Royal Federal Hotel, est. 1899, is the heart of Branxton, a vibrant town with a rich history and salt of the earth community. 


Branxton is located at the northern end of Wine Country Drive and is the gateway to the world renowned Hunter Valley wine country of Pokolbin and Rothbury. Our town is considered the birthplace of wine growing in Australia, being home to some of the first vines ever planted by George Wyndham in 1827. 

Superb quality wines grown in our region are continually sought after by wine buffs from around the world

The Royal Federal Hotel is a classic country pub steeped in history. The staff are welcoming and locals love to share a story or three. The pub is a 'must visit' attraction for all visitors to the region. 


the heart of the hunter...

We offer locals and visitors alike a welcoming country pub experience with a huge range of tap beers and quality local Hunter Valley wines.


Our award winning bistro serves generous sized, high quality pub meals. We’re renowned for our mouth-watering, locally sourced steaks and a great range of gourmet pizzas from our woodfired oven.

Open 7 days per week for lunch and dinner. Serving lunch between 12-2pm and dinner 5.30-8.30pm

about us

Royal Federal burger & beer

Royal federal


lunch & dinner
7 days per week
Woodfired pizzas
from 10am daily

upcoming entertainment


The Royal Federal Hotel in partnership with the Smokin Hot & Saucy are so excited to invite you to the first annual

Smoke Off 2021!

Come along to enjoy a fun filled day full of meat, music and entertainment.

Kid friendly activities, live music, cold beer and of course smoked meat. (Yes you get to eat the meat)


Watch 2 teams battle it out over 5 smoked heats for the coveted Smoke Off trophy.

The smell will be wafting through the breeze of the Royal Federal for hours, but it's best savoured at the source. Both of the teams are from the Hunter area so come and cheer on your LOCALS - or brew up some healthy rivalry.


Royal Federal Hotel vs Smokin Hot 'N Saucy

Bring your mates, kids and your favourite bbq hat.

Click here to see the Facebook event.


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(02) 4938 1335
50 maitland rd,
branxton nsw 
open 7 days per week
10am till late