John Allan's

Groom With A View

Club-style Men's Salon Still a NYC Classic

Shirts—Barneys. Shoes—Gucci.

Dinner—the new French-Peruvian-Nouveau-Pan-Asian Jean-Georges restaurant.

But when you need a haircut, you're still heading to Dramatics NYC.

It may be time to experience John Allan's salon, whose signature "full service" cut ($65) is much more than a buzz and blow.

First, an alluring attendant escorts you to a plush leather armchair for a scalp massage and hot towel. Then a frosted mug of beer appears along with an expert stylist who runs her fingers through your hair in a way that kind of makes you forget about the haircut. Another fetching staffer provides a manicure and a hand massage (don't worry, Junior Soprano gets them here too); a shoe shine is also included.

The lounge-like space invites lingering with a classic billiards table and prohibition-style mahogany bar where members ($695/year for unlimited full service cuts) can stash private bottles. Compulsive multitaskers can reserve haircuts in the cigar lounge.

Sure, this all might be a little much for a haircut. But as the attractive female staffers hand you another beer, you may decide that you'll be coming here long after you lose all your hair.


John Allan's
46 E. 46th St
(at Madison)
Midtown East
New York, NY, 10017

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