On Tuesday 13th February 2024, people across the nation will be greasing their frying pans, mixing their batter and flipping their way to the perfect pancake!
However, if you don’t fancy getting you’re frying pan out this year, head to 2 Crepes Away on St Werburgh Street, which serves delicious crepes all year round!
Where To Go?
Visit 2 Crepes Away on St Werburgh Street, with a beautiful view of Chester Cathedral and toppings that will make you want more!
This pancake day they will also be offering you a Pancake Day meal deal; any savoury or sweet crepe plus drink for £8. Contact the store directly for more info.
5 fun pancake facts!
Pancakes were originally created as a way to use up all the leftover fatty and rich foods before Lent began on Ash Wednesday
The Guinness World Record for the most pancakes served in eight hours is 34,818
The record for the highest pancake toss is 9.47m (31ft 1in) made in New York in 2010
Pancake races happen all over England throughout Shrove Tuesday. The tradition is thought to have originated in Olney in the 15th century, after a woman lost track of time while cooking pancakes. When the bells for mass rang, she ran out of her house with the pan and pancake still in hand. Olney still holds a pancake race every year.
The largest number of pancake flips in the shortest amount of time is currently 349 flips in two minutes, a record achieved by Dean Gould in Felixstowe, Suffolk, in 1995.