The Coolest Barbers in Amsterdam

| © Hutspot
Tom Coggins

There’s something special about discovering a new, first-rate barbershop and taking time out to pamper your hair while exploring an unfamiliar city. Thankfully, there are plenty of excellent barbershops in Amsterdam, which range from classy award-winning establishments to cooler modern stores.

Cut Throat Barber & Coffee


barber 12
© Cut Throat Barber

At this popular hangout in central Amsterdam, guests can relax, enjoy some high-quality coffee and chow down on delicious kiwi-style meals before – or after – getting their hair cut. Due to the store’s varied services, it essentially serves as a laid-back meeting-point where style-conscious Amsterdammers (and travellers) can mingle and experience world-class barbering. Although Cut Throat has a handy reservation system on its website, the barbershop also encourages guests to turn up unannounced and will happily take walk-ins.

Van de Hare Amsterdam Barbers


As Van de Hare was founded way back in 1934, it ranks among the longest-running barbershops in the Netherlands. Over the years, this well-established family business has won many awards for its outstanding contributions to grooming and developed into one of the most respected barbershops in Amsterdam and beyond. Although it was originally located on Amstelveenseweg in southern Amsterdam, Van de Hare has since moved to a historical canal house in the city’s centre, which has been renovated in order to meet demands related to modern hairdressing. A third-generation barber named Marc van de Hare currently runs the store alongside several other highly-experienced and friendly staff members.

Toon's Barbershop at Hutspot


barber 1
© Hutspot

Aside from selling stylish clothes and interior items, Amsterdam’s super trendy Hutspot department store features an open-plan barbershop on its ground floor. This two-seat establishment offers many different services at affordable prices, ranging from quick buzzcuts to professional straight razor shaves. Its owner, Martijn, has worked as a barber for over 10 years and takes reservations from Tuesday to Sunday every week. To make customers feel extra welcome, the barbershop provides patrons with complimentary beer or whiskey during every grooming session. Afterwards, customers at Hutspot’s barbershop can check out the store’s current collection or relax at its on-site lunchroom.

HIS Premium Barber Shop


HIS Premium Barber Shop sells an impressive array of quality men’s grooming products and offers many different sophisticated grooming services, including haircuts, waxing and shaves – making it the perfect spot to pick up essential cosmetics or enjoy a well-earned styling session. The shop was established in 2007 and has developed into an all-in-one hotspot for men’s grooming where clients are treated with the utmost hospitality. The store is located on the tail end of Amsterdam’s Utrechtsestraat – a popular shopping street that is famous for its high-end fashion retailers.

Cut the Crap


barber 2
© Cut the Crap

This friendly neighbourhood barbershop shares its floor space with a popular record store called Eardrum Buzz Records, which stocks hundreds of second-hand and brand new vinyl. Both establishments have an extremely laid-back atmosphere and share a stereo system that plays good tunes throughout the day. The barbershop mainly uses haircare products made by Dutch ecological cosmetics company O’right, who are dedicated to producing sustainable, eco-friendly cosmetics. Although it is possible to make an appointment through their website, Cut the Crap will gladly take walk-ins during their opening hours – when possible.

culture trip left arrow
 culture trip brand logo

Volcanic Iceland Epic Trip

meet our Local Insider


women sitting on iceberg


2 years.


It's the personal contact, the personal experiences. I love meeting people from all over the world... I really like getting to know everyone and feeling like I'm traveling with a group of friends.


I have so many places on my list, but I would really lobe to go to Africa. I consider myself an “adventure girl” and Africa feels like the ULTIMATE adventure!

culture trip logo letter c
group posing for picture on iceberg
group posing for picture on iceberg

Every CULTURE TRIP Small-group adventure is led by a Local Insider just like Hanna.

map of volcanic iceland trip destination points
culture trip brand logo
culture trip right arrow
landscape with balloons floating in the air


Connect with like-minded people on our premium trips curated by local insiders and with care for the world

Since you are here, we would like to share our vision for the future of travel - and the direction Culture Trip is moving in.

Culture Trip launched in 2011 with a simple yet passionate mission: to inspire people to go beyond their boundaries and experience what makes a place, its people and its culture special and meaningful — and this is still in our DNA today. We are proud that, for more than a decade, millions like you have trusted our award-winning recommendations by people who deeply understand what makes certain places and communities so special.

Increasingly we believe the world needs more meaningful, real-life connections between curious travellers keen to explore the world in a more responsible way. That is why we have intensively curated a collection of premium small-group trips as an invitation to meet and connect with new, like-minded people for once-in-a-lifetime experiences in three categories: Culture Trips, Rail Trips and Private Trips. Our Trips are suitable for both solo travelers, couples and friends who want to explore the world together.

Culture Trips are deeply immersive 5 to 16 days itineraries, that combine authentic local experiences, exciting activities and 4-5* accommodation to look forward to at the end of each day. Our Rail Trips are our most planet-friendly itineraries that invite you to take the scenic route, relax whilst getting under the skin of a destination. Our Private Trips are fully tailored itineraries, curated by our Travel Experts specifically for you, your friends or your family.

We know that many of you worry about the environmental impact of travel and are looking for ways of expanding horizons in ways that do minimal harm - and may even bring benefits. We are committed to go as far as possible in curating our trips with care for the planet. That is why all of our trips are flightless in destination, fully carbon offset - and we have ambitious plans to be net zero in the very near future.