Pancake Day in leigh-on-sea

March 4, 2019 by Samantha Cohen


With Pancake day just around the corner, we have been hunting for the best places in Ever wondered why pancakes are eaten on Shrove Tuesday? It dates back to when many societies would eat pancakes, or anything made of butter, sugar and fat that would then be given up for Lent, 7 weeks before easter. In other societies it may be called Mardi Gras, a carnival day for “fat-eating” before the period of Lent. Basically, it’s an excuse to eat a lot before you go into the Lenten season, whether or not you would be participating in that or not!

Leigh-on-Sea that are ready to whip up some delicious pancakes for you to consume.

Firstly, Toppers & Toast! Think you can eat the 10 stack Nutella and Peanut Butter pancakes with ALL of the toppings in under 10 minutes? Then this is the place to go for you! You will be able to win brunch for 2 people if you can complete this! As well as this, your pancake brunch will be FREE! Why not head down to Toppers and Toast this Pancake day and try to beat that challenge?

Next, we looked at The Brunch Co. Take someone with you and enjoy a buy one get one free deal on all pancake stacks ALL day on Tuesday 5th! The Brunch Co. have a variety of different toppings to your pancake that you can indulge in, so why not give it a go? Have a savoury stack with egg and bacon or go for the sweet stack of fruits and chocolate. The choice is completely up to you!

Want a fun themed pancake day? The Mad Hatters Tea Room is the place for you. With their famous homemade buttermilk pancakes, you can have a vast amount of different toppings that are all so yummy. Either for one person or you can have a sharing platter of the famous pancakes with loads of toppings! What could be better? 

Stop the World Cafe has been serving ”fine foods, tasty brews and scrummy cakes” for over 10 years now and their homemade buttermilk pancakes should be on the list of pancakes you need to try this Pancake day. Choose from 6 different toppings and maple syrup and you’ve got the perfect pancake! If you’re not a fan of pancakes - each to their own :/ - then you have a lot of other options to look through that won’t disappoint. 

Why not enjoy pancakes whilst overlooking the Estuary on the decking of Ocean Beach! They have some very yummy and fluffy pancakes ready for you to get stuck into, topped with maple syrup, bananas and créme fraiche.

Finally, take a trip to The Roslin Beach Hotel and immerse yourself in the special recipe created and made by their specialist Pastry chef travelling all the way down from Buckingham Palace!! What a special pancake that must be! You can’t miss out on that. Book yourself a table quickly! 

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