Kudos Hair Salon

York's leading professional hair salon
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Kudos Hair Salon has the best and most passionate team of professional stylists in York
— We’re all about great customer experience, amazing cutting & leading styling and we love it.

At Kudos we pride ourselves on our bespoke service for each customer. To ensure your experience is exceptional, we look after you individually as soon as you walk through the door.

When you leave Kudos you feel as good as you look.

Our Passion

At Kudos we seek perfection by using the best hair care products and the latest cutting and colourings techniques.

Our main aim is to provide you with an outstanding experience, from the quality of the cut to the brilliance of the colour.

We make sure you are well looked after every step of the way.

Do you like our work ?

Career opportunities at Kudos Hair Salon York

We are always looking to find talented people
who are as keen and passionate as we are
about the hair and beauty industry.
If you are interested in joining the Kudos team
please contact us.

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30% Children under 12yrs old discount.
20% Student discount available Monday – Thursday.
24 hours notice of cancellation is required.

Prices correct as of 1st March 2016

Cut and blow dry

Image is everything

LEVEL 1: £34
LEVEL 2: £39
LEVEL 3: £44
LEVEL 4: £49

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Wet trim

Something new

LEVEL 1: £39
LEVEL 2: £44
LEVEL 3: £49
LEVEL 4: £54

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Blow dry


LEVEL 1: £20
LEVEL 2: £23
LEVEL 3: £25
LEVEL 4: £28

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Men's cut and finish

The polish

LEVEL 1: £24
LEVEL 2: £27
LEVEL 3: £29
LEVEL 4: £31

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Technical prices exclude blow drying and cutting. All prices start from those quoted, depending on level of stylist.

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Full head highlights

Taking shade

From: £60
Level 4: £63

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Half head highights

Taking some shade

From: £50
Level 4: £53

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T - Section

Touching up

From: £40
Level 4: £43

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Balayage / Ombre

Pulling Colour

From: £60
Level 4: £63

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Creative Bespoke Colour

Your way

From: £57
Level 4: £57

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Highlight and Tint


From: £57
Level 4: £66

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Add Toner to Any Service

Adding shade

From: £16
Level 4: £16

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Permanent colour

Add wow

From: £44
Level 4: £45

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Tint regrowth

Filling in

From: £37
Level 4: £39

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Semi-permanent colour


From: £36
Level 4: £38

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INOA permanent colour

Add wow

From: £45
Level 4: £46

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INOA regrowth

Touch up

From: £38
Level 4: £40

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Hair up


From £35

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Hair care

From £10

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From £26

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Wedding Hair

For the special day


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Hair Extensions

Go long


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From £15

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York's leading hair salon

Kudos Hair and Beauty salon was opened in York in 1995 by Simon and Sam Newall. Their stunning premises on Goodramgate are by far one of the best and leading hair salon’s in York.

Kudos offers a boutique hair and beauty styling experience to give you a highly tailored, individual and unparalleled bespoke hairdressing experience.

From the moment you walk in, we have a customer service representative who will care for your complete experience.

Precision cutting and meticulous colour professionals, our team are highly trained and offer the best in hair care and styling.

Click here for directions on how to get to the Salon and our opening times.

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Simon Newall

Owner & Level 4 Stylist

With over thirty years experience in styling, Simon is fully up to date with the latest cutting and colouring techniques. Constantly scouring the country for new ideas and inspiration, always in search of perfection. Simon has trained with Charles Worthington and Andrew Collinge, and brings superior hairstyling to York.



Level 4 Stylist

Sam has over 14 years hairdressing experience working alongside some of the top names in the industry. Sam specialises in Balayage and Ombre providing her clients with personalised hand painted colour, creating seamless, effortless and chic results.



Level 4 Stylist

Loretta is one of our level 4 stylists and has over twenty years experience in hairdressing. Before joining the team at Kudos, Loretta was at Harvey Nichols and a number of other renowned salons. Loretta is also an experienced trainer. Her specialities are cutting and colouring.



Salon Manager / Level 3 Stylist

Georgie is one of our level three stylists and has over seven years experience with Kudos. She has trained extensively recently with the Tigi Creative Cutting Team, and is now one of our salon trainers.



Level 2 Stylist

Poppy is one of our level one stylists and completed her apprenticeship at Kudos in 2012. Since than she has been busy adding to her skill set training with Tigi Creative Cutting Team and L'Oreal Colour Change.



Level 2 Stylist

Courtney is one of our level one stylists. She has been with the team since 2010 and trained with L'Oreal and Tigi Creative Cutting Team. She is very passionate about every aspect of the hair industry.



Level 1 Stylist

Vanessa started at Kudos in 2013, and has now achieved her NVQ Level 2 Hairdressing. She loves learning new skills which give Kudos' clients up to date looks. Recently Vanessa attended advanced Tigi and GHD cutting and hair-up courses.



Level 1 Stylist

Leah recently joined the Kudos team, She has already achieved her NVQ Level 2 hairdressing and is going on to do her level 3. Leah is looking forward to extending her hairdressing knowledge with extensive courses and in-salon training.


Sam Newall

Owner and Customer Services

Sam prides herself in running a business where customer happiness and satisfaction are core to its success.



Customer Services

Sue is key to the customer services team at Kudos, always striving to make sure our customer's visits are the best they can possibly be.


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Contact details
Kudos Hairdressing
19 Goodramgate
York YO1 7LW

01904 673 900
Opening Times
Monday 10am - 6pm
Tuesday 9am - 6pm
Wednesday 9am - 6pm
Thursday 9am - 7pm
Friday 9am - 6pm
Saturday 9am - 5pm

Getting here

Public parking is available two minutes walk away at Monk Bar Car Park, St John's Street YO31 7QR.

There is also on street parking available on Lord Mayor's Walk. With charges from £1.70 for one hour to three hours at £5.10 (parking for over 2 hours is only allowed after 3pm). After 6pm evening on street parking is FREE for York residents with a parking discount badge, £2.00 for others.