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15° & CLEAR SKY ON SUNDAY 26 MAY IN WELLINGTON
By Judah Finnigan
July 09, 2015
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Cuba Barbers

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