Best Barber in Auckland

There's been something of a renaissance of barber shops in the last few years, with men now very well catered for when it comes to hairdressing and grooming services. There's never been a shortage of amazing women's hairdressing salons, and now men have a great number of awesome establishments to choose from which all cater exclusively to the male client. These are our picks for best barber shops in Auckland…

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Maloney's

Maloney’s, a barbershop that was established in 2003, offers men’s haircuts, buzz cuts, beard trims, and hot towel shaves. Located in Auckland CBD, they are open Monday through Saturday. A whole team of talented stylists with various specialties, levels of experience, and chats are available to choose from.

Walk-ins are welcome, but appointments are recommended. You can book online or call for an appointment. The barbers are friendly and talented, and the atmosphere is welcoming. Gift vouchers and merch are available, and they sell a range of grooming products.

SERVICES
Haircuts & Beard Trims
WEBSITE
https://maloneys.co.nz/
ADDRESS

1/192 Victoria Street West, Auckland 1010

CONTACT DETAILS
(09) 379 3060
OPERATING HOURS
Mon – Fri: 8am – 6pm
Sat: 8:30am – 2:30pm
Sun: Closed

This is my business

Highlights:

  • Men’s haircuts, beard trims, hot towel shaves
  • Friendly barbers
  • Convenient online booking
  • Central location

I started going to Maloney's when I grew my first beard and wasn't sure how to keep it well groomed. The guys do a bloody good job. They're the best.

Charlie

The Gentry

The Gentry, Auckland’s premium barbershop, has two city locations in Commercial Bay and Shortland Street. You can expect to feel welcomed when you visit The Gentry, and leave completely satisfied. Established in 2015 by Adrian Evans, The Gentry opened its second location in 2020, winning a gold pin along the way at the New Zealand Design Awards for interior design. His all-star team of cutters has extensive experience from around the world, bringing the heat daily.

Services include classic scissor and clipper cuts, from executive shapes to hectic street styles, beard works and professional colour services. All with a hot towel to finish.

Walk-ins are accepted but appointments are advised. Bookings can be made online, by telephone, or in person. Commercial Bay is 7 days, while Shortland Street is Monday-Friday.

WEBSITE
https://thegentry.co.nz/
ADDRESS

Two locations:
70 Shortland Street, Auckland
Level 1, Commercial Bay, 7 Queen Street, Auckland

CONTACT DETAILS
(09) 303 0529
OPERATING HOURS
Shortland Street
Mon – Fri: 8am – 5pm
Sat – Sun: Closed
Commercial Bay
Mon – Sat: 10am – 7pm
Sun: 10am – 6pm

This is my business

Highlights:

  • Auckland’s premium barbershop
  • High-quality styles, cuts, and beard trim service
  • Experienced, diverse stylists
  • Contemporary interior

Knowledgeable and experienced staff, friendly and fun environment. Highly recommend these guys.

Stephen

Gents & Rascals Barbershop

Gents & Rascals is a high-quality and professional traditional barbershop service with a modern take. Located in the heart of Auckland, Josh and his team of stylists give detailed attention to every client. They offer good conversation and contemporary styles. Appointments can be booked in advance, and walk-ins are welcome. They are open seven days a week.

Some of their specialties are scissor cuts, restyles, and clipper cuts. Head shaves, long and short beard trims, and traditional wet straight razor shaves are also available. Haircuts include wash, style, and hot towel. The service is great, and the prices are reasonable.

WEBSITE
https://www.facebook.com/gentsandrascals/
ADDRESS

188 Quay Street, Auckland

CONTACT DETAILS
(09) 303 0343
OPERATING HOURS
Mon – Fri: 8am – 6pm
Sat – Sun: 9am – 5pm

This is my business

Highlights:

  • Professional and modern barbershop service
  • Detailed attention to every client
  • Open on Sundays
  • Friendly staff

I was hesitant trying out a new barber but Gents & Rascals gave me one of the best cuts I've had in ages. Josh is meticulous with his work. I'll definitely make this my local!

Maurice

Dan’s Traditional Barber Shop

Dan, a renowned and experienced barber, runs Dan’s Traditional Barbershop. It is a barbershop with an old-school approach. The seats and mint green walls give it a quaint ambiance. If you are looking for a simple no-fuss fade or undercut, this is a great place to go. It is open Monday through Saturday for walk-ins only.

The decor is old-fashioned and masculine. Pop art, memorabilia, and collectibles are on display. You simply show up, write your name on the blackboard, and join the conversation. The staff is friendly and welcoming. It is cash only.

SERVICES
All styles, from mild to wild!
WEBSITE
https://www.facebook.com/Dans-Traditional-Barber-Shop-1467245213605337/
ADDRESS

459 Karangahape Road, Auckland 1010

CONTACT DETAILS
(09) 949 1312
OPERATING HOURS
Mon – Fri: 8:30am – 6pm
Sat: 9am – 2pm
Sun: Closed

This is my business

Highlights:

  • Traditional barbershop
  • Old school approach
  • Great banter

Great honest service, I was made to feel welcome in their awesome shop….been here twice now and this will be my regular!!

Nick

Mals Barbershop

Mal’s Barbershop has been styling since 2001. For them, a barbershop visit should be a memorable experience where men can enjoy small talk and a glass of fine whisky while getting their haircut. They take you back to an earlier time when barbershop culture was alive and well. They are open seven days a week, and walk-ins are welcome.

Their three locations in Ellerslie, Glen Innes, and Royal Oak offer a wide range of professional and quick services. These include razor fades, adult, senior, and kids haircuts, beard trims, line-ups, and wet shaves. The haircuts are affordable and stylish. The barbers are friendly, efficient, and great with kids.

WEBSITE
http://mals.co.nz/
ADDRESS

97C Main Highway, Ellerslie, Auckland 1051

CONTACT DETAILS
0800 227 237
OPERATING HOURS
Mon – Fri: 8am – 10pm
Sat – Sun: 8am – 5pm

This is my business

Highlights:

  • Barbershop culture
  • Great service
  • Attention to detail
  • Reasonable prices

Really great with kids and the pool table is a hit if you have to wait! We are always impressed with the quality of the cuts and the barbers are friendly and efficient 🙂

Bex

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