With summer around the corner, it’s time to shear the winter mops and get a fresh trim! However, finding a good barbers, who are also good value for money, can be difficult. That’s why we’ve rounded up the best barbers in Edinburgh to help you out. So you can look forward to your next cut, without fear of singing along to TikTok’s “bad hair day” song.

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Ruffians, Edinburgh

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Bordering Edinburgh’s West End and New Town is raved-about and one of the best barbers in town; Ruffians. Although closed on Mondays and Sundays, Ruffians is a solid choice that boasts several barbershop awards. Getting a full consultation and haircut will set you back a minimum of £45.00. That’s because it takes into account your individual lifestyle, face shape and more to ensure you walk away with the best cut for you! Moreover, with an in store whiskey and coffee bar, you will be sure to enjoy a haircut experience like no other!

Address: 23 Queensferry Street, Edinburgh, EH2, 4QS 

Players Lounge

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For those with longer locks, Players Lounge is the place to go! The team are all trained in both hairdressing and barbering to a high standard, meaning your hair will be in the best hands. Additionally, they offer state-of-the-art barbering, but also manicures, hot towel shaves and even Indian head massages! For a shampoo, cut and finish, prices start from £43. It’s not necessarily the cheapest, but it is one of the best barbers in Edinburgh when it comes to an experience. Also, Players Lounge is accessible, located nearby to Lothian bus routes on Rose Street.

Address: 161a Rose St, Edinburgh EH2 4LS

Rag and Bone Barbershop

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All dog owners can bring them along for your trim at Rag and Bone Barbershop! The dog-friendly franchise boasts four locations in Edinburgh: Old Town, New Town, Haymarket and Bruntsfield. Providing the best service is clearly important to this Edinburgh barbers, with every customer being offered a complementary beer or Red Bull. Pricing is on the more affordable side too, starting at £27.00 for a haircut. Furthermore, if you’re feeling fancy, why not splash the cash on a full package deal- a haircut and beard trim for only £42.00!

Address: Multiple locations

Vagabond Men’s Hair

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Self-described with the ethos: ‘Modern thinking meets classic sensibility’ Vagabond Men’s Hair is by far one of the best quality barbers for price cut in Edinburgh. Located in Stockbridge, there are a multitude of offers and deals for different age ranges and cut types. For a wash, cut and finish, you will be set back only £26.00. Additionally, emphasis on the individuality of each client is important to this establishment, which is highlighted in their attention to detail for every person.

Address: 35 St Stephen St, Stockbridge, Edinburgh EH3 5AH


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Source: Boombarbers, www.boombarbers.co.uk

With seven locations across Edinburgh, Boombarbers is easy to find! Supporting clientele such as the Scottish Rugby team, you will not be disappointed with the service at this hair salon! Offering both barbering and hairdressing, Boombarbers is a welcoming environment that is community focused, encouraging affordable haircuts without cutting the quality.

A haircut is only £24.00 and given their stylists have worked in the fashion capitals of the world, the quality of that cut is a guarantee!

Furthermore, after you get your new trim, you should show it off! Check out our articles recommending the best night outs in Edinburgh!