The Best Barbers of Auckland

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Have you heard how people say that a haircut can really change your entire personality? Well, maybe not personality, but it definitely has a huge impact on the first impression that you make on people.

A haircut and a beard trim are the two things that can truly define a man by his looks. If you can get your grooming sorted out, there is nothing that you can’t do. 

While men think that they do not have access to the kind of pampering services that women do, they are definitely wronged.

These specialist barbers in Auckland not only make sure that you look great, but also provide a relaxing experience that you will surely remember. 

Here is our take on the best barbers that you can find in Auckland: 

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1. Dan’s Traditional Barber Shop

As the name suggests, we opted for a more traditional barber shop to begin this list with. If you are accustomed to visiting your old school barber shop, then Dan’s will be able to provide you with the same experience that you enjoy – just heightened to a whole new degree.

Apart from their traditional barber seats, green painted walls, and a whole range of beers for clients, the professional barbers at Dan’s will be able to give you the fade or undercut that you had always wanted. 

Best For: Integrating a traditional experience with a modern one by having the most skilled barbers. 

Address: 459 Karangahape Road

Operating Hours: 

  • Monday to Friday: 8:30 am to 6 pm
  • Saturday: 9 am to 2 pm
  • Closed on Sunday

Contact Information: Email at, or simply walk into the barber shop for an appointment

2. Room 104 Grooming Lounge

If you are looking for a more sophisticated and pampered experience, we suggest paying a visit to Room 104 Grooming Lounge. Following a New York-styled theme, this one of the best barber shops is in the heart of Auckland but makes you feel like you are in the center of New York’s busy streets. 

Best For: Room 104 is extremely popular amongst businessmen who want to invest in a whole experience, not just a haircut. At 104, you can get a cut-throat shave from the most experienced barbers in the entire city.

Address: Level 1, Achilles House, 8 Commerce St, Auckland CBD

Operating Hours

  • Monday to Friday: 9 am to 6 pm
  • Saturday: 9 am to 5 pm
  • Closed on Sundays

Contact Information: Call at 09-309 4104  

3. Maloney’s

If you have called Auckland home for a few years, you must have heard of Maloney’s by now. It is one of the best barbers in Auckland. If you’re wondering what the fuss is all about, then the truth is that these barbers are the best at what they do. After all, there are always lines outside the shop to get a simple haircut or even a cut-throat shave. 

Best For: Being the most popular barber shop in the city with a pampering experience for men that includes hot towels and drinks.

Address: 1-192 Victoria Street West, Auckland CBD

Operating Hours: 

  • Monday to Friday: 8 am – 6 pm
  • Saturday: 8:30 am – 2:30 pm

Contact Information: Call at 09 379 3060 or email at

4. Boar & Blade

Boar & Blade has been around for about seven years now and they gave grown from one small shop to three large ones across Auckland. With only a few barbers on the team, Boar & Blade is known for its remarkable and personalized services. Each barber is well-aware of current trends – making you feel like you are nothing less than a Calvin Klein model as you leave.

Best For: The conversations. While this may be unusual for a barber shop, the barbers at Boar & Blade have a great reputation for having the most lively and fun conversation with all their clients. The overall atmosphere is friendly, relaxed, and full of banter. 

Address: 141 Pakenham St Unit W12, Wynyard Central and 136 Ponsonby Road, Ponsonby Central. 

Operating Hours: 

Ponsonby Shop: 

  • Monday: 9am – 5pm
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9am – 7pm
  • Friday and Saturday: 9am – 4pm
  • Sunday: 10am – 4pm

Wynyard Central Shop: 

  • Monday: 9am – 5pm
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday: 9am – 6pm
  • Friday and Saturday: 9am – 4pm
  • Closed on Sunday

Contact Information: 027 384 3862 (Ponsonby), 027 625 9025 (Wynyard Central), and 027 358 3437 (Wellington). 

5. Bespoke Barbers

Bespoke Barbers is owned by Paul Bartolo – a famous barber who learned his special skills in the city of London. In Auckland, he brings us all of his tricks behind modern grooming for men and treats every appointment as a special one. 

Best For: The modern-classic style haircuts. The experience at Bespoke Barbers includes hot towel shaves, personalized haircuts according to your preference, and even promotional deals for special events. 

Address: 2/15 O’Connell Street, Auckland CBD

Operating Hours:

  • Monday to Friday: 9am – 5.30pm
  • Saturday: 9 am – 4 pm
  • Closed on Sundays

Contact Information: Call at +64 9 307 2207 or email at for bookings and appointments. 

6. Slick Shop

Slick Shop is relatively new to the world of men’s grooming in Auckland, but the three owners were quick to make a good name for themselves in the city. 

Best For: Lively conversations with the barbers during your hair or shave appointment, and even some exclusive tips to keep your hair in good health in the long run. 

Address: 188 Ponsonby Road, Saint Marys Bay-Newton, Auckland 1011, New Zealand

Operating Hours:

  • Monday: 10:00 am – 06:00 pm
  • Tuesday: 09:30 am – 06:00 pm
  • Wednesday: 10:00 am – 06:30 pm
  • Thursday: 10:30 am – 08:00 pm
  • Friday: 09:30 am – 05:30 pm
  • Saturday: 10:00 am – 05:30 pm
  • Closed on Sunday

Contact Information: You can contact the Slick Team by filling a form on their website,, and one of their representatives will get back to you as soon as possible. They do not have any phone number of their own. 

7. The Parnell Barbershop

If you are looking for the most sophisticated grooming experience in all of Auckland, we suggest that you visit Parnell Barbershop and enjoy its unique style and décor. 

Best For: Barbet cuts, beard trims, and a cut-throat shave that can be enjoyed with a drink that’s on the house. If you have a group of friends that you want to bring, you can make an appointment for the ‘Gentleman’s Club’ where two highly experienced barbers will be catering to all of your men.

Address: 35 Scarborough TCE, Auckland, NZ

Operating Hours: 

  • Monday to Friday: 9 am to 5 pm
  • Saturdays: 10 am to 4 pm
  • Closed on Sundays, except for private appointments

Contact Information: You can book your exact appointment and view their range of services with prices on the website, 

The Final Word

Now that you know that grooming and pampering are not only exclusive to women, but it is also time to head to the streets of Auckland and discover your new favorite barber shop.