Guide to the best hair salons in London

Guide to the best hair salons in London

Fabulous hair can make you look and feel your best at any age and whatever your style is. Of course, if you want hair that looks fantastic you need to start with finding the right salon. There’s a huge choice of hair salons in London with different specialisms so finding the one that’s ideal for you might seem like an impossible task. Whatever type of hairdresser in London you’re looking for, we’ll help you find some great options with our guide to hair salons in London.

In this guide
  1. The best hair salons in London
    1. Glasshouse Salon – Simple and sustainable
    2. Clo&Flo – Hair, nails, and pilates
    3. Buller and Rice – Ethical and sustainable living
    4. Butchers Salon – Conscious and equal haircare
    5. Taylor Taylor London – One of the world's best salons
    6. Duck & Dry – Top blow-dry bar
    7. Errol Douglas – Personalised traditional hairdressing
    8. Andy's Salon – Luxury hair in Wimbledon
    9. Samantha Cusick London – Colour and balayage specialists
    10. Inanch London – Luxury hair extensions
    11. The Loch – Redefining the salon
    12. The Curl Bar – Curly hair specialists
    13. Bleach London – Vegan-friendly colouring
    14. The Chapel – Salon in a former pub
    15. Salon Sloane – Upmarket and chic
    16. 65 Walton London Salon – Hair extensions experts
    17. Moose London – Boutique salon experience
    18. Michael Van Clarke – Sophisticated hair and beauty
    19. Mimi et Mina – Luxury hair destination
    20. Adam Reed – Style-conscious creative hub
    21. Hare & Bone – Fashion-forward hair
    22. Flok Hair Salon – Hair salon and art gallery
    23. The Purple Salon – Chic local hairdressers
    24. Windle London – Over 200 years' experience
    25. Hari's – Well-established salon brand
    26. Larry King – Loved by A-listers
    27. Hair Lounge – Premium Afro hair services
    28. Saco Hair – Expertise and organic products
    29. George Northwood Salon – Iconic modern hairstyles
    30. Josh Wood – Creative colour experts
    31. Bebop – Effortlessly cool hair and nails
    32. Josee's Professional Braiding Studio – Braiding for all hair types
    33. Not Another Salon – Daring and colourful
    34. Live True London – Independent and award-winning
    35. The Rabbit Hole – Contemporary and cutting-edge
    36. Butter Cut – Modern looks for modern people
    37. Chaps & Dames – Classic and contemporary
    38. Cut and Run Hair – A cut with confidence
    39. Harness & Mane – By and for alternative lifestyles

The best hair salons in London

London's best hairdressers and top hair salons

Glasshouse Salon

Simple and sustainable

Glasshouse Salon aims to be sustainable and simple. The salon uses a gender neutral pricing structure and natural products that are kind to your hair and scalp, and has a focus on recycling. Stylists here offer modern cuts and colours. You can also visit the salon's lifestyle and wellness store on-site.

Hair, nails, and pilates

Founded by two sisters, Clo&Flo aims to make every client feel welcome. Services for available for your hair and nails - opt for a simple manicure or blow-dry or get creative with balayage and nail art. You can also book pilates classes and packages here, including both online and in-person sessions.

Buller and Rice N16 – Hair salons
Buller and Rice N16
Buller and Rice N16 – Hair salons
Buller and Rice N16
Buller and Rice N16 – Hair salons
Buller and Rice N16
Buller and Rice N16 – Hair salons
Buller and Rice N16
Buller and Rice N16 – Hair salons
Buller and Rice N16
Buller and Rice N16 – Hair salons
Buller and Rice N16
Buller and Rice N16 – Hair salons
Buller and Rice N16
Buller and Rice N16 – Hair salons
Buller and Rice N16

Ethical and sustainable living

Buller and Rice offers contemporary styling with a focus on sustainable living. This welcoming space is stylish and modern, and hairdressing services are available using eco-friendly products. Cuts, blow-dries, and a wide range of colouring services are available. Creative colour services are also available if you want a bold new look.

Conscious and equal haircare

Established in East London, Butchers Salon now has another location in Camden. The ethos here is about conscious haircare with minimal impact on animals and the environment. This salon also has gender neutral pricing and a friendly attitude. Cuts, colours, blow dries, and up-dos are all offered here.

One of the world's best salons

Taylor Taylor London has a reputation as one of the best salons in the world. This award-winning chain has a modern approach to unisex hairdressing. Cuts, colours, extensions, and permanent straightening are all offered here. You can also choose a caring treatment to revitalise your locks.

Top blow-dry bar

When you want to refresh your hair or look fab for an event, head to Duck & Dry. With four branches in the capital, this is a leading blow-dry bar. Get a blow-dry, cut, up-do, or a nourishing treatment for your hair. Manicures are also available here.

Errol Douglas

Personalised traditional hairdressing

Award-winning salon Errol Douglas champions traditional hairdressing in a nurturing environment. Services are offered here for every hair type, giving you personalised style. Cuts, colours, and hair extensions are available, and you can also book beauty treatments at this salon.

Andy's Salon

Luxury hair in Wimbledon

Andy's Salon provides luxury hair and beauty services in Wimbledon Village. Stylists listen closely to each client to provide services that match your goals for your look. Cuts, colouring, blow-dries and hair for events are all offered here. Beauty treatments are also available including lash and brow services.

Colour and balayage specialists

Independent salon Samantha Cusick London has two branches and is recognised as a colour and balayage expert. The philosophy here is about making clients feel empowered and creating hairstyles you can enjoy every day. There's a huge range of colour services, plus blow-dries, cuts, and keratin treatments.

Inanch London – Hair salons
Inanch London
Inanch London – Hair salons
Inanch London
Inanch London – Hair salons
Inanch London
Inanch London – Hair salons
Inanch London
Inanch London – Hair salons
Inanch London
Inanch London – Hair salons
Inanch London
Inanch London – Hair salons
Inanch London
Inanch London – Hair salons
Inanch London

Inanch London

Luxury hair extensions

For luxury hair extensions from celebrity stylists, head to Inanch London. Various types of hair extensions are available here depending on the look you want to achieve. The salon's specialists can also recommend the right type of extensions for you. Colouring, styling, beauty treatments, and men's cuts are also on offer.

The Loch

Redefining the salon

The Loch opened in 2022 and aims to redefine the salon experience. This modern salon places the client at the heart of everything, offering highly personalised services that enhance your hair's natural colour and texture. Cuts, colours, and revitalising treatments are offered, as well as services for men and children.

The Curl Bar

Curly hair specialists

For anyone with curly or wavy hair, The Curl Bar is the place to go. The team specialise in services for curly hair and children's styling is available too. There's a concise selection of services available, including cuts, finishing, and refreshing treatments for your scalp and hair.

Vegan-friendly colouring

Trailblazing salon Bleach London specialises in vegan-friendly colouring, and was a leader in the dip-dye trend. From creative colours and no-bleach bleaching to big and small haircuts, the results here stand out from the crowd. This is the place for bold styles that are still kind to your hair.

The Chapel

Salon in a former pub

The Chapel Hairdressers has a fresh and modern approach. Based in a former pub, this is a cosy and sociable space. The salon charges by how long a service takes so there are no nasty surprises. Extras like drinks and snacks are available to make you feel more comfortable.

Salon Sloane

Upmarket and chic

Based in Chelsea, Salon Sloane is chic and luxurious. You can expect world-class services in a prime location, with industry-leading talent amongst the team of stylists here. A simple selection of services for your hair are available, including cuts, colours, and styling services.

65 Walton London Salon

Hair extensions experts

65 Walton London Salon is a hair extensions specialist with decades of experience. This intimate salon in West London offers the highest quality hair extensions and professional standards. If you don't fancy extending your hair, cuts, colours, and blow-dries are also all available.

Moose London

Boutique salon experience

Moose London gives clients a boutique salon experience. The location in Clapton features exposed brick and wooden floorboards. The team here aims to make every client feel comfortable and create dynamic and contemporary hairstyles. Services, including cuts and colours, are available for men, women, and children.

Michael Van Clarke – Hair salons
Michael Van Clarke
Michael Van Clarke – Hair salons
Michael Van Clarke
Michael Van Clarke – Hair salons
Michael Van Clarke
Michael Van Clarke – Hair salons
Michael Van Clarke
Michael Van Clarke – Hair salons
Michael Van Clarke
Michael Van Clarke – Hair salons
Michael Van Clarke
Michael Van Clarke – Hair salons
Michael Van Clarke
Michael Van Clarke – Hair salons
Michael Van Clarke

Michael Van Clarke

Sophisticated hair and beauty

Award-winning salon Michael Van Clarke offers sophisticated signature styles that help you look and feel your best. Blow-dries, cuts, finishes, and a broad choice of colour treatments are on offer, and there are services for Afro hair and especially for kids. Beauty treatments are also available, including waxing, facials, and make up.

Mimi et Mina

Luxury hair destination

Luxurious salon Mimi et Mina offers services for all hair types but focuses in particular on Afro hair. Expect a comfortable salon filled with pastel colours and attentive service. A wide range of premium services are on offer including weaves, braids, and treatments especially for natural hair.

Adam Reed

Style-conscious creative hub

Adam Reed in Spitalfields is a style-conscious lifestyle space where clients are encouraged to relax. At this creative salon hub haircuts are instinctive and colour is seen as an art form. This is a place for unique hair styling with real expertise.

Hare & Bone

Fashion-forward hair

Hare & Bone is a salon by globally-recognised stylist Sam Burnett. Clients can expect a welcoming experience as well as contemporary and style-conscious results. Stylists focus on getting to know each client to deliver a hairstyle that's just right for you. A range of cuts, colours, and treatments are offered here.

Flok Hair Salon

Hair salon and art gallery

Flok Hair Salon has a unique concept. This place is equal parts hair salon, art gallery, and relaxation room. You'll find regularly-changing art on the walls, a relaxing playlist, and you can enjoy a cocktail or cup of tea during your appointment. Unisex services are offered using organic products.

The Purple Salon

Chic local hairdressers

Chic unisex hairdressers The Purple Salon is recognised as a favourite local salon in Islington. Cuts are available here for women, men, and kids, plus colouring, perms, and permanent hair straightening. This salon also does up- dos and hair for weddings and events.

Windle London – Hair salons
Windle London
Windle London – Hair salons
Windle London
Windle London – Hair salons
Windle London
Windle London – Hair salons
Windle London
Windle London – Hair salons
Windle London
Windle London – Hair salons
Windle London

Windle London

Over 200 years' experience

Opened in 1988, the team at Windle London has over 200 years' combined experience. A wide choice of services is offered to suit all types of hair. You can refresh your look with a blow-dry or speed style, or go for a bigger change with a cut or permanent straightening.

Well-established salon brand

Hari's has been around since 1976 and is one of the capital's best-loved salon brands. Each salon is comfortable and full of character. A variety of treatments are available including cuts, colouring, and blow-dries. Services are also available for men and children.

Loved by A-listers

Larry King counts some famous faces amongst its fans. This premium boutique salon has a luxury feel, with cocktails and selfie lighting to make your visit even more enjoyable. Cuts and colour services are available here for both men and women.

Hair Lounge

Premium Afro hair services

Hair Lounge in Portobello Road is a luxurious salon that offers premium services especially for Afro hair. The experienced team here provide services including cuts, blow-dries, perms, relaxers, and treatments for natural hair. This in-demand salon offers everything for curly and Afro hair types.

Saco Hair

Expertise and organic products

Saco Hair is a byword for great haircare and you can try it for yourself at this London salon. Book a blow-dry when you need a quick pick-me-up or choose a bigger style overhaul with cuts, colours, or permanent straightening. All of the products this salon uses are organic.

George Northwood Salon

Iconic modern hairstyles

George Northwood is behind some of the most iconic hairstyles of recent times and you can experience this unique style for yourself at George Northwood Salon. Opened in 2014, the experienced team here offer a range of services to maintain your look or totally transform your hair.

Josh Wood – Hair salons
Josh Wood
Josh Wood – Hair salons
Josh Wood
Josh Wood – Hair salons
Josh Wood
Josh Wood – Hair salons
Josh Wood
Josh Wood – Hair salons
Josh Wood
Josh Wood – Hair salons
Josh Wood

Josh Wood

Creative colour experts

The team at Josh Wood are recognised as colour experts, renowned for their ability to match any hair colour you desire. If you're not sure what suits you, the professionals can make suggestions about your ideal colour. Blow- dries, extensions, and cuts are also on offer, as well as beauty treatments.

Bebop

Effortlessly cool hair and nails

North London hair salon Bebop has a cool vibe that commands attention. It offers styling for every type of hair, including braiding and services for locs. The friendly team offer a wide array of cuts and colours, and nail art services are available here too.

Josee's Professional Braiding Studio

Braiding for all hair types

Josee’s Professional Braiding Studio offers braiding and protective styles for all types of hair. This was the first salon in London dedicated to braiding. This in-demand place also offers wigs and other types of extensions, and make-up artistry is available here too.

Not Another Salon

Daring and colourful

Not Another Salon offers daring and bold style with a no judgement attitude. It's all about bright colours and eye-popping style, but the health of your hair always remains the priority. You're free to get comfortable during your appointment and can choose from a menu of drinks and snacks.

Independent and award-winning

The Live True London group of salons can be found at multiple locations around London, offering a comprehensive assortment of hairdressing and styling services, accompanied by a selection of beauty treatments, manicures, pedicures, waxing services, and makeup. The comfy, relaxing and fun setting will help you attain your hair goals with the help of Live True London's friendly experts.

The Rabbit Hole

Contemporary and cutting-edge

The Rabbit Hole in central London is a contemporary hair salon specialising in creative styles, vibrant colours, and personalised styling. Whether you crave a classic or bold look, The Rabbit Hole is your go-to place to elevate your hair game.

Butter Cut

Modern looks for modern people

Located in the vibrant heart of East London, Butter Cut Hair Salon is your go-to destination for a flawless haircut. Their small team of expert stylists create the perfect balance between classic and trendy, offering both trendy haircuts and eye-catching colouring options.

Chaps & Dames

Classic and contemporary

Chaps & Dames Hair Salon is the epitome of style and sophistication. With a team of expert stylists, they provide a personalised experience to help you achieve your desired look. Whether you prefer classic or contemporary cuts or natural or bold colours, Chaps & Dames is your ultimate destination for hair transformations.

Cut and Run Hair

A cut with confidence

Cut and Run Hair Salon is your go-to destination for a personalised and trendy hairdressing experience. Their team of skilled and imaginative stylists cater to a diverse clientele, whether you're after a classic cut or an avant garde style. With a modern and inviting vibe and a commitment to using top-quality products, their salon ensures that clients look fabulous and feel confident.

Harness & Mane

By and for alternative lifestyles

Located in Walthamstow, Harness & Mane is an uncommon hair salon embracing a bold, fetish-influenced lifestyle and ambiance. The salon takes pride in delivering exceptional services, accommodating different occasions with an extensive array of cutting, styling, and hair treatments, all at gender-neutral prices. Additionally, the award-winning salon features a selection of fetish fashion items and hair care products and serves as a venue for various events.

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