PHILADEPHIA, PA - Philadelphia is the newest and also the largest location for any Blind Barber Philly in the entire world. Blind Barber is open seven days a week as a barbershop and five days a week as Philadelphia's unique speakeasy restaurant and bar.
Blind Barber's Philadelphia location is nestled between Walnut and Chestnut Street, located on the corner of Juniper and Sansom Streets, in the Hale Building.
The front entrance features a classic barbershop, including the iconic striped pole. Inside, patrons and guests will find a secret and separate back door, taking you to a hidden speakeasy.
Below the shop, guests are greeted by a black and white checkered floor which continues on to a second level.
The first-floor bar seats around fifteen guests at two and four-top tables, plus at the bar itself. The vibe includes gold trim and accents, warm brown and orange throw-back tones, cascading plants, vintage stonework, the 70s inspired custom shag artwork, and glowing amber lights. However, guests can ascend the staircase to the main restaurant and bar on the left side of the room.
The staircase has a vibe of its own - with rich raspberry and burgundy floral-inspired wallpaper following the stairs to the second level, with orange globes hanging from vintage chains from the ceiling, with throw-back wood and a lush carpet below.
In the center of the room, upstairs looks for a wood-paneled DJ booth to complete the vibe, with rich wallpaper and the glowing words "Pretty Please" behind it. Later in the evening and during special events, the DJ booth will find the city and country's biggest and best names spinning the vinyl.
The room comes complete with seating in nooks, crannies, and corners for those intimate date nights or sharing the tea, but for those that want to mix, mingle, and dance, there's ample space to cut loose center stage in front of the booth.
On the opposite side, The Blind Barber features a throw-back and regal bar with blacks, golds, woods, and orange tones, with leather seating for around 16 people.
Patrons will sip their expertly made cocktails next to gold-toned pull-string library-inspired lamps on the stunning black bartop. Gold and black matte wallpaper, indirect antiqued bulbs, oversized large group orange banquets, and unique statement art pieces complete the look.
For the overall layout, Blind Barber's speakeasy restaurant and back bar can host around 70 for seated bar and dinner service. For unique and private events, Blind Barber can accommodate 250 guests.