Esse 100 stove

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4 flames

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Esse 100 stove

The Esse 100 is a 5 kilowatt multi fuel stove. It has 1 plain door with a big glass in it.

The Esse 100 is tall and wide but relatively narrow so you get a very large glass window with a relatively low heat ouput. The Esse 100 is therefore a good choice of stove where you want a big window but not too much heat or where there is a restricted depth of hearth.

The Esse 100 is made of steel and cast iron.

The Esse 100 SE version is approved for woodburning in smoke control areas.

Technical Data
  • Height: 630mm
  • Width: 610mm
  • Depth: 310mm
  • Flue Diameter: 125mm
  • Fuel: Multi fuel
  • Nominal Heat Output: 5kW
  • Efficiency: 82%

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Review Ratings Breakdown

Build Quality 4 flames
Quality of finish 4 flames
Value for money 4 flames
Ease of use 4 flames
Ease of lighting 4.5 flames
Firebox size 4.5 flames
How well does the airwash work 4 flames
Controllability 4 flames
Handle operation 4 flames
How likely are you to buy it again? 4 flames
What is your overall satisfaction? 4 flames

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  • The Esse 100

    Chris Turner 12 years ago

    The Esse 100 is great it works really well but can often be too warm so if youve got a small room the 100 is more than enough. Ours heats the whole cottage we often shut it down overnight an... []

    Overall rating:

    5 flames

More reviews for Esse 100 stove (page 1 of 4)

  • handle sticking

    Allison Barrett 2 years ago

    I have had this stove for a few years now and am mostly very happy with it, but of late the handle is sometimes impossible to move, especially when the fire is hot. this is a pain as I have... []

    Stove expert replied: Graphite oil / spray is a good option for easing handles, it is readily available.

    Overall rating:

    4 flames

  • Esse 100 SE

    Andrew Lyons 3 years ago

    Recently installed an Esse 100 SE. Firstly I chose this stove as it met my requirements perfectly and it looks really great. Heat output is only 5kW but this meets the needs of my living room... []

    Overall rating:

    5 flames

  • Nice looking stove. A little disappointed though.

    Glen Anderson 4 years ago

    I have had my Esse 100SE since early 2015 and am mid way through my third winter with it. I had some issues with it initially not damping down properly; it ran like a furnace all the time. Despite... []

    Overall rating:

    3 flames

  • Esse G100 gas fire stove

    4 years ago

    I have had this fire two and a half years it has never worked properly I could sit trying to light it for 40 minutes. Door glass cracked had to order a new one 58 told it was normal for this type of fire Would not recommend this fire waste of money.... []

    Stove expert replied: Faults with any stoves should be reported initially to the supplier which in turn would be fed back to the manufacturer which in this case is Esse, if the supplier is not able to rectify the problem. Esse would then send out their Gas Engineer so this review seems strange when you say it has not worked in the time you have had it! Have you reported the problem, was any action taken by the supplier etc? Glass in stoves can crack at any point, it is something that is not covered by the manufacturers warranty and is not specific to this stove.

    Overall rating:

    1.5 flames

  • Baffle plate

    4 years ago

    Had this log burner in for 9moths now and company we bought it from went bankrupt so we can not go back to them.The baffle plate has bent really badly so needs replacing, but I cannot find out... []

    Stove expert replied: Spares can be purchased on line and the manual has been sent to your email for guidance on removal of the baffle plate. As this has distorted in such a short time you are advised to get the installation checked as you may have an over-drawing flue that is subjecting the internal components to higher than normal working conditions.

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • Stylish and feels like a tv not a stove!

    Victoria Russell 5 years ago

    I bought Esse 125SE stove last September and haven't looked back. its stylish and the large glass window feels like you are watching a telly in fact its great to watch! I have had a recent problem... []

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • Brilliant stove

    Cheryl Jewell 5 years ago

    Very impressed with the Esse 100 stove. The airwash is very good and the glass keeps clean, very rarely have to clean. The efficiency is also very good and does not need to be re filled often... []

    Overall rating:

    5 flames

  • A few years with the Esse 100 MF

    Andrew Cichocki 5 years ago

    Excellent stove now but not without it's initial teething problems.The initial installation left quite a bit to be desired plus the stove went through wood like there was no tomorrow as the... []

    Overall rating:

    4.5 flames

  • esse 100 mf

    Michael English 5 years ago

    I've had this stove for about 18 months now, we bought the stove because of Esses good reputation and I feel I should have bought a cheaper one from china. We've never managed with seasoned... []

    Overall rating:

    2 flames

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