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House of Gentlemen is the North East’s premier male-orientated grooming lounge. Situated right in the heart of Durham City centre in the stylish location of Elvet Bridge.

The House of Gentleman is your traditional British barber services, offering impeccable service standards, with a contemporary edge that can accommodate all your needs. Catering to the modern, style-conscious gentleman, our multi-story salon offers a variety of services, including barbers, tattooing & tattoo laser removal.

All served with a slice of banter on the side.

"What happens at a barber shop, stays at a barber shop."

- Bernie Mac -

Skins & Needles Tattoo Studio

Welcome to Skins & Needles Tattoo Studio located on the first & second floor of House of Gentlemen. We currently host a number of unique artists and have very reputable guest artists in the studio regularly, all of which have a variety of styles and a wide selection of art to choose from. We offer custom work/designs that are digitally & hand drawn for maximum customisation.
We provide a creative & professional service that has led to a long list of loyal customers.
Could you be one of our next customers? We think so..

Scalp Micro-pigmentation

To introduce our new scalp micro-pigmentation service we are giving you the information you need to help you decide if this is the right procedure for you!

Scalp micro-pigmentation is a service which is using tattooing to replicate hair follicles and disguise any hair loss. This service is built up over sessions and is a semi-permanent process to give you your desired look without any dangerous costly surgery. We offer a free consultation which we can do in person or via video call.


The Perfect Gift Does Exist

Give the gift of becoming a fully-fledged gent – the House of Gentlemen gift cards are available to buy online now.

Ts & Cs
– Must be used within 1 year of purchase
– Non-refundable
– Cannot be exchanged for cash
– Can only be used on barbering services. Tattooing vouchers are also available up on request.

Find Us


You can find us in the historic heart of Durham City, Head to the top of Elvet bridge where it’s hard to miss our prime spot. Surrounded by great shops, restaurants & bar for after your visit with us.

35 High St, Durham, DH1 3UL

0191 383 0437