My fiancee convinced me to get my hair cut at this place. Before that I was always the kind of guy, that cut his hair at the nearest barbershop for £10. I must admit I haven't thanked my fiancee enough for that visit.
She booked me a visit and I was surprised to find out that it was on a Sunday. I never knew that hair salons worked on weekends. The guy that cut my hair was really polite and not too chatty, so I had a very relaxing time there. I explained to him that I wanted to change my hairstyle and he was quite enthusiastic to offer me his help and make some suggestions. The final result was really nice. I was immensely satisfied with it, but most importantly my fiancee was too and she told me not to get my hair cut at any other place.
Excellent staff and atmosphere. It's definitely worth the money.
In these days of male grooming and the application of face creams and gels, massages and nose trimming, it was only a matter of time before I plucked up the courage and booked myself in for an mot and service at Genco's.
Located in the up and coming street that is Devonshire road, I timidly walked down the street on a Saturday morning thinking about what they were going to do to me and wondering if they had enough strimmer wire left.
As I walked in it looked like a trendy enough sort of a place and I was ushered over to the leather chairs to have a seat and wait for my executioner. There was a longish wait which I filled with today's newspaper and a coffee - which was good news for the hangover.
So onto the business end - haircuts, styling, scalp massage, condition and colouring, get a standard shave or go for the full monty (exfoliate,deep cleanse and moisturise). In the "treatment room" they offer all sorts of massage, eyebrow reshaping and a whole lot of other things that men should be doing to themselves.
As for me - I had the scalp massage, condition and haircut - yes I bottled out, I think I will leave to those that are into that sort of thing and admit I am a coward.
Week ago had an appointment with Niel for a hair cut. I went to Notting Hill, its their new branch, and very clean and well designed. It is my first time, and Niel spent an hour sorting out my hair. I'd say I never had such an amazing hair cut in my life. It was fantastic, and he is brilliant at his work, he knows exactly what he is doing. Niel was very friendly, and he understand what kind of cut exactly I am looking for. Usually when I go work, I had to spent 10min fighting with my hair but now I only need to spent a minute with my hair. It's an amazing experience, and I'd definitely go again.
I have had a few bad haircuts in London so, when a friend who lives in Chiswick
Recomended that I go to Genco and get my haircut by Sean I took his advice
And booked with Sean,on arrival last Sat I was told that there was a mix up with
My booking and Sean was not available,I was asked to wait and was then seated
By a girl whose name I have forgotten who cut my hair,I got a very bad haircut,a number
Of people over the weekend have commented on it,I did not complain at the time
As I felt that there was little point,but I will not. Be returning
Went there for the first time.Think for now on I am going to have my hair cut here.
I've been going there for about a year and have had my hair cut by a couple of the guys over this time. Always get a cut I like and always have a good experience.
I bought my husband a gift certificate for a massage and a "shavel" when Genco first opened (about 3 years ago, I think) as I am a big believer in supporting local and independent businesses. It was a risk as my husband is a blokey Kiwi who was more used to the £10 barber shop experience but he really loved it and has been getting his hair cut there ever since. It's a great hour of relaxation for him every time he goes and he is well looked after by the staff (and comes out looking quite dishy as well). Highly recommended!
I was expecting so much from my first hair cut, esp having read the many positive reviews and the salon's website, only to be somewhat disappointed! The stylist was 'ok' and there was no consultation as to what look was appropriate although I must add that the environment and ambiance of the place was superb. Overall a very relaxing environment and good customer service but not the perfect haircut for the price I paid!
Men's hairdressing, traditional wet shaves, waxing, eyebrow reshape, massage, facials, manicure, pedicure.
Established in 2007.
A premium men's salon, with a professional approach to men's hair and men's grooming with a service style which is attentive, but relaxed and informal. Great chat, free- flowing drinks and decent tunes.
Our mission is to make you look and feel great.
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