Sharpen your look with these 6 Montréal barber shops

Blair Dohey

If looking good is half the battle, then Montréal barbers are a man’s best friend when it comes to sharpening our look. From taming the toughest beards at retro neighbourhood salons to trimming unruly hair at top men’s spas, here’s a list of great barber shops in Montréal that make looking good look effortless.

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MNZ.RUUM - Barbier Urbain

A stylishly refined, urban barber shop for the modern man. A one-stop-shop for a great haircut and beard trim, this shop goes a step further, offering relaxing charcoal facials that leave your skin feeling rejuvenated and ready to take on the world. From the second you sink into one of their soft leather chairs (with a cold brew in hand), it’s time to take a load off while one of MNZ.RUUM’s skilled barbers take care of creating your next look.

Maison Privée

Edgy and next-level cool, this is the barber shop for the guy who isn’t afraid to get a little loud. Infused with a hip-hop soundtrack and featuring a growing number of shops in and around Montréal, Maison Privée sets the tone for the bad boy in us all who wants everyone to know that part of feeling great is looking good.

The Cloakroom Barber

A cool, hidden bar, a made-to-measure clothing store and an excellent barber shop puts The Cloakroom Barber among the best barber shops in Montréal’s downtown core. Relax with a cocktail while your follicle needs are met with razor-sharp precision, all in a setting that evokes the coolest private clubs of Montréal’s past. You will leave this barber shop looking like a VIP.

MANTELIER Soins O Masculin

Combining a barber shop and men’s spa makes MANTELIER Soins O Masculin an excellent option for anyone looking to truly take some time to pamper themselves. Offering an expert haircut and beard trim in a distinguished shop, MANTELIER is for the man who understands the importance of a textured trim and appreciates quality. Taking your time to get that look just right pays off when heads are turning.


An opulently unapologetic barber shop that features top notch service in a trend setting atmosphere, making looking cool easier than anywhere else. Notorious, located in the popular Saint-Henri neighbourhood, offers services such as cuts, beard sculpting facials and more for the modern gentleman.

La Chapelle

Classic never goes out of style, which is why La Chapelle on Rachel Street on the Plateau is worth checking out. Old school is new again in this small barber shop (with some hilarious social savvy media to boot) that puts emphasis on quality and service over the fancy bells and whistles. This is simply a great cut and trim in a friendly and familiar setting.

Blair Dohey

Blair Dohey, writer

Blair Dohey is a Canadian writer and blogger who relentlessly tracks down the coolest things to do and see in Montréal and loves discovering amazing restaurants and bars in the city. When he’s not writing about his travels through Montréal, you’ll probably find him sitting at a bar, chatting with friends and laughing at his own jokes.

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