It is a truth universally acknowledged that every hipster in possession of a beard must be in want of a barber. If you’re in St Petersburg and looking for a trim, you’re in luck – here’s our ultimate guide to the best barber shops in town.
Special Barbershop is a conceptual space that brings together a classic English style barber shop, a gentlemen’s atelier, and a cosmetic shop. You can order a tailor-made suit or coat by appointment, and combine your visit with a slot at the barber’s. The male haircut costs around $29USD, and the royal shave around $30USD.
This centrally located barber shop is just one step away from Nevsky Prospekt. They specialize in sharp, geometric cuts and follow their high company standards to the letter. They also have barber courses for those who want to learn more about the profession.
Bolshaya Konnushennaya Street, 1, St Petersburg, Russia, +7 911 928 73 38
M66 Barbershop was created by men for men: it is not just a barber shop, but also a male club, where you can get your hair and beard fixed, get a style advice and even have a sip of whiskey. The barbers only do classic styles, following the long-time traditions, so if you want a cutting edge creation, this may not be a place. Haircuts cost around $18USD, royal shaves around $13USD, and they also have a cute ‘father and son’ option for around $34USD.
Woodstone Barbershop is a place where you can get any haircut and any beard style you can imagine: from 1940s classics through to the most crazy modern creations. Their barbers use the highest quality equipment and also take into consideration the personal style of every client, helping to choose the style that best suits you.
The haircut has to be stylish and practical, as they say in Hook Barbershop. The proof is in the examples of their work – every haircut is perfectly sharp, stylish and easy to maintain. Male haircuts here cost around $20USD, and beard styling around $12USD.
This is the oldest barbershop chain in Russia, first opening in 2011. Since then, the team has grown into international chain spreading to eight different countries. The quality standard is provided by Chop Chop barber academy in Moscow. The haircut will cost you around $27USD, as will a royal shave. After years of work and experience with some of the best cosmetic brands, Chop Chop launched their own line which can be purchased in their barber shops or online.