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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 & male friendly spa treatments.

All served with a slice of banter on the side.

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

- Bernie Mac -


Welcome to The Inking Rooms located on the first floor of House of Gentlemen. We host 3 unique artists, all of which have a variety of styles and a wide selection of art to choose from. We offer custom work/pieces that are digitally designed for maximum customization.
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..


The Gentlemen’s Refinery will offer you a professional, dignified and comfortable experience no matter what your treatment. Our highly trained and qualified staff are here to provide total discretion in a relaxed, dignified environment. From waxing to a massage this is the perfect excuse to treat yourself, before or after you head downstairs in the barbershop.
Treat yourself, you deserve it.

male & female face


The Refinery Rooms is here for you ladies also, we provide a wide range of treatments delivered to a professional high standard. Whether you need your nails, eyebrows or eyelashes done you can expect a bespoke experience here at the refinery rooms. With our highly trained staff, you can be at ease knowing that we will take care of you. We only use High-quality products to deliver what you deserve‘the very best’ Our luxurious treatment rooms are located on the top floor of the House of Gentlemen, so head up, relax & let us take care of the rest

No. 10 Elvet Bridge, Durham, County Durham, DH1 3AA
0191 383 0437



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.

No. 10 Elvet Bridge, Durham, County Durham, DH1 3AA

0191 383 0437