Owners of Stoke-on-Trent oatcake shop quitting – but there’s no need to panic

The homeowners of one of Stoke-on-Trent’s hottest oatcakes have revealed they’re quitting in what has been described as an finish of an period.

In a shock announcement final night time, the couple behind London Road Oatcakes in Stoke confirmed this could be their final week on the helm.

Good Friday and Easter Saturday will see Gary and Lisa Smith dish up their final oatcakes after 11 years on the helm.

However, the pair rapidly moved to reassure clients that the shop could be staying open below totally different administration.

An announcement on who will take over the bakery will likely be made on the Facebook web page tonight.

Gaz and Lisa will do their last shifts at London Road Oatcakes this week

Revealing the shock information, London Road Oatcakes – a well-liked cease off for hungry Stoke City followers on the way in which to matches in addition to celebrities together with Nick Hancock – mentioned: “We have an announcement. This is our final week of operating London Road Oatcakes!!!

“Gaz is retiring!!! Lisa will nonetheless be working as a dental hygienist, and likewise a vaccinator!!!

“We will each be working this Good Friday and Easter Saturday, and would love to see you all one final time earlier than we go.

“We would love to sat a large thank-you to each buyer, outdated and new to your loyalty over time.

“So who’s going to be operating issues? All will likely be revealed on Monday night time!!!”

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Customers had been fast to want the pair good luck sooner or later – but requested that the brand new homeowners do not change the oatcake recipe.

One mentioned: “Good luck in what you each stand up to subsequent. So unhappy to see you go. I hope the recipe doesn’t change after you’ve gone as I don’t go wherever else.”

And one other added: “You will likely be missed but get pleasure from your retirement like now we have all loved your oatcakes.”

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