London's best hairdressers

Looking for a great haircut in London? Treat your tresses at these classy salons and classic barbers

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Straggly ends, visible roots and troublesome fringes? Worry no more, for these brilliant London hair salons can solve even the most serious barnet-based challenge. All tastes and budgets are catered for, even if you're looking to sit next to a glossy celebrity, or want a dip dye to match your jumper. To save you from any future bad hair days we sent a group of testers out into the capital to track down the best hairdressers in central, north, south, east and west London.

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Saco

Best for
A personalised primping experience

Nearest tube
Goodge Street

‘Beauty first’ is the philosophy at Saco. Which means whatever ideas (or ego) your stylist has, they’ll put them aside if they won't make you look and feel beautiful. It’s a refreshing approach, one that means you won’t end up with an asymmetrical bob and a blunt-cut fringe – unless, of course, that’s a look you can totally rock. The narrow salon is sleek and simple, and there’s not even a whiff of pretension among the talented cutters and colourists. In fact, even a session with Richard Ashforth, one of the founders, is an entirely laidback affair which includes a reassuring consultation and plenty of chat about face shape, hair length and ‘beauty enhancing’ styles.

  1. 4 Charlotte Place, W1T 1SE
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Andrew Barton Salon

Best for
Total hair makeover

Nearest tube
Covent Garden

He may be a celeb and TV favourite, but there’s nothing intimidating about Andrew Barton’s eponymous salon – his Covent Garden venue is his friendly ‘home away from home’, with stylists and clients alike gabbing away to each other over tea and biscuits in an uber-relaxed setting, complete with strokeable flock wallpaper puppies. When not on shoots with the likes of Lily Allen, Andrew’s in the salon for just two days a week, but if you’re in need of a one-off transformation, his Andrew Barton Makeover is well worth the £510 for cut, colour and finish.

  1. 25 Henrietta St, WC2E 8NA
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Atherton Cox

Best for
Blokes' cuts

Nearest tube
Bond Street

Think of Atherton Cox as the Jil Sander of hairdressers: beautiful cuts delivered without fuss. It was founded nearly a decade ago by Lisa Atherton and Paul Cox, and the team is now nearly 40-strong, catering predominantly for glamorous thirtysomething Marylebone professionals and yummy mummies. Thanks to Men’s Hairdresser of the Year award-winner Desmond Murray, who charges £116 for a ‘re-design’, it’s a go-to for a brilliant gents’ cut too.

  1. 18 New Cavendish St, W1G 8UR
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Aveda Institute

Best for
Chemical-free colour

Nearest tube
Holborn

For those who care about what is going into and on to their bodies, the Aveda Institute on High Holborn is hard to beat. One of the orginal purveyors of natural hair and skin products, the brand continues to deliver quality treatments at this vast, airy hair and beauty spa. Time Out has long been a fan of the salon, not only for its fabulous non-agressive colour and great cuts, but the serene manicure and pedicure booths, tucked away at the back. What makes this salon appealing is that is refreshingly un-sceney: no air-kissing, fuss or celebrity gossip.

  1. 174 High Holborn, WC1V 7AA
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The Spa and Barber at Alfred Dunhill

Best for
Men's luxury

Nearest tube
Bond Street

You may feel a little self-conscious approaching the rather grand Bourdon House, home to luxury brand Alfred Dunhill’s flagship store, but a calm, unpretentious welcome makes you feel as though you’re a member of an exclusive men’s club (which, incidentally, is just what occupies the other half of the building). Step through clouds of cigar smoke on the Cellar Bar patio, up the plush carpeted staircase, and into the barbershop where everything is exquisitely done yet reasonably priced.

  1. 2 Davies St, W1K 3DJ
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Brooks and Brooks

Best for
Good value cuts

Nearest tube
Holborn

Brooks and Brooks is a multi-award-winning salon in Bloomsbury (three times London Hairdresser of the Year, for starters). It’s good value in general (with cuts from £45), but on Mondays and Tuesdays you can get a restyle completely free. Cuts are by trainees, but fully supervised by the best in the business.

  1. 13-15 Sicilian Avenue, WC1A 2QH
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Hershesons Blow Dry Bars

Best for
Speedy blow dries

Nearest tube
Oxford Circus

The Time Out team have been fans of Hershesons Blow Dry Bars since the first one opened in Topshop, Oxford Circus in 2006. Branches now exist in Westfield, One New Change and Selfridges. A 30-minute blow dry – you pick from one of 12 set styles, from a neat wave to an ambitious Bardot up-do – will set you back just £25. Booking is recommended, but no appointment is required: you can just turn up, which is always handy.

  1. Topshop, 36-38 Great Castle Street, W1W 8LG
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Stuart Philips

Best for
Cuts & blow dries

Nearest tube
Covent Garden

Having tended the tresses of the rich and famous from Ivana Trump to Jamie Oliver, Stuart Philips retains a remarkably down-to-earth attitude and his plush Covent Garden salon reflects his friendly, professional demenor. We are always impressed by the treatment we receive here – on a recent trip the blow dry we had managed to give volume to our fine, limp hair with out making it frizzy. The interior is ultra-comfy and induces instant calm; recline in cool leather chairs and have a chat with the friendly, informative staff. From £30 for a wash and blow dry.

  1. 25 Monmouth Street, WC2H 9DD
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Charles Worthington

Best for
Colour and cuts

Nearest tube
Tottenham Cout Road

For no-nonsense blow-dries, great colour and cuts in bright, comfortable surroundings, Charles Worthington is your man. We have long frequented the Percy Street outlet for lunchtime blow-dries (from £36) and can’t fault the customer service – a bowl of nuts and glass of bubbly is always offered within seconds of sitting down (you can have unlimited top-ups for a £2 charge. By our reckoning, if you drink enough, you can break even). The salon is minimal but super-comfortable, and for a place with such a big name behind it, it is remarkably friendly.

  1. 7 Percy St, W1T 1DH
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Daniel Hersheson

Daniel Hersheson

Best for
Speedy blow dries

Nearest tube
Oxford Circus

Despite its location in the heart of upmarket Mayfair, this modern two-storey salon isn’t at all snooty, with a staff of very talented cutters and colourists. Prices start at £60 (£45 for men), though you’ll pay £300 for a cut with Daniel (£150 for men). There’s also a menu of therapies; the swish Harvey Nichols branch has a dedicated spa. Hersheson’s Blow Dry Bars are located at Topshop, Westfield London and One New Change.

  1. 45 Conduit Street, W1F 2YN
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Geo F Trumper

Best for
Cut-throat shave

Nearest tube
Green Park

This traditional Mayfair barber has been pampering men since 1875 offering both a range of fragrances and grooming products (aftershave balms, razors, shaving brushes) as well as an indulgent range of treatments from wet shaves to manicures and facials. Branches: 1 Duke of York Street, SW1Y 6JP.

  1. 9 Curzon Street, W1J 5HQ
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Gentlemen's Tonic

Best for
Men's grooming

Nearest tube
Oxford Circus

Upmarket gents’ hairdressers in the West End tend to fall into two camps: the fogeyish, or the achingly trendy. Gentlemen’s Tonic is neither. It caters for well-heeled men who are past youthful experiments with 'interesting' hairstyles, and who prefer to look smart and well-groomed in a modern but classic style. The salon is well-appointed with a relaxing reception area, and decorated in an understated masculine style in the style of a smart tailors’ shop.

  1. 1a Bruton Place, W1J 6NN
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Gielly Green

Best for
Luxe cuts

Nearest tube
Bond Street

You can tell a fair bit about a salon from the calibre of towel on offer. At this swish Marylebone hairdressers they’re as thick as duvets and the colour of caramel highlights. That level of service runs through the whole establishment, which is darkly glossy and reassuringly expensive. Cuts cost up to £144 (although you can get a junior stylist for £55), but if you have the money to spend, it’s a great place to spend it.

  1. 42-44 George St, W1U 7ES
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It's Something Hell's

Best for
Retro cuts

Nearest tube
Oxford Circus

Miss Betty and Mr Ducktail are London’s self-proclaimed ‘rock ‘n’ roll motherkutters’ – rockabilly hair experts who’ll coiffeur you back to the ’50s. Their small salon in Kingly Court offers a full menu of services for women – particularly colour treatments and brilliant, gravity-defying up-dos – but there’s just one coveted chair for men, where Mr Ducktail whips up pompadour quiffs with clippers, scissors and a switchblade.

  1. Unit 2.16 Kingly Court, (49 Carnaby Street), W1F 9PY
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Joe & Co

Best for
Men's cuts and shaves

Nearest tube
Piccadilly Circus

Joe Mills has been trimming, chopping and clippering Londoners at his unisex Soho salon The Lounge since the late '90s. Opened in December 2010, a few doors away on Greens Court, is another of his projects, Joe & Co. Focusing soley on men, Joe & Co offers an ultra-contemporary space that eschews the stuffy wood panels and badger brushes of traditional barbershops. Haircuts, treatments and a bespoke wet shave - as well as friendly, unhurried service - are all on offer. Recommended.

  1. 7 Greens Court, W1F 0HQ
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Jo Hansford

Best for
Colour

Nearest tube
Marble Arch

When legendary colourist Jo Hansford closed her Mount Street premises, the neighbourhood blondes must have gone into meltdown. However, the ladies of Mayfair (including regular clients Gwyneth and Nigella) have nothing to worry about, at least in the hair department, as the closure was making way for a jumbo new flagship for this enduringly popular, consistently excellent hairdresser.

  1. 48 South Audley St, W1K 2QB
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Philip Kingsley

Best for
Hair disasters

Nearest tube
Marble Arch

Whether you are desperately trying to rectify the disaster of a home perm, minimising the damage from a sloppy salon, or you're a model victim of a photoshoot involving superglue and a blast furnace, the experts at Philip Kingsley are the people to see. The London Clinic, set in the Edwardian splendour of Mayfair, specialises in trichology – the study of hair and the scalp. Philip himself is the World's most respected voice when it comes to this treatment, working in the field for the last six decades. As well as consultations, Philip and his team are expert witnesses in cases of negligence heading to court and also have been collaborating with cancer xharities and patients who have had there hair or scalp affected by various treatments.

  1. 54 Green Street, W1K 6RU
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Karine Jackson

Best for
Natural colour

Nearest tube
Covent Garden

This glossy two-floor hair and beauty salon in Covent Garden has won several industry awards for its cut and colour services (including London Hairdresser of the Year for Karine). Despite its stellar credentials, you can get a luxury Kérastase blow dry for £15, which includes refreshments, from Monday to Friday. The staff are friendly and accommodating, whether you’re popping in for a quick fringe-trim or a brand new cut.

  1. 24 Litchfield Street, WC2H 9NU
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Michaeljohn

Best for
Uber-glamour

Nearest tube
Green Park

Despite its chic, contemporary look, Michaeljohn remains the ultimate old-school Mayfair salon catering for royalty (Princess Beatrice), fashion editors (yup, Anna Wintour gets her fringe cut here by Charlie Chan), and blonde Hollywood bombshells (from Cameron Diaz to Drew Barrymore).

  1. 25 Albermarle Street, W1S 4HU
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Nicky Clarke

Best for
High glamour

Nearest tube
Bond Street

Stepping into the antique elegance of Nicky Clarke’s Mayfair townhouse is like being ushered on to the set of ‘Downton’  – until you clap your eyes on a Union Jack cushion or a signed Beatles photo. Half of London’s celebs pass through the its doors. Sienna Miller and Kate Moss are regulars. A-listers have got its stylists on speed dial for their red carpet tresses. But while it’s discreet there’s nothing sniffy about the service.

  1. 11 Carlos Place, W1K 3AX
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Rossano Ferretti

Best for
Friendly service

Nearest tube
Oxford Circus

Hidden away behind a residential door in Central London, Rossano Ferretti couldn’t feel more exclusive, complete with deferential porter to answer the door and usher you up a grand staircase. The beautifully turned out salon is the new addition to some twenty equally luxurious outposts around the world and bears Italian hair guru Rossano Ferretti’s trademark minimalist/luxe style.

  1. 17 St George St, W1S 1FJ
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Tommy Guns

Best for
Cool cuts for men

Nearest tube
Oxford Circus

Now over a decade old, and with new branches on Brewer Street and all the way over in New York City, Tommy Guns remains a very cool prospect indeed. This original Soho space, complete with retro fittings, is filled with youthful colourists and cutters and there’s a friendly, relaxed buzz to the place most days.

  1. 65 Beak Street, W1F 9SN
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Windle & Moodie

Best for
A new look

Nearest tube
Covent Garden

This buzzy Covent Garden salon has a reputation for styling the uber-gorgeous (as the glossy mag pages on the walls, featuring the locks of Kate Moss, Drew`Barrymore and Gwyneth Paltrow can attest). But don’t be intimidated by the A-lister clientele. The salon has a friendly and down-to-earth vibe; even the minimalist decor is offset by a huge welcoming table in the reception piled with retro board games, tastefully placed art books, and er, 'The Complete Guide to Ferrets'.

  1. 41-45 Short's Gardens, WC2H 9AP
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The King's Canary

Best for : Unintimidating atmosphere

The King's Canary is nothing flash - but it's neat as a pin, just cool enough but not too cool, and has a few little touches that make you realise every detail has been really thought about. The combined skills of its two owners (Stanley Wright, a swish ladies' hairdresser, formerly of Chandler Wright in Blackheath and Gavin Cornwell, a barber from cool dude coiffeur Joe & Co in Soho) mean its services are equally appealing to guys and girls. The former have a kind of zone at the back offering all manner of barbery as well as Don Draperish refreshments like Whisky, while the girls are up front with chic cutting stations and bubbles on offer. If that kind of gender stereotypeing annoys you, then you're welcome to swap orders - but we were very happy with our lot.

  1. 81 Great Titchfield Street, W1W 6RQ
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Laura S
Laura S

All of them in the west - diversity in the addresses please! 

anna f
anna f

I am disappointed in the fact that time and time again their seems to be a lack of Afro Caribbean salons listed in the top ten hairdressing salons, we all know how creative afro styles are. whyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy  time out whyyyyyyyyyyyy

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Prettyboy27

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jolia r
jolia r

I liked these Salons and i will visit these salons soon! But have you ever heart about Shubhangi hair and beauty salon? 

Roxy H
Roxy H

Windle and Moodie are by far the BEST! Paul always cuts my hair just the way I like it! I highly reccomend them

Sophie
Sophie

Glasshouse Salon in the heart of delightful Hackney is a fantastic new Salon opened by New Zealand stylist Olivia Crighton. I used to get anxious when I'd go to get my hair done but at Glasshouse I feel totally relaxed and peaceful. Great selection of speciality teas and drinks (all organic) match the whole ethos of the salon. Healthy and organic. The hair styling is fantastic, they really understand peoples needs and have the best colouring system I have ever used. You will definitely leave feeling like you've been on holiday to a restful spa resort but really you've had a colour and cut at Glasshouse.

Nicola Beeton
Nicola Beeton

I just wanted to mention a fantastic hair salon just opened called SCISSOR CITY in Leman Street, London. Great professional service. Zena Ex- Toni and Guy gives great hair cuts, blow dry, colour and all hairdressing needs. Tony (her father) is a first class city barber. I highly recommend a visit.

Marcia
Marcia

I just cheated on my hairstylist, but it was worth it! I've been going to my hairstylist for many years, I needed something modern, chic, and eye-catching. I got all of that and more at Rock 'n' Dolls in Richmond. The price was reasonable, he was charming, gave me great advice, and he managed to fit me in at 9pm. I strongly recommend this place. Regards, Marcia

Lisa S
Lisa S

Checked out a really cute place called The Parlour London the other day (heard a lot of hype about this place!) and I just felt compelled to write something when I saw it wasn't on this list! (??) It's so cute and quirky, and from the minute you walk it it's like you're home... they even gave me a bunch of free cocktails and a really cute cake on a stick (popcake?) It was really amazing. My hair looked fantastic for days afterwards which was definitely a bonus and I can't get it out of my head! I had so much fun and I am dying to go back... I can't stop talking about it and telling all my friends! You guys have to go!!!

Bells
Bells

I really love this handy section on your site as the venues above look really good. pity not a lot of pics available to see more of their business. Had to check another site for more detail. www.daviesandbells.com

Susan C
Susan C

I want to warn people about The Chapel on St. Johns Street. They charge by time and not what you have done. They say this is better value but don't be fooled. This is a complete rip off! I used to have my hair dyed and they charged me £100 but wouldn't dry it for free which is appalling considering you can't leave a salon with wet hair. When I had it dried they charged me £60 telling me the hairdresser's hourly rate was £80. To say it took 20 mins to dry my messy bob you can see why I left and want to warn people of this disgusting unfair rip off!

Susan C
Susan C

I want to warn people about The Chapel on St Johns Street. They charge by time and not what you have done. They say this is better value but don't be fooled - it's not, it's just a complete rip off. I used to go there and have my hair coloured for £100 and they wouldn't dry it for free which is quite appalling considering you can't really leave the salon with wet hair! When I had it dried they charged me £60 and told me the hairdresser's hourly rate was £80. To say it took about 20 to 30 mins to dry my messy bob you can see why I left and want to warn people about this disgusting unfair rip off!!

Nick Boyle
Nick Boyle

I normally don't write on these jind of post however after reading this article I though that the salon I last went to deserved a mention. I recently went to Sergio Giannasso's hair salon in between Leicester Square and Covent Garden and found the experience to be amazing. I normally go to budget priced barbers where you just get a pretty standard cut. There usually isn't much thought as to style or design. Sergio's salon was different, tucked away on St Martin’s Lane I felt like they really cared about me. I was a bit apprehensive as the prices were a little more than I would normally pay but since a friend who works nearby suggested I go there and I really needed a haircut I went. They washed my hair, treated me to coffee and cake and gave me a haircut actually with style and shape that I haven't seen for a long time. I was really happy hence writing this comment.

Sarah
Sarah

What about The Parlour London in Chiswick? They are my local- really quirky blowdry and braid bar that serves free cocktails and cake! My friends and I go here all the time. This list must be out-dated??

Zoe
Zoe

Four Mirrors in Earlsfield is smart and professional but far more personal than most. I had a half head of highlight a cut and blow-dry and was really impressed with the results. Georgia took time to understand what I wanted but also offered a couple of suggestions which I'm really pleased with. To top it off the price was really very reasonable for the quality of the cut and colour; 2 months later it is still looking great and I'll be going back!

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Shyda
Shyda

I have been a client of brooks and brooks for few years now and bec colours my hair. if you want a beautiful colour that will suit your skin tone then she's your girl. she has created beautiful tones on my hair over the years.

Sally Motteram
Sally Motteram

Neville's used to be good but not so any more I am afarid - the colourists are too busy larking about to really give good service and colour - such a shame as at £300 a pop I want something that is proper decent. I have moved onto ColourNation - Geoff (above) is quite right! Good quality and good price alright.

Bela Hollow
Bela Hollow

I went to Sejour with awful consequences. I left with an average hair-cut, a massive head-ache from hearing their staff b-tch about each other constantly and half my face basically burnt from a blow-dry from hell from a rough guy that did not speak enough English to know what "stop" means! Just do not go there.

Holly
Holly

I went to brooks and brooks and saw Valerie for my haircut. She was fantastic, finally found someone who understands that my hair needs to fit in my lifestyle not the other way round! And got my perfect haircut, and I will be going back for a Brazilian blow-dry. Saw 2 people leave after having it done and their hair looked amazing! Can't wait for Valerie to do it.

AJ
AJ

Although Foster London is not on the list here. They are amazing! I am always quite apprehensive when it comes to finding the right stylist. Especially when I am new in a city. But this place is warm, friendly and they listen to what you want. I went with a picture of the style that I wanted and Alex who cut my hair willingly listened to me. My aim was to get something new and different. I got exactly what I had asked for and I got tons of good compliments too for new haircut. I will definitely recommend Foster at Shoreditch. Moreover, their price isn't too high for London.

Sue
Sue

I went there for a £70 "discounted" highlights and cut and although it is in Chelsea, this timeout article is obsolete! A great hairdresser would not need to do business with discount websites such as Groupon- it's clearly not that good. Yes the team tries hard to be vibrant, customer-focused, full of beans but the girl who washes my hair was too vigorous and when I asked ( nicely becase I AM a nice person) if she could just not press that hard, I caught her exchanging surly looks with the other girl washing another customer's hair. In my opinion, some of the staff looked really unhappy working there, not a good feeling when you're sitting and your hair is in their hands. The colorist was a friendly chap but he could hardly speak English, bless him. Which created a big misunderstanding & ruined my highlights!! He simply FORGOT to come back upstairs to check on the highlights ( something that most colourists would do, half way thru the colouring) and I had to ask a member of staff to call him!! Unbelievable... By then the highlight had turned a shade of GINGER - something I had strongly emphasised I did not want. Unimpressed - they must have used Juniors all the way with my hair, even the cut was done by another friendly chap who was clearly a junior and who did the worse blow dry/finishing job ever. Steer clear, plenty more hairdressers in Chelsea to choose from!!

Madeleine
Madeleine

Hi Claire this time out article was written ages ago (just look at the number of comments - they go back to April 2010) so the time out article is not really up to date, since then new hairdressers have opened/closed/people have moved etc etc. I think that the comments are honest and just trying to help people find a hairdresser that they would recommend to their friends.

Claire
Claire

I don't understand why there are few salons( NOT on the list above), their customers keep giving comments for them here, are those comments real??

janed
janed

it's just a shame that time out went everywhere else in london except the south...

Jude
Jude

I'm thinking going to Eshk sometime in August for my colour and hair cut, does anyone here knows who should I ask for? Or could timeout recommend me? Thank you

Matt
Matt

After searching numerous amount of reviews, we chosen ESHK, my girlfriend Louise had a highlight and cut, she loves it, she was laughing a lot with the hairdresser, well, not sure what about, I didn't ask her afterwards, she seems very friendly for sure. And mine, i had my hair cut with a guy, perhaps he is from somewhere in Europe, good skill I would say. Good atmosphere, good service(i had a beer and Louise had a green tea both for free) price wise reasonable, we paid what we'd see from the price list Bad point-- I had to wait for about 2 hours for her highlights done, is a bit too long for a guy waiting in the hair salon, they do have a good selection of magazines, lovely music and offered me one more beer. Will go back and we believe that we picked a very good choice

Nat
Nat

The articles misses out Hairville, just of Villiers Street (The Arches), by Embankment and Charing Cross station. Top notch service comparable to posh and overpriced salons only for £35! Very fast and accurate cuts. Truly recommended.

Matt
Matt

Can't decide which one we should go, my girl friend and I just moved to east london area, desperate a hair cut, have seen Foster , ESHK or Hair and Jerome seem the best reviews, but Foster and Hair and Jerome are not in the list, should I go for ESHK? Any suggestion anyone or timeout writer? Good at men cut(60s/70s) style, women cut(classic with big fringe) style. thank you!!

Bea
Bea

hii, i.m hairdresser since 9 years ago and i´m looking a job to 14 of July in a hairdresser´s, but i need improve my english, so if you know about where, please tell me!! thanks!!!

S O
S O

Whatever you do, stay clear from Sejour in Chelsea. This place is beyond awful. I went there for highlights and a cut and not only did I come out looking like a Zebra but the service was absolutely appalling. All in all, my worst hair experience ever, I had to correct the highlights as they were so unprofessionally done...I really really dont recommend this place which by the way isn’t even held by friendly staff at all.

James McCarthy
James McCarthy

I moved to London after graduating and was stuck for good mid priced hairdressers for special occasions without having to take out another loan! I found Windle & Moodie and have never been anywhere since! Top class stylists and great service, they also sell a lot of products from their website at www.windleandmoodie.com. Worth a look anytime!

Betina jovza
Betina jovza

It was my first time to Eshk hoxton salon, a friend recommended me to Oscar. He was wonderful. We had a thorough consultation. The shampoo and head massage was fantastic. Everyone was so accommodating. I love my new haircut, it's been so easy for me to maintain, and I will certainly be returning.

Karyna
Karyna

I love Foster London. It's one of the best hair dressers I've been to and I would go back time after time. In fact I'm taking my mum there on Sunday!

Zhala
Zhala

If you love your long hair and dread visits to the hairdresser's like a kid does the dentist, leaving your layers outgrown and style outdated, then a visit to Jones & Payne is an absolute must. I made the journey from West London to this chic and informal little gem in Shoreditch and it was well worth it. This place proves that quality and pretentiousness don't come hand in hand. The welcome was warm, the decor was a brilliant mixture of ultra modern and vintage. A friendly offer of drinks was made straight away, and before I'd had a chance to marvel at the Victorian style irons used as a doorstop, the tea and a yummy treat arrived in a cute blue and white tea set. The hair wash and massage followed and was a welcome relax from the rush of the day. And the hair? In a word: brilliant. Ricky Jones is as friendly as he is professional. Straight away recognising my hair type, wavy when long, curly when short, he took me through my cut step by step. The fact that I wanted it to stay long was never contested and he took great lengths (pardon the pun) to show me how much he was cutting. My new on trend hair style means I have more body and movement when I leave it out. It also allows me to keep my hair up with perfectly sized tendrils to frame my face. Jones & Payne is a welcoming home for hair and it is a damn shame Time Out London doesn't update their London list to include them. I've visited grand places like Daniel Hersheson's to the more run of the mill Rush. All hairdresser's should be like this, the focus is on the client and the hair with the affordability not taking away from the quality of the experience. Banker or student, give it a try, you won't be sorry.

rohit rana
rohit rana

i am aready hairstylist... i have exprienced 2 years my contact no 9579122929

Bea
Bea

Hi, my name is Bea, i,m from Spain and i need knowspanish hairdresser or where worked spanish people. I don´t speak english very well and i need work. Thanks

Connie Haight
Connie Haight

i'm looking for the best hairdress in London.

LisaM
LisaM

Having curly hair its usually a nightmare getting it cut at the hairdressers so I always try to find stylists with curly hair themselves because they understand where I'm coming from, Claire at Foster London gives my curls a beautiful shape and natural shiny colour she's answered all my hair prayers!x

silvia
silvia

To Roberta, i am a client of Eshk too and i am always happy, i just want to let you know that the spanish guy that moves to madrid still coming to eshk every 6 weeks or so, he is been doing my hair for the last 3 years, you might be able to get an appoiment with him in hoxton branch, good luck.

Roberta
Roberta

ESHK is a good salon, however last time I went it was a total disaster , this lady was unable to handle my hair. In addition she added so much mousse at the end that I had to wash my hair immediately after getting home. Usually I have a spanish hairdresser , unfortunately he moved back to Madrid ..........fantasti with hair.......everyone would look a pop star ........ Why so many hair dresser cannot manage curly hair?

Bee
Bee

I normally don't comment but I know how tricky it can be to find a good hairdresser. I just visited Foster London and highly recommend them as well. I got a great cut from Nadia who is lovely and friendly. The salon is beautiful and has a warm and welcoming atmosphere. I'll definitely be returning.

Eulalie
Eulalie

I would not recommend Vidal Sassoon in Covent Garden. They recently burnt my scalp with chemicals.My GP and dermatologist stated that Vidal Sassoon applied a toxic mixture on my scalp. I stayed 5 hours in the salon because of limited staff that day, I paid £155 for a level 4 colouration, and they made me pay a luxury treatment at £18. They refused to refund me or even to conduct an investigation to clarify the incident. They are expensive, rude and extremely dishonest. I totally discourage anyone to have a haircut or colouration at a Vidal Sassoon Salon.

Zoe
Zoe

So happy with Foster London every time, great customer care and attention to detail always wins my vote and I'm dare I say very fussy!xx

lucy
lucy

i will personally recomend, vidal sassoon in covent garden, never had a problem with them, good luck!

Leanne S
Leanne S

@Laura S There's Tabs at the top so you can choose and area. North, South, East etc...

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