10 Best London Barbers For The Perfect Trim and Style

Fashion
14th August 2023

A barber is a place you go quite often, so you want to make sure you’ve got a spot you love and can count on. Whether you’re after a change, need a fresh cut to match your wedding guest outfit, or want a quick trim before your beach holiday, here are a selection of London’s best barbers. No matter your preferred price point, type of hair, or location… we’ve got you covered.

1. Adam Atelier at Harrods

Adam Atelier has opened at the gold-plated department store but already has some of the best haircutting establishments in London, with branches of the top-end barbers in The City, Fitzrovia, Canary Wharf, and Mayfair.

Not only do you get a fantastic hair cut, you can also mooch around Harrods and pretend you’re a millionaire shopping for a Ferrari or a keyring.

 

Where: 87-135 Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, SW1X 7X
Website: www.adamgroomingatelier.com

 

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2. Supply 91

Although Supply 91 is relatively new to the scene, they have already made a name for themselves as one of the best barbers in London. Their team members have come together, each with years of experience under their belt, to form a shop that is dedicated to customer service. They offer a wide range of top-quality haircuts and services which you’ll be sure to love.

Where: 50 Cross St, London N1 2BA
Website: www.supply91.com

3. Murdock

Does that there beard need a bit of a trim? There’s a place for that. Murdock. Bringing a Shoreditchy feel to the whole experience, this is the hipster’s favourite groomer. Creating ‘a memorable, masculine grooming experience’, the barbers certainly know their stuff and the experience is all the more enjoyable given the glass of whiskey in your hand.

 

Where: 46 Redchurch Street, Shoreditch, E2 7DP
Website: www.murdocklondon.com

 

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4. Ruffians

Don’t be lulled into a sense of security by their faux-posho-hardman name, Ruffians come armed with razor blades. Thankfully they’re just for wet shaves, which they offer alongside the full range of hair cuttery you’d expect.

From smart surroundings in Covent Garden enjoy a shave, cut and style with a bottle of Ruffians’ own branded beer.

Where: 27 Maiden Lane, Covent Garden, WC2E 7JS
Website: www.ruffians.co.uk

5. Truefitt and Hill

Gentlemen shave at Truefitt and Hill. The St James’s barber has to be the smartest in London and its oil paintings and wooden panels immediately give the distinct impression that this is the sort of place that people who are used to oil paintings and wooden panels. In other words, posh people. For a reasonable sum, then, why not take your ragamuffin self down to London’s smartest barber and live like a gentleman?

 

Where: 71 St James’s Street, St James’s, SW1A 1PH
Website: www.truefittandhill.co.uk

 

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6. Jack the Clipper

The name alone sells it, right? This East London, the former stomping (or, rather, slashing) ground of Jack the actual Ripper. Which is exactly what you want to be thinking of as you let a stranger wield a traditional razor blade around your Adam’s apple.

But the seriously cool decor and attention to detail make this one of London’s best barbers and certainly a memorable experience. If you come out alive, that is.

Where: 178b Brick Lane, Shoreditch, E1 6SA
Website: www.jacktheclipper.co.uk

7. Muhle

Muhle’s barbershop is inside of their Soho flagship store where they offer haircuts, open razor shaves, and even razor shave tutorials. The tutorial runs through pre-shave and post-shave care as well as the best shaving techniques, so you can always look your sharpest. Also, enjoy a browse around the entire Muhle collection of various shave, skin, and hair care products before or after your appointment. 

Where: 14A Newburgh St, Carnaby, London W1F 7RT
Website: www.muhleshaving.com

 

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8. Johnny’s Chop Shop

Cult phenomenon Johnny’s chop shop is one of London’s best, and not without reason. Their team of expert barbers are there to give you the perfect cut you are looking for. Whether you want a classic cut or something more modern, their team has you covered.

Where: 33 Marshall St, Carnaby, London W1F 7ET
Website: www.johnnyschopshop.com

9. Pankhurst

If you are looking to get a sleek trim while also getting the vibe of an old school barber shop, Pankhurst is the place. Founded by Brent Pankhurst and Joann Gowland, Pankhurst London has mastered the timeless style you’d expect from a 1950s barber. Pankhurst has even done cuts for celebs to the likes of Daniel Craig, so you know you are getting your money’s worth.

Where: 24c Old Burlington St, London W1S 3AU
Website: www.pankhurst.com

 

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10. Geo F. Trumper

The Geo F. Trumper barbershop aims to treat all customers to a true grooming experience. In a traditional barbershop setting, you will experience a true pampering whether you get a wet shave or a cut. From classic cuts to modern styles, our skilled barbers craft impeccable looks tailored to your unique personality, leaving you refreshed, confident, and ready to conquer the world.

Where: 9 Curzon Street, London W1J 5HQ
Website: www.trumpers.com


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