Welcome to The Raft

The Raft is Tauranga’s finest espresso, bar, and eatery located on Chapel Street across from the estuary.

Enjoy breakfast, lunch, or dinner with us, and bring your friends or family.

If you would like to book a table, please complete the form on this page and send it through to us.

Due to the popularity of online bookings, please book in advance.


To comply with recent parking changes at our shopping center, visitors staying at The Raft for more than three hours are requested to send their car registration to info@theraft.co.nz.

This applies to boardroom and meeting table bookings, including visitors, and regular customers.

Note: For same day table reservations, please call us on 07-5770831

Opening Hours

Mon – Thu 7.00 AM – 4.00 PM

Friday 7.00 AM – 6.00 PM

Saturday 8.00 AM – 5.00 PM

Sunday 8.00 AM – 4.00 PM

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