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12 Affordable Gentlemen’s Barbershops In Singapore For Dapper Haircuts & Shaves To Pamper Your BF With

Barbershops in Singapore


Be it a first date or job interview, it’s always important to leave a good impression. That said, keeping yourself groomed is something you should do even on a regular basis. As do manners maketh man, so does kempt hair. While some barbers out there charge $70 or more per haircut or beard shave, we’ve compiled a list of barbershops in Singapore that charge $45 and below.

You may have been scrimping with $5 haircuts, but it is fair to splurge occasionally and spoil yourself with a pampering gentlemen’s barbershop experience. These barbers will keep you looking suave and dapper – and maybe even to help you look more like a towkay than your boss. 

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1. Rockarolla Barber – Doubles as a jamming studio



Image credit: Rockarolla Facebook

Representing Yishun, we have Rockarolla Barber. Alright, hold your stereotypes fellas, Yishun is not all that bad. With its plain white walls, light parquet flooring, and minimal embellishments, this place has a zen Muji vibe that’ll instantly help you relax.

Those aged 6-16 years get their haircuts at a cheaper rate of $15, so take your little man down for a cool back-to-school haircut.


Image credit:
Rockarolla Facebook

However, don’t be fooled by its rather demure facade, because this place also doubles up as a jamming studio, complete with electric guitars and a full drum set. You can book the studio at a rate of $25/hour, with regular promos and bundle deals.

Rockarolla Barber
Admission Fee
$25/haircut, $25/shave
Google Reviews
4.7
(75)
Address
759 Yishun Street 72, Singapore 760759
Opening Hours:
Thursday 11:00 AM - 08:00 PM Show More Timings

2. Acidic Chop Shop – Underground Hypebeast vibes



Image credit:
@dave_chingachin via Instagram

Proud representatives of the Hypebeast tribe would want to make a trip down to Acidic Chop Shop. The barbershop has an underground street vibe, with grey brick walls and even a Supreme logo board with red drawers to match.


Image credit:
Acidic Chop Shop via Google Maps

While the Hypebeast fashion trend is often associated with softer Korean hairstyles, this barbershop’s delivery of the classy slick back undercut is uncompromised. There are 2 Acidic Chop Shop outlets located in Jurong just streets apart from each other, which certainly eases the waiting list.

Acidic Chop Shop
Admission Fee
From $43/haircut, $30/shave
Google Reviews
4.7
(129)
Address
135 Jurong Gateway Rd, #02-335, Singapore 600135
Opening Hours:
Thursday 11:00 AM - 09:00 PM Show More Timings
Contact Information

3. DeepCuts – Staff trained at the Netherlands’ top barber academy



Image credit: DeepCuts Facebook

Situated in a shophouse with vintage American-inspired decor, DeepCuts offers affordable haircuts with an expensive feel. A number of their barbers received their training at The Old-School Barber Academy by Schorem in Rotterdam – said to be the best barbershop cum academy in the Netherlands.

Their specialty lies within the field of classic pompadours, modern pompadours, and quiffs, with most customers rocking these styles. Consultation and styling are included for every haircut, and women are also welcome!


Image credit:
DeepCuts

For those who are rocking a full beard, DeepCuts also offers hot towel shaves and beard trimming/sculpting services to keep your manly mane neat and tidy.

DeepCuts Singapore
Admission Fee
From $35/haircut, $30/shave
Google Reviews
4.7
(310)
Address
47 Kampong Bahru Rd, Level 2, Singapore 169361
Opening Hours:
Thursday 11:00 AM - 09:00 PM Show More Timings
Contact Information

4. Limpeh Barbershop – Old-school barber pole theme



Image credit: @limpehbarbershop via Instagram

Limpeh Barbershop brings you back to the good ol’ days with a colour scheme that’s inspired by those blue, white, and red striped barber poles that we used to frequently come across in HDB estates. It’s also furnished with old-school furniture such as rustic metal drawers and cabinets, leather seats, and retro ceiling lamps.


What’s more attractive than their decor are their affordable services.
A haircut costs less than $30, and students, NSFs, and seniors get to enjoy special rates of as low as $15. Be sure to look out for special discounts and extended operating hours during festive seasons! For instance, their Hari Raya Cuts promo has walk-in cuts at a flat rate of $28, and they’ll be open till as late as 2am.

Limpeh Barbershop
Admission Fee
From $28/haircut, $25/shave
Google Reviews
4.6
(185)
Address
537 Bedok North Street 3, #01-511, Singapore 460537
Opening Hours:
Thursday 11:00 AM - 09:00 PM Show More Timings

5. Atatcutz – Open till midnight daily



Image credit: Atatzcut Singapore Facebook

Atatcutz might look a little small, with 4 hairstyling stations squeezed in a 2×2 configuration, but it’s still worth the trip for their variety of services that are easy on the wallet.


Image credit: Atatzcut Singapore
Facebook

The black brick walls and wooden floor panels give it a classy vibe, but the best part? They operate till 12am daily. This makes things convenient for those who often have to work late or need a last-minute clean-up for an important meeting the next morning.

Atatcutz
Admission Fee
From $30/haircut, $25/shave
Google Reviews
4.6
(242)
Address
348 bedok market place, #01-04, Singapore 469560
Opening Hours:
Thursday Open 24 Hours Show More Timings

6. Autocutt Barbershop – Biker-themed decor



Image credit: @autocutt via Instagram

Autocutt is a vintage motorbike-themed barbershop with 3 outlets, in Serangoon, Commonwealth, and Joo Chiat. All outlets have tastefully badass interiors, with black and white checkered tiles which are reminiscent of race flags.

The Serangoon branch even has a Triumph Tiger parked outside, while the Commonwealth one has a striking red 1940s Matchless within – something bike enthusiasts will drool over.


Image credit:
Autocutt Barbershop Facebook

In terms of services, Autocutt provides the basics such as haircuts, hot towel shaves, and beard trims. They offer hair tattoos too, which are priced based on complexity of design.

Autocutt Barbershop
Admission Fee
From $40/haircut, $40/shave
Address
47 Tanglin Halt Rd #01-313 Singapore 141047
Opening Hours:
Thursday 11:00 AM - 08:00 PM Show More Timings

Full list of Autocutt outlets.


7. The Lufts Barbershop – Bring a friend for discount



Image credit: The Lufts Barbershop Facebook

If you’re a Northie, pop by The Lufts Barbershop’s 4 outlets across Yishun, Marsiling, and Woodlands for a fine gentleman’s haircut. All outlets are situated at HDB blocks in the heartlands, so residents won’t need to travel far.


Image credit: The Lufts Barbershop Facebook

Exclusively at the Marsiling outlet, there’s a promo every Monday to Thursday where, if you bring a mate along, both of you will get your haircuts at $50 in total – certainly helping to ease the pressure off your bank accounts.

The Lufts Barbershop
Admission Fee
From $30/haircut, $20/shave
Address
Block 210 Marsiling Cres, #01-05, Singapore 730210
Opening Hours:
Thursday 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM Show More Timings
Contact Information

Full list of The Lufts Barbershop outlets.


8. Hombre Barberblade – Patterned shaves



Image credit: @hombrebarbers.sg via Instagram

Hombre Barberblade does not only offer classic haircuts, but also audacious hair designs (from $35) where intricate patterns are shaven onto your mop.

Perhaps this floral design may not be the most appropriate choice for your job interview, but it is definitely worth a shot if you’re feeling bold – especially if your school or workplace doesn’t have a dress code. Otherwise, stick to a slick modern pompadour cut and you won’t go wrong.


Image credit: Hombre Barberblade

With an outlet in Changi and another in Tampines, it’ll be convenient for Easties to swing by for spiffy trims and a rejuvenating hot towel shave. Plus points for being easy on the wallet!

Hombre Barberblade
Admission Fee
From $20/haircut, $30/shave
Google Reviews
4.6
(196)
Address
228 Changi Rd, #01-04, Singapore 419741
Opening Hours:
Thursday 12:00 PM - 09:00 PM Show More Timings

Full list of Hombre Barberblade outlets.


9. The Golden Rule Barber Co. – Grungy vibes



Image credit: @thegoldenrulebarberco via Instagram

Electric guitars and grungy posters displayed on the walls of The Golden Rule Barber Co. bring a chill vibe, very much like that of a garage band’s headquarters. You’ll certainly be getting the rockstar treatment from their skilled barbers during your haircut


Image credit:
@thegoldenrulebarberco via Instagram

Fun fact: in line with their music-related decor, they also have their very own record label called TGR Studio, under which they perform live sessions. On top of that, they also carry their own house brand of pomades – from Matte Paste ($20) to Strong Hold Pomade ($28) – and an array of men’s grooming products like Beard Oil ($20)

The Golden Rule Barber Co
Admission Fee
From $30/haircut, $30/shave
Google Reviews
4.7
(235)
Address
66A Race Course Rd, Singapore 218570
Opening Hours:
Thursday 11:00 AM - 10:00 PM Show More Timings

10. Keep It Handsome Barbershop – Heartland locations



Image credit: Jun & Fon via Google Maps

Keep It Handsome Barbershop keeps it simple. No fancy decor or furnishing, just good haircuts in the heartland locations. After the success of their Tampines flagship, they’ve since opened an outlet in Hougang as well – blessing the fellas of the Northeast with affordable trims and shaves.


Image adapted from:
Keep It Handsome Barbershop Facebook

At just $20 for a regular no-frills haircut, this barbershop is the most affordable on our list tied with Hombre Barbers, and prices get even lower for juniors ($16) and pioneers ($12). If you’re looking to elevate your look through a signature design on your noggin, you can get a hair tattoo here from $5, depending on the complexity of the design.

Keep It Handsome Barbershop
Admission Fee
From $20/haircut, $20/shave
Google Reviews
4.6
(166)
Address
508 Tampines Street 81, Block 820, Singapore 520820
Opening Hours:
Thursday 11:00 AM - 09:30 PM Show More Timings
Contact Information

Full list of Keep It Handsome Barbershop outlets.


11. Hounds of the Baskervilles – $5 discount when you book via app



Image credit: @houndsofthebaskervilles via Instagram

Hounds of the Baskervilles opened in 2012 under the mentorship of an established Australian barber shop owner, Kyle Soulsby of Soulsbys Barbers. It’s widely regarded as an OG in the scene as far as barbershops in Singapore go, setting the standard for this concept and giving other new businesses a foundation to emulate.


Image credit: @houndsofthebaskervilles via Instagram

More than a decade on, the same teachings courtesy of Soulsbys’ barbers are still passed down to the Hounds staff. This means you’ll be getting that 5-star service – back by the former’s glowing online reviews – without having to fly overseas.

Tip: Download the free Hounds of the Baskervilles app to make appointments easily, and you’ll even get a $5 discount for your first appointment booked via the app.

Hounds of the Baskervilles
Admission Fee
From $39/haircut, $39/shave
Google Reviews
4.6
(85)
Address
42 Craig Rd, Singapore 089680
Opening Hours:
Thursday 11:00 AM - 08:00 PM Show More Timings
Contact Information

12. Sultans – Affordable subsidiary of renowned luxury barbershop


Sultans is the affordable subsidiary of the famed Sultans Of Shave, a luxurious barbershop concept with outlets in atas locations such as MBS, Duxton, and Jewel Changi. Hooray for budget inclusivity! ‘Cause not everyone can bear to part with upwards of $68 per haircut or beard shave, for the sake of opulence and ambience.


Image credit: Sultans

Services here are cheaper by almost half the amount charged at Sultans Of Shave, but you can still expect the same level of skills and care to detail, in a more toned down but nevertheless chic setting. There are currently 5 outlets, with convenient locations in malls like United Square Mall and i12 Katong.

Sultans @ Novena
Admission Fee
From $29/haircut, $25/shave
Google Reviews
4.3
(156)
Address
101 Thomson Road, #B1-56F, United Square Mall, Singapore 307591
Opening Hours:
Thursday 10:30 AM - 07:30 PM Show More Timings

Full list of Sultans outlets.


Affordable gentlemen’s barbershops in Singapore

Getting a haircut may be a boring routine event for those who just want to get it over and done with. However, it can also be an experience in itself. With these gentlemen’s barbershops in Singapore, you don’t only get to look dapper and suave for important appointments, but also unwind a little as you’re getting tidied up.

Read our other articles on hair salons in Singapore:


Cover image adapted from: @hombrebarbers.sg via Instagram, @houndsofthebaskervilles via Instagram, Hombre Barbers
Article originally published on 3rd September by Dion Lim. Last updated by Renae Cheng on 19th April 2023.

Dion Lim

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