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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24 hours notice of cancellation is required

Prices correct as of 1st April 2018

Cut and blow dry

Image is everything

LEVEL 1: £35
LEVEL 2: £40
LEVEL 3: £45
LEVEL 4: £50

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Something new

LEVEL 1: £40
LEVEL 2: £45
LEVEL 3: £50
LEVEL 4: £55

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Blow dry


LEVEL 1: £21
LEVEL 2: £24
LEVEL 3: £26
LEVEL 4: £29

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Men's cut and finish

The polish

LEVEL 1: £25
LEVEL 2: £28
LEVEL 3: £30
LEVEL 4: £32

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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: £61
Level 4 from: £64

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Half head highights

Taking some shade

From: £51
Level 4 from: £54

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T - Section

Touching up

From: £41
Level 4 from: £44

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Balayage / Ombre

Pulling Colour

From: £61
Level 4 from: £64

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Creative Bespoke Colour

Your way

From: £58
Level 4 from: £62

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Highlight and Tint


From: £62
Level 4 from: £67

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Add Toner to Any Service

Adding shade

From: £16
Level 4 from: £16

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Permanent colour

Add wow

From: £44
Level 4 from: £46

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Tint regrowth

Filling in

From: £38
Level 4 from: £40

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Semi-permanent colour


From: £37
Level 4 from: £39

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INOA permanent colour

Add wow

From: £46
Level 4 from: £47

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INOA regrowth

Touch up

From: £39
Level 4 from: £41

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Hair up


From £36

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Full Range of Treatments

Hair care

From £11

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From £27

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From £16

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Wedding Hair

For the special day


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Hair Extensions

Go long


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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.



Salon Manager / Level 4 Stylist

Georgie is our salon manager and a level 4 stylist and has been with Kudos for over 6 years. As well as redesigning and creating styles and colour for both men and women, Georgie specialises in bridal hair and Raccoon Hair Extensions. Training alongside Adam Reed, the TIGI team and many more successful hairdressers and barbers, Georgie loves to spend her time in the sun on a beach!



Level 4 Stylist

Sam has over 16 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 3 Stylist

Poppy joined kudos in 2010 and started her career here with our apprenticeship scheme. Since then she has trained with the likes of TIGI, ghd and L'Oreal and most recently the queen of colour Sophia Hilton. Our newly promoted stylist loves all aspects of cutting and colouring especially short pixie crops and is up for trying something new and exciting! by beautiful hair results.



Level 2 Stylist

Vanessa joined Kudos in 2013 as a Saturday girl, since then has been trained in salon and worked her way up to becoming our level 2 stylist. Vanessa has trained with many well known names in the industry with the likes of Sophia Hilton, TIGI and ghd. Vanessa loves creating bespoke colours for her clients and always keeps an eye out for the latest hair trends.



Level 1 Stylist

Leah has been at Kudos since 2015, she has achieved her NVQ level 2. Leah has attended a L’Oreal balayage, ombre and barbering course and is looking forward to extending her knowledge and keeping up to date with on trend styles with extensive courses and in salon training.




Kate started as a Saturday girl early 2016 and has now become a full time apprentice and will be working in salon to gain experience working with clients as well as working towards her NVQ level 2.




Alex has recently joined the Kudos team with all intentions to make your experience with us the best it can be. Alex has achieved her hairdressing NVQ level 3 and does the best head massages. Alex will care for your every need and is currently doing her training in salon and will hopefully be joining us as a stylist soon.




Mark joined Kudos mid 2017 and is the newest addition to the team as an apprentice. Mark is working in salon doing training and looks forward to seeing where hairdressing will take him in the future.



Front of house

Karla is our highly experienced front of house member, with fantastic client care. Her passion is to maintain the high quality of our client visits to the salon, and will attend to all client needs to the best possible standards.


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.

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