Niekerk (verified owner)

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  34. Mike S.

    Mike S. (verified owner)

    Came really quickly and do what you would expect

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  35. Simon

    Simon (verified owner)

    Good slow burn with great heat but slow to get going.

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  36. Anonymous

    Anonymous (verified owner)

    Excellent and will order again! Great with the restaurant grade charcoal

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  37. Ian Stafford

    Ian Stafford (verified owner)

    Big k coconut shell briquettes are brilliant, i use them in my smoker and they last a long time. The delivery service is brilliant and i recommend Big k to any one… 100%

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  38. David Smith

    David Smith (verified owner)

    A great eco alternative

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  39. Gordon Sheppard

    Gordon Sheppard (verified owner)

    Good product but a bit pricey!

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  40. Alan Smith

    Alan Smith (verified owner)

    Very long lasting

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  41. Clare M.

    Clare M. (verified owner)

    We love cooking with these. Highly recommend

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  42. Dave T.

    Dave T. (verified owner)

    Great

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  43. Alex

    Alex (verified owner)

    A full chimney of briquettes burned for a good 2 hours on my recent ‘bean can chicken’ cook!

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  44. Darren Mason

    Darren Mason (verified owner)

    Great product hold heat well for a good 5-7 hours

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  45. Roddy

    Roddy (verified owner)

    Very good

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  46. Steve B.

    Steve B. (verified owner)

    Good charcoal, delivered promptly with good communication.

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  47. John

    John (verified owner)

    Really impressed by how hot these got. A full chimney was pushing well over 250C and I had loads left after an hour long cook.

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  48. Anonymous

    Anonymous (verified owner)

    Buy for an excellent bbq

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  49. Anonymous

    Anonymous (verified owner)

    Keeps heat well

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  50. Jonathan Rodgers

    Jonathan Rodgers (verified owner)

    Couldn’t be happier with these. Retain their heat well and collapse into dust the following day. No adverse odour like that horrible easy light stuff you get nowadays.

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  51. aadel k.

    aadel k. (verified owner)

    Long lasting and good equal distribution of heat.

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  52. adrian williams

    adrian williams (verified owner)

    Good hot burners

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  53. Stephen B.

    Stephen B. (verified owner)

    Great briquettes giving a consistent heat for at least 3hrs. easy to start .
    Approx 3kg of the briquettes allowing a cook time of 2hrs @ 170degC. After they had cooled some briquettes remained – for use next time!

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  54. Gordon

    Gordon (verified owner)

    Good but prefer regular charcoal

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  55. Hugh Tyson

    Hugh Tyson (verified owner)

    Best briquettes I have ever used

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  56. Kevin Druce

    Kevin Druce (verified owner)

    It’s a great product for bbq cooking

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  57. Trevor C.

    Trevor C. (verified owner)

    I discovered this product through Ocado last year.Its brilliant not only enviromentally but as a barbecue fuel its stays at a constant temperature way longer than charcoal and no mess or smell,So pleased I discovered I could biuy direct

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  58. Philip

    Philip (verified owner)

    Really can’t fault this product. Excellent quality.

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  59. Antony W.

    Antony W. (verified owner)

    Great for taking away camping

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There are two methods to lighting Big K Coconut Shell Briquette:

Using Big K firelighters

Place several Big K Woodies Fire lighters onto a bed of Big K Coconut Shell Briquettes, then heap more briquettes over and around the wood wool lighters. Light the Woodies with a long match or taper, and wait roughly 20-30 minutes for the flames to die down and for the briquettes to take on a greyish appearance. Then, spread out the coals, wait for any further flames to die down and start to cook. Remember to cook over heat not flames.

Using Big K Lighting Gel

Heap Big K Coconut Shell Briquettes onto the BBQ grate, then spread out over the cooking area. Using Big K lighting fluid/gel squeeze approximately half a cup of fluid over the briquettes, then allow to soak in for 1 minute before lighting. Wait roughly 20-30 minutes for the flames to die down and for the charcoal to take on a greyish appearance. Then, spread out the coals, wait for any further flames to die down and start to cook. Remember to cook over heat not flames.

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For next day delivery, order before 12pm Monday to Thursday. Orders placed between 12pm Thursday and 12pm Friday will be delivered the following Monday. Additional charges apply for Saturday delivery.

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Big K Coconut Shell Briquette is a timber free product made from sustainable sources. This product is made by carbonising coconut shells, a waste product from the coconut manufacturing industry. We take this waste product in a sustainable and ethical manner and utilise it to create our briquettes.