About Us

The Cherry Tree was built and opened in 2000 by Harry McKeogh. It is a beautifully appointed Restaurant and an ideal venue for entertaining corporate clients, visitor groups, family and friends. It can seat up to 60 people.

Chef proprietor Harry McKeogh has worked in some of the finest Restaurants world-wide, such as :

  • Fortnum & Mason, Piccadilly, London
  • La Gavroche, London
  • Q.E. 2
  • Cafè Pacifico, San Diego
  • Arbutus Lodge, Cork
  • Cooke's Cafe, Dublin

Harry returned to his hometown of Ballina/ Killaloe in the late 1990's to establish the Cherry Tree. He set about creating a contemporary style Restaurant with waterside views. His creation offers a wonderful setting for diners and food lovers. The Cherry Tree has been acknowledged by a number of food writers and has received numerous awards since.



The Cherry Tree Restaurant closed permanently on 31st December 2017