We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Map
Satellite
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
107-108 Xiaoxue Road | Bank Center, Xiamen, China
5922235093
Improve this listing
Add hours for La Bettola and help diners know when to go.
+ Add hours
Dining options: Late Night, Lunch, Breakfast, Reservations, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for: Families with children
Description: Open from 12 to 2 pm6pm to 10 pmTUESDAY CLOSED

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 55 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 37
    Excellent
  • 11
    Very good
  • 3
    Average
  • 3
    Poor
  • 1
    Terrible
Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Best Spanish cuisine in xiamen

La Bettola is my favorite Spanish restaurant. In Xiamen, it is not easy to find original Spanish Cuisine. Chef Jorge prepares all ingredients everyday from local open market. The seafood is very fresh. I have tried many western-style restaurants, normally they serve frozen seefood. Paella and Pan... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 22, 2015
nix0425
,
Xiamen, China
Add Photo Write a Review

55 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
  • More
Xiamen, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015

La Bettola is my favorite Spanish restaurant. In Xiamen, it is not easy to find original Spanish Cuisine. Chef Jorge prepares all ingredients everyday from local open market. The seafood is very fresh. I have tried many western-style restaurants, normally they serve frozen seefood. Paella and Pan fried Octopus are increditable delicious. Specially, Paella is exactly same as what I... More 

Helpful?
Thank nix0425
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2015 via mobile

Every dish was impeccably executed and beautifully presented. All the seafood was extremely fresh and so delicately seasoned that the natural flavors of the ingredients were brought out and perfectly balanced. The portion was generous and ideal for sharing. The wine also turned out to be surprisingly good and complemented the food nicely. Thanks to the chef Jorge, we devoured... More 

Helpful?
Thank LilyChen1980
Xiamen, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

they have spanish chef Jorge his very good to entertain to the costumer very approachable...very good food like Paella and tapas especially roasted veggies and ice cream fish so yummy and delicious for the people like vegetarian..

Helpful?
Thank CatherineGarciaLee
Xiamen, China
Level Contributor
31 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

The restaurant is located behind the Bank Center. As written before the restaurant changed from Italian to Spanish / Mediterranean dishes. It's better to book a table in advance as the restaurant is well-patronized. Before the restaurant was excellent already, the new owners keep the high standard. The bread with homemade aioli is a great appetizer. The choice of Tapas... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank justinhinds
China
Level Contributor
5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Mediterranean cuisine, they have Spanish chef Ricardo...very good Food. Paella and Croquet's was very nice. the place is not so big but is quite warm

Helpful?
Thank soloexitos
Xiamen, China
Level Contributor
122 reviews
40 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014 via mobile

I went to La Bettola for a regular dinner. I was greeted nice from the staff and seated at a table. The choice of food is Spanish and Italian. As a starter I ordered a salad with Spanish cold cuts and cheese. The salad was served with home made bread. The presentation of the plate was nice, the salad fresh... More 

Helpful?
Thank Cedric F
Xiamen, China
Level Contributor
14 reviews
10 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 4, 2014 via mobile

I loved it already When it was italian... But still with The Change of becoming Spanish it didnt lost any of thr quality and The Charme of The whole Team to spend a wonderful night/evening with

Helpful?
Thank Globaljourney187373
Guangzhou, China
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

I wanted to have a nice dinner with genuine spanish tapas and paella in Xiamen with friends, and La Bettola is the place. We stayed few friends from many different countries and we all enjoyed the tapas appetizers and the paella prepared by the chef. One new place in Xiamen with real Spanish food and wines! Food was fresh and... More 

Helpful?
Thank Pedro S
Quanzhou, China
1 review
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

Really good food with good atmosphere. Looking for Mediterranean food in Xiamen is highly suggested from our side. Fantastic Spanish paella, joint kindly and friendly service makes one of our best meals had in Xiamen. We'll back soon as was very nice experience.

Helpful?
Thank Jacob G
Quanzhou, China
Level Contributor
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2014

I was looking for an Italian restaurant in Xiamen but when I entered I realized something very familiar to me (I'm spanish) There was Paella. So nice to me. One of the best meals I've ever had in a restaurant. Is real traditional spanish food, service was really nice, prices were normal for imported food. Everytime I am in Xiamen... More 

Helpful?
Thank vicenteuso

Travelers who viewed La Bettola also viewed

 

Been to La Bettola? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Location and Contact Information

  • Address: 107-108 Xiaoxue Road | Bank Center, Xiamen, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Fujian  >  Xiamen
  • Phone Number: 5922235093

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Mediterranean, Spanish, Italian, Pizza

Restaurant Characteristics

  • Good for: Families with children

Description

Open from 12 to 2 pm6pm to 10 pmTUESDAY CLOSED

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from La Bettola staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?