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Best and worst barbers in lewes?

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On 25 Oct 2016 at 6:33pm Phil s wrote:
Can anyone recommend a good barbers in lewes? Went to one opposite station and had terrible hair cut so won't be back there again.
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On 25 Oct 2016 at 6:43pm Tony Curtis wrote:
Lewes Barber Shop, Station St.
Ask for Ray.
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On 25 Oct 2016 at 6:44pm Resident wrote:
I've been going to Jasons for years. Good cut and good banter.
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On 25 Oct 2016 at 6:52pm Mr Greenlight wrote:
I go to Adam at Dome good haircut. No coffee or wine for the cost
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On 25 Oct 2016 at 6:58pm Sergeant Major wrote:
I go to the new(ish) one in Western Road, where the greengrocer used to be . Nice bloke, reasonable prices, good cuts and you can book a time slot online, so there's no queuing. But they're all pretty good - I haven't had a bad haircut in Lewes, so I just look at the convenience and price.
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On 25 Oct 2016 at 9:12pm Justathought wrote:
Resident is correct. Jason does good haircuts and great banter
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On 25 Oct 2016 at 9:21pm Smiler wrote:
Where is Jason's?
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On 25 Oct 2016 at 10:03pm Resident wrote:
Opposite the station
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On 25 Oct 2016 at 10:30pm Local wrote:
Well, there's plenty of people with shocking hair in Lewes - someone must be responsible for barbering some of them, at least!
Personally, I love the idea of rating a barber by the "banter". Good grief.
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On 25 Oct 2016 at 10:34pm Nibbles wrote:
By "banter" they mean crass misogynistic jokes or remarks followed up with football chit-chat
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On 25 Oct 2016 at 11:02pm Jeff wrote:
Riverside barbers - top quality cuts, and very nice people to boot.
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On 26 Oct 2016 at 12:03am Sweeny Todd wrote:
I can give you a good cut, see me at the riverside
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On 26 Oct 2016 at 12:56am Sergeant Major wrote:
Riverside is pricey. To me, at least. I suppose it boils down to what you want. As a young man I wanted something haircut that would increase my pulling power and I was happy to pay for it. Today, I'm just a dried up husk, with a pathetically thinning head of hair, so price and convenience are my only criteria. Didn't Jason used to work at Andy and Marvin's?
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On 26 Oct 2016 at 6:23am Resident wrote:
Yes, many years ago.
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On 26 Oct 2016 at 7:00am Jamie wrote:
The new Cascades is a good spot, they are reasonably priced and always make sure discerning gentleman are supplied with a bit of 'something for the weekend Sir'. Lots of lads mags on the table as well. If your hair is thinning I suggest you don't go there as you may be too old for the place.
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On 26 Oct 2016 at 8:51am Tim wrote:
I never trust a barber with a ponytail.
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On 26 Oct 2016 at 8:57am Wallander wrote:
I didn't move to Lewes to listen to inane banter. Isn't there somewhere with polite,smart and respectful staff and skill with scissors or is that too much to expect.
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On 26 Oct 2016 at 9:46am Nibbles wrote:
@ Tim, it is curious how so many male barbers often have the kind of haircuts that a hillbilly vagrant would don. This does not give me great confidence...rather like a personal trainer with spare tyres and a double chin.
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On 26 Oct 2016 at 10:11am Opportunist wrote:
Not enough hairdressers in Lewes IMO. I'm sure I saw Avante Garde advertising for 'models' - will be cheap and people are fully supervised. And there really can't be that much to cutting men's hair surely? A zip over with a number two and a massage should leave most men satisfied.
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On 26 Oct 2016 at 10:52am The Greek wrote:
Are you kidding opportunist?! There's loads!
Been to most of them and settled on Jason's. Jason and Hazel do a good cut at a good price and with good banter! You can also book online and see how many people are waiting on a webcam.
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On 26 Oct 2016 at 3:19pm Spud wrote:
I judge a barber by his own Barnet. My advise is pop your head in to each of them and see whose you like the look of.
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On 26 Oct 2016 at 3:23pm Lemons wrote:
I used to use jasons by station but new que system he has doesn't work very effectively I prefer traditional first one in next to be seen not sit down think ur up next but your actually 4th in line. I now use one just up road from him by traffic lights.
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On 27 Oct 2016 at 1:56pm Clifford wrote:
Resident wrote: 'I've been going to Jasons for years. Good cut and good banter.'

'Good banter'? A reason to avoid the place then. Enoch Powell, with whom I disagreed about most things rightly replied when asked how he wanted his haircut, 'In silence'. There's nothing worse than barber's banal banter. Even worse than London cabbies.
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On 28 Oct 2016 at 8:45am King Rapunzel wrote:
Kevin Tapp, one of the best tonsorial artists ever to have gone into battle with his scissors on the manor, and the worst because in our hour of need he galloped to pastures new (& much more profitable) come back Tappy no grudges are held and my pony tail is dragging on the ground
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On 28 Oct 2016 at 4:49pm Sweeney Todd wrote:
Jeff, why would you want to 'boot' your barber, surely if it's a good cut give them a tip?
Who would want to be a barber in Lewes if this is what you do, another local custom?


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