Through our world-class grooming services, we empower gentlemen with the confidence they need to take on the world.
Founded in 2009, our founder Walid aspires to provide top-notch old-school hospitality to our clients. From the moment you step into our barbershop, we want you to feel at home in our tropical-themed atmosphere.
Kensington Barbers is an upscale, modern men’s grooming facility that combines classic barbershop elements with modern techniques. We offer haircuts, razor shaves, beard trimming, luxury spa services, and more.
Experience a world-class haircut, trim, beard shave, skin fade, styling, wax, and thread in Kensington Barbers today. Your style is our business.
Walid founded Kensington Barbers in 2009, prior to that, Walid owned and operated a barbershop in Beirut, Lebanon. Walid is passionate about making his customers happy through “one haircut at a time.” Walid enjoys grooming his customer whilst listening to their stories. In Walid’s own words, “barbering is a social school because it teaches you self-confidence and social skills as I communicate with my customers throughout my career.” Indeed, the community of Kensington finds joy sitting in Walid’s chair, knowing that he listens to you whilst giving you the first-class grooming service.
Walid enjoys spending time with his wife and son. Walid is a great chef at home as he finds joy in cooking, loves to travel, and enjoys watching sports at home.
Kensington Barbers is well known for its top-notch services and celebrity haircuts, often gets recommended by clients all around the world. If you happen to visit Kensington, pop in and say hi to Walid and his friendly barbers.
Edo has been working with Kensington Barbers since 2018 when he completed his hairdressing NVQ course back in Newcastle. Edo is extremely patient and hardworking, loved by our customers. Edo is trained in all aspects of barbering, and his specialty is with long hairstyles, scissors cut, and wet shaves.
Edo was born in Iran, he then moved to the UK in 2007, he speaks Persian (Farsi) and English. He recently got married in 2021, Edo
loves to travel, enjoys health and wellness, and you can often spot him at his local fitness centre. Be sure to say hi when you are in Kensington.
Meet Gaspare, the newest addition to our team of expert barbers! Originally from Sardinia, Italy, Gaspare honed his skills working in Italian restaurants and the hospitality industry in Manchester before pursuing his passion for barbering. After completing his NVQ2 and NVQ3 degrees at one of London’s most prestigious barber schools, Gaspare has created exceptional hairstyles for clients throughout the city.
Gaspare is an intelligent and creative barber; whether you’re looking for a classic cut or a trendy style, Gaspare has the skills and expertise to help you achieve the perfect look.
With his proficiency in Italian, English, and Spanish, he can converse with clients from all walks of life. When Gaspare is not crafting perfect haircuts, he enjoys living life on the edge as an adrenaline junkie with a love for water sports like surfing and fishing.
He’s also a foodie; who is always on the lookout for new culinary experiences, trying different cuisines from all around the world. If you’re looking for a good trim and a chat, pop in and say hello to Gaspare. You won’t regret it!
Book your appointment with him now and experience his expertise first-hand!
Goncalo is the youngest in our team, and be prepared to laugh hysterically when you’re around Goncalo. Goncalo is an integral part of our team as he is loved by our team members and customers. He is excellent with all types of hair and is extremely passionate and confident with barbering, no wonder our customers remember his work and continuously book for his services. Goncalo’s best work that is well-known amongst our customers are skin fades, long beard trim, and shape up.
More about Goncalo:
Goncalo went to a barbering school and worked to gain experience in multiple barbershops before joining Kensington Barbers in 2017. Goncalo is from Portugal, he speaks Portuguese, Spanish, and English fluently. Goncalo loves football, console games such as FIFA & Call of duty. In his spare time, he likes to enjoy the beautiful city of London and restaurants with his wife and two daughters.
Pop in and chat with Goncalo today, and possibly return with an awesome skin fade hairstyle.
Mazen is not entirely new to our team, as he has been with the Kensington Barbers family for many years and left us only a few years ago due to other commitments. Recently, with our team expanding and reopening our Monday slots, Mazen decided it was time for him to rejoin the Kensington Barbers family. If you’re our veteran client, you definitely have seen Mazen or perhaps have had the pleasure of sitting in Mazen’s chair. Our clients remember Mazen especially since he is jovial and easy-going with an excellent work ethic. He has left a positive impression on our clients.
More about Mazen:
Mazen is originally from Syria and has lived in London for over a decade. He is excellent at all our services, from classic cuts to our popular skin fade style, wet shave, threading, and wax. He likes the challenge of creating an incredible and artistic style for our clients, so if you have a cool haircut photo and want to experience it yourself, share it with Mazen when you come in for an appointment. You’ll leave our barbershop looking sharp and on point!
Besides work, if you’re following Mazen on social media, you can see him traveling and going out and about. A true gem to our team of amazing barbers! Make sure you pop in for a chat with Mazen, and potentially head home with a perfect brow, a cool hairstyle and a lifelong mate!
Book today with Mazen!