The third cut is the deepest

Murdock have quietly opened their third London barber shop in Mayfair, offering another outlet for their nicely judged old-fashioned-but-contemporary type approach to male grooming.

Like the Shoreditch and Liberty branches, it's all in the detail - the decor, product choice and all-round service create a pretty convincing impression that they've been around for decades when in fact their first shop opened in just 2006. If you've got an hour and a half to spare, the Traditional Murdock Full Service gets you get a haircut, wet shave and bonus shoe polish. 5B Stafford Street, London, W1S (020 7495 7310; www.murdocklondon.com)

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