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7 must-try barbershops in Jakarta

Masajeng Rahmiasri

The Jakarta Post

Jakarta  /  Thu, June 2, 2016  /  06:01 pm
7 must-try barbershops in Jakarta

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When looking for a place to get your hair done, look for barbers who understand the male haircut, offer styling and provide a facial hair shaving service. In Jakarta there are several must-try barbershops, here are seven.

Alexander Barber Shop

Alexander is a retro barbershop in Kemang that specializes in neat, detailed haircuts. Aside of trying a rockabilly, classic, or jarhead cut, you may also want to try Alexander’s exclusive pomade for styling.

Starting price: Rp 80.000 (US$ 5,86)

Address: Jl. Kemang Raya 16A, South Jakarta

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Ugo Barber & Shop

Located at Fairground, SCBD, this premium barber shop is a great place for Jakarta gentlemen to get groomed. Apart of a regular cutting service, patrons can request creambath (conditioner plus head massage), foot reflexology, ear cleaning, and more.

Starting price: Rp 100,000

Address: Fairgrounds Lot 14 Kav 52-53 SCBD, South Jakarta

Phone: ( 021 ) 51400990

Manhattan Barbershop

This barbershop employs reliable hairdressers for all kinds of haircut. They also take a picture of your haircut as a reference for your next visit, so if you wish to maintain a certain look, you'll be able to keep it consistent. Manhattan plans to relocate next week, so you may want to visit their Instagram to check the new location.

Starting price: Rp 70,000

Address: Jl. Panglima Polim 9 No. 16, South Jakarta

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PAXI Barbershop

If you happen to be cruising a mall in need of a quick cut, stop by a PAXI barbershop outlet. Located in major malls around Jakarta, PAXI is convenient and its legendary reputation say that you're in good hands.

Starting price: Rp 100,000

Batavia Barbershop and Vintage Gallery

Batavia offers a fast and neat cutting service. Patrons who follow their Instagram account are regularly offered special promotions. The barbershop currently boasts two locations, Cilandak Town Square and Blok M Plaza, South Jakarta.

Starting price: Rp 65,000

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PAX Wijaya

The barbers of PAX have been cutting hair since 1965 but were forced to close down their store in the 1980s. Never mind, they reunited to create a new barbershop named PAX Wijaya. The shop is famous for its signature crew cut. Pomade users can try a local pomade from Garut, West Java, named King Pomade.

Starting price: Rp 75,000

Address: Wijaya Graha Puri Blok A No. 5, Jl. Wijaya II, South Jakarta

Barberbox

Barberbox is proud of its detailed service. Here barbers recommend the best haircut for your look, if you want them to. Due to its detail-oriented service, there is often a long waiting list. Barberbox has several outlets in Jakarta, as well as in Padang and Palembang, Sumatra.

Starting price: Rp 65,000

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