For years, men had very little choice when it came to grooming. Barbers generally offered a limited selection of services, with little choice available when it came to styling, maintaining and shaping hair, beards and moustaches.
Luckily for the hirsute men of today, there is a lot more choice available. In Norwich alone you’ll now find a number of excellent barbers, each offering a selection of specialist services and a great range of extras. This choice makes it easy to find a barber that perfectly reflects your style and who can help you to maintain your beard, moustache and hairdo.
If you want to reinvent your look or just have a quick short back and sides, choosing a talented barber is essential. To help you find the perfect stylist for your needs, we’ve put together a list of the ten best barbers in Norwich.
One of the most stylish barbers in Norwich, Swagger & Jacks offers a great choice of male grooming services including standard cuts, styling, beard shaping and design, clipper cuts and even traditional cut throat shaves. As well as this great choice of treatments, Swagger & Jacks has a shop where you can buy their specialist grooming products and an academy where you can learn a little more about hair and beard care.
Blades of Norwich put a modern twist on the traditional barbers shop, with classic services offered alongside contemporary products and techniques. With its distinctive old school feel, this is the perfect choice for anyone who wants a classic look and a classic cut. Blades of Norwich stock hair products from a range of contemporary manufacturers including Uppercut and American Crew.
3. The Barber Shop
Located in the heart of Norwich city centre, this traditional barbers offers walk-in appointments, a friendly atmosphere and a good choice of services. Whether you’re looking for a quick beard trim, a full wash and cut or you just need a trim to keep your hair tidy, this convenient barbers has just the thing for you.
ClockWork Barbers are based in Gregory’s Alley, right in the centre of the city. The barbers offers a choice of male grooming treatments, with special emphasis on beard care and beard shaping. Pop in for a walk in appointment or book yourself in for a bit of pampering and really make the most of your visit. If you’re not sure exactly what look to go for, the team at ClockWork Barbers can advise you on various styles and work with you to help achieve the perfect new look.
With locations in both St Giles and King Street, Courage Noble is a convenient option for people living or working in the centre of Norwich. As well as a great choice of standard services like buzz cuts, beard trims, washes and cuts, Courage Noble also offers more specialised treatments like beard shaping and razor finishes. You can get your nearest and dearest involved by booking a group appointment or you can even arrange a private party for you and all your hair-loving friends.
Ingenious Scissors is situated on Aylsham Road to the north of the city centre. A traditional barbers with a Middle Eastern twist, Ingenious Scissors offers traditional Turkish style hot towel shaves alongside gentlemen’s cuts, threading, face masks and ear and nose waxes. If you’re getting married or preparing for another important occasion, you can arrange for a bespoke package and enjoy a full grooming experience.
One of the best known barbers in the city, Truman’s of Norwich is a men’s grooming salon with an award winning team of barbers. Based on the historic Elm Hill, the barbers occupies an elegant three storey Georgian townhouse. Truman’s of Norwich offers a good selection of services including cuts, trims, colouring and beard shaping. All of the products used by the team at Truman’s of Norwich have been specially selected and you can buy your favourite shampoos, conditioners, gels and mousses in their very own shop.
8. The Den
The Den is located right in the heart of Norwich Lanes. Established in 2013, The Den has quickly become one of the most popular barbers in the city and today offers a great choice of male grooming services to residents of Norwich. Our very own Norwich School of Beauty’s barbering tutor, Lee, also operates from here! The shop’s interior takes a modern twist on traditional barber shop décor, giving you a light, bright setting for your next cut. You can have both a wet and dry cut at The Den as well as a range of other treatments. Get in touch with the team to find out what’s available.
Stringfellas Barber Shop is a traditional barbers set in the centre of Norwich. Although it specialises in classic barbers services, Stringfellas has embraced modern techniques and products, giving you a great mix of contemporary style and traditional charm. From standard services like wet and dry cuts and beard trims to hair tattoo design and all over head shaves, Stringfellas offers a great choice of grooming services. If you’re getting ready to walk down the aisle, order the wedding package or, if you just want to treat yourself to a little pampering, get The Works. This comprehensive package includes a haircut, blow dry, styling, beard shaping and even an ear and eyebrow trim.
10. Mr Barbers
Centrally located on Norwich High Street, Mr Barbers brands itself as ‘A stylish and welcoming barbers for the modern gentleman’. Offering a wide range of services including wet and dry shaves, hair styling and beard shaping, the barbers has everything you need to create a new look or maintain your existing one. You can also buy Mr Barbers products online and in store to help you get that salon look from the comfort of your own home.
Find out more about the barbers of Norwich, and about training to become a barber yourself, by exploring our site or getting in touch with a member of our team.