Welcome to The Royal Hotel

The Royal Hotel has been serving cold beer and good times to the Darlington and Redfern community since 1894. We offer genuine Australian pub fare, a great community atmosphere and a newly refurbished upstairs area.


Monday 10am – 12am

Tuesday 10am – 12am

Wednesday 10am – 12am

Thursday 10am – 12am

Friday 10am – 12am

Saturday 10am – 12am

Sunday 11am – 10pm

Local Pub Food

Our house chef Rambo prepares his menu with fresh, quality produce that transform into mouth watering dishes combining classic pub grub with modern Australian!


Stop the spread

We are committed to keeping our diners in Darlingston safe through COVID.

Conditions of Entry available here. 


Monday 11am – 9pm

Tuesday 11am – 9pm

Wednesday 11am – 9pm

Thursday 11am – 9pm

Friday 11am – 9pm

Saturday 12pm – 2.30pm & 4.30pm – 9pm

Sunday 12pm – 2.30pm
& 4.30pm – 9pm

Become a member


It’s really easy to join our free Membership program just fill in the form below
or see one of our friendly staff so you can start earning points straight away.

Accrue points every time you purchase and you can save them to redeem at the bistro,
bar or bottle shop! As a member you will get access to deals and
offers on your favourite products, access to bistro specials and
updates on special events.



Enjoy our sovereign bar upstairs with added seating for functions. We can cater for a wide variety of occasions; from intimate private dining to a corporate event or birthday for up to 100 people. With years of hosting events & parties, our team offers a wealth of experience, making your special occasion a truly memorable one.

Please note: Due to COVID-19 we are only accepting bookings for up to 10 guests. Catering is also available off premises.

delivery available


The Royal Hotel has comfortable long-term or short-stay accommodation with spacious Single, Double, Twin styles available. The Royal Hotel is virtually on the Darlington Campus of Sydney University and 10 minutes walk from the city and 5 minutes to the train station – Sydney is at your doorstep!!

Per week Min 1 month
Single room $280 $250 pw
Double/twin $340 $300pw

Single room:
Per week – $280
Min 1 month – $250pw.

Per week – $340
Min 1 month – $250pw.

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