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Hayato London
Hayato London
159 Drury Lane,
Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5QG
United Kingdom

Hair Salon

Hayato London
159 Drury Lane,
Covent Garden, London, WC2B 5QG
United Kingdom

Opening hours

Mon - Closed -
Tue - Sat 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
  • Accepts online bookings

    Online bookings let you pick date/time for your visit.

  • Accepts eVouchers

    If you purchase an eVoucher you will need to book with the venue directly.

  • Wahanda gift voucher not accepted

    Our old Wahanda Gift Vouchers can still be redeemed at over 3,000 locations. Use them to pay as you would with cash. Please note, the Wahanda Gift Voucher's successor – the Wahanda Gift Card – can only be used for online purchases.

Hayato London is the UK sister branch of the super-cool Hayato New York. Based in Covent Garden, just a short walk from Holborn station, this polished, urban salon has a relaxed atmosphere and aims to create 'simple, natural hairstyles' that flatter and compliment each client's individuality. Founded by Japanese stylist Hayato (who first established the chain in Tokyo), the salon has three full-time stylists who cater to both men and women. HAYATO Beauty & Spa treatments are also available for booking for ladies and Gents. Eyelash extensions, Organic facial, waxing (Lycon), Massage, Nail treatments.

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Based on 102 reviews

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4 stars 33
3 stars 8
2 stars 1
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  • Blow Dry (3)
  • Hair Colouring and Highlights Treatments (8)
  • Hair Conditioning and Scalp Treatments (1)
  • Hair Consulting (3)
  • Haircuts and Hairdressing (94)
  • Japanese Straightening (1)
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Verified review Visited May 2015
Posted 21 hours ago
It was my first visit to the studio for a hair cut and blow dry. Very experienced staff and, as a result, one of the best haircuts I have ever had. I asked for a very simple shape, but we modified a few things in process, it was a great experience and fun. The haircut service also includes head and shoulder massage, very nice and thoughtful. Thank you.

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Verified review Visited May 2015
Posted 3 weeks ago
My hair is quite long and I needed a shape-up and to get it healthy again. Maasa, my stylist, did an absolutely fabulous job. She trimmed it the perfect amount, gave great layers and helped with how heavy my hair was. She also gave a really great head massage with the shampoo.

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Verified review Visited May 2015
Posted 3 weeks ago
nice environment,nice staff, Massa is the one who served me, she is very lovely, very patient and did her best to satisfy my needs. I really like my new hair style!highly recommended

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Verified review Visited May 2015
Posted 3 weeks ago
I was made feel welcome as soon as I walked through the door. My hairdresser was very good and I absolutely love my haircut. Will go again even though you can only use the Wahanda offer once, and have recommended the place to friends already.

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Verified review Visited April 2015
Posted 1 month ago
Great haircut, they cut it exactly as I asked. I would definitely go back to the salon again one of the better Japanese salons in London

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Verified review Visited April 2015
Posted 1 month ago
I had a Ladies Haircut & Blow dry /New customers only and have awarded it 5 stars.

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Verified review Visited March 2015
Posted 1 month ago
I had a Ladies Haircut & Blow dry /New customers only and have awarded it 5 stars.

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Verified review Visited March 2015
Posted 2 months ago
Haircut with Hiro was exactly what I wanted. Really nice place and great service. Will be back for sure. Thanks!!

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Verified review Visited March 2015
Posted 2 months ago
Very nice haircut. good service. i like it!japanese hairstylist . I also get a head msg, a shoulder msg, free drinks with snacks and Japanese fashion magazine.

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Verified review Visited March 2015
Posted 2 months ago
'Amazing salon,'marsha cut my hair in the way exactly I want, and gave me a shoulder massage before cutting my hair. Everything is perfecr,really satisfied with my new hair.

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Posted 2 months ago
It was second visit and I now won't get my haircut anywhere else!!
Despite running late, They made every effort to ensure I was comfortable and got my cut absolutely spot on.

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Verified review Visited March 2015
Posted 2 months ago
I didn't feel confident in my stylist they didn't act very experienced and there English was not great. Not what you want when asking for your hair to be cut I only asked for some layers to be cut in and showed two pictures on my phone and it seemed very complex.
I read reviews about saying it was a relaxing experience and the lady next to me seemed to be having that experience with a head massage and a lot of time spent overall the hair cut was ok the blow dry was not and the stylist did try his best.

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Verified review Visited March 2015
Posted 2 months ago
Excellent cut and great customer service. Loved the shoulder massage included in the price. It was good to go to a salon where you didn't feel you were just another person being rushed through on the conveyor belt of appointments.

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Verified review Visited March 2015
Posted 2 months ago
This was my second time booking a haircut appointment via Wahanda. I made a booking for a Saturday morning, and the place was much quieter than I was expecting. I was greeted by the staff at reception who turned out to be Maasa, my hairstylist that day. My appointment notification initially said that I was going to get my hair done by Marine, but I didn't mind having either to do my hair as it was my first time. She took my coat and bag to be kept away safely in the wardrobe. I was given a questionnaire to fill in before being shown to my seat, where Marine ask about how I wanted my hair to be cut. There was a sweet little note on the side that had my name on it, which was a nice touch. There was also a drinks menu on the side, but I wasn't offered a drink so I was a bit shy to ask for one. She then brought me over to get my hair washed. She was very gentle and also gave a relaxing head massage during the hair wash. I was then shown back to my seat where I was also given a comfy cushion to rest my hands on. Maasa made sure to check that she was cutting according to how I wanted it and that she didn't cut off too much as I told her that I wanted to keep it as long as possible. After cutting, she dried my hair - she was extremely gentle with the brush unlike most places that I go to that sometimes tug quite hard. After it was dry she tidied up my hair and thinned it out a bit. I mentioned that I liked having the ends of my hair curled inwards and she very patiently curled the ends with a thong, which turned out really well. She then applied some hairspray for me.
At the end she asked if I had time for a shoulder massage, which I smilingly agreed to. The shoulder massage was excellent, with a good amount of pressure.
As it was my first time, I made use of the offer for New Customers which was £40 instead of £50. I was given a copy of the price list, and the associate level haircut is actually the cheapest at £50, which then can go upto £100 for "Hayato" level stylist. I have to be honest and say that this place will unlikely be my regular spot because it is quite pricey without the New Customer offer, compared to other places. It was still however overall a very pleasant experience.

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Verified review Visited March 2015
Posted 2 months ago
Hayato was absolutely amazing! I highly recommend it. They offered me not only a head massage but also a back massage and there were so many lovely little personal touches; such as a little menu with drinks and a name tag on the mirror! Hiro was fantastic and my hair feels and looks great!

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Verified review Visited March 2015
Posted 2 months ago
Great haircut at Hayato! Lovely small salon and very pleasant staff. My hairdresser Marine was great, she made suggestions for my hair type and I love how it turned out. Super bonus: it started pouring rain when I had to leave, and they gave me an umbrella so my hair wouldn't get ruined. Top notch quality and service, will definitely be back.

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Verified review Visited February 2015
Posted 2 months ago
I had a Ladies Haircut & Blow dry /New customers only and have awarded it 4 stars.

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Verified review Visited February 2015
Posted 3 months ago
Staff courteous, got a good wash and haircut. For the introductory offer this was an amazing deal. Love the massage at the end.

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Verified review Visited January 2015
Posted 3 months ago
I was really impressed with my cut and colour. I love how it came out and the cut and deep condition treatment resurrected my tired and fried hair. It was fantastic and just what I needed.

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Verified review Visited February 2015
Posted 3 months ago
I'm always a little nervous about trying a new hairdresser but there was nothing to fear here. My (really lovely) stylist understood how my hair worked and what I wanted, and she stopped every few minutes to check I was happy with it - a perfect experience. The massage was amazing too!

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