Truefitt & Hill Gentlemen's

About

Truefitt & Hill is the world’s oldest barbershop, founded in 1805 in the heart of London’s fashionable Mayfair.

Today, located on St James Street, the company has had the honour of serving the Monarchs of Great Britain during nine consecutive reigns, which extend over the last 200 years.

Mentioned by Charles Dickens and W. Thackeray in their novels, Truefitt & Hill enjoy the unique privilege to claim the title of Britain’s, Europe’s and the world’s oldest, yet still established, gentlemen’s barbershop, as authenticated by the “Guinness Book of World Records”.

Venue Details & Map

Truefitt & Hill Gentlemen's

Address
71 St. James's Street
London
SW1A 1PH
Telephone:
+44 20 7493 8496

Yelp Reviews

9.00 out of 5
based on 11 reviews

Top 5 reviews of Truefitt & Hill Gentlemen's

5.0 out of 5
23 May 2017
by Jeff G.

Another fantastic men's grooming store not to be missed. Very friendly staff and knowledgeable about the product line they sell. A favorite shaving cream of mine is the "1805" brand and Grafton street. Also very convenient if you would like to test the aroma of these fine products! more

5.0 out of 5
18 May 2016
by Mistuh H.

This company was certified by Guinness as the oldest barber shoppe in the world, they have a Royal Charter and for good reason. Their products are top notch. I straight razor shave and they have incredible shaving creams. The lather is so rich and full it gives you an amazing shave. I ordered the Trafalgar and the Sandalwood and they are aromatic, gentle on your face and give a rich lather.... more

5.0 out of 5
04 April 2013
by Jamie E.

Been coming for here for over a year, and still impressed with the level of service. I always ask for Julie. She is a first rate barber, with great attention to detail. Great value for money. more

5.0 out of 5
06 December 2017
by Steve H.

Having never treated myself to a cut throat shave, I thought I would treat myself the next time I was in London. Obviously there are many shops to choose from. However, having read the reviews I decided to give these fine folks a try.

Although this is an expensive luxury, it was worth every penny. It was very relaxing and enjoyable experience at the hands of an expert.

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4.0 out of 5
13 August 2016
by Steven P.

Maybe it's just London but for the price, haircut, and shave I do feel it was expensive 90 GBP. I do think the staff is polite and they did take me even though they only had an hour before closing. Another up side is the atmosphere, the barber shop feels authentic and makes you feel as if you've traveled back to the 1920's for a haircut. more

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