about us

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 a week
12pm - 2pm for lunch
5:30pm - 8:30pm for dinner
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Thank you to all who attended smoke off 2022!

it was an amazing day and we can't wait to see you again next year!

check out our recap video below

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(02) 4938 1335
50 maitland rd,
branxton nsw 
open 7 days a week
10am - 10pm sunday to Thursday
10am - 12am friday to Saturday