The best cooking utensils for your campervan

Save valuable space in your campervan with these nifty camping utensils.

The kitchenette of a campervan in use

by Ryan Gilmore |

Everyone remembers to bring a knife and a saucepan on a campervanning holiday, but it can be easy to overlook other cooking utensils.

Things like tongs, spatulas and ladles can all be time-saving and can make life so much easier than doing everything with the same tool - but are easily forgotten.

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Before you empty the cutlery drawer into your campervan (unnecessary items like a tenderiser and fondue forks included), take a look at these compact cooking utensils ordinarily used for camping.

Each one will take up next to no room and make your next campervanning experience that little bit easier.

The best cooking utensils for your campervan

Camping Accessories Set

A full kitchen on the move
Camping Accessories Set
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This unassuming army-green bag is actually a fully stocked kitchen (apart from the actual food). Offering seven utensils for a variety of food preparation and cooking tasks it's a very clever option for saving space. It features a cooking knife, scissors (with bottle opener), chopping board, ladle, spatula, tongs and a rice paddle.

10 Piece Silicone Kitchen Utensils Set

Injecting some colour
10 Piece Silicone Kitchen Utensils Set
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Silicone is a top material for kitchen utensils, it's heat-resistant, lightweight and good luck damaging it. This pack of ten all feature a hook in the bottom meaning they can be threaded together for easy storage or can dangle from hooks to not take up valuable drawer/countertop space.

GSI Outdoors - Crossover Kitchen Kit, Superior Backcountry Cookware

Don't forget the washing up
GSI Outdoors - Crossover Kitchen Kit, Superior Backcountry Cookware
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Most campervans sadly lack a dishwasher and those campervan plates still get dirty. This compact option from GSI contains washing up provisions (scraper, scrub pad, soap bottle and dry towel) as well as the usual kitchen appliances and even two seasoning shakers. It also zips up into a small carry bag.

HI-GEAR Folding Wash Drainer

Don't forget the washing up
HI-GEAR Folding Wash Drainer

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While it isn't the highlight of a camping trip, until they invent a travel dishwasher, washing-up is a necessary part of your day. With this collapsible tub, you can fill it to do the washing and then empty it out, transforming it into a drying rack. A neat little space-saving product.

Sealey BBQ13 Barbecue Multi-Tool 5 Function

Proper barbeque utensils
Sealey BBQ13 Barbecue Multi-Tool 5 Function
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There's nothing better than enjoying a proper barbeque on holiday and this clever multi-tool from Sealey is the perfect space-saving accessory to your small barbeque. Featuring stainless steel utensils and a sturdy wooden base this multi-tool has a basting brush, bottle opener, corkscrew, fork and spatula.

Jetboil JetSet Utensil Kit

Foldable utensils
Jetboil JetSet Utensil Kit

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While there may only be three utensils included here (a spoon, fork and spatula), these Jetboil utensils are of excellent quality and are incredibly lightweight too. The best part is, they slide back into their handles for easy, low-profile storage.

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