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The Manor Restaurant Review: Surrounded by gardens with statuary, gazebos and fountains, The Manor has been the background for hundreds of special occasion photographs. The interior is designed to match, with dark wood paneling and glittering crystal chandeliers. Manners are formal, which seems an oddity in casual times, but some things never go out of vogue, and haute cuisine is one. Behind the dining rooms’ elegant doors is a village of chefs, cooks and artisans who bake the bread, make the pastries and create the food. The menu includes Long Island duck breast and leg confit; shelled Maine lobster braised in sweet butter; Châteaubriand prepared tableside. The wine cellar is world class so count on finding the proper vintage. Service at every station is practiced. Desserts are as sophisticated as the rest of the menu, with such sweets as a chocolate tart filled with salted caramel, roasted peanuts and chocolate ganache; a scoop of house-made banana ice cream accompanies. The lobster buffet available Wednesday through Friday is legendary.