Esse Cookers

Better cooking, and a cosier home
ESSE have been engineering beautifully robust cast iron cookers and stoves for over 160 years.
Ironheart wood fired cooking stove range

Everything we know about cooking and heating distilled into one iconic range of cook stoves: equally at home in a farmhouse kitchen in the country, a log cabin by the lake or an off-grid retreat in the wilderness.

  • Ironheart
  • Bakeheart
  • Warmheart

Place in History

Beautifully hand-crafted cast iron ESSE cookers are the British-built models of choice at River Cottage and Humble by Nature, as well as having been chosen by Shackleton, Scott, Florence Nightingale and more.

The Ironheart

Wood fired cook stove
  • Multifuel wood or smokeless coal
  • 47 Litre Oven
  • Hotplate up to 6 pans
  • Suitable for continuous operation
  • Heat output to room up to 9.7kw
  • Optional wood only conversion
  • Optional domestic hot water boiler
  • Optional hostess shelf

Bakeheart

Wood fired cook stove
  • Cast iron hotplate temperature ranging from 190°C – 300°C
  • Off-grid heating and cooking – no mains services required
  • Compatible with domestic boiler
  • Generous 32-litre oven capacity
  • Simple air control
  • Powerful 5kW heat output
  • Suitable for use in smoke control areas
  • Efficiency rating of 77%
  • Energy Rated ‘A’

Warmheart

Wood fired cook stove
  • Cast iron graduated temperature hotplate ranging from 190°C – 300°C
  • Off-grid heating and cooking – no mains services required
  • Compatible with domestic boiler
  • Simple air control
  • Powerful 5kW heat output
  • Suitable for use in smoke control areas
  • Efficiency rating of 77%
  • Energy Rated ‘A’