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107-108 Xiaoxue Road | Bank Center, Xiamen 361001, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lovely Spanish/Italian resto, run by Spanish Pedro. Great croquettes and other tapas, rest of food also good. Cheap cocktails and wine (for Hong Kong standards). Nice atmosphere, good place to eat and drink for a night without being rushed.

Thank Saskia_Rosenthal
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11 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 14, 2016 via mobile

It is amazing... It is a hidden jewel and is really impossible to understand how they are doing such a good paella. The atmosphere is very cool and the service perfect. The best part of it is that it takes the needed 35 minutes to have a good and fresh done paella. The taste was perfect and the rice it... More 

Thank Misu T
Xiamen, China
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank nix0425
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank LilyChen1980
Xiamen, China
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles 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..

Thank CatherineGarciaLee
Xiamen, China
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

1 Thank justinhinds
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6 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
4 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank soloexitos
Xiamen, China
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135 reviews
53 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles 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 

Thank Cedric F
Xiamen, China
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4 of 5 bubbles 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

Thank Globaljourney187373
Guangzhou, China
1 review
5 of 5 bubbles 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 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Italian, Mediterranean, European, Spanish
Dinner, Breakfast, Lunch, Late Night
Restaurant features
Reservations, Serves Alcohol, Seating, Waitstaff
Good for
Families with children
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 107-108 Xiaoxue Road | Bank Center, Xiamen 361001, China
  • Location: Asia  >  China  >  Fujian  >  Xiamen
  • Phone Number: 5922235093
Open from 12 to 2 pm6pm to 10 pmTUESDAY CLOSED

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?