Full beards may have peaked as a fashion trend, but that hasn’t stopped urban men seeking out expert attention to get beards, sideburns or close shaves into perfect shape.

Even full beards need frequent trims to avoid the birds-nest look, and that has breathed new life into barber shops. Many beardies don’t feel at home in unisex salons.

The modern man appreciates craftsmanship combined with a feel-good atmosphere.

No girls allowed!

Below is a list of 3 of the best barbershops in Cape Town

1. Mr Cobbs the Barber

Mr Cobbs the Barber. Credit: Instagram/@MrCobbstheBarber

If you’re looking for a hot-towel shave complimented by luxury gentleman’s grooming treatments then look no further. Mr Cobbs the Barber offers men a pampering session that is not only affordable but leaves men looking and feeling great about themselves.

Located at Shop 278 V&A Waterfront

2. Barnet Fair

Barnet Fair. Credit: Instagram/@barnetfairbarbers

Hair cuts, buzz fades, hot towel shaves and beard shaping are a few of the services provided by the barbers of Barnet Fair, who will leave you looking sharp for any event. Men deserve to be pampered as well, reckon the barbers. Visit them today.

Located at 98 Bree Street Cape Town

3. Sweeney’s Barbershop

Sweeney’s Barbershop. Credit: Instagram/@sweeneysbarbershop

Sweeney’s Barbershop is the perfect option for modern men wanting a chic, sophisticated look. The must-try hot towel shaves takes male the grooming experience to new heights.

Located at 4 Loop Street Cape Town