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The Manor

West Orange , NJ
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LOCATION

111 Prospect Ave.
West Orange, NJ US 07052 (map)

PHONE

973-325-2060

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ABOUT US

The timeless elegance, formal gardens, period antiques, impeccable table settings, and four-star cuisine are what make of The Manor the Gold Standard of wedding venues. Whether your... Read more
The timeless elegance, formal gardens, period antiques, impeccable table settings, and four-star cuisine are what make of The Manor the Gold Standard of wedding venues. Whether your needs reflect a quiet, intimate affair or a lavish gala, wedding guests will receive The Manor’s professional service from our seasoned team of banquet managers who will stop at nothing to satisfy your every need leading up to and throughout your wedding day.

Our 20 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds, Italianate fountains, and sprawling architecture offer endless photo opportunities to capture memories that will last a lifetime. From romantic indoor and outdoor ceremonies to exquisite receptions in our elegant banquet rooms, our over 50-year tradition of providing unmatched service will ensure your special day will be all you could dream it to be.

At the heart of The Manor’s hospitality lies the elegant cuisine esigned to fit any budget. A large selection of carefully coordinated menus of classic dishes culminating with a show-stopping wedding cake are available as part of your wedding package.The pampering continues even after the wedding. On the first anniversary of the couple's wedding at The Manor, they will receive a gift certificate towards dinner in the Terrace Lounge, where "romance is still part of the dining experience."

Consistently honored for its culinary achievements, The Manor has earned countless recognitions and is a recipient of the DiRoNA Award, placing it in the top 1% of restaurants in North America. The Manor also holds a current and unmatched record of 24-consecutive AAA Four Diamond Awards; a feat not achieved by any other venue across the entire state of New Jersey.

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Karen
Wedding:
8/1/2014
5.0/5.0
The Manor in West Orange could not have been a better venue for our wedding! From start to finish, they were friendly, accommodating, organized and incredibly classy. The day of, everything ran smoothly, our Matre D' was phenomenal, the food amazing (we received SO MANY compliments) and the Imperial Room where our reception was was simply stunning and beautiful. As soon as my husband and I walked into it a year ago, we knew that was where we wanted to be. The day of the wedding it POURED rain from 3-5:00pm. They were so accommodating, when we decided last minute we still wanted to get married outside, they sent a team of people outside to dry off the chairs and get rid of the water on the aisle. Miraculously, the sky cleared, the ground dried and we had a beautiful ceremony outside. Jimmy, Preston, Raul and Katie answered any of our many many questions and phone calls with such kindness and professionalism. Any request was met with a "Yes, of course!"

The grounds and property of the manor are simply stunning, our photographs are amazing! They have been doing renovations that make the property even more beautiful (you gotta see the bathrooms!). They even invite you back for dinner on your first anniversary :) How amazing is that?!

Do not hesitate to visit and book this wonderful venue, they know how to make your special day relaxed, unique and wonderful, we do not have nothing but positive things to say about the Manor and their entire staff!!!
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The Manor in West Orange could not have been a better venue for our wedding! From start to finish, they were friendly, accommodating, organized and incredibly classy. The day of, everything ran smoothly, our Matre D' was phenomenal, the food amazing (we received SO MANY compliments) and the Imperial Room where our reception was was simply stunning and beautiful. As soon as my husband and I walked into it a year ago, we knew that was where we wanted to be. The day of the wedding it POURED rain from 3-5:00pm. They were so accommodating, when we decided last minute we still wanted to get married outside, they sent a team of people outside to dry off the chairs and get rid of the water on the aisle. Miraculously, the sky cleared, the ground dried and we had a beautiful ceremony outside. Jimmy, Preston, Raul and Katie answered any of our many many questions and phone calls with such kindness and professionalism. Any request was met with a "Yes, of course!"

The grounds and property of the manor are simply stunning, our photographs are amazing! They have been doing renovations that make the property even more beautiful (you gotta see the bathrooms!). They even invite you back for dinner on your first anniversary :) How amazing is that?!

Do not hesitate to visit and book this wonderful venue, they know how to make your special day relaxed, unique and wonderful, we do not have nothing but positive things to say about the Manor and their entire staff!!! Read less
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Nic.Dee
Wedding:
7/4/2014
5.0/5.0
The Manor was an absolute pleasure to work with from beginning to end. We worked with Preston throughout the process, and it was easy and flawless. The day of George was our maitre d' and he helped us so much and kept everything in line. The ceremony was beautiful on the grounds, and I couldn't be happier. Cocktail hour was awesome, and guests loved that they could go outside and eat and that there was a bar setup outside (we had the Virginia Room and I wouldn't change that for anything!) The room was beautiful and set up as we requested, and the service was outstanding. Guests are still complimenting on the food, which unfortunately as the bride running around I couldn't enjoy fully, but I'm glad to hear that everyone loved it! Thank you Preston and George for all of your help in making our marriage and wedding perfect. I cant wait to return for our anniversary dinner. Love, Nicole & Joe.
The Manor was an absolute pleasure to work with from beginning to end. We worked with Preston throughout the process, and Read more...
The Manor was an absolute pleasure to work with from beginning to end. We worked with Preston throughout the process, and it was easy and flawless. The day of George was our maitre d' and he helped us so much and kept everything in line. The ceremony was beautiful on the grounds, and I couldn't be happier. Cocktail hour was awesome, and guests loved that they could go outside and eat and that there was a bar setup outside (we had the Virginia Room and I wouldn't change that for anything!) The room was beautiful and set up as we requested, and the service was outstanding. Guests are still complimenting on the food, which unfortunately as the bride running around I couldn't enjoy fully, but I'm glad to hear that everyone loved it! Thank you Preston and George for all of your help in making our marriage and wedding perfect. I cant wait to return for our anniversary dinner. Love, Nicole & Joe. Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
6/21/2014
5.0/5.0
Seriously, what can I say? This is historically one of the greatest party venues in New Jersey. It continues to be one of the greatest venues by constant updates and upgrades.

I don't think that anyone, anywhere in the state of New Jersey should choose their wedding venue without having visited The Manor in West Orange.
Seriously, what can I say? This is historically one of the greatest party venues in New Jersey. It continues to be one of Read more...
Seriously, what can I say? This is historically one of the greatest party venues in New Jersey. It continues to be one of the greatest venues by constant updates and upgrades.

I don't think that anyone, anywhere in the state of New Jersey should choose their wedding venue without having visited The Manor in West Orange. Read less
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CANDACE
Wedding:
5/25/2014
5.0/5.0
Wonderful place! They made my dream wedding come true! Mr. Rolf was excellent and a great help! I'm glad we went with you guys! My guest are still raving about the food and grounds of the location! Thank you again!
Wonderful place! They made my dream wedding come true! Mr. Rolf was excellent and a great help! I'm glad we went with you Read more...
Wonderful place! They made my dream wedding come true! Mr. Rolf was excellent and a great help! I'm glad we went with you guys! My guest are still raving about the food and grounds of the location! Thank you again! Read less
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Darlene
Wedding:
5/18/2014
5.0/5.0
Beautiful place, awesome food, and great service!
Beautiful place, awesome food, and great service!
Beautiful place, awesome food, and great service! Read less
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jessica
Wedding:
5/17/2014
5.0/5.0
We looked at a bunch of wedding venues in northern NJ and decided on The Manor pretty much as soon as we walked in. The place is ridiculously beautiful and Rolf Shick, the catering manager made our choice an easy one. With his welcoming demeanor and easy going personality, he truly was a joy to work with and we trusted him completely! The ease of planning was awesome and the day of the wedding was flawless! George, our maitre'd was awesome and so helpful. The food (which you get a ton of included in the pkg) was wonderful, the venue was perfect, and our guests are still talking about how beautiful the grounds are and how delicious all of the food was. The Manor knows how to put on an elegant affair and I would recommend anyone looking for perfection get married there!
We looked at a bunch of wedding venues in northern NJ and decided on The Manor pretty much as soon as we walked in. The Read more...
We looked at a bunch of wedding venues in northern NJ and decided on The Manor pretty much as soon as we walked in. The place is ridiculously beautiful and Rolf Shick, the catering manager made our choice an easy one. With his welcoming demeanor and easy going personality, he truly was a joy to work with and we trusted him completely! The ease of planning was awesome and the day of the wedding was flawless! George, our maitre'd was awesome and so helpful. The food (which you get a ton of included in the pkg) was wonderful, the venue was perfect, and our guests are still talking about how beautiful the grounds are and how delicious all of the food was. The Manor knows how to put on an elegant affair and I would recommend anyone looking for perfection get married there! Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
5/17/2014
5.0/5.0
We looked at several reception venues but we easily decided on The Manor as soon as we pulled into the parking lot. The grounds are absolutely beautiful and really well maintained. We are so happy we did! I could not imagine having our wedding any place else - the food was AWESOME and we are still getting compliments weeks later. Everything was presented so nicely and in a timely fashion (they have catering down to a science!). We were in the Imperial Room and it was gorgeous at night (with the fountains in the background). Service was fantastic - all the feedback we've received is that the staff was so nice and efficient (there was never a line at the bar). We worked with Roman from the beginning (he was also our maitre d) and he was fantastic! He was very responsive and he made sure we had everything we could possibly need all night long. He was also very kind to my parents, which I very much appreciated. They make the wedding planning process SO easy and if food and service are important to you (as it was to us) then definitely add The Manor to your list of venues to check out!

[Note: There can be a couple of weddings happening at the same time (which really concerned me) but on the day of the wedding, I didn't even realize there was any other event going on than our own!! The food quality was still awesome and we didn't have any trouble at all taking pictures before the reception started. I would not get hung up on the fact that you may not be the only wedding. If it really concerns you, consider the Imperial Room and you won't have to think twice about it!]
We looked at several reception venues but we easily decided on The Manor as soon as we pulled into the parking lot. The Read more...
We looked at several reception venues but we easily decided on The Manor as soon as we pulled into the parking lot. The grounds are absolutely beautiful and really well maintained. We are so happy we did! I could not imagine having our wedding any place else - the food was AWESOME and we are still getting compliments weeks later. Everything was presented so nicely and in a timely fashion (they have catering down to a science!). We were in the Imperial Room and it was gorgeous at night (with the fountains in the background). Service was fantastic - all the feedback we've received is that the staff was so nice and efficient (there was never a line at the bar). We worked with Roman from the beginning (he was also our maitre d) and he was fantastic! He was very responsive and he made sure we had everything we could possibly need all night long. He was also very kind to my parents, which I very much appreciated. They make the wedding planning process SO easy and if food and service are important to you (as it was to us) then definitely add The Manor to your list of venues to check out!

[Note: There can be a couple of weddings happening at the same time (which really concerned me) but on the day of the wedding, I didn't even realize there was any other event going on than our own!! The food quality was still awesome and we didn't have any trouble at all taking pictures before the reception started. I would not get hung up on the fact that you may not be the only wedding. If it really concerns you, consider the Imperial Room and you won't have to think twice about it!] Read less
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Allie
Wedding:
5/16/2014
5.0/5.0
We were so excited when we found out The Manor had renovations since booking! Our room looked absolutely amazing and so did the rest of The Manor! The day of the wedding was wonderful. Our maitre d George was beyond wonderful. He did everything for me and my family, and kept reminding me to eat! Everyone was extremely professional and you get a lot for your money!
We were so excited when we found out The Manor had renovations since booking! Our room looked absolutely amazing and so Read more...
We were so excited when we found out The Manor had renovations since booking! Our room looked absolutely amazing and so did the rest of The Manor! The day of the wedding was wonderful. Our maitre d George was beyond wonderful. He did everything for me and my family, and kept reminding me to eat! Everyone was extremely professional and you get a lot for your money! Read less
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Katie
Wedding:
11/2/2013
5.0/5.0
The Manor was absolutely FANTASTIC! Rolf (direct of private dining), George (head maitre d'), and all the rest of the staff were absolutely amazing! Our wedding was absolutely PERFECT, and better than we could have ever imagined. Our guests cannot stop raving about the food and great service. The Manor is an elegant venue and I cannot say enough about it. We are thrilled! I would recommend The Manor to anyone and everyone for a spectacular, beautiful wedding with fabulous food, and friendly, attentive staff. A big thank you to everyone at The Manor!!!
The Manor was absolutely FANTASTIC! Rolf (direct of private dining), George (head maitre d'), and all the rest of the Read more...
The Manor was absolutely FANTASTIC! Rolf (direct of private dining), George (head maitre d'), and all the rest of the staff were absolutely amazing! Our wedding was absolutely PERFECT, and better than we could have ever imagined. Our guests cannot stop raving about the food and great service. The Manor is an elegant venue and I cannot say enough about it. We are thrilled! I would recommend The Manor to anyone and everyone for a spectacular, beautiful wedding with fabulous food, and friendly, attentive staff. A big thank you to everyone at The Manor!!! Read less
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Gloria
Wedding:
10/25/2013
5.0/5.0
Working with The Manor was a breeze, they have truly perfected the art of weddings. They couldn't of made planning my wedding any easier.
Working with The Manor was a breeze, they have truly perfected the art of weddings. They couldn't of made planning my Read more...
Working with The Manor was a breeze, they have truly perfected the art of weddings. They couldn't of made planning my wedding any easier. Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
10/13/2013
5.0/5.0
What an amazing venue! Upon pulling up 2 years before our wedding we knew this was the spot. The grounds are beautiful and very well kept all year round, and the food is AMAZING!!!! People will not stop telling us that they were blown away by the quality of the food, especially since there was so much variety. Honestly, my family is used to large cocktail hours and Viennese tables and even they were amazed at all the food. We booked two years in advance and that saved us a lot of $$$. Jim was wonderful to work with with booking and planning the event. Our Maitre D was wonderful. The staff is so kind, attentive, and is always checking on you to make sure you have everything you need and want. I wanted wine at the tables (big for my culture) and they were missing in the beginning but with one word, each table had a red and white bottle! We took a walk together during the reception and even at night the grounds were stunning. Heads up! We made sure we had time to eat, and made a point of it, and still missed so much of the food, but everything we ate was delicious! Bridal suite is a little small, but my girls and I did hair and makeup and they put their dresses on up at our room at the Residence Inn and I put my dress on in the suite (so our guests at the hotel wouldn't see me).
What an amazing venue! Upon pulling up 2 years before our wedding we knew this was the spot. The grounds are beautiful and Read more...
What an amazing venue! Upon pulling up 2 years before our wedding we knew this was the spot. The grounds are beautiful and very well kept all year round, and the food is AMAZING!!!! People will not stop telling us that they were blown away by the quality of the food, especially since there was so much variety. Honestly, my family is used to large cocktail hours and Viennese tables and even they were amazed at all the food. We booked two years in advance and that saved us a lot of $$$. Jim was wonderful to work with with booking and planning the event. Our Maitre D was wonderful. The staff is so kind, attentive, and is always checking on you to make sure you have everything you need and want. I wanted wine at the tables (big for my culture) and they were missing in the beginning but with one word, each table had a red and white bottle! We took a walk together during the reception and even at night the grounds were stunning. Heads up! We made sure we had time to eat, and made a point of it, and still missed so much of the food, but everything we ate was delicious! Bridal suite is a little small, but my girls and I did hair and makeup and they put their dresses on up at our room at the Residence Inn and I put my dress on in the suite (so our guests at the hotel wouldn't see me). Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
Loved everything about the Manor for our reception. The staff was so easy to work with and flexible with requests. Everything ran so smoothly and we could tell that our guests were having a great time.
Loved everything about the Manor for our reception. The staff was so easy to work with and flexible with requests. Read more...
Loved everything about the Manor for our reception. The staff was so easy to work with and flexible with requests. Everything ran so smoothly and we could tell that our guests were having a great time. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
Recently Married
5.0/5.0
From the first appointment to the last, we had all confidence that our wedding day would be unforgettable. The grounds were spectacular! Very well maintained. The food and presentation were excellent. The service was impeccable! We had the pleasure of planning our wedding day with Rolf, Ivan, George and Patrick. Their professionalism, expertise in the field, easy going personalities and flexibility allowed us to execute our very personalized vintage travel theme wedding. The day before the wedding we had Patrick run through the ceremony and went over where everyone was supposed to stand and how everyone is to process and recess and it was very helpful. Also, the day of the wedding we had our wonderful bridal suite attendant who provided the wedding party with some champagne and hors d'oeuvres. The lobster was an excellent treat! Isabella also was very helpful with bustling my dress and even sewing the bottom of my dress that was torn. The managers and staff of the Manor certainly go above and beyond, which is why our wedding was a hit!
From the first appointment to the last, we had all confidence that our wedding day would be unforgettable. The grounds Read more...
From the first appointment to the last, we had all confidence that our wedding day would be unforgettable. The grounds were spectacular! Very well maintained. The food and presentation were excellent. The service was impeccable! We had the pleasure of planning our wedding day with Rolf, Ivan, George and Patrick. Their professionalism, expertise in the field, easy going personalities and flexibility allowed us to execute our very personalized vintage travel theme wedding. The day before the wedding we had Patrick run through the ceremony and went over where everyone was supposed to stand and how everyone is to process and recess and it was very helpful. Also, the day of the wedding we had our wonderful bridal suite attendant who provided the wedding party with some champagne and hors d'oeuvres. The lobster was an excellent treat! Isabella also was very helpful with bustling my dress and even sewing the bottom of my dress that was torn. The managers and staff of the Manor certainly go above and beyond, which is why our wedding was a hit! Read less
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Paula
Wedding:
9/14/2013
5.0/5.0
When my husband and I went to visit The Manor, we knew this was the perfect place to have our wedding reception. We fell in love with the beautiful grounds. We worked with Preston on all of the planning. He was very helpful, very accommodating, and very nice. The food at our reception was excellent, and so was the service. The Manor baked our cake and it was beautiful and delicious.
After our reception was over we went upstairs to The Dome to finish off the night. Another great thing about having our wedding at The Manor was The Marriott Residence is on the same property. At the end of the night our guest were able to walk over there. The next morning they have a great buffet breakfast. I highly recommend The Manor. I had such a great time, I wish I could have my wedding all over again.
When my husband and I went to visit The Manor, we knew this was the perfect place to have our wedding reception. We fell Read more...
When my husband and I went to visit The Manor, we knew this was the perfect place to have our wedding reception. We fell in love with the beautiful grounds. We worked with Preston on all of the planning. He was very helpful, very accommodating, and very nice. The food at our reception was excellent, and so was the service. The Manor baked our cake and it was beautiful and delicious.
After our reception was over we went upstairs to The Dome to finish off the night. Another great thing about having our wedding at The Manor was The Marriott Residence is on the same property. At the end of the night our guest were able to walk over there. The next morning they have a great buffet breakfast. I highly recommend The Manor. I had such a great time, I wish I could have my wedding all over again. Read less
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Lindsay
Wedding:
9/7/2013
5.0/5.0
Amazing, amazing, amazing! There are not enough words to describe how incredible it was to deal with The Manor and have both my ceremony and reception there. I had my ceremony out in the gardens and the reception in The Imperial Room. The whole day was a dream come true! From start to finish, The Manor took care of every detail leaving nothing for us to worry about. Our Matre d was Roman and he truly went above and beyond for us. He made us feel like VIP's and was there for us every step of our planning process. He was very easy to get in touch with for questions and was great when we were coming down to the wire and keeping our stress level down (he literally took care of everything!)! The food was absolutely delicious and never seemed to end (Our guests are still talking about it!)! The grounds and the building are beautifully kept and clean and your guests will just be in awe from the moment they get out of their cars! If you are looking for a unique venue for your wedding you must check out The Manor. You will not be disappointed!!!!
Amazing, amazing, amazing! There are not enough words to describe how incredible it was to deal with The Manor and have Read more...
Amazing, amazing, amazing! There are not enough words to describe how incredible it was to deal with The Manor and have both my ceremony and reception there. I had my ceremony out in the gardens and the reception in The Imperial Room. The whole day was a dream come true! From start to finish, The Manor took care of every detail leaving nothing for us to worry about. Our Matre d was Roman and he truly went above and beyond for us. He made us feel like VIP's and was there for us every step of our planning process. He was very easy to get in touch with for questions and was great when we were coming down to the wire and keeping our stress level down (he literally took care of everything!)! The food was absolutely delicious and never seemed to end (Our guests are still talking about it!)! The grounds and the building are beautifully kept and clean and your guests will just be in awe from the moment they get out of their cars! If you are looking for a unique venue for your wedding you must check out The Manor. You will not be disappointed!!!! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
8/25/2013
5.0/5.0
Incredible venue, great staff, fantastic menu, greatest day ever...
Incredible venue, great staff, fantastic menu, greatest day ever...
Incredible venue, great staff, fantastic menu, greatest day ever... Read less
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Shareyna
Wedding:
8/10/2013
5.0/5.0
What an amazing venue!!! The staff, waiters, the ambiance... everything was beautiful.. If I could get married again I would just to relive that moment!!! Everything was 5 stars and worth all of the planning!! What a beautiful day my wedding turned out to be!!! If you are looking for class and style.. The Manor is it!!
What an amazing venue!!! The staff, waiters, the ambiance... everything was beautiful.. If I could get married again I Read more...
What an amazing venue!!! The staff, waiters, the ambiance... everything was beautiful.. If I could get married again I would just to relive that moment!!! Everything was 5 stars and worth all of the planning!! What a beautiful day my wedding turned out to be!!! If you are looking for class and style.. The Manor is it!! Read less
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Yuri
Wedding:
8/2/2013
5.0/5.0
SEAMLESS. The Manor made our wedding day unforgettable. They are really good at what they do and it is evident in all the little details they take care of. Our Maitre'D George was wonderful and Roman and Rolf were great to work with also. They made sure our wedding day was as stress-free as it could possibly be! They recently finished re-doing the imperial room (where are wedding reception was done) and it looked wonderful. The gardens outside (where we had out ceremony) were stunning and also one of the reasons we chose to have our wedding there. The cocktail hour and dinner were delish!
SEAMLESS. The Manor made our wedding day unforgettable. They are really good at what they do and it is evident in all the Read more...
SEAMLESS. The Manor made our wedding day unforgettable. They are really good at what they do and it is evident in all the little details they take care of. Our Maitre'D George was wonderful and Roman and Rolf were great to work with also. They made sure our wedding day was as stress-free as it could possibly be! They recently finished re-doing the imperial room (where are wedding reception was done) and it looked wonderful. The gardens outside (where we had out ceremony) were stunning and also one of the reasons we chose to have our wedding there. The cocktail hour and dinner were delish! Read less
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Dana
Wedding:
7/27/2013
5.0/5.0
My husband and I found The Manor (last on our list to see) and we didn't need to look any further! The atmosphere is absolutely stunning, and fit our vintage theme perfectly! Since they have been around for so many years, they have weddings down to a science. Everyone we worked with was fabulous- our banquet manager Jim, our maitre'd George and the bridal attendant Isabelle! We were able to stay at the hotel next door (so convenient!), which was also so beautiful and wonderful! The food was delicious, everyone raved about it, and we had the Viennese hour for dessert which surprised all of our guests! Our wedding was absolutely perfect, everything went exactly as planned! The Manor was absolutely amazing, highly recommend this venue to any bride looking for old world charm, and professionalism at the highest level!
My husband and I found The Manor (last on our list to see) and we didn't need to look any further! The atmosphere is Read more...
My husband and I found The Manor (last on our list to see) and we didn't need to look any further! The atmosphere is absolutely stunning, and fit our vintage theme perfectly! Since they have been around for so many years, they have weddings down to a science. Everyone we worked with was fabulous- our banquet manager Jim, our maitre'd George and the bridal attendant Isabelle! We were able to stay at the hotel next door (so convenient!), which was also so beautiful and wonderful! The food was delicious, everyone raved about it, and we had the Viennese hour for dessert which surprised all of our guests! Our wedding was absolutely perfect, everything went exactly as planned! The Manor was absolutely amazing, highly recommend this venue to any bride looking for old world charm, and professionalism at the highest level! Read less
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Erica
Wedding:
7/13/2013
5.0/5.0
The Manor is unlike anywhere else I have ever been for a wedding. Their highest priority is ensuring the bride and groom are happy and taken care of in all aspects. They have something no one else seems to have anymore and that is experience. We dealt with Roman in the majority of our planning and requests and he was very helpful, but don't be afraid to ask questions! Roman has been working for the Manor for over 20 years and it didn't end there, our beautiful wedding cake was baked on premise for no extra charge by the pastry chef who has been working there for over 30 years! When I got down to my bridal suite I was helped by the sweetest assistant who has ben employed with the Manor for over 35 years. She could probably bustle a dress better than any seamstress! The day of our wedding, Ivan assisted us in making sure we had everything we asked for. He was incredibly attentive and although we through them behind schedule with all of the surprise musical guests my husband had planned, they remained calm and get the reception moving in a stress free pace. Thank you for making our day so memorable. The food was spectacular, the bar service, atmosphere, gardens, fountains, service, everything was better than I could ever have imagined. I wish I could attend my wedding as a guest just so I can try all of the amazing cocktail hour foods and enjoy the party all over again.
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The Manor is unlike anywhere else I have ever been for a wedding. Their highest priority is ensuring the bride and groom are happy and taken care of in all aspects. They have something no one else seems to have anymore and that is experience. We dealt with Roman in the majority of our planning and requests and he was very helpful, but don't be afraid to ask questions! Roman has been working for the Manor for over 20 years and it didn't end there, our beautiful wedding cake was baked on premise for no extra charge by the pastry chef who has been working there for over 30 years! When I got down to my bridal suite I was helped by the sweetest assistant who has ben employed with the Manor for over 35 years. She could probably bustle a dress better than any seamstress! The day of our wedding, Ivan assisted us in making sure we had everything we asked for. He was incredibly attentive and although we through them behind schedule with all of the surprise musical guests my husband had planned, they remained calm and get the reception moving in a stress free pace. Thank you for making our day so memorable. The food was spectacular, the bar service, atmosphere, gardens, fountains, service, everything was better than I could ever have imagined. I wish I could attend my wedding as a guest just so I can try all of the amazing cocktail hour foods and enjoy the party all over again. Read less
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Melayne
Wedding:
6/22/2013
5.0/5.0
We were married at The Manor in West Orange on 6/22/2013. We are still floating from our experience. The Manor is incredibly beautiful and well kept. What made the experience so priceless was our banquet manager Roman. From our first conversation with Roman we were happy and at ease. He worked with us every step of the way and was by our side all night. The entire wedding was seamless. By the end of the wedding we loved him more. He and his staff made our day the "Best Day of Our Lives".
My guests cannot stop raving about the beauty of the gardens where we had our ceremony through to the reception room. They are calling it a palace. I booked the Virginia room with the glass cocktail room attached and gardens which made the entire night so intimate and special.
The food was so much and so delicious. There was not one bit of food that was not perfect and delicious from the cocktail hour through to the vienesse hour. I cannot believe what we receievd for the price. My wedding was so amazing, we wish we could do it again this weekend. We are thrilled with our decision to marry at The Manor and would not change a thing.
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We were married at The Manor in West Orange on 6/22/2013. We are still floating from our experience. The Manor is incredibly beautiful and well kept. What made the experience so priceless was our banquet manager Roman. From our first conversation with Roman we were happy and at ease. He worked with us every step of the way and was by our side all night. The entire wedding was seamless. By the end of the wedding we loved him more. He and his staff made our day the "Best Day of Our Lives".
My guests cannot stop raving about the beauty of the gardens where we had our ceremony through to the reception room. They are calling it a palace. I booked the Virginia room with the glass cocktail room attached and gardens which made the entire night so intimate and special.
The food was so much and so delicious. There was not one bit of food that was not perfect and delicious from the cocktail hour through to the vienesse hour. I cannot believe what we receievd for the price. My wedding was so amazing, we wish we could do it again this weekend. We are thrilled with our decision to marry at The Manor and would not change a thing. Read less
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Private User
Wedding:
6/15/2013
5.0/5.0
I can't express in words what an amazing venue The Manor is. We picked The Manor after our first venue was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (they actually had our date open by chance) but I think things happen for a reason because the pure beauty of the place and the amazing people that work there made our wedding the best!!! I didn't have to worry about a thing the whole entire time we worked with them. They are true professionals. Patrick is an amazing coordinator and Preston was fantastic working with as well! There was other wedding receptions going on at the same time and I never even noticed! They really know what they are doing. They make you feel like you are the most important! Thank you to the Manor and everyone we worked with for making our wedding the best day of our lives!!!
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I can't express in words what an amazing venue The Manor is. We picked The Manor after our first venue was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy (they actually had our date open by chance) but I think things happen for a reason because the pure beauty of the place and the amazing people that work there made our wedding the best!!! I didn't have to worry about a thing the whole entire time we worked with them. They are true professionals. Patrick is an amazing coordinator and Preston was fantastic working with as well! There was other wedding receptions going on at the same time and I never even noticed! They really know what they are doing. They make you feel like you are the most important! Thank you to the Manor and everyone we worked with for making our wedding the best day of our lives!!! Read less
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Natasha
Wedding:
6/14/2013
5.0/5.0
Where do I start with The Manor? 5 stars isn't enough! From the second we stepped foot into the venue to see it, until we said goodbye after our wedding, this place was phenomenal! Every time I visited I fell more and more in love with it. We had our wedding in the Imperial Room, and it was absolutely gorgeous. From the atrium, to the sconces and chandeliers, to the food and staff..everything couldn't have been better. The food was delicious and guests have not stopped raving about the veinese table at the end. I want someone I know to get married there just so I can relive my wedding! They went above and beyond making everything excellent for me and my husband.
Where do I start with The Manor? 5 stars isn't enough! From the second we stepped foot into the venue to see it, until we Read more...
Where do I start with The Manor? 5 stars isn't enough! From the second we stepped foot into the venue to see it, until we said goodbye after our wedding, this place was phenomenal! Every time I visited I fell more and more in love with it. We had our wedding in the Imperial Room, and it was absolutely gorgeous. From the atrium, to the sconces and chandeliers, to the food and staff..everything couldn't have been better. The food was delicious and guests have not stopped raving about the veinese table at the end. I want someone I know to get married there just so I can relive my wedding! They went above and beyond making everything excellent for me and my husband. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
This was a perfect venue for our ceremony and reception! We worked with Preston who made this the most seamless process for my husband and myself. The day of the wedding ran so smooth and we were able to enjoy ourselves with out worry. Our maître d', George was fantastic. He took very good care of us through out the wedding. It was great to work with people who were very nice and accommodating to our needs.

Our friends and family keep commenting on how great the food was. They keep telling my husband and myself how much they enjoyed it! The cake that was provided for by the Manor was fantastic! My 2 favorite things were in one cake. I couldn't ask for anything better then that!

I highly recommend anyone who is thinking about there venue being here. You will not regret it!
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This was a perfect venue for our ceremony and reception! We worked with Preston who made this the most seamless process for my husband and myself. The day of the wedding ran so smooth and we were able to enjoy ourselves with out worry. Our maître d', George was fantastic. He took very good care of us through out the wedding. It was great to work with people who were very nice and accommodating to our needs.

Our friends and family keep commenting on how great the food was. They keep telling my husband and myself how much they enjoyed it! The cake that was provided for by the Manor was fantastic! My 2 favorite things were in one cake. I couldn't ask for anything better then that!

I highly recommend anyone who is thinking about there venue being here. You will not regret it! Read less
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Laura
Wedding:
5/18/2013
5.0/5.0
The least expensive option when we were looking for a reception location with the most options and the best landscape, food, and service. My sister and I both had our reception there. Food and service were excellent. Bridal suite was lovely and the staff there were very helpful. Our contact was Roman and he was very professional and responsive to our needs.
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The least expensive option when we were looking for a reception location with the most options and the best landscape, food, and service. My sister and I both had our reception there. Food and service were excellent. Bridal suite was lovely and the staff there were very helpful. Our contact was Roman and he was very professional and responsive to our needs. Read less
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teenylil_one
Wedding:
7/23/2005
5.0/5.0
This was the perfect day everyone was great I didnt have one problem the entire staff and the decor and food were amazing....
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This was the perfect day everyone was great I didnt have one problem the entire staff and the decor and food were amazing.... Read less
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Danielle
Wedding:
11/9/2012
5.0/5.0
The Manor is an elegant wedding venue. The banquet managers were flexible and easy to get in touch with. The night of our wedding George was our maitre d and he was phenomenal. The bridal suites are located downstairs and Isabel is AMAZING. She made sure that my husband and I got food and drinks during cocktail hour as well as caring for any special needs we had. When the bustle of my dress broke, Isabel was right there with my sister to fix it! I highly recommend the manor, a great value! Food was outstanding across the board
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The Manor is an elegant wedding venue. The banquet managers were flexible and easy to get in touch with. The night of our wedding George was our maitre d and he was phenomenal. The bridal suites are located downstairs and Isabel is AMAZING. She made sure that my husband and I got food and drinks during cocktail hour as well as caring for any special needs we had. When the bustle of my dress broke, Isabel was right there with my sister to fix it! I highly recommend the manor, a great value! Food was outstanding across the board Read less
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Jessica
Wedding:
10/26/2012
5.0/5.0
I couldnt have asked for a more beautiful wedding venue! My Wedding theme was "vintage Hollywood Glam" and is place was exactly that & more!!! They have the most beautiful grounds (where our ceremony was held), the interior is amazing, wonderful staff, amazing food...and they were able to accomodate everything that I asked for. If you are looking for a wedding venue in NJ (about 30 mins from NYC) then this IS the place!!!
I couldnt have asked for a more beautiful wedding venue! My Wedding theme was "vintage Hollywood Glam" and is place was Read more...
I couldnt have asked for a more beautiful wedding venue! My Wedding theme was "vintage Hollywood Glam" and is place was exactly that & more!!! They have the most beautiful grounds (where our ceremony was held), the interior is amazing, wonderful staff, amazing food...and they were able to accomodate everything that I asked for. If you are looking for a wedding venue in NJ (about 30 mins from NYC) then this IS the place!!! Read less
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Tifanie
Wedding:
10/20/2012
5.0/5.0
I was very impressed with the service and positive interactions that I had experienced with The Manor. Since I was getting married during their peak season, I thought that communicating with the facility would be difficult since they would be busy, however, they were able to respond quickly. Prices were reasonable while comparing their menu to other venues. My husband and I were taken care of the day of our wedding and everything ran extremely smoothly and as planned. The grounds were also beautiful for our pictures as we didn't need to go to another destination for pictures after our church ceremony. The cake we choice was part of our menu and was absolutely delicious! Everyone is still bragging about the venue to this day! I would definitely recommend this venue and would consider using it for future events!
I was very impressed with the service and positive interactions that I had experienced with The Manor. Since I was getting Read more...
I was very impressed with the service and positive interactions that I had experienced with The Manor. Since I was getting married during their peak season, I thought that communicating with the facility would be difficult since they would be busy, however, they were able to respond quickly. Prices were reasonable while comparing their menu to other venues. My husband and I were taken care of the day of our wedding and everything ran extremely smoothly and as planned. The grounds were also beautiful for our pictures as we didn't need to go to another destination for pictures after our church ceremony. The cake we choice was part of our menu and was absolutely delicious! Everyone is still bragging about the venue to this day! I would definitely recommend this venue and would consider using it for future events! Read less
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Wedding:
10/6/2012
5.0/5.0
Amazing food and drinks. Beautiful venue. They made my wedding day a perfect one. Highly recommend The Manor. Our reception was in the Imperial Room. We had access to the gardens and water fountain outside. There was also a few chairs out there. It was great!
Amazing food and drinks. Beautiful venue. They made my wedding day a perfect one. Highly recommend The Manor. Our Read more...
Amazing food and drinks. Beautiful venue. They made my wedding day a perfect one. Highly recommend The Manor. Our reception was in the Imperial Room. We had access to the gardens and water fountain outside. There was also a few chairs out there. It was great! Read less
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Toni
Wedding:
8/18/2012
5.0/5.0
We would like to thank The Manor for a beautiful wedding. It was a stellar evening filled with magical moments. Our food was hot, delicious and exceeded our expectations. Our guests have been commenting on the elegance and superb service of The Manor and its staff. We are grateful to have chosen The Manor for our wedding.
We would like to thank The Manor for a beautiful wedding. It was a stellar evening filled with magical moments. Our food Read more...
We would like to thank The Manor for a beautiful wedding. It was a stellar evening filled with magical moments. Our food was hot, delicious and exceeded our expectations. Our guests have been commenting on the elegance and superb service of The Manor and its staff. We are grateful to have chosen The Manor for our wedding. Read less
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Julia
Wedding:
7/22/2012
5.0/5.0
We just had our wedding at the Manor. Everything was great from the venue to the food and service. We had our ceremony at the beautiful gardens outside and our cocktail hour and reception at the "imperial room". We were working with Roman who was very professional and helped us with wedding planning process as well as realizing all our wedding dreams. We had beautiful cake done by the Manor pastry chef based on sketch we gave them, the signature drinks and Champaign were great, the food and dessert tasted amazing. Everything was well organized. Our guests were very impressed by the gardens, fountains, our room, the delicious food and drinks and great service. Thank you!
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We just had our wedding at the Manor. Everything was great from the venue to the food and service. We had our ceremony at the beautiful gardens outside and our cocktail hour and reception at the "imperial room". We were working with Roman who was very professional and helped us with wedding planning process as well as realizing all our wedding dreams. We had beautiful cake done by the Manor pastry chef based on sketch we gave them, the signature drinks and Champaign were great, the food and dessert tasted amazing. Everything was well organized. Our guests were very impressed by the gardens, fountains, our room, the delicious food and drinks and great service. Thank you! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
7/7/2012
5.0/5.0
The Manor was great to work with from day 1! They brought me in for a site visit while there were no events going on, so I was able to see all of the rooms and decide between them. The ceremony site was covered in snow, but they had plenty of albums to show us how it looked in the summer. Preston was always just a phone call away whenever I had even the smallest question. For our rehearsal and the actual wedding and reception, our maitre d', George, was extremely helpful. I couldn't have asked for a better reception!

In terms of food, The Manor was great to work with. They were very accommodating to my vegan husband, and he loved their food. They could not make vegan cakes, however, so we went with another vendor for our cake. Since the Manor includes cake in their costs, they gave us extra horderves options to make up for the cost!

My only complaint was that I had the morning wedding slot. Promptly at 5pm, the Manor staff swarmed the room and started breaking down and setting up for the next wedding, even though I still had guests saying good-bye! We were unceremoniously kicked out of the bridal suite since the next bride got there early, so all of my belongings were thrown into a mixed bag with my bridesmaids' stuff!
The Manor was great to work with from day 1! They brought me in for a site visit while there were no events going on, so I Read more...
The Manor was great to work with from day 1! They brought me in for a site visit while there were no events going on, so I was able to see all of the rooms and decide between them. The ceremony site was covered in snow, but they had plenty of albums to show us how it looked in the summer. Preston was always just a phone call away whenever I had even the smallest question. For our rehearsal and the actual wedding and reception, our maitre d', George, was extremely helpful. I couldn't have asked for a better reception!

In terms of food, The Manor was great to work with. They were very accommodating to my vegan husband, and he loved their food. They could not make vegan cakes, however, so we went with another vendor for our cake. Since the Manor includes cake in their costs, they gave us extra horderves options to make up for the cost!

My only complaint was that I had the morning wedding slot. Promptly at 5pm, the Manor staff swarmed the room and started breaking down and setting up for the next wedding, even though I still had guests saying good-bye! We were unceremoniously kicked out of the bridal suite since the next bride got there early, so all of my belongings were thrown into a mixed bag with my bridesmaids' stuff! Read less
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Linda
Wedding:
2/4/2012
5.0/5.0
We had a great time at the wedding. The staff did a great job and food was excellent!
We had a great time at the wedding. The staff did a great job and food was excellent!
We had a great time at the wedding. The staff did a great job and food was excellent! Read less
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Julianne
Wedding:
1/1/2012
5.0/5.0
We were married on August 25th, 2012 and had our reception in the Virginian Room. My parents chose the Manor based on thier experiences there. We are from the area and they have an excellent reputation. Well, there is a reason why. They did an AMAZING job. We worked with Rolf and Patrick. They and thier entire staff are excellent-from the wait staff, the bartender etc. They could not do enough for us! The food at the cocktail hour and the reception were amazing. Countless people told me they had never had food like this at a wedding. All our guests were from NJ, NYC and the area so they have all been to many high end weddings. Just to give one example: The florist never brought the tea lights that were to surround the table arrangements. My Mom was so annoyed and asked them to call her. They did and she said she couldn't come back. Patrick and hsi staff tracked down tea lights for all my tables! It was truly above and beyond. There was another wedding going on. I never saw her once. I may have passed her guests but who cares! The room is gorgeous- it was nice weather so the french doors to the back patio were open. People loved the option of stepping outside. Don't hesistate if you are considering the Manor- it was fabulous!!!
We were married on August 25th, 2012 and had our reception in the Virginian Room. My parents chose the Manor based on Read more...
We were married on August 25th, 2012 and had our reception in the Virginian Room. My parents chose the Manor based on thier experiences there. We are from the area and they have an excellent reputation. Well, there is a reason why. They did an AMAZING job. We worked with Rolf and Patrick. They and thier entire staff are excellent-from the wait staff, the bartender etc. They could not do enough for us! The food at the cocktail hour and the reception were amazing. Countless people told me they had never had food like this at a wedding. All our guests were from NJ, NYC and the area so they have all been to many high end weddings. Just to give one example: The florist never brought the tea lights that were to surround the table arrangements. My Mom was so annoyed and asked them to call her. They did and she said she couldn't come back. Patrick and hsi staff tracked down tea lights for all my tables! It was truly above and beyond. There was another wedding going on. I never saw her once. I may have passed her guests but who cares! The room is gorgeous- it was nice weather so the french doors to the back patio were open. People loved the option of stepping outside. Don't hesistate if you are considering the Manor- it was fabulous!!! Read less
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Mary
Wedding:
10/29/2011
5.0/5.0
Wonderful venue. Extremely accomodating, wonderful food and service!!!!
Wonderful venue. Extremely accomodating, wonderful food and service!!!!
Wonderful venue. Extremely accomodating, wonderful food and service!!!! Read less
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jlnapoleon78
Wedding:
10/22/2011
5.0/5.0
My wedding was amazing everyone was so great here....
My wedding was amazing everyone was so great here....
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Kazores
Wedding:
10/14/2011
5.0/5.0
My husband and I are so happy we chose The Manor. We like old charm and the The Manor definitely had that. Preston was very easy to talk to. They are all very accomodating! My guests cannot stop complimenting us about how good the food was and the abundance of it! In addition, The Manor will not break the bank! Very affordable! You cannot go wrong!
My husband and I are so happy we chose The Manor. We like old charm and the The Manor definitely had that. Preston was Read more...
My husband and I are so happy we chose The Manor. We like old charm and the The Manor definitely had that. Preston was very easy to talk to. They are all very accomodating! My guests cannot stop complimenting us about how good the food was and the abundance of it! In addition, The Manor will not break the bank! Very affordable! You cannot go wrong! Read less
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Paul
Wedding:
10/8/2011
5.0/5.0
The Manor delivers world class service and did not fall short at our wedding. Everyone loved the food, and the place is paramount with its gardens and overall ambience. Jorge Duarte was our Maitre'D and delivered a personal touch to the event that I appreciated. We are happy with our overall experience and would recommend The Manor to anyone.
The Manor delivers world class service and did not fall short at our wedding. Everyone loved the food, and the place is Read more...
The Manor delivers world class service and did not fall short at our wedding. Everyone loved the food, and the place is paramount with its gardens and overall ambience. Jorge Duarte was our Maitre'D and delivered a personal touch to the event that I appreciated. We are happy with our overall experience and would recommend The Manor to anyone. Read less
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Christine
Wedding:
9/18/2011
5.0/5.0
Just got home from my honeymoon today and wanted to make sure to come on this website to give The Manor a well deserving review! They were exceptional! Everything was so beautiful and stunning, it really exceeding all of my expectations! George was our Maitre D', he was awesome, helped us with the rehearsal and made the whole wedding day a success, thank you!
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Just got home from my honeymoon today and wanted to make sure to come on this website to give The Manor a well deserving review! They were exceptional! Everything was so beautiful and stunning, it really exceeding all of my expectations! George was our Maitre D', he was awesome, helped us with the rehearsal and made the whole wedding day a success, thank you! Read less
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Sandra
Wedding:
9/17/2011
5.0/5.0
We truly had a beautiful wedding reception at The Manor. We couldn't have asked for a better place to get married. The ceremony site is gorgeous and romantic. The customer service was impeccable and we felt like they made our day run smoothly. The bride and groom are often so busy during the reception that they do not get a chance to eat and spend quality time together. Not us, the staff made sure we had special private moments, and that we sat down and enjoyed our main course. Our guests raved about the quantity and quality of the food. We had no complaints at all!
We truly had a beautiful wedding reception at The Manor. We couldn't have asked for a better place to get married. The Read more...
We truly had a beautiful wedding reception at The Manor. We couldn't have asked for a better place to get married. The ceremony site is gorgeous and romantic. The customer service was impeccable and we felt like they made our day run smoothly. The bride and groom are often so busy during the reception that they do not get a chance to eat and spend quality time together. Not us, the staff made sure we had special private moments, and that we sat down and enjoyed our main course. Our guests raved about the quantity and quality of the food. We had no complaints at all! Read less
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M
Wedding:
9/2/2011
5.0/5.0
The Manor went above and beyond in every possible both through the entire planning process and the day the day of our wedding. The Maitre’D George was very helpful and knowledgeable without being intrusive. All of the food was outstanding and our guests could not stop talking about how amazing all of it was, with people posting pictures of the food describing it as unbelievable. The place was gorgeous and immaculate, and everything went perfectly on time to the minute. They upgraded our cake and made it using fondant instead of buttercream as a surprise to us, and it looked better than any picture I provided (and tasted even better!!!! Many guests commented on how delicious it was, and I am a wedding cake criticizer lol, and though it was moist and delicious myself!). Throughout the entire process Preston was also so friendly, accommodating and patient. He threw in tons of stuff both before we signed, and even after. We really could not have had a better experience.
The Manor went above and beyond in every possible both through the entire planning process and the day the day of our Read more...
The Manor went above and beyond in every possible both through the entire planning process and the day the day of our wedding. The Maitre’D George was very helpful and knowledgeable without being intrusive. All of the food was outstanding and our guests could not stop talking about how amazing all of it was, with people posting pictures of the food describing it as unbelievable. The place was gorgeous and immaculate, and everything went perfectly on time to the minute. They upgraded our cake and made it using fondant instead of buttercream as a surprise to us, and it looked better than any picture I provided (and tasted even better!!!! Many guests commented on how delicious it was, and I am a wedding cake criticizer lol, and though it was moist and delicious myself!). Throughout the entire process Preston was also so friendly, accommodating and patient. He threw in tons of stuff both before we signed, and even after. We really could not have had a better experience. Read less
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T & C - Hoboken, NJ
Wedding:
8/6/2011
5.0/5.0
The Manor is absolutely beautiful. Our guests raved about the amazing food and attentiveness of the dining staff. We wouldn't change a thing about our wedding weekend. Despite the rain and not being able to have our cocktail hour outside, the Manor (Virginia Room) was the perfect venue.
The Manor is absolutely beautiful. Our guests raved about the amazing food and attentiveness of the dining staff. We Read more...
The Manor is absolutely beautiful. Our guests raved about the amazing food and attentiveness of the dining staff. We wouldn't change a thing about our wedding weekend. Despite the rain and not being able to have our cocktail hour outside, the Manor (Virginia Room) was the perfect venue. Read less
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JulyBrideandGroom
Wedding:
7/17/2011
5.0/5.0
There is nothing I can say about The Manor that will convey just how incredible everyone we dealt with there was and how amazing they made our wedding day! Our guests haven’t stopped telling us how beautiful our room was, how amazing and extensive the cocktail hour was (both the food and the drinks), and how delicious everything was during dinner! We mainly worked with Rolf (who is the complete opposite of so many of the used car salesman-like banquet coordinators we met with at other venues) and we also worked with Preston a couple times. Both of them are incredibly nice, very honest, have a great sense of humor, and are just really easy to work with in general. They were willing and able to accommodate every single request we made from incorporating Greek and Spanish foods into the cocktail hour to replacing some foods on the menu with others to rearranging the typical setup in the reception room to having certain drinks available for our guests. What I think sets The Manor apart from so many other venues is that not only did they make those promises to us, but they kept them and then executed them PERFECTLY! The special food requests we made could have easily gone terribly wrong, but because The Manor is a restaurant with reputable chefs all of those special requests were beyond delicious, as was the rest of the food throughout the cocktail hour, dinner, and Viennese hour. On top of that, every single member of the staff from the bridal room attendant (I hate myself for not remembering her name) to the Maitre d’ (Ivan) to the bar staff to the servers was incredible and I can’t say enough about how nice, accommodating, and professional they all were from the time my husband and I first entered our room before guests had even started arriving at our ceremony to the moment we all left. I never once had to ask for anything (something to drink, something to eat, someone to fix my bustle, etc.) because someone always was one step ahead of me – though not in an obnoxious way by any means… they just know what has to get done and they know what they’re doing so it was like second nature to them. Also, all of the people who were helping out during the cocktail hour and reception always had a smile on their face and were nice as can be to our guests. I’ve been to weddings where the bartenders and servers either look miserable or just super serious, but a wedding is a happy occasion and there’s a way to be highly professional while still looking pleasant – the staff at our wedding all did just that and they really seemed to be enjoying themselves… so it really felt like everyone from us to our families and friends to the staff had a good time at our wedding! Another thing to add is that everything on our wedding day was set up exactly as we had envisioned and described it to them… we don’t have a single complaint from the food to the drinks to the service to the ambiance. And, to top it all off, anything they had to pack up for us at the end of the night to be picked up was packaged and wrapped up very carefully, which was nice. The Manor is, without a doubt, an amazing place to get married and have a reception and my husband and I have nothing but positive things to say about the venue itself, the way it’s run, and the staff… it’s a prime venue for an amazing price!
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There is nothing I can say about The Manor that will convey just how incredible everyone we dealt with there was and how amazing they made our wedding day! Our guests haven’t stopped telling us how beautiful our room was, how amazing and extensive the cocktail hour was (both the food and the drinks), and how delicious everything was during dinner! We mainly worked with Rolf (who is the complete opposite of so many of the used car salesman-like banquet coordinators we met with at other venues) and we also worked with Preston a couple times. Both of them are incredibly nice, very honest, have a great sense of humor, and are just really easy to work with in general. They were willing and able to accommodate every single request we made from incorporating Greek and Spanish foods into the cocktail hour to replacing some foods on the menu with others to rearranging the typical setup in the reception room to having certain drinks available for our guests. What I think sets The Manor apart from so many other venues is that not only did they make those promises to us, but they kept them and then executed them PERFECTLY! The special food requests we made could have easily gone terribly wrong, but because The Manor is a restaurant with reputable chefs all of those special requests were beyond delicious, as was the rest of the food throughout the cocktail hour, dinner, and Viennese hour. On top of that, every single member of the staff from the bridal room attendant (I hate myself for not remembering her name) to the Maitre d’ (Ivan) to the bar staff to the servers was incredible and I can’t say enough about how nice, accommodating, and professional they all were from the time my husband and I first entered our room before guests had even started arriving at our ceremony to the moment we all left. I never once had to ask for anything (something to drink, something to eat, someone to fix my bustle, etc.) because someone always was one step ahead of me – though not in an obnoxious way by any means… they just know what has to get done and they know what they’re doing so it was like second nature to them. Also, all of the people who were helping out during the cocktail hour and reception always had a smile on their face and were nice as can be to our guests. I’ve been to weddings where the bartenders and servers either look miserable or just super serious, but a wedding is a happy occasion and there’s a way to be highly professional while still looking pleasant – the staff at our wedding all did just that and they really seemed to be enjoying themselves… so it really felt like everyone from us to our families and friends to the staff had a good time at our wedding! Another thing to add is that everything on our wedding day was set up exactly as we had envisioned and described it to them… we don’t have a single complaint from the food to the drinks to the service to the ambiance. And, to top it all off, anything they had to pack up for us at the end of the night to be picked up was packaged and wrapped up very carefully, which was nice. The Manor is, without a doubt, an amazing place to get married and have a reception and my husband and I have nothing but positive things to say about the venue itself, the way it’s run, and the staff… it’s a prime venue for an amazing price! Read less
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Lisa
Wedding:
7/15/2011
5.0/5.0
We absolutely, positively recommend The Manor for hosting your most precious day. Our day was absolutely perfect and to add on the wonderful service, food, and grounds was just fantastic. We would like to say thank you to Roman and his great staff for responding to our every need and making sure everything ran smooth. Our guest really enjoyed themselves and we couldn't be more pleased. The Ceremony took place outside in the beautiful garden and we hosted our reception in the Imperial Room, which is such a gorgeous room. I hope your day is as wonderful as our was.
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We absolutely, positively recommend The Manor for hosting your most precious day. Our day was absolutely perfect and to add on the wonderful service, food, and grounds was just fantastic. We would like to say thank you to Roman and his great staff for responding to our every need and making sure everything ran smooth. Our guest really enjoyed themselves and we couldn't be more pleased. The Ceremony took place outside in the beautiful garden and we hosted our reception in the Imperial Room, which is such a gorgeous room. I hope your day is as wonderful as our was. Read less
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Paul
Wedding:
7/9/2011
5.0/5.0
The Manor provided us with everything we needed to make our wedding day perfect. The food was amazing. The service was so professional. Their attention to detail was extraordinary. I recommend upgrading to the filet. We had some guests remark that it was some of the best steak they ever had. I also recommend the viennese table for an amazing selection of cakes, pastries, chocolates and cookies. We had our ceremony outside in their beautiful garden on a perfect day. The flowers provided a perfect background to the event. I would recommend The Manor to anyone having a wedding!
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The Manor provided us with everything we needed to make our wedding day perfect. The food was amazing. The service was so professional. Their attention to detail was extraordinary. I recommend upgrading to the filet. We had some guests remark that it was some of the best steak they ever had. I also recommend the viennese table for an amazing selection of cakes, pastries, chocolates and cookies. We had our ceremony outside in their beautiful garden on a perfect day. The flowers provided a perfect background to the event. I would recommend The Manor to anyone having a wedding! Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
5.0/5.0
My husband and I went to the Manor because we heard a lot of positive things about it and after reading the online reviews we were even more entice to go. When we saw the venue, we fell in love with it. It's beautiful and classic, not like a lot of tacky places that it's only a hall next to the highway. There are beautiful gardens and the indoor decor is also breathtaking.

The staff was 100% friendly, reliable and helpful. We actually booked the smallest room because we only had 100 guest, however, they treated us as if we were booking the entire place.

The day of my wedding was so relax because the Matron D' took care of everything and made sure that nothing would stressed me out. The Manor also provided my wedding cake, which with the help of my florist ended up looking like a work of art. Not only did it look like a work of art, but it also tasted absolutely delicious.

To any bride who's looking for a venue, I would highly recommend this place. It's fancy, elegant, reliable, excellent service but overally the food is delicious.
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My husband and I went to the Manor because we heard a lot of positive things about it and after reading the online reviews we were even more entice to go. When we saw the venue, we fell in love with it. It's beautiful and classic, not like a lot of tacky places that it's only a hall next to the highway. There are beautiful gardens and the indoor decor is also breathtaking.

The staff was 100% friendly, reliable and helpful. We actually booked the smallest room because we only had 100 guest, however, they treated us as if we were booking the entire place.

The day of my wedding was so relax because the Matron D' took care of everything and made sure that nothing would stressed me out. The Manor also provided my wedding cake, which with the help of my florist ended up looking like a work of art. Not only did it look like a work of art, but it also tasted absolutely delicious.

To any bride who's looking for a venue, I would highly recommend this place. It's fancy, elegant, reliable, excellent service but overally the food is delicious. Read less
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darismith
Wedding:
5/7/2011
5.0/5.0
One word to describe The Manor--Perfection!
One word to describe The Manor--Perfection!
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Olga
Wedding:
3/27/2011
5.0/5.0
We just got married a few short weeks ago and I must say, one of the hardest things that we had to do initially during the wedding planning process was pick the venue. The Manor was the third place we saw and we liked it right away. There is something to be said for people who just have it down. There is a certain confidence that goes along with the presentation. We had some unique requests for our wedding. We had a Russian Jewish wedding that required flexibility and cultural accommodations that were very pleasantly respected and fulfilled.
We worked with Preston, who is the manager of the team, who really was a great help. I can honestly admit that I was a bit OCD about things that needed to be done and he was very professional and reassuring about it all the way through. I highly recommend working with him.
The day it self was seamless, it is really great to say that I relinquished control and had a blast!!! If I can give one suggestion to the manor it would be in the food category. You get to try the food at the restaurant as your food tasting. This is different then the food at your reception. Due to logistics the Manor does not do Reception Menu food tasting. I wish that was different, then I would not have picked the fish that I picked (Miso striped bass) but hey everything else was delicious!
Thank you Manor team for an incredible day. We will always hold you close in our hearts for the best party we ever through!
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We just got married a few short weeks ago and I must say, one of the hardest things that we had to do initially during the wedding planning process was pick the venue. The Manor was the third place we saw and we liked it right away. There is something to be said for people who just have it down. There is a certain confidence that goes along with the presentation. We had some unique requests for our wedding. We had a Russian Jewish wedding that required flexibility and cultural accommodations that were very pleasantly respected and fulfilled.
We worked with Preston, who is the manager of the team, who really was a great help. I can honestly admit that I was a bit OCD about things that needed to be done and he was very professional and reassuring about it all the way through. I highly recommend working with him.
The day it self was seamless, it is really great to say that I relinquished control and had a blast!!! If I can give one suggestion to the manor it would be in the food category. You get to try the food at the restaurant as your food tasting. This is different then the food at your reception. Due to logistics the Manor does not do Reception Menu food tasting. I wish that was different, then I would not have picked the fish that I picked (Miso striped bass) but hey everything else was delicious!
Thank you Manor team for an incredible day. We will always hold you close in our hearts for the best party we ever through! Read less
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M&D-Bauza
Wedding:
3/12/2011
5.0/5.0
When I started looking at venues I went to many different style places and could not find anything that really caught my eye. My dad told me to go back to The Manor where my sister had gotten married a few years ago. We went back and everything The Manor was giving us was to good to pass up. We dealt with Roman from the very beginning. Dealing with Roman was an absolute pleasure. Everytime we met he greeted us with a smile and we left there more and more pleased with his service. He was so accomodating and gave us everything we wanted and more! He knew my favorites from the buffet and he made sure they were in my bridal suite. The day of the wedding he greeted us at the door as our limo pulled up and made sure my family and I had everything we needed! I am so happy we had our wedding at The Manor. Our guests have complimented on how amazing the food was!I emailed Roman a picture of the cake I wanted and he ensured us that it was possible. All of the items I had brought to be put out were nicely put out. Everything was so well presented and was everything I had dreamed of. I would like to thank The Manor and Roman for an amazing wedding!My husband and I are so pleased with the services we were given and give them the highest reccomendation. Thank You Roman & The Manor! Melissa & Danny
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When I started looking at venues I went to many different style places and could not find anything that really caught my eye. My dad told me to go back to The Manor where my sister had gotten married a few years ago. We went back and everything The Manor was giving us was to good to pass up. We dealt with Roman from the very beginning. Dealing with Roman was an absolute pleasure. Everytime we met he greeted us with a smile and we left there more and more pleased with his service. He was so accomodating and gave us everything we wanted and more! He knew my favorites from the buffet and he made sure they were in my bridal suite. The day of the wedding he greeted us at the door as our limo pulled up and made sure my family and I had everything we needed! I am so happy we had our wedding at The Manor. Our guests have complimented on how amazing the food was!I emailed Roman a picture of the cake I wanted and he ensured us that it was possible. All of the items I had brought to be put out were nicely put out. Everything was so well presented and was everything I had dreamed of. I would like to thank The Manor and Roman for an amazing wedding!My husband and I are so pleased with the services we were given and give them the highest reccomendation. Thank You Roman & The Manor! Melissa & Danny Read less
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aimis55
Wedding:
10/29/2010
5.0/5.0
Everyone involved was extremely accommodating, helpful, and friendly. My wedding could not have been smoother. The food and service was excellent. All of my guest were very impressed with the quality of the food and the attentiveness of the servers. The Manor is a beautiful place for a wedding!
Everyone involved was extremely accommodating, helpful, and friendly. My wedding could not have been smoother. The food Read more...
Everyone involved was extremely accommodating, helpful, and friendly. My wedding could not have been smoother. The food and service was excellent. All of my guest were very impressed with the quality of the food and the attentiveness of the servers. The Manor is a beautiful place for a wedding! Read less
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Libertyblues82
Wedding:
10/3/2010
5.0/5.0
The Manor is absolutely a beautiful place for a wedding. There are so many areas on the grounds to take pictures it would take you hours to get to them all. The staff was very professional and courteous. Our Maitre D' made our experience there as worry free as possibly, allowing us to enjoy the night. The food was fantastic and tasted amazing. We are so happy we chose The Manor for our reception and highly recommend it.
The Manor is absolutely a beautiful place for a wedding. There are so many areas on the grounds to take pictures it would Read more...
The Manor is absolutely a beautiful place for a wedding. There are so many areas on the grounds to take pictures it would take you hours to get to them all. The staff was very professional and courteous. Our Maitre D' made our experience there as worry free as possibly, allowing us to enjoy the night. The food was fantastic and tasted amazing. We are so happy we chose The Manor for our reception and highly recommend it. Read less
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Krista
Wedding:
7/31/2010
5.0/5.0
The Manor is a beautiful reception place for a wedding. The food was excellent and the staff was very nice and friendly. They were accomodating to the tables and food we selected and substituted food for other foods we wanted. They are great to work with and want your day to be perfect. So happy we had our reception there!
The Manor is a beautiful reception place for a wedding. The food was excellent and the staff was very nice and friendly. Read more...
The Manor is a beautiful reception place for a wedding. The food was excellent and the staff was very nice and friendly. They were accomodating to the tables and food we selected and substituted food for other foods we wanted. They are great to work with and want your day to be perfect. So happy we had our reception there! Read less
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dpanno
Wedding:
6/13/2010
5.0/5.0
Rolf and his team at The Manor were a complete joy to work with. The food was amazing- we've gotten so many compliments. Their grounds are beautiful. We were suppose to get married in their gorgeous garden, but unfortunately it rained :( They were very accommodating and all of our guests had a great time!
Rolf and his team at The Manor were a complete joy to work with. The food was amazing- we've gotten so many compliments. Read more...
Rolf and his team at The Manor were a complete joy to work with. The food was amazing- we've gotten so many compliments. Their grounds are beautiful. We were suppose to get married in their gorgeous garden, but unfortunately it rained :( They were very accommodating and all of our guests had a great time! Read less
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yasmin
Wedding:
6/12/2010
5.0/5.0
Our ceremony and reception both took place at the Manor. It is a beautiful venue. It was the first venue we visited in the Northern New Jersey area out of five and as we visited the other places, no venue came close to the beauty and elegance of the Manor. The staff is so professional and provides exceptional service. If the weather permits, the outside grounds are so beautiful, that it creates such a great ambience for an outdoor ceremony. Unfortunately it rained during our ceremony, so it had to be moved inside, which we were informed of at our first meeting if it did rain. The staff was so quick in moving the ceremony inside. As for the reception. the rooms are beautiful and the food is so great!!! Heard nothing but good comments about everything. Preston was our banquet manager and he is so great and helpful, also very pleasant to work with. Marawan (Marvin) and Isabella were our maiter d's and they were also so great in taking care of us the whole night making sure everthing went smoothly. Great venue!
Our ceremony and reception both took place at the Manor. It is a beautiful venue. It was the first venue we visited in the Read more...
Our ceremony and reception both took place at the Manor. It is a beautiful venue. It was the first venue we visited in the Northern New Jersey area out of five and as we visited the other places, no venue came close to the beauty and elegance of the Manor. The staff is so professional and provides exceptional service. If the weather permits, the outside grounds are so beautiful, that it creates such a great ambience for an outdoor ceremony. Unfortunately it rained during our ceremony, so it had to be moved inside, which we were informed of at our first meeting if it did rain. The staff was so quick in moving the ceremony inside. As for the reception. the rooms are beautiful and the food is so great!!! Heard nothing but good comments about everything. Preston was our banquet manager and he is so great and helpful, also very pleasant to work with. Marawan (Marvin) and Isabella were our maiter d's and they were also so great in taking care of us the whole night making sure everthing went smoothly. Great venue! Read less
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JoAnn
Wedding:
6/11/2010
5.0/5.0
The Manor in West Orange was the perfect place for my wedding! Everyone at The Manor was so helpful and my husband and I could not have asked for a better day! The entire wedding day went so smoothly, there was always someone there to help when we needed something, and our guest had a blast : ) I HIGHLY recommend checking it out.
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The Manor in West Orange was the perfect place for my wedding! Everyone at The Manor was so helpful and my husband and I could not have asked for a better day! The entire wedding day went so smoothly, there was always someone there to help when we needed something, and our guest had a blast : ) I HIGHLY recommend checking it out. Read less
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Tyler
Wedding:
1/1/2010
5.0/5.0
We searched all over northern New Jersey for the perfect wedding venue and only stumbled across The Manor accidentally when checking out the hotel next door. By the way, the hotel next door (which is owned by the same team as The Manor and operated by Marriott) was a huge bonus for us as we had tons of guests traveling in from out of town. Our guests could easily take advantage of the open bar at our reception and not worry about driving in an unfamiliar place at the end of the (snowy) night.
We were amazed at the value provided by The Manor. The rates were some of the best we found and yet we really felt we received everything that the other more expensive venues provide. One downside is that there's a chance there will be another wedding going on at the same time as yours, but we picked a day where we ended up being the only wedding which was really nice. A year after the wedding our guests still rave to us about the quality and quantity of the food, and we still hear people say "that was the best wedding I've ever been to."
We were not fans of the "pink room" downstairs where most ceremonies take place, but the staff was very flexible in offering us other areas to have our ceremony (we chose the downstairs rectangular ballroom). The Manor provided us a day-of coordinator that helped IMMENSELY during our rehearsal and ensured that the ceremony and reception tables were set up as we had intended. The cake provided by The Manor was gorgeous although I wish they had let us taste it in advance, we may have gone with a different flavor (you can pick any flavor and design that you want). We loved that everything was included for one per-head price. The grounds are well kept and the holiday decorations that The Manor had up during our wedding (New Years) were gorgeous. They even gave us a coupon to come back and dine at their restaurant for free after the wedding. We also liked that there was a private room for the wedding party to gather in after the ceremony so you get a little celebration with your closest friends and family before making your appearance at your reception. The sparkling wine they served (Verdi) was a huge hit with our guests and we still make sure we always have a bottle on hand. Overall, we highly recommend The Manor!
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We searched all over northern New Jersey for the perfect wedding venue and only stumbled across The Manor accidentally when checking out the hotel next door. By the way, the hotel next door (which is owned by the same team as The Manor and operated by Marriott) was a huge bonus for us as we had tons of guests traveling in from out of town. Our guests could easily take advantage of the open bar at our reception and not worry about driving in an unfamiliar place at the end of the (snowy) night.
We were amazed at the value provided by The Manor. The rates were some of the best we found and yet we really felt we received everything that the other more expensive venues provide. One downside is that there's a chance there will be another wedding going on at the same time as yours, but we picked a day where we ended up being the only wedding which was really nice. A year after the wedding our guests still rave to us about the quality and quantity of the food, and we still hear people say "that was the best wedding I've ever been to."
We were not fans of the "pink room" downstairs where most ceremonies take place, but the staff was very flexible in offering us other areas to have our ceremony (we chose the downstairs rectangular ballroom). The Manor provided us a day-of coordinator that helped IMMENSELY during our rehearsal and ensured that the ceremony and reception tables were set up as we had intended. The cake provided by The Manor was gorgeous although I wish they had let us taste it in advance, we may have gone with a different flavor (you can pick any flavor and design that you want). We loved that everything was included for one per-head price. The grounds are well kept and the holiday decorations that The Manor had up during our wedding (New Years) were gorgeous. They even gave us a coupon to come back and dine at their restaurant for free after the wedding. We also liked that there was a private room for the wedding party to gather in after the ceremony so you get a little celebration with your closest friends and family before making your appearance at your reception. The sparkling wine they served (Verdi) was a huge hit with our guests and we still make sure we always have a bottle on hand. Overall, we highly recommend The Manor! Read less
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pixiemixe
Wedding:
10/24/2009
5.0/5.0
The Manor is a beautiful place with gardens and a waterfall. The Matre D was superb, he stayed in the shadows but was still a major help. The food was superb!! I have never been to a wedding that the food was actually hot and a good portion. Everyone kept complimenting the food and atmosphere. Def. recommend. They even send you a $100 gift certificate to eat there on your 1 year anniversary.
The Manor is a beautiful place with gardens and a waterfall. The Matre D was superb, he stayed in the shadows but was Read more...
The Manor is a beautiful place with gardens and a waterfall. The Matre D was superb, he stayed in the shadows but was still a major help. The food was superb!! I have never been to a wedding that the food was actually hot and a good portion. Everyone kept complimenting the food and atmosphere. Def. recommend. They even send you a $100 gift certificate to eat there on your 1 year anniversary. Read less
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09Bride
Wedding:
10/17/2009
5.0/5.0
The Manor did a wonderful job for our wedding reception! The food was AWESOME and people are still talking about the dessert table! I can't wait to go back for our one year anniversary (they were kind enough to give us a gift coin to enjoy dinner for 2!!). Everything went very smoothly and the service was very professional.
The Manor did a wonderful job for our wedding reception! The food was AWESOME and people are still talking about the Read more...
The Manor did a wonderful job for our wedding reception! The food was AWESOME and people are still talking about the dessert table! I can't wait to go back for our one year anniversary (they were kind enough to give us a gift coin to enjoy dinner for 2!!). Everything went very smoothly and the service was very professional. Read less
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ADY
Wedding:
6/20/2009
5.0/5.0
I had my wedding there it was beautiful. The service was superb not just for my husband and I but also for the rest of our guests. It poured so much on my wedding day, however, the place its so beautiful in the inside as well that I still got some amazing pictures taken. The Matron D and the banquet manager Mr. Shick were soooo helpful during the whole process.
I had my wedding there it was beautiful. The service was superb not just for my husband and I but also for the rest of our Read more...
I had my wedding there it was beautiful. The service was superb not just for my husband and I but also for the rest of our guests. It poured so much on my wedding day, however, the place its so beautiful in the inside as well that I still got some amazing pictures taken. The Matron D and the banquet manager Mr. Shick were soooo helpful during the whole process. Read less
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Joe
Wedding:
4/18/2009
5.0/5.0
Staff was great. Everything was as described to us. All changes requested were made without any problems.
Staff was great. Everything was as described to us. All changes requested were made without any problems.
Staff was great. Everything was as described to us. All changes requested were made without any problems. Read less
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Jessica
Wedding:
4/17/2009
5.0/5.0
The Manor was amazing from the decor to the food
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karla&ken
Wedding:
10/11/2008
5.0/5.0
From the moment we first visited The Manor we knew we had found the place for our wedding reception. The food was absolutely amazing, the cocktail hour was ridiculous (even though I hardly had the chance to eat any of it). Our guests gave us so many compliments about the venue. The gardens were phenomenal and provided us so many wonderful photographs!
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From the moment we first visited The Manor we knew we had found the place for our wedding reception. The food was absolutely amazing, the cocktail hour was ridiculous (even though I hardly had the chance to eat any of it). Our guests gave us so many compliments about the venue. The gardens were phenomenal and provided us so many wonderful photographs! Read less
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Nadine
Wedding:
9/21/2008
5.0/5.0
The Manor of West Orange was more than I could have ever dreamed of. From the start of the wedding planning to the last guest leaving, they made it a wonderful experience. I had my ceremony in the gardens, everything was perfect. The staff was wonderful! The cocktail hour was in the gardens and the cocktail room, which gave our guests the chance to freely go about. And the reception was amazing. The food was delicious, everyone raved about it. And we had a Martie-De that tended to our every needs, he would be on top of the DJ, the wait staff, the bar staff and would make everything run smoothly and it did. We also had a dessert room, set up in our cocktail room. ( which was connected to the reception room by 5 french doors) That was amazing, I thught it was could to jst be a table, but they set up the room just like the cocktail our but with desserts!! And they also set up an international coffee bar and lighting the drinks on fire, a great show for the guests. The manor also provided our wedding cake for us, which everyone enjoyed as well!! Needless to say it was a wedding that no one will ever forget!!
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The Manor of West Orange was more than I could have ever dreamed of. From the start of the wedding planning to the last guest leaving, they made it a wonderful experience. I had my ceremony in the gardens, everything was perfect. The staff was wonderful! The cocktail hour was in the gardens and the cocktail room, which gave our guests the chance to freely go about. And the reception was amazing. The food was delicious, everyone raved about it. And we had a Martie-De that tended to our every needs, he would be on top of the DJ, the wait staff, the bar staff and would make everything run smoothly and it did. We also had a dessert room, set up in our cocktail room. ( which was connected to the reception room by 5 french doors) That was amazing, I thught it was could to jst be a table, but they set up the room just like the cocktail our but with desserts!! And they also set up an international coffee bar and lighting the drinks on fire, a great show for the guests. The manor also provided our wedding cake for us, which everyone enjoyed as well!! Needless to say it was a wedding that no one will ever forget!! Read less
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Jodysgirl
Wedding:
8/23/2008
5.0/5.0
Our wedding was perfect!! Everything went smoothly... Patrick our ceremony coordinator was fantastic... Phillpee our Maitre'd was the best!! He was so attentive and always made sure my dinner plate was empty and my wine glass was always full!! I would recommend the Manor to anyone looking for a formal palce to get married... The outside garden made for an unbelievable ceremony
Our wedding was perfect!! Everything went smoothly... Patrick our ceremony coordinator was fantastic... Phillpee our Read more...
Our wedding was perfect!! Everything went smoothly... Patrick our ceremony coordinator was fantastic... Phillpee our Maitre'd was the best!! He was so attentive and always made sure my dinner plate was empty and my wine glass was always full!! I would recommend the Manor to anyone looking for a formal palce to get married... The outside garden made for an unbelievable ceremony Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, Wedding Planning, Wedding Venue
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Kendler Newbie
Wedding:
5/25/2008
5.0/5.0
So many people commented during my reception that mine was the most beautiful wedding they had ever been to, which was due in large part to The Manor. The outdoor ceremony area is a beautiful garden complete with fountains, well-maintained lawns and flowers, a beautiful aisle with flowering archways and a picturesque gazebo. I was supplied with a maitre 'd for ceremony and one for the reception who were very professional and took care of telling people what to do, how to do it and where to go.
The food was phenomenal! Guests did not have to decide in advance what they wanted to eat for their main course, and the food was abundant and eclectic. There was food for everyone, no matter what their preferences.
The staff was courteous, responsive and not intrusive. I would recommend this venue to anyone getting married, even if they aren't exactly in the immediate area because all of your guests will be in complete awe of your wedding day and half of your headaches will be taken care of.
So many people commented during my reception that mine was the most beautiful wedding they had ever been to, which was due Read more...
So many people commented during my reception that mine was the most beautiful wedding they had ever been to, which was due in large part to The Manor. The outdoor ceremony area is a beautiful garden complete with fountains, well-maintained lawns and flowers, a beautiful aisle with flowering archways and a picturesque gazebo. I was supplied with a maitre 'd for ceremony and one for the reception who were very professional and took care of telling people what to do, how to do it and where to go.
The food was phenomenal! Guests did not have to decide in advance what they wanted to eat for their main course, and the food was abundant and eclectic. There was food for everyone, no matter what their preferences.
The staff was courteous, responsive and not intrusive. I would recommend this venue to anyone getting married, even if they aren't exactly in the immediate area because all of your guests will be in complete awe of your wedding day and half of your headaches will be taken care of. Read less
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Laura
Wedding:
8/31/2007
5.0/5.0
Sam at The manor was exceptional in helping us with our initial planning. Our wedding party was small and we had a private dining room for ourselves and seven friends and family.The grounds of the Manor are beautiful, and we have some excellent wedding photographs - luckily the sun was shining on our wedding day!
We selected a set menu of choices of 3-4 options per course. Sam was happy to switch mushroom soup for lobster bisque at no additional charge, and provided a fabulous vanilla sponge wedding cake at no additional charge instead of the desserts.
We all drank plenty of Dom Perignon, and the final bill was no more than $2000 for everything.
Sam at The manor was exceptional in helping us with our initial planning. Our wedding party was small and we had a private Read more...
Sam at The manor was exceptional in helping us with our initial planning. Our wedding party was small and we had a private dining room for ourselves and seven friends and family.The grounds of the Manor are beautiful, and we have some excellent wedding photographs - luckily the sun was shining on our wedding day!
We selected a set menu of choices of 3-4 options per course. Sam was happy to switch mushroom soup for lobster bisque at no additional charge, and provided a fabulous vanilla sponge wedding cake at no additional charge instead of the desserts.
We all drank plenty of Dom Perignon, and the final bill was no more than $2000 for everything. Read less
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RJ
Wedding:
11/26/2006
5.0/5.0
The Manor in West Orange NJ is a perfect location to have both your wedding and reception. The grounds are beautiful, especially with the flowers in bloom. My own wedding was in late November, but the fountains in the Italian Garden were lovely all lit up at night.

My family has been return customers from when my own parents had their reception there in 1969, to friends and my own sister 7 years before me.

The Service is exceptional. You get a lot for you money here. We actually chose to have an extra half hour on our cocktail hour. I highly recommend this, especially if you are having your wedding there and need time to do your photos or like me, our church was an hour south of this reception hall. The options you receive during your cocktail hour is amazing and frankly if anyone goes hungry from The Manor it is there own fault. If you are a fan of shrimp. their shrimp cocktail and oyster ball is to die for. Where most places charge you per guest for how many shrimp. At the time of my wedding and even my sister's, it is never ending supply. At our wedding we had many different foods, but do not think you are limited to their menu. At our request, my father wanted little hot dogs (pigs in the blanket). We got them without any problems.

As the Bride and Groom, the wedding party has access to their own room, which you can hide away, refresh your makeup and adjust any clothing. They provide food and champaign for you and an attendant to help you with anything you need during the night.

The food is wonderful here, though I wouldn't consider anything low fat, but hey after months of starving yourself it's nice to eat something with a little fat in it.

Liqueur, another great expense, was included in our bill. Instead of the standard 1 or maybe 2 bars for your guests, the Manor has rolling bars. Which every so many tables has their own personal bar.

Desserts: what is a wedding without desserts? Our wedding cake was made on site. A tiramisu filling... to die for. The pipping decorations was beautiful. We also had our florist add real flowers that matched the centerpieces, these deep red orange roses which were wonderful. Note to brides to be...do not let your florist over do the real flowers on your cake. it will take away what it is, a cake. I have seen this on other cakes.

Besides the wedding cake we also did a dessert buffet. It included a gelato Ice cream bar, different kinds of cake; chocolate, cheese, strawberry short cake, and so on. There were also mini cream burles, a pie or two and Italian pastries. We also request a Coffee bar. Where guest could get special coffees with Liqueur of choice.

Like I said, if anyone goes hungry from this place, it there own fault.

As an extra bonus, after we were married, my husband and I received a letter of thank you form the Manor, in it was a 100 gift certificate towards our 1st anniversary dinner. It was a wonderful dinner.

The Manor is classy place. Your guests need to be dressed. Men in jacket and ties, women in evening wear. Because some of our guests might of not realized what the dress called for, on our invitation we put "Black Tie optional."

The Manor also has one of the cleanest kitchen I have ever seen. I would suggest as a person of interest that you ask to see the kitchen of the location you are considering. You do not want to see a dirty kitchen in a venue. It should be clean and well kept. If the manager refuses that might be a good indication that something isn't right.

I highly recommend The Manor. though not the cheapest out there. You get a lot for your money ,a plus in today's world and from all the weddings that I been to or heard from that The Manor hosted, I never heard a bad thing.
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The Manor in West Orange NJ is a perfect location to have both your wedding and reception. The grounds are beautiful, especially with the flowers in bloom. My own wedding was in late November, but the fountains in the Italian Garden were lovely all lit up at night.

My family has been return customers from when my own parents had their reception there in 1969, to friends and my own sister 7 years before me.

The Service is exceptional. You get a lot for you money here. We actually chose to have an extra half hour on our cocktail hour. I highly recommend this, especially if you are having your wedding there and need time to do your photos or like me, our church was an hour south of this reception hall. The options you receive during your cocktail hour is amazing and frankly if anyone goes hungry from The Manor it is there own fault. If you are a fan of shrimp. their shrimp cocktail and oyster ball is to die for. Where most places charge you per guest for how many shrimp. At the time of my wedding and even my sister's, it is never ending supply. At our wedding we had many different foods, but do not think you are limited to their menu. At our request, my father wanted little hot dogs (pigs in the blanket). We got them without any problems.

As the Bride and Groom, the wedding party has access to their own room, which you can hide away, refresh your makeup and adjust any clothing. They provide food and champaign for you and an attendant to help you with anything you need during the night.

The food is wonderful here, though I wouldn't consider anything low fat, but hey after months of starving yourself it's nice to eat something with a little fat in it.

Liqueur, another great expense, was included in our bill. Instead of the standard 1 or maybe 2 bars for your guests, the Manor has rolling bars. Which every so many tables has their own personal bar.

Desserts: what is a wedding without desserts? Our wedding cake was made on site. A tiramisu filling... to die for. The pipping decorations was beautiful. We also had our florist add real flowers that matched the centerpieces, these deep red orange roses which were wonderful. Note to brides to be...do not let your florist over do the real flowers on your cake. it will take away what it is, a cake. I have seen this on other cakes.

Besides the wedding cake we also did a dessert buffet. It included a gelato Ice cream bar, different kinds of cake; chocolate, cheese, strawberry short cake, and so on. There were also mini cream burles, a pie or two and Italian pastries. We also request a Coffee bar. Where guest could get special coffees with Liqueur of choice.

Like I said, if anyone goes hungry from this place, it there own fault.

As an extra bonus, after we were married, my husband and I received a letter of thank you form the Manor, in it was a 100 gift certificate towards our 1st anniversary dinner. It was a wonderful dinner.

The Manor is classy place. Your guests need to be dressed. Men in jacket and ties, women in evening wear. Because some of our guests might of not realized what the dress called for, on our invitation we put "Black Tie optional."

The Manor also has one of the cleanest kitchen I have ever seen. I would suggest as a person of interest that you ask to see the kitchen of the location you are considering. You do not want to see a dirty kitchen in a venue. It should be clean and well kept. If the manager refuses that might be a good indication that something isn't right.

I highly recommend The Manor. though not the cheapest out there. You get a lot for your money ,a plus in today's world and from all the weddings that I been to or heard from that The Manor hosted, I never heard a bad thing. Read less
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Jennifer
Wedding:
8/12/2006
5.0/5.0
Everything was wonderful! The cake was delicious and so many styles to choose from. Every course of food tasted incredible. The grounds are so beautiful for pictures. The bridal room has an attendent and she busseled my dress, combed my hair out at the end of the night. I felt like a princess!
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Everything was wonderful! The cake was delicious and so many styles to choose from. Every course of food tasted incredible. The grounds are so beautiful for pictures. The bridal room has an attendent and she busseled my dress, combed my hair out at the end of the night. I felt like a princess! Read less
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jforino
Wedding:
8/11/2006
5.0/5.0
Excellent. I could not rave about it any more. Food was delicious. Flowers were beautiful outside to take pictures. We worked with a man named Rolf. He was very clear about everything. No hidden fees. Very generous. He catered to whatever we needed for the entire night. It was great.
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Excellent. I could not rave about it any more. Food was delicious. Flowers were beautiful outside to take pictures. We worked with a man named Rolf. He was very clear about everything. No hidden fees. Very generous. He catered to whatever we needed for the entire night. It was great. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
5.0/5.0
The Manor is not only a beautiful backdrop for a wedding but they offer so much more than a pretty garden. First, they are incredibly attentive to all your needs on the day of your wedding. Patrick was with me for anything I needed and he even ran back down to the bridal suite before the ceremony because I forgot my vows! The food is unbelievable and never ending, your guests will be floored at the quality and amount they will consume :). You should definitely try to eat, I missed out on the entire dessert table and I still regret it to this day! Another really unique aspect about The Manor that was really impressive to me is that they use all local produce from a garden at their sister property down the street. They also compost all the leftover food too so nothing is wasted! Also if you're going to spend the same amount of money, you might as well choose a place with character instead of a hotel banquet hall. Make it memorable! The Manor will not disappoint!
The Manor is not only a beautiful backdrop for a wedding but they offer so much more than a pretty garden. First, they are Read more...
The Manor is not only a beautiful backdrop for a wedding but they offer so much more than a pretty garden. First, they are incredibly attentive to all your needs on the day of your wedding. Patrick was with me for anything I needed and he even ran back down to the bridal suite before the ceremony because I forgot my vows! The food is unbelievable and never ending, your guests will be floored at the quality and amount they will consume :). You should definitely try to eat, I missed out on the entire dessert table and I still regret it to this day! Another really unique aspect about The Manor that was really impressive to me is that they use all local produce from a garden at their sister property down the street. They also compost all the leftover food too so nothing is wasted! Also if you're going to spend the same amount of money, you might as well choose a place with character instead of a hotel banquet hall. Make it memorable! The Manor will not disappoint! Read less
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condorjq
Wedding:
7/2/2011
4.9/5.0
Nothing but positive reviews, very convenient to have a marriot residence Inn right next door. Your matron D was very helpful and the food was delicious. They give you a complimentary anniversary dinner for your first year. The restaurant is top notch.
Nothing but positive reviews, very convenient to have a marriot residence Inn right next door. Your matron D was very Read more...
Nothing but positive reviews, very convenient to have a marriot residence Inn right next door. Your matron D was very helpful and the food was delicious. They give you a complimentary anniversary dinner for your first year. The restaurant is top notch. Read less
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JGolinski
Wedding:
10/16/2010
4.9/5.0
All my guests said it was the best wedding they had ever been too! We were in the Imperial Room and the outdoor area attached to the room was much appreciated! The food AMAZING and ABUNDANT. The location so classy and elegant! A PERFECT location!
All my guests said it was the best wedding they had ever been too! We were in the Imperial Room and the outdoor area Read more...
All my guests said it was the best wedding they had ever been too! We were in the Imperial Room and the outdoor area attached to the room was much appreciated! The food AMAZING and ABUNDANT. The location so classy and elegant! A PERFECT location! Read less
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Star<3'sJason
Wedding:
5/1/2010
4.9/5.0
The Manor was such a beautiful venue. Everyone was very helpful in putting all the details of our wedding together. I would def. do it all over again!!!
The Manor was such a beautiful venue. Everyone was very helpful in putting all the details of our wedding together. I Read more...
The Manor was such a beautiful venue. Everyone was very helpful in putting all the details of our wedding together. I would def. do it all over again!!! Read less
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LisaMarie
Wedding:
9/24/2004
4.9/5.0
Wonderful....great....breath taking!!! The food was abundant, fresh, top of the line!!! The service workers were the absolute best, professional, courteous and discreet!!!! This place gives quality service for the costs!!
Wonderful....great....breath taking!!! The food was abundant, fresh, top of the line!!! The service workers were the Read more...
Wonderful....great....breath taking!!! The food was abundant, fresh, top of the line!!! The service workers were the absolute best, professional, courteous and discreet!!!! This place gives quality service for the costs!! Read less
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Andrea
Wedding:
10/20/2013
4.8/5.0
I chose to have my wedding at The Manor West Orange. Over the years my family had celebrated many events Sunday afternoons at their amazing buffet restaurant. The private dining staff handled everything for our wedding, from our outdoor wedding to our Viennese table. Rolf was an utmost professional, and always at our service. My husband and I spent hours deliberating over the cocktail and dinner menu. From the raw bar to the raw vegetables, and every delight in between (mini beef wellingtons, bacon wrapped scallops and the well made cocktails), everything was beautifully displayed. Dinner, especially the beet salad and all the main dishes, made headlines with all the guests. Even after we returned from the honeymoon our families were still talking about our feast. My wedding was also my birthday and the Manor not only did an excellent job with our wedding cake, they went above and beyond presenting me with a mini birthday cake. But to take the cake were the grounds. We had the pleasure of having a crisp October afternoon, so our outdoor ceremony went without a hitch. Additionally, we happened to be the only party in house that day, so we were able to make use of the waterfall and many areas that other parties would have had privacy to. It was amazing to be the only ones there. The Manor is still my favorite place!! We’ll be back!
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I chose to have my wedding at The Manor West Orange. Over the years my family had celebrated many events Sunday afternoons at their amazing buffet restaurant. The private dining staff handled everything for our wedding, from our outdoor wedding to our Viennese table. Rolf was an utmost professional, and always at our service. My husband and I spent hours deliberating over the cocktail and dinner menu. From the raw bar to the raw vegetables, and every delight in between (mini beef wellingtons, bacon wrapped scallops and the well made cocktails), everything was beautifully displayed. Dinner, especially the beet salad and all the main dishes, made headlines with all the guests. Even after we returned from the honeymoon our families were still talking about our feast. My wedding was also my birthday and the Manor not only did an excellent job with our wedding cake, they went above and beyond presenting me with a mini birthday cake. But to take the cake were the grounds. We had the pleasure of having a crisp October afternoon, so our outdoor ceremony went without a hitch. Additionally, we happened to be the only party in house that day, so we were able to make use of the waterfall and many areas that other parties would have had privacy to. It was amazing to be the only ones there. The Manor is still my favorite place!! We’ll be back! Read less
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Jeda
Wedding:
6/2/2012
4.8/5.0
The Manor is absolutely the most beautiful venue I have seen! My parents had their wedding there 39 years ago in the same room as myself, The Imperial! Working with Preston was great, the only negative that I was disapointed in was during dinner time, a 2 servers pushed myself and mom when we were talking to guest at a table instead of saying excuse me. Also, ask ahead of time to have your dinner wrapped because you know you're not going to have time to eat it. They just took mine and my husband's plates without asking or just leave them they were already covered. But other than that it was a beautiful night and I would definitely recommend them!
The Manor is absolutely the most beautiful venue I have seen! My parents had their wedding there 39 years ago in the same Read more...
The Manor is absolutely the most beautiful venue I have seen! My parents had their wedding there 39 years ago in the same room as myself, The Imperial! Working with Preston was great, the only negative that I was disapointed in was during dinner time, a 2 servers pushed myself and mom when we were talking to guest at a table instead of saying excuse me. Also, ask ahead of time to have your dinner wrapped because you know you're not going to have time to eat it. They just took mine and my husband's plates without asking or just leave them they were already covered. But other than that it was a beautiful night and I would definitely recommend them! Read less
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Natalie
Wedding:
8/1/2008
4.8/5.0
My husband and I wanted an elegant, romantic, timeless wedding. The venue was absolutely beautiful. We never dreamed we would be able to afford it, but on a Friday, the price changed drastically. When we first toured the grounds and inquired about cost, we were pleasantly surprised at how professional and friendly our guide was. He did not try to "sell" us at all. The grounds really do sell themselves. We chose a Friday evening wedding with the ceremony outside in the Manors gardens. The ceremony was followed by a premium open bar cocktail hour with numerous butler horsdeurves, carving station, pasta stations, seafood station, etc. The room we chose also had a private garden attached to our cocktail room with a large waterfall, and a vintage feel stone stairway on both sides leading up to the top of the waterfall where there is a lovely bridge overlooking the Manor. Our guests jaws dropped upon arrival. After cocktail hour, our guests were led into the reception dining room. It is a very classic dining room with a very large chandelier hovering over the dance floor. It is decorated in a dark wood with beautiful detail. The food at The Manor is exquisite. It is a five star restaurant so everything was cooked to perfection. Our guests chose their meal at the table. The wedding cake was beautiful, and delicious too! There was not a moment throughout the evening that I was not waited on. We had a waiter at our side every minute. There is a large wait staff so each table is without want. I cannot say enough about how incredible the experience at The Manor was. I will recommend this venue to every bride I meet. It really was a magical evening. Our guests still rave about every detail of the event. A very warm thanks to Preston and all of the hard working staff at The Manor.
My husband and I wanted an elegant, romantic, timeless wedding. The venue was absolutely beautiful. We never dreamed we Read more...
My husband and I wanted an elegant, romantic, timeless wedding. The venue was absolutely beautiful. We never dreamed we would be able to afford it, but on a Friday, the price changed drastically. When we first toured the grounds and inquired about cost, we were pleasantly surprised at how professional and friendly our guide was. He did not try to "sell" us at all. The grounds really do sell themselves. We chose a Friday evening wedding with the ceremony outside in the Manors gardens. The ceremony was followed by a premium open bar cocktail hour with numerous butler horsdeurves, carving station, pasta stations, seafood station, etc. The room we chose also had a private garden attached to our cocktail room with a large waterfall, and a vintage feel stone stairway on both sides leading up to the top of the waterfall where there is a lovely bridge overlooking the Manor. Our guests jaws dropped upon arrival. After cocktail hour, our guests were led into the reception dining room. It is a very classic dining room with a very large chandelier hovering over the dance floor. It is decorated in a dark wood with beautiful detail. The food at The Manor is exquisite. It is a five star restaurant so everything was cooked to perfection. Our guests chose their meal at the table. The wedding cake was beautiful, and delicious too! There was not a moment throughout the evening that I was not waited on. We had a waiter at our side every minute. There is a large wait staff so each table is without want. I cannot say enough about how incredible the experience at The Manor was. I will recommend this venue to every bride I meet. It really was a magical evening. Our guests still rave about every detail of the event. A very warm thanks to Preston and all of the hard working staff at The Manor. Read less
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Shannon
Wedding:
10/14/2005
4.8/5.0
We absolutely loved The Manor. The food was phenomenal and the service was spectacular. The only downfall was that it poured all night so everyone was inside and there were 2 other weddings booked there that night so the place was very crowded. We tried to find a place to take pictures but there were all these kids running around with no one from The Manor to kind of control it a little. Also, we gave specific direction on how we wanted our place cards to be set up, but it was all done incorrectly. Other than that, The Manor is an absolutely beautiful place to have a reception, especially if you can get outside because the grounds are beautiful!
We absolutely loved The Manor. The food was phenomenal and the service was spectacular. The only downfall was that it Read more...
We absolutely loved The Manor. The food was phenomenal and the service was spectacular. The only downfall was that it poured all night so everyone was inside and there were 2 other weddings booked there that night so the place was very crowded. We tried to find a place to take pictures but there were all these kids running around with no one from The Manor to kind of control it a little. Also, we gave specific direction on how we wanted our place cards to be set up, but it was all done incorrectly. Other than that, The Manor is an absolutely beautiful place to have a reception, especially if you can get outside because the grounds are beautiful! Read less
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cindy Basile
Wedding:
10/4/1992
4.8/5.0
THe manor is an amazing place and would recommend to all
THe manor is an amazing place and would recommend to all
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Christina
Wedding:
12/15/2012
4.7/5.0
We had our wedding ceremony and reception at The Manor. Overall it was an AMAZING experience. We had a holiday themed wedding and went to look at venues around Christmas time the previous year so we would know what they would look like during the season for our wedding. The Manor was on our list of "most sees" but never thought we could afford it. We had driven past and it is amazing from the outside but never thought they would be in our budget. We were amazed when they were not only in our budget but actually much more affordable then some other venues in the area that are no where near as elegant and beautiful!!

They took care of me and my fiance from the moment we walked in the door and made our day seemless!! Although, as the bride I did not get to eat that much, I hear the food was AMAZING!! Our Maitre'D kept making plates for us to make it easier for us and my new husband did get to enjoy some food while I danced!

The only reason I scored them down slightly on flexibility is because my husband and I were selected to be on a TLC show called Four Weddings and the Manor would not let us film our wedding for the show, so we had to decline the opportunity. Although they have had reality TV shows in their place before, after seeing the YouTube footage from the drama that unfolded in their establishment I completely understand why. We were just disappointed because we felt Four Weddings is not this type of show and it was a once in a lifetime opportunity for us.

Other than that, we would have another party there in a heartbeat!! And our hoping we get invited to a wedding there at some point in the future so we can just sit back, eat and enjoy it!!! :)
We had our wedding ceremony and reception at The Manor. Overall it was an AMAZING experience. We had a holiday themed Read more...
We had our wedding ceremony and reception at The Manor. Overall it was an AMAZING experience. We had a holiday themed wedding and went to look at venues around Christmas time the previous year so we would know what they would look like during the season for our wedding. The Manor was on our list of "most sees" but never thought we could afford it. We had driven past and it is amazing from the outside but never thought they would be in our budget. We were amazed when they were not only in our budget but actually much more affordable then some other venues in the area that are no where near as elegant and beautiful!!

They took care of me and my fiance from the moment we walked in the door and made our day seemless!! Although, as the bride I did not get to eat that much, I hear the food was AMAZING!! Our Maitre'D kept making plates for us to make it easier for us and my new husband did get to enjoy some food while I danced!

The only reason I scored them down slightly on flexibility is because my husband and I were selected to be on a TLC show called Four Weddings and the Manor would not let us film our wedding for the show, so we had to decline the opportunity. Although they have had reality TV shows in their place before, after seeing the YouTube footage from the drama that unfolded in their establishment I completely understand why. We were just disappointed because we felt Four Weddings is not this type of show and it was a once in a lifetime opportunity for us.

Other than that, we would have another party there in a heartbeat!! And our hoping we get invited to a wedding there at some point in the future so we can just sit back, eat and enjoy it!!! :) Read less
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mistral0819
Wedding:
8/21/2010
4.7/5.0
The manor truly exceeded my expectations for the wedding. The staff was very courteous and the grounds were absolutely breathtaking. The service was great and the guest loved the food.
The manor truly exceeded my expectations for the wedding. The staff was very courteous and the grounds were absolutely Read more...
The manor truly exceeded my expectations for the wedding. The staff was very courteous and the grounds were absolutely breathtaking. The service was great and the guest loved the food. Read less
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lostlove97
Wedding:
5/4/2008
4.7/5.0
AMAZING! I had both my ceremony and reception at The Manor. I was lucky enough to have a beautiful day, and got married in the gardens outside. The grounds and landscaping where kept in perfect condition. The staff on hand were dedicated to only my wedding, so I really felt like a princess that day. I was getting ready at the location, so I was there HOURS before the ceremony was going to start. They were very open and accomidating. The bridal suites were decent sized, and they actually gave me 2 since one was not being used.

The food was amazing. The cocktail hour was just filled with delicious foods and the bar was always stocked. The waiters were very polite and well dressed. The Manor bakery also made my cake for me. Gorgeous would not even describe it. The care they put into the detail was amazing and it just tasted like heaven!
AMAZING! I had both my ceremony and reception at The Manor. I was lucky enough to have a beautiful day, and got married in Read more...
AMAZING! I had both my ceremony and reception at The Manor. I was lucky enough to have a beautiful day, and got married in the gardens outside. The grounds and landscaping where kept in perfect condition. The staff on hand were dedicated to only my wedding, so I really felt like a princess that day. I was getting ready at the location, so I was there HOURS before the ceremony was going to start. They were very open and accomidating. The bridal suites were decent sized, and they actually gave me 2 since one was not being used.

The food was amazing. The cocktail hour was just filled with delicious foods and the bar was always stocked. The waiters were very polite and well dressed. The Manor bakery also made my cake for me. Gorgeous would not even describe it. The care they put into the detail was amazing and it just tasted like heaven! Read less
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jenntanis
Wedding:
5/27/2006
4.7/5.0
I had been to The Manor for my high school prom, and could think of no where else to have my wedding reception. We fell in love with the Virginia room, and the grounds outside. The staff were truly attentive to all of our needs, including making me a pina colada when they normally don't. The food was perfect, and our family still talks about how wonderful our reception was. The venue is a little pricey, but you definitely get your money's worth. I would rather spend money on a sure thing than waste it on unknown places. The grounds also make for lovely bridal pictures. They also have a relationship with the Ramada Inn where they have a shuttle to take your guests back and forth from the venue. There is also a hotel next door, but it is quite expensive.
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I had been to The Manor for my high school prom, and could think of no where else to have my wedding reception. We fell in love with the Virginia room, and the grounds outside. The staff were truly attentive to all of our needs, including making me a pina colada when they normally don't. The food was perfect, and our family still talks about how wonderful our reception was. The venue is a little pricey, but you definitely get your money's worth. I would rather spend money on a sure thing than waste it on unknown places. The grounds also make for lovely bridal pictures. They also have a relationship with the Ramada Inn where they have a shuttle to take your guests back and forth from the venue. There is also a hotel next door, but it is quite expensive. Read less
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Karen
Wedding:
8/31/2013
4.6/5.0
The Manor was great! Great location, great food, great service. I must emphasize that the food was not typical "wedding food" but that it was actually really good food.

Sometimes I didn't get fast replies to emails, but I understand they are busy.

I wouldn't follow their list of preferred professionals though: In particular, Gemini Productions is a recommended vendor but provided very poor service for videography.
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The Manor was great! Great location, great food, great service. I must emphasize that the food was not typical "wedding Read more...
The Manor was great! Great location, great food, great service. I must emphasize that the food was not typical "wedding food" but that it was actually really good food.

Sometimes I didn't get fast replies to emails, but I understand they are busy.

I wouldn't follow their list of preferred professionals though: In particular, Gemini Productions is a recommended vendor but provided very poor service for videography.
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DMosko619
Wedding:
6/19/2010
4.6/5.0
The Manor was a beautiful, beautiful venue for our wedding. We loved the food, the grounds, the staff everything was wonderful. Our contact manager was Rolf, there are not enough nice things that I can say about him. He was unbelievable from start to finish.

Our only complaint, very small complaint is that you share a bathroom with other weddings. The bathroom is very large and beautiful with vanity mirrors and decorated beautifully. With that said I had two guest baskets that I spent a lot of money on in the bathrooms that were destroyed by another wedding being held in the downstairs room. The other wedding's guests stole everything out of the baskets made a mess of the sign that we had there, even took the frame that held the cute poem. So if you plan on putting a guest basket in your bathrooms, don't go crazy and spend a lot of money on them because chances are strangers will be using the contents of them.

The Manor is a bit older than most of the reception venues in the area but what you get for your money is well worth it. Love, love, loved our wedding in the Imperial Room at The Manor!
The Manor was a beautiful, beautiful venue for our wedding. We loved the food, the grounds, the staff everything was Read more...
The Manor was a beautiful, beautiful venue for our wedding. We loved the food, the grounds, the staff everything was wonderful. Our contact manager was Rolf, there are not enough nice things that I can say about him. He was unbelievable from start to finish.

Our only complaint, very small complaint is that you share a bathroom with other weddings. The bathroom is very large and beautiful with vanity mirrors and decorated beautifully. With that said I had two guest baskets that I spent a lot of money on in the bathrooms that were destroyed by another wedding being held in the downstairs room. The other wedding's guests stole everything out of the baskets made a mess of the sign that we had there, even took the frame that held the cute poem. So if you plan on putting a guest basket in your bathrooms, don't go crazy and spend a lot of money on them because chances are strangers will be using the contents of them.

The Manor is a bit older than most of the reception venues in the area but what you get for your money is well worth it. Love, love, loved our wedding in the Imperial Room at The Manor! Read less
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LarissaAnn
Wedding:
3/28/2009
4.6/5.0
We had both our ceremony and reception at The Manor. It's a beautiful location, and we had a great experience dealing with Rolf Shick, our coordinator.

When we finalized our menu, we found that they added things for us - we were given an extra chafing dish for a hot item at the cocktail hour, and instead of one seasonal fish choice besides the standard salmon, we had FIVE. And they were willing to play with the preparation too, so instead of something basic, our fish choice was macadamia-encrusted red snapper. When I wanted a last minute change, they were fine with making it pistachio-encrusted red snapper instead.

The on-site pastry chef provides the cake as part of the package, and they've got a book of designs from which to choose. I didn't like any of those, and they all required toppers, which I don't want to do. So instead the pastry chef did a cake to my specs, based on photos I brought in. It was to be hazelnut with fresh raspberries folded into the chocolate mousse filling, and covered in plain white buttercream. Again, at the 11th hour I asked for a change - to make the middle tier chocolate cake rather than hazelnut. And again they worked with me and made the change.

The food at both the cocktail hour and dinner were wonderful, as were the desserts. I'd just gush if I started talking about it.

The only negatives: I didn't try the oysters, but Eric said the ones at our cocktail hour were NOT the same ones as the oysters we had at dinner during the "trial." They were still good, don't get me wrong, but not quite *as* good.

The cake was gorgeous, exactly what I wanted and absolutely beautiful. But while the trio of desserts we got were phenomenal, the cake was not quite up to the same standard. It was kind of what you'd expect when you go to a wedding; a little dry, and kind of "eh."

I knew that with a 3/28 wedding in NJ, an outdoor ceremony was really iffy. That's why we picked the Manor; because they've got a very pretty ceremony room indoors too. On the morning of the wedding, I was at home with my hairdresser, getting my hair done, when I got a call from my florist, who was at the venue setting up. I'd told the coordinator that if it was 60-65+ degrees and sunny, we could try for an outdoor ceremony. Well, on this day it was maybe 55, cloudy, and windy. Apparently, they didn't have the ceremony room set up for a ceremony and were pushing the florist to set up outside anyway, so she called me. With some pushing, they let her move everything indoors.

I only had 3 bridesmaids and my mom in the wedding with me. The bridal room they gave me could barely hold us; it was tight with all our stuff. I was very glad I did hair & makeup at home, there'd have been no room.

The Manor does not have a room for the groom and groomsmen. Unfortunately, Eric's groomsmen were taking mass transit out from NYC, and were loathe to come already in their tuxes. To the Manor's credit, they gave them an extra bridal room in which to change (ours was the only day wedding that day). However, the bridal attendant, Isabelle or Isabella, I forget which, was rather INattentive, plus during the wedding went and took all of the groomsmen's personal items, together with Eric's, and unceremoniously dumped it all IN my bridal room on top of all our stuff. Then after the wedding, when everyone wanted to change, she was right outside but started letting the guys walk in on us half-dressed. We chased them out, and had to change in shifts, fishing through the guys' stuff to get to ours.

Note that at the cocktail hour, there are no servers for the chafing dishes. I didn't mind that, but it didn't go unnoticed by guests (and my mother). Also, they tried to stop the butlered hors d'oeuvres 35 minutes into the hour. My mother told me what was going on, and our maitre d', to his credit, did correct that quickly, and send them out with more trays. However, I've heard that many people only got one or two of the passed items, and didn't otherwise see any.

During dinner, our waitress stood by our sweetheart table and was MORE than on top of everything, refilling before we could even breathe. It was great. However, I've heard that the guests' waitstaff were not as attentive, failing to refill drinks and more or less disappearing for periods of time. In addition, the "rolling drink service" promised by the venue did not roll, forcing the guests to get up for their drinks either at the bar in the room or the "rolling bar" that just stayed outside of the main room in the cocktail hour room, very accessible but annoying.

Overall, we had a great time and believe our guests did as well, but there were disappointments in the service in some areas. For people having weddings there in the future, I'd suggest assigning someone to keep an eye out for problems and deal with them as they arise.
We had both our ceremony and reception at The Manor. It's a beautiful location, and we had a great experience dealing with Read more...
We had both our ceremony and reception at The Manor. It's a beautiful location, and we had a great experience dealing with Rolf Shick, our coordinator.

When we finalized our menu, we found that they added things for us - we were given an extra chafing dish for a hot item at the cocktail hour, and instead of one seasonal fish choice besides the standard salmon, we had FIVE. And they were willing to play with the preparation too, so instead of something basic, our fish choice was macadamia-encrusted red snapper. When I wanted a last minute change, they were fine with making it pistachio-encrusted red snapper instead.

The on-site pastry chef provides the cake as part of the package, and they've got a book of designs from which to choose. I didn't like any of those, and they all required toppers, which I don't want to do. So instead the pastry chef did a cake to my specs, based on photos I brought in. It was to be hazelnut with fresh raspberries folded into the chocolate mousse filling, and covered in plain white buttercream. Again, at the 11th hour I asked for a change - to make the middle tier chocolate cake rather than hazelnut. And again they worked with me and made the change.

The food at both the cocktail hour and dinner were wonderful, as were the desserts. I'd just gush if I started talking about it.

The only negatives: I didn't try the oysters, but Eric said the ones at our cocktail hour were NOT the same ones as the oysters we had at dinner during the "trial." They were still good, don't get me wrong, but not quite *as* good.

The cake was gorgeous, exactly what I wanted and absolutely beautiful. But while the trio of desserts we got were phenomenal, the cake was not quite up to the same standard. It was kind of what you'd expect when you go to a wedding; a little dry, and kind of "eh."

I knew that with a 3/28 wedding in NJ, an outdoor ceremony was really iffy. That's why we picked the Manor; because they've got a very pretty ceremony room indoors too. On the morning of the wedding, I was at home with my hairdresser, getting my hair done, when I got a call from my florist, who was at the venue setting up. I'd told the coordinator that if it was 60-65+ degrees and sunny, we could try for an outdoor ceremony. Well, on this day it was maybe 55, cloudy, and windy. Apparently, they didn't have the ceremony room set up for a ceremony and were pushing the florist to set up outside anyway, so she called me. With some pushing, they let her move everything indoors.

I only had 3 bridesmaids and my mom in the wedding with me. The bridal room they gave me could barely hold us; it was tight with all our stuff. I was very glad I did hair & makeup at home, there'd have been no room.

The Manor does not have a room for the groom and groomsmen. Unfortunately, Eric's groomsmen were taking mass transit out from NYC, and were loathe to come already in their tuxes. To the Manor's credit, they gave them an extra bridal room in which to change (ours was the only day wedding that day). However, the bridal attendant, Isabelle or Isabella, I forget which, was rather INattentive, plus during the wedding went and took all of the groomsmen's personal items, together with Eric's, and unceremoniously dumped it all IN my bridal room on top of all our stuff. Then after the wedding, when everyone wanted to change, she was right outside but started letting the guys walk in on us half-dressed. We chased them out, and had to change in shifts, fishing through the guys' stuff to get to ours.

Note that at the cocktail hour, there are no servers for the chafing dishes. I didn't mind that, but it didn't go unnoticed by guests (and my mother). Also, they tried to stop the butlered hors d'oeuvres 35 minutes into the hour. My mother told me what was going on, and our maitre d', to his credit, did correct that quickly, and send them out with more trays. However, I've heard that many people only got one or two of the passed items, and didn't otherwise see any.

During dinner, our waitress stood by our sweetheart table and was MORE than on top of everything, refilling before we could even breathe. It was great. However, I've heard that the guests' waitstaff were not as attentive, failing to refill drinks and more or less disappearing for periods of time. In addition, the "rolling drink service" promised by the venue did not roll, forcing the guests to get up for their drinks either at the bar in the room or the "rolling bar" that just stayed outside of the main room in the cocktail hour room, very accessible but annoying.

Overall, we had a great time and believe our guests did as well, but there were disappointments in the service in some areas. For people having weddings there in the future, I'd suggest assigning someone to keep an eye out for problems and deal with them as they arise. Read less
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happilymarried08
Wedding:
8/7/2011
4.5/5.0
THe manor was gorgeous! So happy we picked it. QUALITY OF FOOD IS AMAZING! we didnt have a trial for food- just the buffet - so i wasn't really sure what it'll be like the day of...DAY OF IT WAS SOOOOOOOO GOOD. 10000x. People everywhere kept telling my parents how high class it was!
THe manor was gorgeous! So happy we picked it. QUALITY OF FOOD IS AMAZING! we didnt have a trial for food- just the buffet Read more...
THe manor was gorgeous! So happy we picked it. QUALITY OF FOOD IS AMAZING! we didnt have a trial for food- just the buffet - so i wasn't really sure what it'll be like the day of...DAY OF IT WAS SOOOOOOOO GOOD. 10000x. People everywhere kept telling my parents how high class it was! Read less
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Jillian
Wedding:
7/27/2007
4.5/5.0
The Manor did a great job......there were just a few things that I would tell you to double check. Even though I filled out a 100 papers with my name on it they spelled my name wrong on the door to my recieption hall....do make sure they have it right. Also if you get the bridal suite (which we never use) try and use it. The woman who was in charge of the sweat was up my mothers butt the entier day asking when we were coming down.
The Manor did a great job......there were just a few things that I would tell you to double check. Even though I filled Read more...
The Manor did a great job......there were just a few things that I would tell you to double check. Even though I filled out a 100 papers with my name on it they spelled my name wrong on the door to my recieption hall....do make sure they have it right. Also if you get the bridal suite (which we never use) try and use it. The woman who was in charge of the sweat was up my mothers butt the entier day asking when we were coming down. Read less
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disneylauren
Wedding:
4/3/2004
4.5/5.0
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
4.3/5.0
This is a beautiful location.....more outside than in. However, they made it beautiful in spite of the weather. However, the food was AWESOME!!!! They could have kept it at the cocktail hour all night! The steak was delicious and tender and everything was gorgeous. The people were professional, courteous, flexible and ver pleasant to work with. The young lady assigned to me never left my side. They also did my cake which was phenomenal. They had all the bling bling initials on top with the tiffany blue ribbons on each layer with the crystals lining it. On top of that, the cake was good so what more could you ask for!
This is a beautiful location.....more outside than in. However, they made it beautiful in spite of the weather. However, Read more...
This is a beautiful location.....more outside than in. However, they made it beautiful in spite of the weather. However, the food was AWESOME!!!! They could have kept it at the cocktail hour all night! The steak was delicious and tender and everything was gorgeous. The people were professional, courteous, flexible and ver pleasant to work with. The young lady assigned to me never left my side. They also did my cake which was phenomenal. They had all the bling bling initials on top with the tiffany blue ribbons on each layer with the crystals lining it. On top of that, the cake was good so what more could you ask for! Read less
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JamieBier
Wedding:
6/23/2007
4.1/5.0
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Jennifer
Wedding:
5/27/2007
4.1/5.0
The staff at the Manor went out of their way to make sure my wedding day was perfect. From the food to the ambiance, everything was perfect.
The staff at the Manor went out of their way to make sure my wedding day was perfect. From the food to the ambiance, Read more...
The staff at the Manor went out of their way to make sure my wedding day was perfect. From the food to the ambiance, everything was perfect. Read less
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db_lucky
Wedding:
8/29/2009
3.9/5.0
During the planning process, I had some trouble getting in contact with the dining manager. I would write an e-mail, but not get any response. However, as the wedding date got closer (two months to go), his responsiveness improved a lot.
There was also some confusion in the communication. I had been told by at least two different managers that the Manor did not have a white projector screen on the premises. So for the wedding, I bought a tripod projector screen to use for the photo slideshow...but lo and behold, there was a white screen already in our dining room on the wedding day.

On the day of the event, the food was absolutely amazing (cocktail hour, dinner, dessert). I did not visit the cocktail hour for very long, but many guests told us the food was great. My husband and I got to sample all three dinner entrees, and all were delicious. The only mediocre part was taste of the wedding cake itself. The appearance of the cake was as expected, as I had chosen of of their models out of the cake photo binder.

The ceremony garden site was so lovely and magical, with its greenery-entwined arches. I must give kudos to the staff for allowing us to keep the ceremony outdoors, although it had rained hard the night before and was forecast for more rain throughout the day. They wiped the chairs and positioned them in the least soggy parts of the lawn.
During the planning process, I had some trouble getting in contact with the dining manager. I would write an e-mail, but Read more...
During the planning process, I had some trouble getting in contact with the dining manager. I would write an e-mail, but not get any response. However, as the wedding date got closer (two months to go), his responsiveness improved a lot.
There was also some confusion in the communication. I had been told by at least two different managers that the Manor did not have a white projector screen on the premises. So for the wedding, I bought a tripod projector screen to use for the photo slideshow...but lo and behold, there was a white screen already in our dining room on the wedding day.

On the day of the event, the food was absolutely amazing (cocktail hour, dinner, dessert). I did not visit the cocktail hour for very long, but many guests told us the food was great. My husband and I got to sample all three dinner entrees, and all were delicious. The only mediocre part was taste of the wedding cake itself. The appearance of the cake was as expected, as I had chosen of of their models out of the cake photo binder.

The ceremony garden site was so lovely and magical, with its greenery-entwined arches. I must give kudos to the staff for allowing us to keep the ceremony outdoors, although it had rained hard the night before and was forecast for more rain throughout the day. They wiped the chairs and positioned them in the least soggy parts of the lawn. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
3.8/5.0
The Manor provided excellent food, however the service of Metro'D and bridal attendant is poor. We had an afternoon wedding, and we were promised to use a room for tea ceremony in the morning at 10:30. But when we arrived, Metro'D and bridal attendant had no clues at all! In addition, we were doing different programs from traditional wedding, but the metro'D kept asking us questions that obviously showed that he had no ideas what was going on, and that he was poorly communicating with the DJ.
The bridal attendant did not quickly respond when the food in the bridal suite was gone. I am a vegetarian, but she gave me lots of meat that I cannot eat. And I had to request again to bring the food that I want. Please be aware of those people in your wedding. Make sure they do read your contract in advance!
The Manor provided excellent food, however the service of Metro'D and bridal attendant is poor. We had an afternoon Read more...
The Manor provided excellent food, however the service of Metro'D and bridal attendant is poor. We had an afternoon wedding, and we were promised to use a room for tea ceremony in the morning at 10:30. But when we arrived, Metro'D and bridal attendant had no clues at all! In addition, we were doing different programs from traditional wedding, but the metro'D kept asking us questions that obviously showed that he had no ideas what was going on, and that he was poorly communicating with the DJ.
The bridal attendant did not quickly respond when the food in the bridal suite was gone. I am a vegetarian, but she gave me lots of meat that I cannot eat. And I had to request again to bring the food that I want. Please be aware of those people in your wedding. Make sure they do read your contract in advance! Read less
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bearbride
Wedding:
8/2/2008
3.8/5.0
I had both my ceremony and reception at The Manor. They have a beautiful outdoor ceremony area with manicured grounds and a cobblestone aisle. When you get married at The Manor, the staff really take care of you. For the majority of the time I was engaged, we had a specific banquet manager who fielded all our questions and took all our information (Preston). For the ceremony, we had a separate person (Patrick was fantastic) who oversaw every detail to make sure everyone was kept on point. Patrick also coordinated my Rehearsal, and everyone just lined up like ducks for him. Then for the reception, we had an incredibly attentive Maitre'D who made sure we ate, and did things on schedule.

One thing about working with The Manor is that I never felt like they were salesmen. When we were shopping for other venues, some of the places really were nickel-and-dimeing us.. cake cutting fees, linen and silverware fees, an extra $500 to have your wedding during night rather than day, etc. The Manor is very simple.. they have their little system all set up. So somethings you could not really negotiate on (for instance, if you wanted to get married outside, there is only one place to do it), but if you wanted an indoors wedding - no problem. If you want rose petals, candles, sparklers, no problem. They don't charge you for cleanup fees.

Although they are a kind of "wedding factory" where they have weddings every day, several times a day, they still are professional enough to make YOU feel like YOU'RE the only one getting married. I arrived several hours before the ceremony was to start and they set me up in a cute bridal suite with my own bridal attendant who kept us watered and fed. Patrick checked on us several times as well.. and every time I saw Preston in the hallway he gave me a big smile and he looked genuinely happy for me.

The food - this is what sold my parents on this place. It's famous for its food. You know how most weddings have really mediocre food, served room temperature? If you went to any wedding held at The Manor and you went away hungry, that was YOUR fault, not theirs. Too bad I missed it, but apparently the cocktail hour was unbelievable. I feel so sad thinking that I missed out on the paella! Our guests cleaned them out of the cocktail hour food.. which filled everyone up so they barely touched their entrees! They also baked our cake, which was beautiful.. but sorta cardboard tasting. But who cares.. because the other dessert was delicious!

The downsides:
The price. I know that the rates aren't that crazy high compared to Pleasantdale Chateau but still.. it really added up. The ceremony cost $12 per chair.

The food tasting. They don't offer food tastings - they just give you a gift coin to use to their restaurant. They don't give you a sampling of what is on your specific wedding menu, but they say if you go to their restaurant then you can get "an idea" of what the food will be like. We brought my sister and my mother and even with the gift coin it ended up costing over $250.

The "vegetarian" offering. I have a Kosher Jewish friend who could not get the chicken, fish or beef option. Apparently it was HORRIBLE.

The whole "wedding factory" thing. During our ceremony, the couple who got married earlier that day had gotten rained out of their outside wedding, so the entire time they were taking photos like 30 yards away. You also will have several brides and grooms running into each other in the hallway.. which doesn't exactly make you feel super special.
The "top shelf liquor". Unfortunately when we booked, we didn't realize that the top shelf meant you had Ketel One Vodka, not Grey Goose; Johnny Walker Red instead of Black; no Chivas, etc. You COULD upgrade your bar package to the extremely high shelf to include those options but it was very pricey. My dad's drink of choice is Johnny Black. We could not bring in our own bottles, so we had to buy bottles from them at double the price for about $90 per .75 liter.

The top tier of the wedding cake - I thought it was a pretty well known American tradition that the bride and groom keeps the top tier of the cake to eat on their first anniversary. But instead they sliced it and served it to our guests.

The rigidness of the staff. When my mother and my sister stopped by to drop off the first payment, they had to wait for a manager. So my mom thought it would be nice to show my sister which room we picked - but one staff saw them going in and yelled at them. My mom and sister weren't going to touch anything and there was no event going on at the time, so they thought it would be okay to take a two minute peek at the room. We received similar treatment several other times during future visits. I suppose it's to make sure there's no vandalism and that there is always an escort, but still, we all felt like that was extremely rude.

Bridal suite was sort of tiny with a single stand to hold up all the dresses. Since the two mothers, all my bridesmaids and myself were in that room, the wedding dress got folded and the whole stand was weighed down with all the dresses. There was no full length mirror, just a half mirror on the wall that cut you off at the waist. Also there was not really a lot of room on the tables to hold the flowers, champagne flutes, purses, etc.. we had to use the floor.
I had both my ceremony and reception at The Manor. They have a beautiful outdoor ceremony area with manicured grounds and Read more...
I had both my ceremony and reception at The Manor. They have a beautiful outdoor ceremony area with manicured grounds and a cobblestone aisle. When you get married at The Manor, the staff really take care of you. For the majority of the time I was engaged, we had a specific banquet manager who fielded all our questions and took all our information (Preston). For the ceremony, we had a separate person (Patrick was fantastic) who oversaw every detail to make sure everyone was kept on point. Patrick also coordinated my Rehearsal, and everyone just lined up like ducks for him. Then for the reception, we had an incredibly attentive Maitre'D who made sure we ate, and did things on schedule.

One thing about working with The Manor is that I never felt like they were salesmen. When we were shopping for other venues, some of the places really were nickel-and-dimeing us.. cake cutting fees, linen and silverware fees, an extra $500 to have your wedding during night rather than day, etc. The Manor is very simple.. they have their little system all set up. So somethings you could not really negotiate on (for instance, if you wanted to get married outside, there is only one place to do it), but if you wanted an indoors wedding - no problem. If you want rose petals, candles, sparklers, no problem. They don't charge you for cleanup fees.

Although they are a kind of "wedding factory" where they have weddings every day, several times a day, they still are professional enough to make YOU feel like YOU'RE the only one getting married. I arrived several hours before the ceremony was to start and they set me up in a cute bridal suite with my own bridal attendant who kept us watered and fed. Patrick checked on us several times as well.. and every time I saw Preston in the hallway he gave me a big smile and he looked genuinely happy for me.

The food - this is what sold my parents on this place. It's famous for its food. You know how most weddings have really mediocre food, served room temperature? If you went to any wedding held at The Manor and you went away hungry, that was YOUR fault, not theirs. Too bad I missed it, but apparently the cocktail hour was unbelievable. I feel so sad thinking that I missed out on the paella! Our guests cleaned them out of the cocktail hour food.. which filled everyone up so they barely touched their entrees! They also baked our cake, which was beautiful.. but sorta cardboard tasting. But who cares.. because the other dessert was delicious!

The downsides:
The price. I know that the rates aren't that crazy high compared to Pleasantdale Chateau but still.. it really added up. The ceremony cost $12 per chair.

The food tasting. They don't offer food tastings - they just give you a gift coin to use to their restaurant. They don't give you a sampling of what is on your specific wedding menu, but they say if you go to their restaurant then you can get "an idea" of what the food will be like. We brought my sister and my mother and even with the gift coin it ended up costing over $250.

The "vegetarian" offering. I have a Kosher Jewish friend who could not get the chicken, fish or beef option. Apparently it was HORRIBLE.

The whole "wedding factory" thing. During our ceremony, the couple who got married earlier that day had gotten rained out of their outside wedding, so the entire time they were taking photos like 30 yards away. You also will have several brides and grooms running into each other in the hallway.. which doesn't exactly make you feel super special.
The "top shelf liquor". Unfortunately when we booked, we didn't realize that the top shelf meant you had Ketel One Vodka, not Grey Goose; Johnny Walker Red instead of Black; no Chivas, etc. You COULD upgrade your bar package to the extremely high shelf to include those options but it was very pricey. My dad's drink of choice is Johnny Black. We could not bring in our own bottles, so we had to buy bottles from them at double the price for about $90 per .75 liter.

The top tier of the wedding cake - I thought it was a pretty well known American tradition that the bride and groom keeps the top tier of the cake to eat on their first anniversary. But instead they sliced it and served it to our guests.

The rigidness of the staff. When my mother and my sister stopped by to drop off the first payment, they had to wait for a manager. So my mom thought it would be nice to show my sister which room we picked - but one staff saw them going in and yelled at them. My mom and sister weren't going to touch anything and there was no event going on at the time, so they thought it would be okay to take a two minute peek at the room. We received similar treatment several other times during future visits. I suppose it's to make sure there's no vandalism and that there is always an escort, but still, we all felt like that was extremely rude.

Bridal suite was sort of tiny with a single stand to hold up all the dresses. Since the two mothers, all my bridesmaids and myself were in that room, the wedding dress got folded and the whole stand was weighed down with all the dresses. There was no full length mirror, just a half mirror on the wall that cut you off at the waist. Also there was not really a lot of room on the tables to hold the flowers, champagne flutes, purses, etc.. we had to use the floor. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, Wedding Venue
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Lucy99
Wedding:
8/1/2008
3.6/5.0
They were great! Its a beautiful venue for a wedding!
They were great! Its a beautiful venue for a wedding!
They were great! Its a beautiful venue for a wedding! Read less
Services Used: Catering
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Gordanab
Wedding:
10/16/2010
3.4/5.0
We worked with The Manor for almost a year in preparation for our big day. The first thing I asked of them when we were evaluating venues is whether they could accomodate table service for drinks. They said that they could but strangely enough the entire day of my wedding my glass was empty.

They are a good venue and everyone raved to us about the food and seemed to have a great time but I am very disappointed in their lack of attention to detail. I am not sure why we met so many times and discussed things over and over again throughout the year only to have them forgotten. I feel like I wasted a lot of time thinking through those details that were so important to me.

I did not meet the maitre d until the morning of the wedding. We had a communication problem from the first moment. I found him difficult to track down and didn't get the feeling he had everything under control. One of our table numbers burned from one of our candles and an entire table of people didn't know where to sit. He didn't tell me about this or handle it effectively.

He was supposed to set up two side tables to honor our dead relatives and this was not done according to the pictures I sent but very half assed.

We wanted a special cake and fought with the baker to have him do this- we kept asking him what kind of cake he could do that wasn't the traditional white and he could not answer. The cake itself was lopsided and looked like he didn't put any care into it. He also didn't follow our directions.

The list of things goes on and on. It wasn't a bad experience for our guests at all and it's a great venue if you want a run of the mill generic wedding but if you want any level of detail they can't handle it. If we had to do it over again we would pick a different venue.
We worked with The Manor for almost a year in preparation for our big day. The first thing I asked of them when we were Read more...
We worked with The Manor for almost a year in preparation for our big day. The first thing I asked of them when we were evaluating venues is whether they could accomodate table service for drinks. They said that they could but strangely enough the entire day of my wedding my glass was empty.

They are a good venue and everyone raved to us about the food and seemed to have a great time but I am very disappointed in their lack of attention to detail. I am not sure why we met so many times and discussed things over and over again throughout the year only to have them forgotten. I feel like I wasted a lot of time thinking through those details that were so important to me.

I did not meet the maitre d until the morning of the wedding. We had a communication problem from the first moment. I found him difficult to track down and didn't get the feeling he had everything under control. One of our table numbers burned from one of our candles and an entire table of people didn't know where to sit. He didn't tell me about this or handle it effectively.

He was supposed to set up two side tables to honor our dead relatives and this was not done according to the pictures I sent but very half assed.

We wanted a special cake and fought with the baker to have him do this- we kept asking him what kind of cake he could do that wasn't the traditional white and he could not answer. The cake itself was lopsided and looked like he didn't put any care into it. He also didn't follow our directions.

The list of things goes on and on. It wasn't a bad experience for our guests at all and it's a great venue if you want a run of the mill generic wedding but if you want any level of detail they can't handle it. If we had to do it over again we would pick a different venue. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Cake, Catering, Wedding Venue
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Anonymous
Wedding:
2+ years ago
3.2/5.0
The Manor was a beautiful venue for our October wedding. Our main contact was Rolf, who was absolutely amazing - he was unbelievable from start to finish. We loved the food, the grounds, and our reception room, but there were definitely a few issues.

We worked with The Manor for about a year in advance of our big day. The first thing I asked of them when we were evaluating venues is whether they could accommodate table service for drinks and they said that they could. The "rolling bar service" was nonexistent, and while guests had no complaints about walking over to the main bar, it is worth noting that after the toast my glass was empty for the remainder of the night. They are a good venue and everyone raved to us about the food and seemed to have a great time but I am very disappointed in their lack of attention to detail.
The Manor was a beautiful venue for our October wedding. Our main contact was Rolf, who was absolutely amazing - he was Read more...
The Manor was a beautiful venue for our October wedding. Our main contact was Rolf, who was absolutely amazing - he was unbelievable from start to finish. We loved the food, the grounds, and our reception room, but there were definitely a few issues.

We worked with The Manor for about a year in advance of our big day. The first thing I asked of them when we were evaluating venues is whether they could accommodate table service for drinks and they said that they could. The "rolling bar service" was nonexistent, and while guests had no complaints about walking over to the main bar, it is worth noting that after the toast my glass was empty for the remainder of the night. They are a good venue and everyone raved to us about the food and seemed to have a great time but I am very disappointed in their lack of attention to detail. Read less
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
2.8/5.0
My husband and I had our reception at the Manor and we had a beautiful wedding and things were almost perfect, however I was extremely disappointed with the service. Our wedding coordinator( Rolph) seemed too busy to really get to know us or even remember us whenever we had to meet with him. (He didn't even come say "hello" or "congratulations" when he saw us on the day of the wedding). The Manor is clearly a Wedding Machine and you definitely get that vibe from the staff. I had the party in the smaller of the two rooms upstairs and was assured that although they have multiple weddings, I would never run into another bride because the grounds are so big. That is entirely incorrect. My wedding party and I had to wait for another bride and her party to finish taking photos on the grounds, which really wasn't that big of a deal, it just doesn't make you feel special that day.
The cocktail hour and dinner were amazing. Food and drinks were perfect and my guests were really pleased. That being said, the Matrie'd never even introduced himself to us until the dinner was being served at the wedding, which in my opinion is APPALLING. We didn't have any assistance with photos or anyone making us plates or getting us drinks throughout any part of the night. We sort of fended for ourselves, for the most part. To be fair, the Matrie'd was extremely nice and pleasant, when he was there. The worst part was after the bridal party took the photos outside and came into the bridal suite for a respite before attending the cocktail hour, they only provided one plate of terrible snacks, a bottle of crummy champagne, some Budweiser bottles. When my bridal party requested mixed drinks, the staff never returned to assist them, or even check in on them. They had to go to the upstairs bar and PAY OUT OF POCKET for drinks, because the cocktail hour wasn't set up yet. I find that incredibly embarrassing and ridiculous, considering the amount of money that we paid to have the reception there.
My husband and I had our reception at the Manor and we had a beautiful wedding and things were almost perfect, however I Read more...
My husband and I had our reception at the Manor and we had a beautiful wedding and things were almost perfect, however I was extremely disappointed with the service. Our wedding coordinator( Rolph) seemed too busy to really get to know us or even remember us whenever we had to meet with him. (He didn't even come say "hello" or "congratulations" when he saw us on the day of the wedding). The Manor is clearly a Wedding Machine and you definitely get that vibe from the staff. I had the party in the smaller of the two rooms upstairs and was assured that although they have multiple weddings, I would never run into another bride because the grounds are so big. That is entirely incorrect. My wedding party and I had to wait for another bride and her party to finish taking photos on the grounds, which really wasn't that big of a deal, it just doesn't make you feel special that day.
The cocktail hour and dinner were amazing. Food and drinks were perfect and my guests were really pleased. That being said, the Matrie'd never even introduced himself to us until the dinner was being served at the wedding, which in my opinion is APPALLING. We didn't have any assistance with photos or anyone making us plates or getting us drinks throughout any part of the night. We sort of fended for ourselves, for the most part. To be fair, the Matrie'd was extremely nice and pleasant, when he was there. The worst part was after the bridal party took the photos outside and came into the bridal suite for a respite before attending the cocktail hour, they only provided one plate of terrible snacks, a bottle of crummy champagne, some Budweiser bottles. When my bridal party requested mixed drinks, the staff never returned to assist them, or even check in on them. They had to go to the upstairs bar and PAY OUT OF POCKET for drinks, because the cocktail hour wasn't set up yet. I find that incredibly embarrassing and ridiculous, considering the amount of money that we paid to have the reception there. Read less
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