Hair & Beauty

Sharpen Up With The Best Barbers In And Around Melbourne

By Samuel Giles
28th Oct 2020

An old school barbershop with a sign on the window that reads

Melbourne’s barbering scene is exceptionally skilled, no doubt. And after months of lockdown, and subsequent hair growth, now’s the time to treat yourself to a new haircut. Check out the best barbers Melbourne has to offer, and make sure you book ahead if necessary.

Renard's Barber Shop

Carlton North

If you’re in need of a tidy up around the Carlton area, look no further than Renard’s Barber Shop. Offering all the essentials from the iconic buzz cut to the classic hot shave treatment, these folks will have you looking your best.

Ben, the owner, is a book of knowledge when it comes to hair, beards and otherworldly topics. Take a seat and make the most of that chin wag.

No booking required, just walk in.

Brother Wolf


With numerous locations around Melbourne, there’s no question Brother Wolf is one of the best barbershops in Melbourne. The quality and precision of their work is impeccable, and the staff offer a wealth of experience within the industry. Definitely worth checking out. 

Bookings can be made from their website.

Beef's Barbers


It’s a known fact that dogs are terrific, especially when you’re getting a haircut. Enter Beef’s Barbers—with three locations in Richmond, Abbotsford and Malvern, this team of highly skilled barbers will keep you looking your best. 

Bookings can be made from their website

Yours Truly


When you’re in need of a cheap haircut without sacrificing quality, look no further than Yours Truly in Footscray. These blokes are tremendously skilled in the art of haircutting, and they have the passion to match. Offering all the essential services such as buzz cuts, hot towel shave and stylist trims, there’s something for everyone. 

Bookings can be made from their website

Kings Domain

South Yarra

We simply couldn’t have the best barbers in Melbourne list without Kings Domain. There’s no question, these are amongst the best in Melbourne. Offering several locations around Melbourne, including two in the city, Kings Domain is an absolute must when you’re after a quality haircut. 

Bookings can be made from their website.

The Bearded Man


The Bearded Man on Chapel Street is as iconic as any barber shop in Melbourne. Reliable, enjoyable and guns with the scissors, their level of expertise and experience rivals the best in Melbourne. They also make a damn good coffee should you need to double down on that pick-me-up. 

Bookings can be made on their website

Captains of Industry


When it comes to skill and dedication as a barber, Sam Fordyce of Captains of Industry is up there with the best in Melbourne. The fascinating concept also offers a cafe and bar, as well as leatherwork and bespoke shoemaking services.

Bookings for the barbershop are essential and more information can be found on their website

All The King's Men


Melbourne city is an absolute gem of a location when it comes to quality haircuts, and All The King’s Men is no exception. The team know a thing or two about a trim, and the barber shop is utterly original in its design. This is the place to go when you want relaxed and personable cut. 

Bookings can be made from their website

Pickings And Parry


If you’re after an unique and truly novel experience, give Pickings and Parry a try. Yes, their barber services are of exceptional quality, but it’s the concept of the store that continues to amaze. They’re also a clothing store for both menswear and womenswear, with a brilliant range of brands you’re unlikely to find elsewhere. 

An absolute must if you’re in the Fitzroy area. Bookings for the barber can be made from their website.  

Melbourne Barber Shop


Melbourne Barber Shop is rich in history, and has been going strong since its opening back in 1994. Combining the love of the automotive industry with barbering excellence, this is one place where experience and dedication reign supreme. 

Bookings can be made from their website.

Need a cut on the cheap? Check out Melbourne's best budget haircuts here.

Image credit: Casey Horsfield

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