Shave and a Haircut: The Top 5 Barbershops in London

There once was a time when London’s top-hatted gentry would regularly pop in their barbers for a weekly or daily shave. Today’s modern day gentlemen may be a little more relaxed in their approach to grooming but a trip to the barbers for a straight razor shave is one London grooming tradition that refuses to disappear.

Perhaps it’s because London’s barbers have been shaving the city’s gents for centuries that makes the city one of the best places on the planet to find a barber. Marie Teather tracks down five of the best.