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    • Qype User antiso…
    • London
    • 41 friends
    • 159 reviews
    5.0 star rating
    27/7/2010

    When I got my first tattoo done, I made sure to do loads of research to find a place I could trust and Naresh's tattoo studio Flamin' Eight is definitely that. Tucked away halfway between Camden and Kentish Town, it looks permanently shut but if you're brave enough to open the purple door you'll find a friendly, beautifully decorated tattoo studio where the well-informed (and well tattooed) girl on reception is always willing to answer any questions you might have, help you out with prices and advise you on the best designs and colours to suit your personal needs.

    I have been tattooed by two out of the three artists there and all three times they took my wobbly sketches and turned them into beautiful works of art that I always get positive comments on.

    I recommend this place to any first timer who wants a good first experience, or any ink junkies who want their designs realized and executed in unique and original ways.

  • 5.0 star rating
    23/12/2008
    First to Review

    This is where I popped my tatoo cherry! After researching online for the best place to get a tatoo in London where I wouldn't end up with hepatitis I chose Flamin' Eight. They have the artists portfolios online so you can see their work and choose who you want before you go in. Do book in advance because slots to tend to book up. The receptionists was very nice and friendly, and helped me make my tatoo the best it could be. She was also very insistent on how I took care of my tatoo which I was very appreciative of. Yes of course it hurt, but only on the bone really, and it didn't make me cry or anything. Electrolysis is way more painful FYI. My artist wasn't exactly chatty but he did a great job and now I have a great tatoo that I love in memory of my dog Cali who I had for 15 years and died on Christmas Day 2007. I would definitely go back for my next tatoo.

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Specialties

A small friendly studio specializing in custom pieces for novices and ink junkies alike from an intimate love token to a full body suit you will find the artist for you in this unique studio .Combining state of the art hygiene and tattooing techniques  to create works of the highest caliber we aim to set the standards others follow so come in and meet the team there is always someone on hand to welcome you and discuss your needs before booking you in with the artist of your choice .You can also check out our artist portfolios at our website and on Facebook which we try to update regularly .For larger custom work and specialised pieces such as cover ups we offer a free consultation appointment so we can be sure that you get the absolute best out of your experience with us so call us now to arrange your visit although we do try and respond to all emails we the  find phone more personal and usually more reliable .

History

Established in 1988.

Tattooing for over 20 years Naresh has travelled the globe working at conventions and exploring techniques and styles from every corner of the globe and has brought all of this together in his studio Established in 1998 originally located in Holloway rd and moving to the edge of Camden town in 2002 where it has taken root and grown to be one of the countries most celebrated studios used in TV and Film as both location and subject for many projects including Venus with Peter Otoole and an advertising campaign for Microsoft that saw 40 foot images of Naresh plastered on buildings up and down the country ,none of this has altered the intimate and welcoming reception that awaits you on entering the studio: call now to check availability and drop in for a chat.

Meet the Business Owner

Naresh B.
Naresh B. Business Owner

Tattooing for over 20 years Naresh and his team bring the best of what tattooing offer to you under one roof at Flamin'Eight
our current line up is
Naresh,
Harry Johnson,
Ely Smyly,
James King,
Kirsty Todd
check out thier work on our site
www.flamineight.co.uk