Whether you’re in the mood for a spot of alfresco dining, why not make the slicing and searing a social affair. We’ve found the means to fan the flames of tabletop cooking.

Vertical grill

Proffessionel vertical grill

An innovative design from the Danish designer Tue T Elskær, produced by Larner Design, the Silo is a vertical grill. It heats speedily, directs heat away from the table and brings some of the joys of rotisserie roasting to the table. Silo Grill A4 Professionel, DKK3,870 (€520), by Tue T Elskær from Larner Design

Table barbecue

Grill 71 table barbecue, by Morsø

Solid enough to support fire, but compact enough to take its place at the tabletop, the Grill 71 table barbecue features a nifty suspension system that allows you to raise and lower the grill plate as needed. Grill 71 table barbecue, £200, by Morsø

Chocolate fondue set

Designer chocolate fondue set

Make this a savoury throwback to finger-defrosting fondues on the slopes, or a dessert dipping bowl for immersing anything from chillies to cherries in molten chocolate.

Lumi Choco fondue set, £19, by Cookut, from Forma House

Griddle

Griddle central plate, KnIndustrie

With a central plate made from heat-retaining soapstone, this griddle can sustain sizzling once heated without the presence of a hotplate. Cooks fishy morsels or strips of meat to order at the table. The Griddle, €130, by KnIndustrie. §

As originally featured in the July 2018 issue of Wallpaper* (W*232)