5 English-Friendly Hair Salons in Kobe

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Are you struggling to communicate your desired hairstyle in Japanese? Do you have unique hair needs, like African hair? Kobe has several hair salons where English is spoken almost fluently. No more hair-related language barriers and you can now have the perfect hair style.

1.Billy Hair Salon

Billy Hair Salon’s skilled stylists will welcome customers with fluent English. Whether you have curly locks or crave a new look, they’ve got you covered. Booking is easy via Facebook or email, with prompt responses guaranteed.

  • Website: Billy Hair Studio
  • Address: NK bldg., 4F. 2 Chome-5-6 Sannomiyacho, Chuo Ward, Kobe, Hyogo 650-0021
  • Map: Get Directions
  • Opening Hours: Sunday, Tuesday to Saturday, 11 am – 8 pm
  • Closed: Mondays
  • Contact: 078-391-5141


Situated in Rokko Island, RGB offers expert hair services with an English-seaking stylist. From cuts to straightening, they cater to diverse hair types and styles. Booking is hassle-free through Instagram.

  • Website: RGB Kobe
  • Address: 〒658-0032 Hyogo, Kobe, Higashinada Ward, Koyochonaka, 6 Chome−9 Rokko Island Kobe Fashon Mart 2F
  • Map: Get Directions
  • Opening Hours: Sunday, Monday, Thursday to Saturday, 10 am – 6 pm
  • Closed: Tuesday and Wednesday
  • Contact: 078-846-7110

3.ERTE hairmake

Experience exceptional customer service and expert styling at ERTE hairmake. Located in Rokko Island, this salon boasts a friendly English-speaking team dedicated to your satisfaction.

  • Website: ERTE Kobe (Japanese only)
  • Address: 〒658-0032 Hyogo, Kobe, Higashinada Ward, Koyochonaka, 5 Chome−15 River Mall West 1F
  • Map: Get Directions
  • Opening Hours: Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, 9:30 am – 7 pm; Friday and Saturday 9:30 am – 7:30 pm
  • Closed: Monday
  • Contact: 078-822-2777

4.Raffine Sannomiya

For a refined hair experience, head to Raffine Sannomiya. Their English-speaking staff ensures clear communication for your desired look.

  • Website: Raffine Kobe
  • Address: 〒650-0011 Hyogo, Kobe, Chuo Ward, Shimoyamatedori, 3 Chome−1−15 Xian bldg 2F
  • Map: Get Directions
  • Opening Hours: Sunday, Tuesday to Saturday 10 am – 6:30 pm
  • Closed: Monday
  • Contact: 078-333-1120

5.Monalisa (モナリザ美容室)

Indulge in quality hair care at Monalisa, where your needs are understood and met whether its hair cut, changing hair highlights and more.

  • Website: Monalisa
  • Address: 1 Chome-7-16 Shinoharahonmachi, Nada Ward, Kobe, Hyogo 657-0067
  • Map: Get Directions
  • Opening Hours: Everyday from 8:30 am – 6 pm
  • Contact: 078-871-4454

Don’t let language barriers hinder your hair journey. Visit these English-friendly salons in Kobe for a seamless experience tailored to you.

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