Barber Recommendations

JULY 2022

Keeping your beard healthy is important but keeping it looking good is up there as well. So here at The Kiwi Beardsman, we have compiled a list of great barbers around the country everywhere from the Cape to the Bluff 


Brother's Barbers, Kama (Joe & John) - Awesome with both hair and beard.  Joe has great attention to detail.  John never rushes a cut. Both are great - recommended by JR T.


Bald Bearded Barber, North Shore (Tony) - great service both hair and beard - recommended by Damon B.

Barkers Groom Room, Ponsonby (Matt) - he's very good at what he does - recommended by Steve W.

Boar & Blade, Ponsonby (Yap / Jarryd) - Lovely, lovely dude. Great chat at all times. Gives me incredible cuts with both beard and hair, and takes genuine pleasure in making people feel like they look great with their cuts. My beard is a permanent part of me now, and he played a huge part in making it that way with the care and the pride he took in cutting it. Can’t recommend it highly enough! - recommended by Casey G.

Clipper KingsKumeu - Excellent beard shaping and awesome atmosphere, not a pretentious over-the-top barber! - recommended by Giuseppe M.

Cut & Style, Sandringham -  Awesome for both hair and beard - recommended by Nip C.

Red’s, The Traditional BarbershopTe Atatu Peninsula - Everything from barbers to shop - recommended by Cameron S.

Rights Cuts, Auckland CBD (PJ) - is an expert with both hair cutting and beard work, and the best thing is you can make a booking with him and not have to wait in line. Super convenient! - recommended by Mark S.

Room 104, CBD (Hanan) - Hanan is brilliant! - recommended by Rohit A.

The Barbers RoomMount Eden - Great service for both hair and beard - recommended by Damon B.

The Boss Barbers, South & Pukekohe stores - Fast, quality men's styles. Waxing, threading, beard or clean cut. Very friendly - recommended by L.C

The Boss BarbersManurewa (Baz) - Baz and his team are always welcoming and willing to help those who come in for a haircut, facial.... the works you name it. Always have a long line of customers ( returning customers and new) - recommended by Helen P.

The Gentry, Commercial Bay. Alfie does a great beard trim and style served with a healthy side of banter and laughs - highly recommended by Roland A.

Halmon BarbersPapatoetoe - I've been taking my son to Halmon Barber Salon for about a year now ... Has the way we communicate love and loss changed over time - recommended by Ben H.

Mal's Barber, Pakuranga (Romy / Penny) - Great for both hair and beard - recommended by Ankur L.

Vinny's BarbershopMount Albert - I get my beard done with Caleb i have seen his haircuts too they are on point, would trust my beard in anyone else's hands - recommended by Sagar

Wairau Hair Design, North Shore - very good at hair styling. They take their time but don't fluff about.  Also has skills! - recommended by Kevin S.


Klean Cut Barber - recommended by William M.

Reggie's Barber Shop (Blake) - Awesome for style, precision, personality, great chat, relaxed and reliable - Bevan M.


Revolving Chair Barbershop (Thames) Fast and professional. Reasonable prices too. As well as blokes' hair, they are also able to provide a good beard trim. Also, recommend kids cuts, the gentleman there was wonderful with my very young son. By Nick

Bespoke Barbers (Thames) - For the gentleman who understands that a good barber shop visit is an experience. The personal touch, a touch of class to the atmosphere, and a haircut that is - Bespoke. By Stuart H

The Cut Hut (Whitianga) - I don't know the name of the lady who cut my hair unfortunately but she did an amazing job. The atmosphere was relaxing and they've got hair products for sale as well. Would definitely go back! By Astronoodle Vibin

Bay Barbers (Whitianga) - My husband is a frequent customer there.  Loves the banter and always has a good haircut and never has to wait long. By Deb D

Tairua Hair Shop (Tairua) - I can honestly say it was one of the best haircuts I have had anywhere in NZ. The barber is just behind the bakery and worth it to drop in. It cost me $20 for a standard cut and that value goes the money. We need to support the smaller businesses like this one the sign above the shop says, east coast barber. By Patrick M

Whangamata Barber - As a walk-in operation this barber has a great setup. The haircut was efficient and well executed while the chatting made me feel relaxed and welcome. By Peter S

Barbershop (Paeroa) - Great to have somewhere local to get my beard trimmed. By Jeremy C


Forty Thieves Barbershop In for my weekly beard trim. Sarah is a total professional and is the most consistent barber I’ve ever met. Always happy and does a great job every time. Thanks, Sarah By Brendon H

Relentless - Funky wee barbershop with a great vibe.  Jase does my son's hair and always does an amazing cut and fade.  Love how easy the online booking system is too.  I've also purchased some merch and was very impressed with the quality of the tees and prints.  Highly recommend! By Macaela M

Bay Barbers - Best barbers in the Bay! Professional and provide great advice. These barbers are seriously good at what they do -  I have tried every barber in town and now I have finally found a one-stop shop! By Jack M

Kiwi Barber - My go-to for my hair and beard. I’ve been using them for 3 years now 10/10 By Sean L


Supreme Barbers - Great at both beard and hair cuts. They do good hair styles - recommended by Anthea P.


Specific Cuts Whetu was amazing tonight, he stayed at the shop late to very kindly cut my two nephews' hair and trim my niece's fringe. The kids all loves their haircuts, he was very friendly and provided a great service. Would highly recommend it!! Thanks again! By Claudia R

Razor Sharp Cuts - Visited this awesome place to get a haircut and beard trim. Made an online booking appointment which was quick and easy. And for the service, I want to rate it 11 out of 10:)

Anyone who wants to get a professional barber surely visit them. Traveled from different towns but everything was worth service, travel everything. Definitely gonna visit again

By Aman K

Wilsons Barber Shop - Great haircut, great service and great price. $25 for a fade and beard line up. Staff were super friendly, Michael was my barber and he did a great job 

By Pratik C


Mancraft Barbers Best haircut and beard trim I think I have ever had! Tee was amazing her attention to detail was unreal. I think I'll visit every time I'm in Taupo

By Shaun P

Mal’s Barbershop - From a buzz cut to long hair with a beard these guys will do a good job By Dave W


Jetcharm Barbershop - Great skills with both beard and hair - recommended by Victor G.

Shelby's Barber Gang - Everything. Great service, great with hair and beard (trims, shaves, shapes) - recommended by Matt L.


Jabez Makawe Studio - The man is self taught knows his shit and just opened his own barber studio where he gives the best service check him out! - recommended by Luke M.


Maxim Barbers - do friendly, tidy work - recommended by Louise M. Also recommended by Wade N. - they do great beard, hair and products - topped with a great atmosphere.  Highly recommend.


U.G.C (Ian) - He has style, and flair. And carefully orchestrate what suits the customer's natural attributes - recommended by Bob L.


Barkers Groom Room (Ryan or Isiah) - Had both hair and beard trims from these guys and they do an excellent job. They can also do a great cut-throat razor shave for your neckline to top off the service. Have been going to the Groom Room for a couple of years now after getting sick of traditional hairdressers and now I won’t go anywhere else - recommended by Mike B.

Stewart's Barbershop (Fielding) - great attention to detail - recommended by Mel S.


The French Barber, CBD (Jamie) - Awesome for both hair and beards.  Great attitude and personality.  Always happy. Good sense of humor.  Always busy so need to book. Awesome skin fade and great beard maintenance - recommended by both Logan H and Tom C.

The French Barber, CBD (Allan) - Sick haircut and beard trim every time. Knows exactly how much to trim off my beard as i'm trying to grow it big. Shot Allan! - recommended by Gavin C.

The Barber House, Lower Hutt - awesome for both hair and beards - recommended by Manish P.

Blades Barber Shop, Upper Hutt (Craig) - He is great to work with for a long-term beard plan - recommended by Chris M.

The Hairy Barber, Upper Hutt (Terrance & Billy) - THB is the go-to for Fades and beard trims, Terrence has an awesome setup and provides amazing service and killer cuts. Terrence and Billy are the only two I would trust to trim and maintain my beard - Recommended by Marcell W.


The Local Barber Shop Fitted me in at short notice. Beard and hair sorted. I feel good! Ross M

The Barber on Nile Street - Lovely shop and atmosphere. AJ is so friendly and so talented at her craft. 5/5 will definitely be back again. By Will C

Stormy’s Man Cave Barber Shop - Awesome place. Very professional. Offered me a free beer while waiting- I am in love if in Nelson and need a haircut/beard trim don’t miss out ! By Thejs P


Creatures of Habit - great for both hair and beard - recommended by Paul O.


By The Blade Barbershop Got a beard trim from Gus today, and I've got to say it's probably the I've had in years!! Very friendly and great prices. Thanks Gus, I will be back next time I'm in Kaikoura. By Derek H


Benny's Barbershop (Rico) - good for both hair and beard - recommended by Jacob S.

New City Barbers (Zac & Chris) - Very clean, slick cuts across multiple classic styles & have always done a fantastic job with my beard trims.  Great presentation, attention to detail and nice to chat with - recommended by various beardsmen.

The Barber Lounge (Kohl) - Great atmosphere and banter and the best cuts and beard trims in Canterbury - Darin I.

The Blind Barber (Enjalas) - Is great at what he does. Really an awesome dude too - Andrew J.

The Dog Box - do both hair and beard.  I go for a beard trim only. Friendly, welcoming, and knowledgeable crowd - Kenny C.


B's Barber - hair and beard and also do hot shaves - Phil W.


Lord of the South, LOTS (Pat & Pete) - Tidy short hair cuts and fades, detailed beard cuts and hot shaves. I think they can do a good mullet on request! - recommended by Jake H.


Gents of Queenstown - Awesome sculpting and great atmosphere - recommended by Simon W.


Paul McKinlay's Barbershop Great place and even better pricing easy parking and great hair cut what more would you want thanks paulie By Gavin M

 Latin Barbers - The lads at Latin barbers are very friendly and have a high standard of workmanship, always get an awesome cut every time. By David R

Note: These Reviews are the top Reviews from the Bearded community and Google. If you have any recommendations hit me up on our social pages 

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