It’s almost Movember and as is the case on the Gold Coast every year, there are some keen mo growers out there.
But we moust-ache you a question, where are you getting yours groomed?
If you aren’t quite sure, here’s a list of Gold Coast barbers to choose from with a hot towel and a side of whiskey comin’ right up.
One of the Coast’s most beloved barbers, Jase Alpen opened Zeppelin to rave reviews due to his exceptional skills, renowned good vibes and a space in Mermaid Beach that promises a laugh and a cold beer. By appointment only, the boys are very busy these days.
Where: Shop 3/2460 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach
Ahoy for classic cuts and a clean shave. Hot towels, cold beers (or smooth rum) and a super chilled vibe, what more could you ask for from your barber? Make an appointment or walk in for a good time and an even better do.
Where: Shop 8/1134 Gold Coast Highway, Palm Beach
Alfred’s Apartment Barber
Menswear shop, barber and diner all rolled into one. Alfred’s has all the man-cessities covered and offers you a more “intimate” service with it’s loan standing barber chair.
Where: 2389 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach
Lost Boys Barber
They’re reigniting the traditional barbering industry qualities whilst adding a fresh modern-day touch in a positive, relaxed space and a cold craft beer to top things off. They’ve come a long way since opening their doors in 2017 and you’ll see why once you visit them.
Where: 14 / 107 Ferry Road, Southport
The newest of the bunch and the only one on the Coast we know of boasting a female barber, Made opened a few short months ago and is already a firm favourite. Barber Brit is a legend and half the shop is a café so you can sip espresso and nibble on baked goods while you get your mo trimmed.
Where: 2B/417 Golden Four Drive, Tugun
Haychdee Barber Shop
Head into Haychdee for oldschool barbering, modernised, quality banter, better service and a place to spend time with new mates. The boys are mental health advocates which means they’re always up for a chat and they do a very good trim too.
Where: 3/108 Helensvale Road, Helensvale
The Mermaid Beach crew are a Barber & Shaving Lounge specialising in pretty much all the things you need, including hair art guys. They also offer a complimentary hair wash which sounds like one of the best things ever.
Where: 2468 Gold Coast Highway, Mermaid Beach
Ace Of Fades Barbers
Offering all your grooming needs in one of the coolest spaces around, Ace of Fades are the place to be in Surfers Paradise. A steam shave sounds pretty good right about now doesn’t it? Head into Ace of Fades to try it for yourself.
Where: 35 Orchid Avenue, Surfers Paradise
Bringing back old school barbering with modern and classic haircuts and hot towel shaves whilst enjoying a beer, scotch or sparkling water. How good.
Where: Benowa Village, Shop T6, Cnr Ashmore Road and Ross Street, Benowa
Mobile Barber Shop Depot
Mobile Barber Shop Depot is not just your average Barber Shop, it’s also a wedding venue and event space and if you’ve ever been there, you’ll understand why. It looks sweet and the boys are some of the best around. Get in there and find out for yourself.
Where: 49 Upton Street, Bundall
Barber Bros & Co
This old school favourite is strictly “walk-in only” because real barbers are worth the wait. Let them take you back in time and experience a unique splice of the old and the new. Sit back in a traditional US barber chair dating all the way back to 1907.
Where: 15/21 Via Roma, Isle of Capri and 1e/11 Charles Ave, Broadbeach
Step back in time upon entering The Barberoy in Coolangatta. It’s the perfect barber for any man that craves individuality, values the craft of a true barber and longs for the best service in town.
Where: 25 McLean Street, Coolangatta
The Blackmarket Collective is not your average barber. This one-stop shop is a tattoo parlour, street apparel retailer and traditional barber shop all in one. Behind the collective are a group of artists and unique set of talents, providing a mix of excellence with a fresh taste of street culture.
Where: Shop 1A 76 Robina Town Centre Drive, Robina
Luigi & Sons Barbershop
Following in his fathers footsteps, Lino D’Adderio has carried on the family passion to offer men the perfect grooming. With over 25 years experience, a cut-throat razor shave combined with perfect scissoring techniques, you’re going to leave looking ready for a runway show.
Where: Crestwood Plaza, Ashmore, 58 Brooke Ave, Southport and Southport Park Shopping Centre, Southport
High-tech meets Chicago’s golden era at this Pacific Fair barber. With a self-managed queuing system, individual in-mirror tv displays, a male-orientated waiting area with iPads, games and complimentary beverages, welcome to your man cave. Don’t forget your dude facial.
Where: Shop 2778A, Pacific Fair Shopping Centre, Hooker Boulevard, Broadbeach