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Freshest Ingredients, Gracious Service— Dining at Highlawn

Highlawn Pavilion's acclaimed cuisine, diverse wine program, sophisticated service, and incomparable ambiance set the stage for an unmistakably unique culinary adventure.

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Your Storybook Wedding Begins at Highlawn Pavilion

With expansive park surroundings, a dedicated outdoor ceremony area and distinctive, historic ambiance, weddings and receptions at Highlawn Pavilion create magical moments and lasting memories.

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Corporate Events— Where Business Meets Pleasure

Whether you’re hosting potential clients, celebrating a new account, honoring a retiring colleague, or demonstrating a new product, we are dedicated to providing the best in service and cuisine.

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We Make Every Special Event Memorable

Whether it's a small private dinner or large group function, every aspect of Highlawn Pavilion creates a genuine sense of sophisticated elegance and lends itself to memorable moments.

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Welcome to Highlawn Pavilion – A Truly Unique Dining Experience

At the crest of the over 400 acres of park and nature preserve that is Eagle Rock Reservation sits the historic Highlawn Pavilion. Saved from ruin and restored to elegant splendor, this restaurant and special event venue offers sweeping panoramic views of the New York City skyline and the surrounding landscape in-between.

The impressive grand vistas are matched only by Highlawn Pavilion’s unique brand of “American Fare with European Flair.” The acclaimed cuisine, carefully-curated wine list, sophisticated service, and incomparable ambiance set the stage for an unmistakably unique culinary adventure.

Join us for lunch or dinner and experience Highlawn Pavilion for yourself.

Distinctive Weddings and Special Events

In addition to fine dining, Highlawn Pavilion is also recognized as one of New Jersey’s top wedding venues, an elite bar mitzvah and bat mitzvah venue, and a spectacular setting for milestone anniversary parties, birthday celebrations, corporate events, and a host of other private parties.

With the expansive park surroundings, a dedicated outdoor ceremony area with the skyline as a backdrop, and its striking ambiance, weddings and receptions at Highlawn Pavilion are truly distinctive. At every turn, you’ll find exquisite details setting the scene for your special event. From the dramatic arches of the authentic Florentine-style architecture to exquisite antiques throughout, Highlawn Pavilion lends just the right touch of elegance to any celebration.

Also an ideal meeting facility, corporate events impress and private social events leave lasting memories when Highlawn Pavilion is their setting.

A Tradition of Excellence and Hospitality

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Live Music Every Friday & Saturday

Join us in the bar and Piano Room for live performances by a talented lineup of musicians. No cover charge.

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Give The Perfect Gift

The Highlawn Pavilion Gift Card is the perfect gift for friends, family members, neighbors and coworkers. To order the gift of fine dining, call 973-731-3463 or click here to learn more.

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Events Venue

Tips and Trends for Awards Dinner

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017 | Filed under: Awards Ceremony, Events Venue | author: By Keith Sly,    

Awards DinnerFor most corporate companies, small businesses, or nonprofit organizations, awards dinners best help celebrate the success of an employee, industry, or company. This type of celebration dinner honors exemplary achievements by showing appreciation for a unique individual or group. The dedicated event planners at The Manor proudly share tips and trends necessary for planning a proper awards dinner. From hosting the awards dinner at a stunning venue to a full itinerary to entertain attendees, these tips will ensure both an impressive and memorable event. Read more…

2017 Retirement Party Planning Trends

Wednesday, June 7th, 2017 | Filed under: Events Venue, Party Entertainment, Party Favors, Party Planning, Party Themes, Retirement Party | author: By Keith Sly,    

Retirement PartyPlanning a retirement party is an exciting ordeal that reflects on the honorary guest’s longtime career accomplishments and celebrates their future ventures, in one life milestone. Retirement parties are often either hosted by the family or planned by the longtime company of the retiree. Event planners at The Manor have compiled the top 2017 retirement party trends and tips to best commemorate your honorary guest both personally and professionally from heartfelt speeches and themes to the guest list. Read more…

2017 Bar and Bat Mitzvahs Party Trends

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017 | Filed under: Bar Mitzvah, Bat Mitzvah, coming of age party, Events Venue, Milestone Events | author: By Keith Sly,    

2017 Bar and Bat Mitzvah Trends
Bar and Bat Mitzvahs remain a commemorative day to celebrate your child among family and friends. When searching for the right party theme to best represent your child, it may seem like there are endless options. From the color scheme to party rentals and cake to favors the event planners at The Manor have experience in planning bar mitzvahs and bat mitzvahs. When it comes to hip entertainment and creative décor elements, our party planners share the latest trends to perfect your child’s mitzvah celebration, yet able to stand out from the rest. Read more…

2017 Corporate Events Trends

Friday, January 6th, 2017 | Filed under: Corporate Events, Events Venue, Party Planning | author: By Keith Sly,    

Corporate TrendsCorporate events connect employees, business partners and prospective clients while greatly impacting business growth in their respected industry. From tradeshows, conferences, and seminars to company milestones, team building events and seasonal parties, a corporate event is how corporations show appreciation for their employee’s, as well as dedication to propel business efforts for their company. The event planners at The Manor have insight to 2017 corporate event trends that will ensure your upcoming event is both professional and impressive. These successful team building and networking trends can work for large Fortune 500 companies down to small and mid-sized businesses alike.
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Graduation Party Trends

Wednesday, May 18th, 2016 | Filed under: Events Venue, Graduation Party, Party Planning | author: By BLG,    

Graduation Party Trends
Graduation season calls for celebrations of your student’s great accomplishments, whether it be a high school graduation, college graduation, finishing medical school, law school or earning an advanced degree. No matter what your student has completed, you can show him or her how proud you are, and how much their education and dedication means to all of their loved ones, with a graduation party in their honor.

To help you plan a graduation party worthy of your child’s accomplishments, we’ve collected the top graduation party trends:
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Engagement Party Trends 2016

Wednesday, January 20th, 2016 | Filed under: Engagement party, Events Venue, wedding planning, Wedding Trends 2016 | author: By BLG,    

Engagement Party Trends 2016Engagement parties have become bigger, more lavish, décor masterpieces – almost like mini-weddings. We’re seeing a return to celebrating in style here at our NJ event venues, with engagement parties rising in popularity once again – as more engagement party hosts wish to host this event out at a top NJ restaurant or award-winning event venue rather than as an at-home party. With larger guest lists for engagement parties, a wish for stylish, scenic settings and top-notch catering (with stellar staff members doing all the work, so that you can enjoy your party!) engagement party hosts are treating the guests of honor and guests to the top engagement party trends fulfilled by the best event venues.

Here are some of the top trends in engagement parties: Read more…

To make an appointment with a banquet manager, please contact us at 973-731-3100.