A cut above the rest: 7 of the best barbershops in Vancouver

Nov 27 2018, 4:12 am

Whether you get a line-up and a fade every week, or you go for a full head-and-beard haircut every month (or two or three), a trip to the barbershop is a vital part of your life.

Regular trips to the barbershop are essential if you want to stay looking fresh/avoid looking like a time-travelling caveman. And when you’re living in Vancouver, you can take your pick from a selection of top-tier barbershops.

Here’s a look at seven of the most notable spots to get your haircut in Vancouver.

Regal Grooming Lounge


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This contemporary barbershop is the only men’s grooming lounge in the city which offers everything from precision cuts, to hot towel shaves, beard shapes, beard trims, eyebrow shaping, express facials, sports manicures, and colour blending and even a membership program! Regal provides a first-class service where you can sip upon a drink of your choice during your visit, then stop by the shoe buffing station and cologne bar before you leave.

Address: 415 Hornby Street
Phone: 604-343-7668

Barber & Co


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In 2011, Barber & Co opened their first barbershop in Gastown to create a space where men can enjoy getting a haircut in comfort and feel confident when they leave. Today, the barbers have shops in Vancouver’s Yaletown, Gastown, Main Street, and in Cambie Village, as well as locations in Toronto.

Address: 1120 Hamilton Street | 2808 Main Street | 214 Abbott Street | 3395 Cambie Street
Phone: 604-669-4604

Man Cave Barber Shop


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If you prefer to and get your hair cut on a whim rather than making an appointment, Man Cave could be for you. With locations in Yaletown, Burnaby, and Surrey, Man Cave offers an efficient first-come walk-in system where you’ll only ever have to wait for up to 10 minutes. You can get everything from a hot towel shave to a cutting-edge haircut here.

Address: 1018 Mainland Street | 1145-4700 Kingsway, Burnaby | 2632 Central City Shopping Center, Surrey
Phone: 778-379-33665 (Yaletown location)

Farzad’s Barber Shop


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In 2006, Farzad Salehi opened his barbershop in Yaletown with his wife and business partner. Their services include men’s haircuts and straight razor shaves, with a “what you ask for is what you get” motto. There’s no fuss, just a relaxed space with super friendly owners who focus on attention to detail.

Address: 126-1208 Homer Street, Yaletown
Phone: 604-408-0060

Junior’s Barbershop


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If you’re looking for somewhere to get your hair cut in central downtown Vancouver, Burnaby, or Surrey, head to Junior’s Barbershop. Their friendly and professional barbers specialize in everything from edgy to traditional styles. From the friendly and professional staff, to the signed posters from celebrity patrons (like Idris Elba) adorning the walls, this may be the perfect place to laugh, relax, and get a fresh fade.

Address: 918 Davie Street | 19573 Fraser Highway, Surrey | 3495 Kingsway
Phone: 604-436-7708 (Kingsway location)

JD’s Barber Shop


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Founded in 2002, JD’s is a Vancouver barbershop for the modern, everyday man. Enjoy a quality cut or shave in a relaxed environment at one of their three locations in Gastown, downtown Vancouver, and the Vancouver Club. JD’s founder, Judah Down, has also created a new signature line of products made with natural ingredients, from shave cream to body wash.

Address: 235 Abbott Street, 4345 Dunbar Street, JD’s Vancouver Club
Phone: 604-331-8441

Blurred Barbershop


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Looking for a master fade? Check out Blurred Barbershop in Burnaby. The shop is open six days a week and you can make an appointment or simply walk in when it suits you. They keep it strictly old school here, so the place is cash only. But trust us — it’s worth it.

Address: 3733 Laurel Street, Burnaby
Phone: 604-620-2466

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