If you’re stuck for things to do with the family this February half term in and around County Durham, how about popping out for a bite to eat?

But don’t worry, eating out won’t break the bank as there are a variety of cafés, hotels, restaurants and pubs offering kids meals for free.

So whether you fancy a full English breakfast or a light lunch, let's see where you could spend some quality time with the family this half term, according to Big Issue.

Please check the terms and conditions for each participating venue before purchasing.

Where can kids eat free in County Durham over February half term?

Morrisons Café

If you have children aged 16 and under, they can receive one free meal with every adult meal.

However, this offer only applies when you buy an adult meal for £4.50 or more - this excludes all café specials.


At Pausa cafés in Dunelm, when an accompanying adult spends £4 or more, it means kids can have a mini main, two snacks and a drink for free.

This is available Monday to Friday after 3pm.

The Northern Echo: See where kids can eat a free breakfast this February half termSee where kids can eat a free breakfast this February half term (Image: Getty)

Tesco Café

The Kids’ Pick ‘N’ Mix Lunch Deal means little ones can eat for free at Tesco Café when an adult buys any item.

In this, they get a sandwich, a piece of fruit, two snacks and a drink.

Make the most of this deal from February 12 until February 23.


If you have booked a stay at Travelodge in County Durham, two kids aged 15 and under can eat free at breakfast.

Big Issue adds: “Your child can choose as much as they like from the cooked selection, including prime back bacon, Cumberland pork sausages, free range scrambled eggs and more.

"Up to two kids can eat free for every full paying adult, starting at £5.50 for a breakfast to go.”

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Holiday Inn

Kids can eat for free at breakfast, lunch and dinner at the Holiday Inn restaurant as long as an adult (who is a registered hotel guest) orders the minimum of one course from the full-priced menu.

Please note, this offer is limited to four children per family dining at the restaurant.

Premier Inn

If an adult orders a full Premier Inn Breakfast or a Meal Deal, this means up to two under the age of 16 eat breakfast for free.


Two kids can get their hands on an all-you-can-eat breakfast for free as long as one adult breakfast is purchased for £9.99.

Kids must be under the age of 16 to eat for free.