The 10 best barbershops for a fresh trim in Hong Kong (2024)

The 10 best barbershops for a fresh trim in Hong Kong (1)

Whether you need a trim or a whole new look, here's where to get the best haircuts for men

Photograph: Courtesy Handsome Factory

Edited by Jenny Leung

Deputy Editor

Written by: Time Out Hong Kong

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Getting a good haircut from a skilled barber or stylist is essential to your overall look, but it's even more important to find one you cantrust – what with the sharp weapon so veryclose to your head. You're also likelyto see your barberregularly, so it's best to get one that you like and get along with. Aheadare some of the best barbershops in Hong Kong that will leave you looking fresh and dapper each and every time.

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Hong Kong's best barbershops

Black Rose Barbershop
  • Health and beauty
  • Barbers
  • Tsim Sha Tsui
Photograph: Courtesy Black Rose Barbershop

One of TST’s most stylish barbershops, Black Rose offers a comprehensive range of services. Haircuts can come with eyebrow shaping and you caneven get your beard trimmed to match your look. You can also pick up grooming products here by the likes of Cheung Leung Kee.

Fox and The Barber
  • Health and beauty
  • Barbers
  • Central
Photograph: Courtesy Fox and The Barber

For thoselooking for straightforward clean shaves and classic cuts, Fox and The Barber is a relaxing haven witha clean and understated interior that blends old-school British charm with modern industrial chic design. The service here is laidback but swift and the friendly team will look after your every need.

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Hair House Barbershop by Adam Chan
  • Health and beauty
  • Barbers
  • Central
Photograph: Courtesy Hair House barbershop by Adam Chan

Hair House Barbershop is keeping the legacy of Shanghai barbers alive in Hong Kong, where ownerAdam Chan gives a mean sharp cut and fade using traditional methods. Inspired by 50s and 60s Hong Kong, Hair House Barbershop offers a nice trip down memory lanewith its decor and vibes.

Handsome Factory
  • Health and beauty
  • Barbers
  • Causeway Bay
Photograph: Courtesy Handsome Factory

Helmed by master barber Argo, Handsome Factory's Causeway Bay branch is hidden in a little cove between Fashion Walk and the World Trade Centre. The barbers here showcasegreat controlwithprofessional haircuts, wet shaves, beard trimming – all while using quality grooming products. Head here if you're after an authentic yet modern barbershop experience.

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Sauce Barbershop
  • Health and beauty
  • Barbers
  • Soho
Photograph: Courtesy of Sauce

This barbershop and lifestyle concept store has amassed a loyal following since opeing its doors in December 2020. Anyone who walks through the doors of Sauce can trust they are in the capable hands of a team with a many years of experience.Sauce expresses itself in more ways than just barbering,often collaborating with other creatives, local brands, artists, and DJs.No matter your hair (or lack of), you'll leave with a fresh lid and some extra – quite possibly too much – sauce.

Base HK
  • Health and beauty
  • Barbers
  • Soho
Photograph: @71cutter

Formerly known as Selvedge Barbers, Base provides classic services with a contemporary twist, whichmakes for very cool haircuts and excellent shaves. The team of international barbers also mean that flexibility and diverse expertise can be found here, so you're suretoget the most out of your experience.

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The 59 Tattoo and Barber Shop
  • Shopping
  • Tattoos and piercings
  • Hung Hom
Photograph: Facebook/the59tattoo

Bringing back rockabilly vibes and pompadour hair-dos to the 852,The 59 Tattoo and Barber Shop is a50s motorcycle club-inspired store that does everything from rockin’ haircuts to tattoos. There’s no other tattoo parlourquite like thisone.

The Mandarin Barber
  • Health and beauty
  • Barbers
  • Central
Photograph: Courtesy The Mandarin Barber

Housed within the Mandarin Oriental, this is the OG place for high-end male grooming in Hong Kong, having employed only the very best since opening in 1963.Itsinterior flirts with a 1930s Shanghai feel and is slightly reminiscent of a private gentlemen’s club. From haircuts to wet shavesto beard trims, getting a fresh look here is definitely a VIP experience.

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Too Far East
  • Health and beauty
  • Barbers
  • Central

Too Far Eastfeels modern, open, and bright, but at the same time, ties into a timegone by with its simple furnishings and retro style tiles –mixingold-school barbershop techniques with a stylish interior and attitude.The uniforms alsoembrace a touch of vintage, honouringthe Shanghainese barbers of old Hong Kong. Rest assured that you'll leave with asharp look thanks to their lineup of pro international barbers.

Wah Lai Beauty Parlour
  • Health and beauty
  • Barbers
  • Ngau Chi Wan
Photograph: Calvin Sit

Well over half a century old, this barbershop has been serving the Choi Hung area for generations. The establishment is of the Shanghainese school of barbering and is unashamedly old school. From chairs and decor to some of the equipment used here, a visit to this barbershop will give you a truly traditional haircut experience.

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