Inside Rockets Man Grooming Bar in Johannesburg
Laidback sophistication is at the heart of Rockets Man grooming bar, which offers men's grooming services in a contemporary cool environment.
You may know Sean Barber as the pioneering restaurateur behind the Rockets eateries in Johannesburg's Sandton, Parkhurst and Bryanston, and now the former chartered accountant has expanded the Rockets franchise with the opening of Rockets Man grooming bar in Sandton City.
Designed 'with the urban modern man in mind', Rockets Man grooming bar is a combination of upmarket barbershop and luxurious cigar lounge, offering its clients a contemporary cool environment in which to relax, socialise and enjoy the good things in life.
'The idea is so much more than the bricks and mortar of a shop,' says Barber. 'Rockets Man grooming bar is a fusion of slick treatments, bespoke services and luxurious trimmings. We understand a discerning man’s way of life and want to ensure that there is a unique and personalised environment for men to feel at home while letting the space become an extension of themselves.'
From sleek chrome chairs and cool ceramic tiles to plush leather couches and tactile stone walls, the interior is a wonderland of mixed textures, both organic and industrial. Fresh greenery cascades from plant boxes above each mirrored grooming station, while floor-to-ceiling plant walls provide verdant backdrops for casual conversations or solitary contemplation.
There is no hustle and bustle here, no rush to get people in and out. Instead, clients are encouraged to relax in the sophisticated cigar lounge with a whiskey in hand before enjoying a world-class treatment from one of Rockets Man grooming bar's skilled barbers, tailors or technicians.
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Included in the Rockets Man grooming bar offering is a range of unique products specially formulated with the local climate and conditions in mind. This is just another way that Rockets Man grooming bar is offering a tailored, personal experience in the heart of Johannesburg.
Rockets Man grooming bar in Sandton City is open Mondays to Fridays from 9am-8pm, Saturdays from 9am-8pm, and Sundays and public holidays from 9am-6pm. Walk-ins are welcome, or you can make a booking by calling 071-170-7631. Keep an eye out for more Rockets Man grooming bar branches, which are scheduled to open in Rosebank and Fourways later this year.