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Cuba Barbers

A new-opening with a lot of potential.
By Judah Finnigan
July 09, 2015
By Judah Finnigan
July 09, 2015

An offshoot from the esteemed Courtenay Barbers, Cuba Barbers is your quintessential parlour of relaxed vibes and quality chat. There’s no discrimination here; women are welcome, and the customer demographic seems to be as broadly aged as the experienced team wielding the scissors. These guys cut hair, and without a whiff of pretension. Fronted by an open seating area and a characteristically eclectic ensemble of paraphernalia, you could hardly feel more welcome getting a trim in your mate’s living room.

The owner, Michael, is a muso too so it’s not uncommon for his melodically inclined cohorts to pop in (Barnaby Weir was among the friendly foot-traffic during my visit.) The spot has only been open for twelve weeks, but after sampling their easy-going spirit, you could easily assume they’ve been there forever.

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