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4.2

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MacCarthy London Hair and Beauty
MacCarthy London Hair and Beauty
117-121 St Johns street,
Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 4JA
United Kingdom

Salon

MacCarthy London Hair and Beauty
117-121 St Johns street,
Clerkenwell, London, EC1V 4JA
United Kingdom

Opening hours

Mon 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 8:00 pm
Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sun - Closed -
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  • Accepts eVouchers

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Venue type: Salon in Farringdon
Tagged as: Salon

MacCarthy London Hair and Beauty

MacCarthy London is a plush and striking hair salon based in Farringdon.

As well as a range of hair styling treatments for both men and women, staff are also trained in CACI microdermabrasion facials. All treatments take place in the salon's expansive exposed brick, flagstone-floored treatment rooms that are boldly decorated with modern accent furniture and features.

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4.2

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Based on 47 reviews

5 stars 23
4 stars 18
3 stars 1
2 stars 3
1 star 2
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  • Cleanliness
  • Staff
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  • Blow Dry (5)
  • Hair Colouring and Highlights Treatments (1)
  • Hair Conditioning and Scalp Treatments (1)
  • Haircuts and Hairdressing (38)
  • Microdermabrasion (2)
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Verified review Visited July 2015
Posted 1 week ago
I am quite happy with my haircut. Though the first time I was double booked thus would recommend to double check with the venue about the appointment.

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Verified review Visited June 2015
Posted 1 month ago
I had a Blow Dry Treatments and have awarded it 5 stars.

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Verified review Visited June 2015
Posted 1 month ago
This salon and its staff ooze professionalism without pretence. Upon arrival I was immediately handed an enormous glass of wine and quickly greeted by Clive, my stylist, who was completely delightful. He gave me a full consultation about what I wanted that day, and was able to offer advice about what I should be doing with my hair going forward (he has already designed my next two haircuts). I don't usually enjoy chatty hairdressers, but Clive was engaging, fun and consultative. Far less of a traumatic experience than most of my visits to hair salons... 10/10, will visit again. Oh, and great blow dry as well as cut.

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Verified review Visited June 2015
Posted 1 month ago
Cool place with very friendly staff who really went above and beyond. I was happy with my cut and would return.

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Verified review Visited May 2015
Posted 2 months ago
Nice ambiance, convenient location and great value for money with the stylist. I will definitely be going back in the future.

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Verified review Visited April 2015
Posted 2 months ago
I had a Ladies' Haircuts and Hairdressing and have awarded it 3 stars.

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Verified review Visited April 2015
Posted 3 months ago
I had a Hair Treatments and have awarded it 5 stars.

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Verified review Visited March 2015
Posted 3 months ago
I had a basic haircut done at McCarthy. The hairdresser was really friendly and helpful, and my haircut just what I wanted. Good value for money!

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Verified review Visited March 2015
Posted 3 months ago
I had a haircut and blow dry here, and was simply one of the best haircut treatments I've had. I'm definitely coming back.

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Verified review Visited March 2015
Posted 4 months ago
The salon was really great and staff very friendly. There was a head massage thrown in with the hair wash. The stylist gave good advice on what kind of cut I shoukd go for. The finish of the cut wasn't that grea though, I'm still finding stray long bits of hair!

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Verified review Visited March 2015
Posted 4 months ago
Great salon, great stylist. Sorted my hair out after a terrible haircut. The cut was just what my hair needed. Will definitely return again. Thanks

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Verified review Visited March 2015
Posted 4 months ago
Lovely place but I am not sure i actually had my hair cut! I asked to keep the length but make sure that all the ratty ends were tidied and cut with more layers. However the man who was cutting my hair seemed very nervous and quite distracted (he took a phone call whilst doing my hair). At the end of the cut I tried to explain that I wanted more cut from the front but he became quite confrontational telling me “well this is what you asked for”. I became very uncomfortable as everyone seemed to be listening so I backed down and left the salon with a great blow-dry but no cut. I would return only because all the other hairdressers seemed great and had good rapport with their clients but I would specifically request to not have the same person again as it was a complete waste of money!

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Verified review Visited March 2015
Posted 4 months ago
Another great value for money hair cut in a stylish salon, I don't even live near but keep coming as it's a dead cert

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Verified review Visited February 2015
Posted 4 months ago
another nice blow dry experience. its worth it paying a bit more for a senior stylist though. i rate it as 4 stars.

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Verified review Visited February 2015
Posted 4 months ago
This is an awful awful place!!! I went and the lady at the door said that they gave my appointment to somebody else, as wahanda cancelled it. I told them that is not possible and showed a confirmation email and a reminder message. She then, showed me something that they received from wahanda with a DIFFERENT order number. I explain this must be for a different customer, but she wouldn't listen. She had incredibly rude attitude and was shouting at me. I said that I am happy to wait for half an hour until they are free, she just asked me to leave. I have never been treated worse in my life. Then of course, I wrote an email complaining to Wahanda and the owner of the salon, it became clear that I was right and I did have an appointment for which I was fully charged; so then the owner told me she will give me a complementary facial as a way to apologise but when I replied asking for a date to go, 1 month later I am still waiting for a reply from her!!! Don't waste your time going there; you will be treated badly, yelled at, asked to leave, then you will be also lied at and promised an empty apology.

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Verified review Visited March 2015
Posted 4 months ago
My hair stylist was lovely, we had a little chat but he left me to enjoy my haircut in peace. He took a lot of care with my hair and was very gentle. Great haircut. The salon wasn't too loud and shiny either.

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Verified review Visited March 2015
Posted 4 months ago
I had a Highlights Treatments and have awarded it 4 stars.

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Verified review Visited March 2015
Posted 4 months ago
I had a Caci Microdermabrasion facial and have awarded it 5 stars.

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Verified review Visited March 2015
Posted 4 months ago
Absolutely love my new haircut, I've got exactly what I wanted. Great experience. Definitely will be returning again and again.

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Verified review Visited February 2015
Posted 5 months ago
I had a cut / finish with Clive who was lovely & did a fantastic job!
Will definitely be returning here it's a lovely little salon & I always come away happy

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