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Huckle The Barber Holborn

Health and beauty, Barbers Bloomsbury
4 out of 5 stars
Huckle The Barber Holborn
Venue says No gimmicks, independent male grooming of the highest quality with no pretence. Two shops to choose from: Shoreditch and Holborn.

Time Out says

4 out of 5 stars

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The second branch of Chris Ward's contemporary barber shop, which first opened in Shoreditch in 2012.

Seasoned hair dude Chris Ward opened his first Huckle barber shop on Old Street in 2012, and this second outpost has been seeing to Bloomsbury’s beards and barnets since 2015. The clean and simple aesthetic carries through to the service. No fussy grooming, vaguely invasive massage or ear-flaming tricks here – ‘our gimmick is: no gimmicks,’ my barber Marshal said. Which sounded slick, but turned out to be bang on.

Once settled in a big, comfy barber’s chair, hair-washed and hot-towelled, I got the best cut I’ve had in ages. Marshal took a few minutes to work out what was going on upstairs before getting stuck in, recommended a few products but never went the full sales pitch, and provided great chat without the awkward. The soundtrack was on point (there’s a ‘Band of the Month’ blackboard – this month: Future Islands) and the coffee was very decent. For after-work appointments they’ve also got craft ale on tap and a selection of whiskies.

At £45 for a wash and trim and £22 for a clipper cut, this isn’t a budget option. But if that’s in your price range and you're after a top cut without the fake-Edwardian faff, Huckle’s the business.

Huckle The Barber Holborn says
Huckle the Barber is a smart cut and shave barbershop with two London branches: Shoreditch and Holborn. We take the drudgery out of getting a haircut and make it something you can look forward to.

We offer sharp, modern styles with traditional service in a relaxed and comfortable environment. Our clients build up a relationship with their skilled barbers (minimum 5 years’ experience) so they know they’ll get a great cut every time.

Each client receives a complimentary drink from a selection including craft ale (on tap at Holborn) and fine whisky. The Shoreditch branch holds a regular comedy night, Cut Throat Comedy.

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Address: 55 Lamb's Conduit St
Transport: Tube: Russell Sq
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