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Arabian Ranches Golf Club

P.O. Box 36700, Dubai 36700, United Arab Emirates
+97143663000
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Ranked #140 of 452 Activities in Dubai
Type: Golf Courses, Sports
Owner description: Built as a true 18 hole, par 72, desert style grass course, a signature course designed by Ian...
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Type: Golf Courses, Sports
Owner description: Built as a true 18 hole, par 72, desert style grass course, a signature course designed by Ian Baker-Finch in association with Nicklaus Design. Miss the immaculate grass of the fairways and greens and you enter the sandy waste, with its indigenous shrubs and bushes. Within the Clubhouse are 11 luxurious Guest Rooms with spectacular views overlooking either the Golf Course or the Lake.

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Carluke, United Kingdom
Senior Reviewer
7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

Even if you don't play golf still worth a visit just for the food!! very warm welcome from helpful friendly staff. Also have a kids play area to keep the kids amused. Golf shop & ATM.

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Gloucester, United Kingdom
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

What a lovely place, clean, excellent service and a nice relaxing atmosphere. Variety of seating and meals available if required..nice way to chill out at the end of the day

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Elliott G, General Manager at Arabian Ranches Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Carole, Thank you for sharing a positive review on our Trip Advisor page. I am glad to hear that you enjoyed your visit, the atmosphere as well as your meal. Looking forward to welcoming you back on your return to Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Yours Sincerely, Elliott Gray General Manager More 

Mexico
2 reviews
2 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

It would be nice if you accepted tourists on your small tournaments. I am travelling with my wife next week and we applied for a tournament, however our entrance was denied

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Elliott G, General Manager at Arabian Ranches Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Bossinho, Thank you for sharing your feedback about our tournaments on Trip Advisor. Please note that as a tourist you can only participate in our Member/Guest tournaments not in Members’ exclusive tournaments. However, based on your feedback, it will be great if you can share more information in regards to specific dates your request was declined. In future please... More 

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
65 reviews 65 reviews
26 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Nice layout, clubhouse and facilities are brilliant the only problem is that sand, it's really soft and is difficult to hit out of, not the best course in the middle east, a bit expensive for the course.

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Elliott G, General Manager at Arabian Ranches Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to share a review on our TripAdvisor page and for your kind remarks about the facilities and the course. Arabian Ranches Golf Club was designed by Ian Baker-Finch with a vision to create a unique and challenging desert style links course to provide a different golf experience from other courses in the... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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74 reviews 74 reviews
9 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

Came here with friends for the weekday breakfast which was excellent,service good too its just a long way out to get to normally. I'd be back.

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Elliott G, General Manager at Arabian Ranches Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience from your recent visit to Arabian Ranches Golf Club. I am delighted to read your kind comment about the good service provided by our dedicated associates and that you enjoyed your breakfast at ‘Ranches Restaurant & Terrace’. I look forward to welcoming you back to Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Yours Sincerely, Elliott... More 

Beirut, Lebanon
Senior Contributor
40 reviews 40 reviews
20 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Been there for a brunch on a late Friday morning. The full English breakfast is amazing, great variety, very tasty. The crowd are expatriates, mostly europeens. The place is extremely calm, overlooking the golf course. very nice way to start off a vacation...

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Elliott G, General Manager at Arabian Ranches Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience from your recent visit to Arabian Ranches Golf Club. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your breakfast and the beautiful surroundings of our golf course. Once again, thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. We look forward to welcoming you back on your return to... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
69 reviews 69 reviews
26 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014 via mobile

We've been to dinner with friends and they families there a number of times. Great menu with something for everyone. In the late fall and winter, it's a lot of fun to sit outside and enjoy dinner and a few drinks. Kids can get up and move around without disturbing people. Food is very good. Ribs, butter chicken, and burgers... More 

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Elliott G, General Manager at Arabian Ranches Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for taking the time to post your review on our TripAdvisor page. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed dining at our restaurant, but I assume you meant to say ‘Ranches Restaurant’ instead. In regards to kids facilities, I am pleased to let you know that we now have a dedicated play area for the... More 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Top Contributor
174 reviews 174 reviews
71 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2014

Went to the Spike bar for breakfast and enjoyed the Full English Breakfast. Choice of scrambled, fried or poached eggs. Soft or cooked through. Came with tomato, mushrooms, baked beans, very tasty sausage and bacon, toast and English Tiptree Preserve marmalade. All very nicely presented. Service was quite slow but we weren't in a hurry so it didn't matter. Good... More 

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Elliott G, General Manager at Arabian Ranches Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience from your recent visit to Arabian Ranches Golf Club. I am delighted to read that you enjoyed your breakfast at ‘Ranches Restaurant & Terrace’. I appreciate your feedback about the service and I am pleased to let you know that we have put in place regular service training programmes for our associates.... More 

Senior Contributor
21 reviews 21 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Stayed in Arabian Ranches with friends who are residents and visited the restaurant on our last night in Dubai as they recommended it. Really nice setting over looking the course, very friendly and helpful staff and brilliant food. Really enjoyed a massive burger and a couple of brilliantly cooled beers and left wishing we'd discovered it earlier but will certainly... More 

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Elliott G, General Manager at Arabian Ranches Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Bugsyburton, Thank you for sharing your experience from your recent visit to Arabian Ranches Golf Club. I am pleased to read that you enjoyed the food and that you were happy with the services provided by our associates. Once again, thank you for taking the time to post your review on TripAdvisor. We look forward to welcoming you back... More 

London, United Kingdom
Top Contributor
58 reviews 58 reviews
31 attraction reviews
96 helpful votes 96 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

I played regularly at the Arabian Ranches when we lived in Dubai 2006-08, so it was good to return again and play this challenging course. This is a true desert course, with whispy grass for rough, before you hit real sand, and the fairways are tight - some are very tight! Quality of greens seem even better than before, more... More 

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Elliott G, General Manager at Arabian Ranches Golf Club, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for your kind review and feedback regarding your experience at Arabian Ranches Golf Club. I am delighted to receive a positive remark about the course condition, food and service provided by our dedicated associates. I look forward to welcoming you back on your return to Arabian Ranches Golf Club. Thank you for your continued support and... More 

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