11 Best Barber Shops In Hong Kong
1/11 The Mandarin Barber
For a complete, treat yourself experience, there’s nothing more exquisite than an afternoon spent at the Mandarin Barber at Mandarin Oriental. Regarded as Hong Kong’s finest grooming salon for gentlemen since 1963, you’ll be welcomed by interiors imagined from the Art Deco Chic of 1930s Shanghai.
Enjoy your shave, moustache trim, beard design or the classic Mandarin shave in absolute peace and quiet by requesting a VIP room. If you have 160 minutes to spare, try their Gentleman’s Grooming package where you’ll be pampered with a shampoo and cut, Mandarin shave and Shanghainese pedicure.
2/F, Mandarin Oriental Hong Kong, 5 Connaught Road Central, Hong Kong,+852 2825 4088, mandarinoriental.com
2/11 Gentlemen's Tonic
This luxurious barber was founded in London’s upscale Mayfair district in 2004 and was on the frontlines of men’s grooming in Hong Kong back in 2011. While you’re there for a trim or shave, why not add on a massage and facial as well? Their Shackleton package includes a haircut and a choice of a beard trim or wet shave.
The Hemingway package, designed for “After a Heavy Night Of Drinking and Bull Fighting”, is perfect if you’re in need for a quick hangover cure. Sip on your complimentary Bloody Mary and melt into the aromatherapy facial and a neck, scalp and shoulder massage.
G/F, Sun Lee Building, 43-49 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2525 2455, gentlemenstonic.com
3/11 Selvedge Barbers
Located on Pottinger Street, this rustic Hong Kong barber shop was formerly known as Era Barbers. With its new name, Selvedge Barbers, they remain a proud partner of Movember each year, offering complimentary, once-a-week cuts for those who post a weekly progress photo.
From buzz cuts to skin fades and wet shaves, Selvedge Barbers does it all.
36 Pottinger Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2577 3080, selvedgebarbers.com
Located in Pacific Place, Saloon is the newest addition to the grooming scene. The deep wooden hues and leather seats resemble a secret whisky bar—there’s even a shelf full of whisky to prove it, not to mention the glass you’ll be offered during the consultation.
The shop offers everything from hair treatments, colours and cuts to beard trims and wet shaves. Been walking all day? They have foot treatments and massages too. Private rooms are available upon request without extra charge.
Shop 309, The Mall, Pacific Place 88 Queensway, Hong Kong, +852 2997 9600, saloon-rg.com
5/11 Attire House
Bespoke tailoring and grooming boutique Attire House collaborated with skilled Korean barber, HERR, to open their in-house barbershop where you’ll be able to jump from shopping to grooming. Providing haircuts, wet shaves and facial massages from barbers staffed by Seoul veteran Roy Jeong, invite your friends to lounge at the Cigar Room afterwards to enjoy their carefully chosen Cuban cigars.
Unit A, 4/F Duke Wellington House, 14-24 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2619 9007, attire-house.com
6/11 Hair House by Adam Chan
With two locations in Central and Admiralty, this highly rated barber shop has grown a loyal following over the years. Opened by former hairdresser Adam Chan, Hair House brings back the soul of Shanghainese barber stores, treating every customer like family.
Simplicity at its best—with only a straight razor and a hot towel for their classic wet shave—you’ll leave looking and feeling fresh.
2/F, 20 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 9439 9531; G/F, 28 Sau Wa Fong, Admiralty, Hong Kong, +852 5595 3976, hairhousebyadamchan.resurva.com
7/11 Fox & The Barber
Fox & The Barber’s white tiles and nostalgic 1940s lighting is as classy as it looks. Owner and barber Sarah McGlynn pays close attention to detail and makes sure everyone leaves with a smile on their face. Using only the best products such as Penhaligon’s and Truefitt & Hill, the offer beard trimming, designing and shaping services as well as a good old shave.
41-43, Graham Street, Central, Hong Kong +852 2405 6880, foxandthebarber.com
8/11 Goodman Barbershop
Tucked inside the Mirador Mansion in Tsim Sha Tsui, Goodman Barbershop is a hidden gem on the Kowloon side where you’ll find some of the city’s most skilled and friendly barbers.
Decked out in green walls, modern, burgundy leather seats and sleek wide mirrors, Goodman is the place to have a bespoke haircut that fits your face shape, rather than a look that is replicated on you. The barbers here will help you step up your pompadour game with a few stylish tips using good pomades. Pay a visit and you may even bump into Tatler 500 Lister Kevin Poon, who freshens up his look here from time to time.
Shop 50, Ground Floor, Mirador Mansion, 3-15 Bristol Avenue, Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong, +852 3619 4550, facebook.com
9/11 The Dukes
Described as a modern barber shop and a gentleman’s lounge, The Dukes offers beard shaping and trimming as well as clean, stylish haircuts. Stocked with cigars, darts, video games, this three-story man cave is perfect for father and son bonding time.
6-7 floor, Well On Commercial Building, 60 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 5561 5214, thedukes.com
10/11 Handsome Factory
Handsome Factory’s retro black and white checkered floors, black barber chairs and dark wooden accents will draw you into the shop, but it’s the quality cuts that will be making you stay. With three locations across Central, Causeway Bay and Tsim Sha Tsui, their menu is straightforward and covers only the essentials.
Various locations around Hong Kong, handsomefactory.com
See also: Tom Ford Beauty’s Men's Skincare and Grooming Private Preview
11/11 Homies Barbershop Hong Kong
With a prime location on Wellington Street, Homies Barbershop is hard to miss. Featuring a stylish interior furnished with old-school green-and-white floor tiles, vinyl records on the wall and comfy leather chairs, Homies Barbershop is a place for gentlemen to sit down, relax and enjoy a no-fuss haircut or a nice clean shave.
When in doubt, leave it to the skilled barbers here to give you a fresh, contoured look.
M/F, No.166 Wellington Street, Central, Hong Kong, +852 2797 9288, facebook.com
This article was originally published on November 16, 2018 and was updated on 26 February, 2020.