Urban Rites

The Chelsea Courtyard, 151 Sydney Street
Chelsea, London
SW3 6NT
Tel: 020 7352 6888 South Kensington 0.5 miles

Urban Rites

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Very disappointed by the experience at Urban Rites. Made an appointment for a male friend and I to have full body massages with vouchers bought from a gift website. On arrival we were told that the lady had left me a voicemail that they had to cancel our appointments (they'd taken down the wrong number over the phone and I never got the message). Hairdresser also told me they don't do male massages, even though I had specified over the phone my friend is a guy! They apologised but nothing done to rectify the situation. Waste of time! 0/5 stars if I could!

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 by aninm, 08 Aug 2013
Ridma is amazing, by far the best and nicest beautician I have ever been to. Been to Urban Rites for the last 4 years and travel for over an hour to see her now that I have moved away from the area. Absolutely brilliant.

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 by lcmt, 20 May 2012
Amazing shaving experience with very dedicated and super nice staff. Have been loyal to Claire ever since first visit! A must go.

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 by croc, 31 Jul 2010
I went to Urban Rites for a haircut and I found the service very friendly and experienced. The girl who cut my hair had a nice and very charming French accent. I'll definitely go back.

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 by gabyto, 04 Feb 2010
If you need a good wax, then go to Ridma. I've been going for years and recommended her to all of my friends. She is thorough and gentle and generally fantastic!

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 by randomkat (3 reviews), 08 Jul 2009
My boyfriend had a Works Experience and loved every minute of it. The girls are very friendly and professional. Will be going back soon.

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 by e_rosenkowitz, 17 Jun 2009
I love Urban Rites. I go regularly to Ridma for waxing. Every time I go it is really friendly and I would definitely recommend it. I'm about to book my first hair appointment, so I will review that shortly.

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 by hannahreading, 07 May 2009
I can't comment on the hair salon or shaving but I am a regular with Ridma, who does the waxing/facials/nails etc in the back. She is FANTASTIC. I would highly recommend her to everyone, she's just lovely.

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 by SMT, 06 Mar 2009
Bought an Urban Rites shave gift voucher for my boyfriend as a present through lastminute.com, which came with a head massage and a products bag - apparently. He enjoyed the shave and said the woman was experienced and lovely and he enjoyed the head massage thoroughly. However, they did not give him any products bag. When I rang to query this, they said they had no bag and knew nothing about it. Woman fobbed me off completely. Very disappointing.

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 by JBBJ, 12 Sep 2008
Swanky and chic small place. Had the best hot towel shave and hair cut experience ever. Was very well looked after by friendly staff. Would definitely recommend it.

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 by Ashif, 04 Apr 2008
Horrible. My lip got a nasty cut during the shave. The staff were very inexperienced and unhelpful. I cannot stress enough how poor this place is.

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 by Gabastone, 15 Oct 2007
Our booking was not recorded. The staff were very rude and argumentative and the whole experience was ruined.

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 by Brooks, 09 Mar 2007
Wonderful. The Works is a great relaxing experience. Great haircuts and lovely staff. Well worth treating yourself.

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 by Graham69, 10 Apr 2006
Fab place - quite small and intimate and not like your mega-flashy west end salons, but the haircuts are fab, good prices and it's spitting distance from Kings Road so you can saunter along there afterwards looking fab!

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 by Anonymous, 02 Mar 2006


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