Here in the UK we're used to the thin crepe-style pancake, although the thicker American-style pancake is becoming increasingly popular.
The difference between the two types is raising agent. That and the lack of a flip! Traditional British pancakes are intentionally thin and don't use anything to make them rise.
Here's our foolproof recipe to make the most thin, tasty and positively flippable pancakes from Mark Little, Head Chef at Blandy's restaurant at Inglewood in Berkshire.