TOM PARKER BOWLES: It's still a Manoir for all seasons... even on the greyest of days Le Manoir shines eternally bright

Le Manoir has little time for the cool and cutting edge, and the decor seems not so much timeless as eternally comfortable. If you’re looking for minimalist chic, jog on. At its heart is Raymond Blanc, its boss, the soul, and the greatest of chefs.