Whether you're eating out or ordering in a takeaway, Herefordshire has a great selection of Chinese and Thai restaurants offering the authentic flavours of the Orient - from satay to sweet and sour ...

Thai Gallery, Broad St, Hereford
A firm favourite with Hereford Times readers, this restaurant in the city centre brings you an authentic Thai experience, with chefs who hail from Thailand to make customers feel as if they are there.
Thai Gallery say they only use the freshest ingredients and unique herbs and spices. Every dish is made fresh to order so changes are easy, especially for allergies or medical conditions.
With a sister restaurant in Worcester, Thai Gallery’s unique decor will also help to create a memorable visit for customers.
thaigallery.co.uk / 01432 277374

New Jasmine House, Meadow Drive, Credenhill
Whether customers go for a takeaway or eat-in meal, there’s plenty to leave customers at this Cantonese and Peking restaurant happy.
The all-you-can-eat is a big draw, as food is prepared in the kitchen and brought to you by the waiting staff, rather than a more usual buffet set-up from which customers serve themselves.
From roast duck with bamboo shoot and water chestnuts, to sweet and sour chicken, there are plenty of favourites on the menu.Vegetarian and gluten free options are also available, as is an a la carte menu.
fb.com/Newjasminehouse / 01432 760945

Lotus, East St, Hereford
This local, family run Cantonese restaurant in Hereford has rave reviews about its friendly staff and cosy atmosphere.
The food is reported to be cooked to a very good standard, with good portion sizes and presentation, and a wide-range of dishes on the menu, with lots of vegetarian options.
Lotus also offer home deliveries, available by phone, Deliveroo or Just Eat.
fb.com/pg/lotushereford / 01432 277668

SimplyThai Kitchen, Widemarsh St, Hereford
Another popular restaurant in Hereford that boasts authentic Thai food using fresh ingredients, freshly cooked for a wholesome taste.
Located close to the city centre, the Old Market and its cinemas, SimplyThai Kitchen has a range of menus including a set menu, takeaway and children’s.
Favourites on the menu include Kang Pha (jungle curry), Pad Priaw Wan (sweet and sour vegetable stir fry) and Mama Kung Mae Naam (fresh water prawns in mild chilli paste sauce). Booking is recommended. 
simplythai.kitchen / 01432 508078

Riceberry Thai Cuisine, Ross-on-Wye
A family-run restaurant offering authentic Thai food to eat-in or takeaway in the south of the county.
Booking is advised due to a small, but homely, restaurant. The menu is very varied from spicy udon seafood to Thai roast duck curry.
A Thai delicacy, salt and pepper squid, is one of the starters on the menu, lightly flour-coated, topped with seasoning, spring onions and dried shallots.
riceberrythaicuisine.co.uk / 01989 769400

The Blue Orchid House, High St, Ledbury
Serving Thai and Chinese cuisine, the restaurant prepares its food to order using natural ingredients.
Expect to find dishes like Char Siu Pork in a Peking style sauce on the Chinese menu, but if Thai is what you’re after then maybe try the Kang Dang, a famous red curry in coconut milk with chicken or beef. A takeaway menu is also available.
blueorchidhouse.co.uk / 01531 631188

China Boy Jo, Ross-on-Wye

Another option for those in south Herefordshire, China Boy Jo has a good range of fresh desserts in addition to their starters and mains.
Customers said a sharing menu provides good value for money and good sized portions, with dishes ranging from crispy aromatic duck to quick fried mixed vegetables. 
Reviews reveal there are also Malaysian dishes on the menu for those wanting to try something different.
fb.com/pg/China-Boy-Jo-148613775197753 / 01989 563533

Thai Garden, King Street
Another of Hereford’s Thai restaurants that is a firm favourite judging by reviews, this city centre option offers an extensive menu of authentic dishes.
With customers reporting good portion sizes and reasonable prices compared to its competitors, the restaurant has just launched a new lunch menu with takeaways just £7. The jungle curry lives up to its reputation for being spicy, and their Pad Thai has a lovely rich taste which is popular with punters.
fb.com/pages/category/Restaurant/Thai-Garden-Hereford-551866225221699 / 01432 351199

Thai Rama, Colwall
On the border with Worcestershire, this Colwall restaurant is housed in a lovely timber-framed former pub.
Bosses say the use the finest seasonal ingredients available to them to create a truly authentic Thai taste, their Sunday buffet is a popular choice.
One of the Thai Rama’s specialities has to be the hot platter, chicken or beef stir-fried in a sweet and spiced sauce with sesame oil, Chinese whiskey and mixed vegetables among others.
thai-rama-iv.co.uk / 01684 541563