Surrounded by greenery and bursting with a range of incredible dining options, this Andalusian oasis of tranquility is the perfect place to enjoy the winter season in style
Whether you’re looking to savour an energetic brunch, test your knowledge at the engaging quiz night, indulge in a tempting afternoon tea, soak up some sun by the pool, or visit MINT market, Al Habtoor Polo Resort is the only choice this February
Dubai, UAE-: The perfect place to get your fix of winter sun, Al Habtoor Polo Resort is a realm of serenity just a stone’s throw from the bustling metropolis of Dubai. Now that the polo season is in full swing, it is your perfect opportunity to enjoy all the action while tucking into delicious bites or tantalising signature drinks at this oasis of lush greenery. Al Habtoor Polo Resort is a calm and peaceful wonderland waiting to be explored with an unrivalled array of sensational dining outlets to match.
Venue: Andalucia – International Restaurant
A picturesque dining experience awaits as you sit around the mosaic fountain in the atrium courtyard, secluded by arabesque inspired mashribya screens. As you descend the sweeping staircase to exquisitely prepared dishes influenced by the shores of the Mediterranean, allow the restaurant team to take care of your every need.
A fabulous adventure awaits as this brunch has been perfectly crafted to add a little bit of flair to your Saturdays! Treat your family and friends with magnificent outdoor terrace seating while you enjoy a delectable buffet of international cuisine – live asado grills, fresh seafood, and cheese boards. Make sure you save room for decadent desserts at a dedicated dessert corner and wash it all down with some tasty signature drinks. Your Saturdays just got cooler as brunchgoers will be entertained by a live DJ and an array of singers whilst kicking back and watching a thrilling game of polo on the lush green polo fields. The Fabulous Brunch runs every Saturday from 2:00pm to 5:30pm with packages starting at AED295 per person.
When: Saturdays from 2:00pm to 5:30pm
Offer: Brunch featuring unlimited food, drinks, and live entertainment
Price: Soft beverage packages for AED295 per person; House beverage package for AED395 per person; Sparkling package for AED495 per person; Bubbly package for AED695 per person
Silver and Gold Cup Prices: Soft beverage package for AED465 per person; House beverage package for AED585 per person; Bubbly package for AED695 per person
Venue: Horse & Hound – British Style Dining
At the Horse & Hound, get ready to enjoy the more modern trappings of gastro excellence or choose to savour your chalice of choice in a garden-inspired terrace with a stunning view of the emerald, green polo fields. Dine on a variety of light bites, salads, and delicious main dishes accompanied by a fantastic selection of house beverages and cocktails. From the terrace guests will also be able to take in a thrilling polo game and watch on as the “Game of Kings” is enacted just a few steps away from them.
The Neighbourhood Pool Tournament
Get into the competitive spirit and dive into excitement every Tuesday with Horse and Hound’s thrilling pool challenge. Just grab 2 pints of hops to join the action and compete for fabulous prizes. The fun begins at 8pm sharp, so don’t miss out on the ultimate Tuesday night showdown.
When: Every Tuesday from 8pm onwards
Offer: Buy 2 pints of hops and take part in the pool tournament to win some fantastic prizes
Musical Chukka Bingo Night
Enjoy some midweek musical antics with Horse & Hound’s Wednesday Musical Chukka Bingo Night, kick starting at 8pm! Join the laughter-filled atmosphere as the talented host, Nicky Ali, guides you through a series of exhilarating live Bingo rounds. With free entry and fantastic prizes worth AED3,500 up for grabs, don’t miss the chance to make your Wednesday nights unforgettable – be there for a guaranteed good time!
When: Every Wednesday from 8pm onwards
Offer: Live musical bingo with amazing prices to be won up to AED3,500
Price: Free entry
The Neighbourhood Big Quiz Night
Test your knowledge at the Horse & Hound’s engaging Thursday night quiz, hosted by Jono & Rich from Dubai 92. Free to enter and featuring a myriad of categories including sports, arts, culture, films, and everything in between, this is the perfect opportunity to secure bragging rights over your friends and co-working by finally deciding who’s the sharpest knife in the drawer. Running from 7:30pm onwards and with some amazing prizes up for grabs, this is the perfect place to get together with friends and family while enjoying a bit of healthy competition.
When: Thursdays from 7:30pm onwards
Offer: Quiz night hosted by Jono & Rich from Dubai 92
Price: Free entry
Acoustic Vibes with Ryan Bassindale
Immerse yourself in the enchanting melodies of incredible acoustic music as Ryan Bassindale lights up Horse & Hound every Friday, starting at 8pm and continuing into the night. Performing a full repertoire of classic hits, let the soulful tunes set the perfect ambience as you unwind and enjoy the weekend vibes. Start the weekend on the right note and savour a musical experience that will elevate your Friday nights to a whole new level.
When: Every Friday from 8pm onwards
What: Ryan Bassindale will perform a range of acoustic classics
Daily Happy Hour
Every day is a happy one at Horse & Hound with daily happy hours from 4pm to 7pm. The perfect spot to stop in for an after-work tipple as you can sip on the ample selection of house beverages at a discounted price. With polo season underway and the weather perfect for outdoor dining, this is the ideal chance to sit on the expansive terrace and watch on as the golden sun slowly dips below the horizon.
When: Daily from 4pm to 7pm
Offer: Discount on selected house beverages
Wednesdays are all about the ladies at Horse & Hound. It’s time to grab the girls, stick on your glad rags, and get on down to this incredible venue as every Wednesday sees ladies enjoy 3 selected drinks for just AED55 when they order food. To add to this great deal, ladies will also enjoy a 20% discount on their food order, making for the perfect midweek treat.
When: Wednesdays from 7pm to 10pm
Offer: Ladies get 3 drinks for AED55 when they order food (plus 20% discount on food)
Nothing beats a delicious roast to get over the Sunday blues! Horse & Hound has just the thing to satisfy those Sunday cravings with your choice of a beef or lamb roast and all the delectable trimmings for just AED120 per person. With both indoor and outdoor dining available, it’s your perfect excuse to get roasted every Sunday.
When: Sundays from 12:00pm to 5:00pm
Offer: Choice of beef or lamb roast for AED120 per person
Venue: Equestrian Lounge – Lobby Lounge
This equestrian inspired lobby lounge with its own terrace overlooking the polo field, is an ideal meeting spot offering a selection of homemade pastries and the finest tea. The Equestrian Lounge also celebrates the time-honoured tradition of afternoon tea served daily. Catch all the polo action while you sip on a range of speciality teas at this charming destination.
Savour the finest teas and enjoy a delicious selection of sandwiches on tempting Artisan bread, freshly baked scones, pastries and so much more at this delicious afternoon tea extravaganza. Served daily for just AED200 for 2 people, this is a chance to relax and unwind while sipping on the finest selection of tea in the picturesque and tranquil surroundings of the Equestrian Lounge.
When: Daily from 3pm to 6pm
Offer: Afternoon tea for 2 people for AED200
*Advanced booking required with a minimum of three hours’ notice
Venue: Oasis Pool Bar
Oasis is the ideal place to enjoy a cool drink, freshly squeezed juice, or nibble on something from the exquisite menu designed to meet your poolside cravings. Surrounded by the lush greenery of the polo resort, this little slice of paradise is ideal for soaking in the sun in a welcoming ambience.
Pool Day Access
Take the time to unwind and chill out at the scenic Oasis Pool Bar, the perfect place to relax and forget your worries every Saturday. Surrounded by greenery and secluded from the bustle of the city, guests can get all day pool access daily for just AED150 per person, which is also fully redeemable on F&B. Hotel Villa & Room guests will receive free access to the pool daily.
When: Every Saturday from 12:00pm onwards
Offer: AED150 per person fully redeemable on F&B with special BBQ grill menu on Saturday and Sunday; Hotel Villa & Room guests will receive free access daily
The Mint Market is back in town at Al Habtoor Polo Resort on February 21st and March 13th, bringing with it a unique blend of community spirit and style. In recent years, MINT Market has emerged as a shining supporter of UAE’s independent brands, extending its influence beyond a traditional marketplace to champion local entrepreneurship since 2021. Founded by Sally Maddison, MINT Market boasts over 300 local brands, offering premium products across various categories, thus creating a distinctive space that resonates with vendors and customers alike.
The market not only serves as a platform for commerce but also cultivates community connections through engaging events. MINT will host a monthly pop-up at Al Habtoor Polo Resort. This stylish partnership not only adds an extra layer of sophistication to the MINT experience but also underscores the importance of creating memorable moments for vendors and visitors alike. Make your way to this stunning resort and enjoy MINT Market, which is much more than just a marketplace – it’s a celebration of community, a showcase of local brands, and a testament to visionary leadership and genuine care for the community.
When: February 21st and March 13th
What: MINT Market pop-up selling premium products in various categories
*To stay updated follow @MINT_UAE on Instagram or visit www.MINTMarket.me
In-Room and In-Villa Catering
Special designed for the convenience of in-house guests, every day there is 24-hour room service available to ensure you never go hungry. Villa guests can also avail of in-villa catering once 24 hours’ notice is given, which is the perfect addition to a lazy day chilling by your own private villa pool.
With a team of highly qualified and motivated coaches, ISM Sports offers the best sports programmes available on the market. Products include children’s sports academies, after school sports sessions to fun filled multisport holiday camps. The coaches at ISM Sports create a positive learning environment through result producing activities, enabling pupils of all ages and abilities to reach their own specific goals. At ISM Sports we believe, enjoyment is the key factor. Lessons are structured in a fun based, educational way that develops lifelong skills and motivation. Hosting a range of activities at Al Habtoor Polo Resort, ISM Sports is ready to get you excited about sport.