The Manor House
Voted by The Houston Business Journal as Best Place for Power Lunch, The Manor House proves that there's no better place to do business than on the Bayou.
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It was our first time dining there and everything was outstanding. I love the ambiance. We had a table where we could enjoy the beauty of the spring season with the azaleas blooming and the trees and grass showing that bright green. The entire staff was attentive and the food was delicious.
Excellent service, fabulous food!!
Lovely, gracious setting, delicious food , excellent service and quiet.
Favorite lunch place anywhere in Houston. Food is always excellent with service to match. Exquisite surroundings with a very quiet atmosphere that allows for business conversations or private and personal conversations with friends. I always get the pecan crusted trout which has never disappointed. William was our server and was right at our table when needed before we even realized we needed anything. First class place with first class professional staff. I hesitate writing this review because it is always nice to have your own private gem that provides the finer points that places well traveled rarely do.
Incredible food and great service in a very nice setting. It was a special lunch....
Not as good as in the past. The broth with the mussels was so salty I couldn’t eat it. The bacon in the shrimp remoulade overshadowed the shrimp. The service was inattentive.
Love the ambiance at The Manor. The food was delicious but the portions were small for the price. I will definitely return for a dinner to really test the menu.
I took a dear friend there for a birthday lunch. It was the perfect place, the food was delicious, and the service was excellent.
Excellent food and ambience. William, our waiter was responsive, had good recommendations and was funny. We were not rushed even though the restaurant closed after our lunch. Great experience!
Just an etiquette course for my grandsons. The staff and kitchen went out of their way. Lovely luncheon.
Be sure and get the shrimp remoulade and the pecan crusted trout. Great atmosphere and good service. Ate in the dining room which was perfect!
As always it was exceptional!!!
The ambiance at the Manor House is a throwback to the style and elegance of the mid 20th Century. We appreciate the table cloths, quiet yet attentive service and wonderful, authentic East Texas Cuisine. Our dining experiences have been consistent, although the nice wine list is seldom up to date. If you are looking for a special dining experience in a quiet spot with a warm lounge and dining room, this is the best in the area.
William was our server. His attention to detail and overall attentiveness was impeccable.
The only wish was for the steak to have had a crisp exterior.
Lovely place, beautiful location. Lots of natural light and loved seeing the surrounding greenery outside the windows. The food was delicious and service attentive. I wished I could have sat in front of the fire and enjoyed a hot chocolate or toddy the rest of the afternoon! .
What a delightful place for lunch! Beautiful spot with large windows looking out on the peaceful grounds of the Houstonian. The menu was had many choices that all sounded delicious. Will definitely go back to try some of them. Ordered salads that were excellent. William is the consummate well informed waiter with many suggestions and a delightful demeanor. An excellent place for a quiet leisurely lunch with great food.
Lovely, elegant restaurant, perfect for a quiet lunch. We appreciated William’s excellent suggestions and refined, charming service.
William is the epitome of the capabilities and experience an individual at the top of their profession must possess. His skill-sets would be invaluable for any 1-5 or Michelin star rated dining experience. The Manor House is fortunate to have him under their umbrella.
Just loved it. Beautiful ambience and great service. Food very good! Thanks
It was a pleasure to have lunch in a quiet place! William was very helpful waiter. The fish was a dream! Excelent!
Perfect spot for a lunch meeting. The food and service was impeccable.
Tried Manor House for 1st time for a business lunch. Is convenient to Galleria area. Is now my absolute favorite lunch destination. Very quiet to conduct conversation without distractions. View was beautiful. Decor was impeccable. Tried the Pecan crusted Trout and was best tasting and unique preparation of trout I have ever had. William was the person who took care of us and made it a marvelous experience. Very professional, attentive, and friendly. Explained each entree and accompaniments in detail to allow us to choose the best for our tastes. The entire staff was friendly, inviting, and honestly interested in your needs and enjoyment. Cannot say enough about my first experience at Manor House. I will return soon and often.
I would go back!
HRW menu was great! Both the Heirloom tomato and the peach salad were great! The trout were wonderful, especially the sauce. Good service. Beautiful setting. Love the experience!
Great ambiance with history ans menu. Service was excellent and the experience created a memory.
Great atmosphere. Beautiful grounds. Tea room-ish old flare from ladies wearing gloves & hats.
Kayla, Giovonni, Julio, Jacob and his colleague, as well as, other staff, were friendly, patient and knowledgeable . My junior colleague stated, "I will bring a date here". I really enjoyed the portion sizes. I do NOT like wasting food. I also like the exclusiveness and ambiance. I will soon return.
We haven’t been here in a while, beautiful ambiance, food and service impeccable. I had smoked pork loin for main entree and my husband had pecan crusted trout, both dishes were super delicious. Our server Giovanni was very friendly and knowledgeable. Will definitely be back soon.
Excellent well served food by professional staff.
We had trout as main course. Compared with other restaurant of big hotels, the food was outstanding. And overall experience was wonderful!
Lovely room and ambiance. Outstanding staff. Great food. A little load.
Food was delicious but boy was the service so incredibly slow considering it was a pretty slow day in the restaurant.
Two of us went for HRW. The peach salad was good, but he heirloom tomato salad was wonderful! We both love the trout almandine. It’s the best version we’ve had amongst some of the well know creole kitchens in Houston. We added a dessert to share - the mango key lime pie was divine!!! Service was impeccable, as was expected of a restaurant of this caliber. Great lunch!!!
The food is outstanding. The service is impeccable. The ambiance reminds me of old Houston dining; elegant yet comfortable. I live the Manor House. I wish they were still open for dinner.
A delicious meal in a gracious atmosphere . We will definitely return.
My fiancé and I visited the Manor House, we are considering it for a wedding venue. It exceeded any expectations we may have had in comparing it to other venues of the same historical stature and price range. We throughly enjoyed the service, the food and the ambiance. We will be booking our wedding at this venue and would highly recommend it; not only on the pleasant experience but what is included with the wedding packages. Our contact, Joan McNight was easy and wonderful to work with and we look forward to working with her while we plan our wedding.
The restaurant was lovely, the food delicious! They were very accommodating and even gave me dessert to celebrate my birthday. It was perfect.
My first time but my mother is a regular - after Friday I can see why. Outstanding meal.