But there's no need to burn a hole in your pocket as we've found 30 of the hottest deals in town. From burgers and bangers to buns and booze, we've shopped the lot to save busy mums the legwork.
We've even found 10 terrific bargains for all the al fresco kit you need. So let the Barbie girls help you get the garden party started..
GRILL IT Chilli Cheese Posh Dogs (540g), M&S, PS4.50 or three PS10.
SAVE: PS3.50 British Butcher's Select pork sausages (454g), Aldi, Were PS1.55, Now PS1.09.
SAVE: 46p Halloumi kebabs (330g), M&S, PS4.50 or three for PS10. SAVE: PS3.50 BBQ British chicken wings with piri piri marinade (700g), Sainsbury's, PS4 or three for PS10.
SAVE: PS2 Piri piri pork shoulder steaks (600g), Tesco, PS4 or three for PS10.
SAVE: PS2 Extraspecial venison burgers (400g), Asda, PS3.75 or two for PS7. SAVE: 50p Moordale loin steaks with barbecue glaze (360g), Lidl, PS2.99 or two for PS5. SAVE: 98p Loved By Us sweet and sticky BBQ ribs (350g), Co-op, PS4 per pack or two for PS7. SAVE: PS1 M Signature jalapeno quarter pounders (4x113g), Morrisons, Were PS4, Now PS2. SAVE: PS2 Four thin-cut British beef steaks with a BBQ spice rub (400g), Waitrose, PS4 per pack or three for PS10. SAVE: PS2 SERVE IT In-store baked white burger rolls (6 pack), Asda, 70p each or three for PS1.50. SAVE: 60p Six white bakery finger rolls, Sainsbury's 60p or two batches for PS1. SAVE: 20p Rainbow salad bowl (290g), Waitrose, PS2.99 or three for PS6. SAVE: PS2.97 S AV A E: PS2.97 Milbona Gouda cheese slices (400g), Lidl, Were PS1.99, Now PS.1.69.
SAVE: 30p Summer Eating classic multipack dip selection (516g), Tesco, PS2.20 or three for two.
SAVE: PS2.20 Twinpack little gem lettuce, Co-op, 90p per pack or two for PS1. SAVE: 80p Wasabi mayo (280g), M&S, PS1.75 or two for PS3. SAVE: 50p Summer Eating quad pack salad (g), Tesco, PS2 or three for two.
SAVE: PS2 Roasted vegetable couscous (310g), Morrisons, Was PS1.59, Now PS1.27. SAVE: 32p Pimento stuffed olives with citrus and chilli dressing (250g), Sainsbury's, PS2.50 or two for PS4. SAVE: PS1 SIP IT Alexis Lichine Premier Bordeaux rouge (75cl), Tesco, Was PS11.99, Now PS5.99. SAVE: PS6 Cimarosa South African Chardonnay Colombard (75cl), Lidl, Was PS4.29, Now PS3.89. SAVE: 40p Wolf Blass Yellow Label Chardonnay or Cabernet Sauvignon (75cl), Co-op, Was PS9.99, Now PS6.99. SAVE: PS3 Budweiser (15x300ml), Asda, PS8 or three for PS20. SAVE: PS4 a, 0.
Zalze Shiraz Rose (75cl), Waitrose, Was PS7.99, Now PS5.99. SAVE: PS2 Special Edition Blackberry and Elderflower Pimm's (250ml), Sainsbury's PS2 per can or three for PS5. SAVE: PS1 Coconut water with pineapple (1 litre), M&S, PS2.99 or three for PS5. SAVE: PS3.97 Capri Sun orange or tropical flavour (10x200ml), Iceland, PS2.50 or two for PS4. SAVE: PS1 Schweppes diet lemonade (6x330ml), Morrisons, Was PS2.99, Now PS1.49. SAVE: PS1.50 Fanta Zero (2 litres), Waitrose, PS2.05 or two for PS3. SAVE: PS1.10