About us

HC Lewis Butchers has been serving Kineton and the surrounding villages from the same premises for well over a century. You will find us where we have always been, at the heart of the busy village in our traditional butcher's shop

The shop was founded in 1889 by the Lewis family before being passed to Harry Cheadle Lewis who gave his name to the shop. This was a time before supermarkets and there were several butcher’s in the village. Eventually though, HC Lewis was the only one to remain and many people will remember Harry’s son Tom, who made the shop a focal point of the village for many years. Having worked with Tom from his apprenticeship, the running of the shop passed to John Rose. John is assisted by experienced butcher Colin and apprentice Tommy.

Opening Hours

Tuesday - Friday: 8am to 5pm

Saturday: 8am to 2pm

Sunday - Monday: Closed

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Find Us

​Banbury Street

​Kineton

Warwickshire

CV35 0JS

​Tel:  01926 640228

Today we pride ourselves on responsibly sourced meat and a more modern approach to butchery. You will find a range of traditional cuts of meat through to ready-to-cook meals and our delicatessen. We aren’t just here for your Sunday joint, whether you are cooking something for a quiet night in or catering for a big event come in and talk to us, we will be very happy to help.

“The stone ‘horse block’ outside the butcher’s shop was for the butcher’s boy to mount the horse with. The custom then being to deliver meat on horseback, in a large basket with a strap through the basket... with the basket resting on the rider’s hip. Very little beef was eaten then, the only time I saw a cow at the butcher’s was at Christmas”
Memoirs of William Rawlins 1863-1941

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