harry’s B1 Korean Charcoal BBQ Restaurant @ Autocity, Juru

Written by Lingzie

Topics: Korean Food

harry’s B1 Korean restaurant is no stranger in Autocity, Juru, having been operating there since last year. It used to be known as Bee Won in Sheraton Hotel (now Dorsett Hotel in Larut Road, Penang). I’ve patronized this place a few times but everytime without a camera, thus the absence of a review until now!

harry's B1

harry's B1

Known for its rather pricey menu, they are currently having Set Lunch promotions (from RM15.90 onwards) as well as Korean BBQ Set Dinner at RM38/person (minimum 2 pax).

A quick glance of the menu shows the Do’s and Don’ts when eating Korean barbeque… most insightful indeed!

Do's and Don'ts

Do's and Don'ts

Shortly after ordering the BBQ set dinner, we were served the salads and lettuce.

Lettuce and Salad

Lettuce and Salad

Followed by complimentary ‘banchan’ side dishes which include kimchi, beancurds, eggplant etc. These banchan dishes change slightly every day and serves as a nice appetizer while waiting for the food. Also complimentary was the steamed egg dish.

.Complimentary Banchan

Complimentary Banchan

Pretty soon, our table was almost filled up with dishes! Next to arrive was the Spicy Rice Cake also known as Ddeokbokki. It was nice and chewy and not really that spicy at all! 🙂

Spicy Rice Cake

Spicy Rice Cake

The Kimchi Stew (no photo of it though) which came with the set was equally delicious. By this time, our table was nearly all filled up and we had to move things round to find room for the Stone Pot Rice!

Stone Pot Rice

Stone Pot Rice (Bibimbap)

The Stone Pot Rice is served with various types of vegetables, mushroom and topped with Gochujang sauce (which is a type of Korean hot sauce). Before eating, we were told to stir the ingredients together so that we get a blend of all the ingredients in every mouthful.

While we were savoring all these, we also had to keep a watchful eye on the highlight of the meal – the korean barbeque! The set dinner comes with 2 types of chicken and 2 types of pork marinated differently.

Korean barbeque

Korean barbeque

The exhausting system here is really efficient as it immediately sucks away all the fumes from the barbeque. So you don’t walk out enveloped by smoke and smelling like food!

The meats barbeque-ing away...

The meats barbeque-ing away...

Both the pork and chicken came with a non spicy marinade and a spicy marinade. I liked the non spicy marinade better, prefering the pork to the chicken. It tasted sweet and salty at the same time and all the meats were very well marinated! Taken with a small piece of lettuce, some dipping sauce and a slice of garlic – tantalizing!

We were told when we made our order that if we self BBQ, there would be a 10% discount. So we opted for that. But the waitresses did come by from time to time to check on us, lest we burnt the meat!

For this meal, I didn’t order the beef BBQ as my dining companion doesn’t eat beef. However, I have tried their beef BBQ on other ocassions and it is superb! Pricey though, for a portion of rib eye would set you back about RM60.

Overall it’s an enjoyable meal with good service. For RM38/pax we were pretty satisfied as we walked out wishing we hadn’t eaten so much!

harry’s B1 is located at 1815A Jalan Perusahaan Auto City, North South Highway, Juru Interchange, 13600 Prai. Its next to Sakae Teppanyaki and Standard Chartered Bank. Please do note that this place is not open for lunch on Sundays!

Business Hours: Mon – Sat 12pm-2.30pm, 6pm-10.30pm. Sunday 6pm-10.30pm only.

For reservations, call 04-501 0001, 04-501 0002

18 Comments Comments For This Post I'd Love to Hear Yours!

  1. 10% disc for self service? thats cool..make you work for ur food eh?

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  2. Allie says:

    I just patronized this restaurant last Sat. The food is good.

    10% discount for self BBQ? I don’t remember I’ve got the discount. Must go back check the receipt.

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  3. email2me says:

    Wah the rib eye is even more costly than KL’s pricing. We had it here for RM45 mostly.

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  4. Selba says:

    I’ve been craving for Korean food for a long time…. *slurp*

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  5. ck lam says:

    Being a bbq lover myself, I would love to try out this place…thanks for sharing this review 🙂

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  6. Been to this place with a few of my girlfriends… I personally dont quite like it. Maybe it’s pricey.

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  7. RM38/pax for all that? That’s awesome! I’m just dying to get my hands on some spicy rice cake now…

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  8. PenangTuaPui says:

    aiyo… i tot that day CK just ask us to go together,,, mana tau… u go liao… leave us behind….. kek sim…

    some more so many good food… :(….

    will be there soon after my $$$$ cash out… hee hee

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  9. lingzie says:

    lots of craving – yeah lo! good marketing ploy 😛

    allie – oh must go check if got the discount! actually we didn’t quite understand what the waiter said but we saw the sign at the entrance.

    email2me – got a few selection of beef here. some is ard RM40+ also.

    selba – any korean food outlets where you are?

    lingzie´s last blog post..harry’s B1 Korean Charcoal BBQ Restaurant @ Autocity, Juru

  10. lingzie says:

    ck – yeah lo. was supposed to go with you guys. but mana tau my friend came to BM for work so we ended up there for dinner! its quite similar to Korean Palace actually.

    NKOTB – yes its usually pricey. but with the new set dinner..can eat la 🙂

    550ml jar of faith – the set is pretty worth it 🙂 ah i detect another spicy rice cake lover! but can’t eat too much at one go…very filling!

    PenangTuaPui – don’t kek sim la.. we go together gether again ok? wait for your $$$ 😛

    lingzie´s last blog post..harry’s B1 Korean Charcoal BBQ Restaurant @ Autocity, Juru

  11. Foong says:

    I’ve only tried Korean BBQ once years ago and it was really bad experience but from your review, maybe it’s time we give it a try again.

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  12. Foong says:

    By the way, I’ve passed you a meme!

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  13. Just love the exhaust system above the barbeque… so hi-tech and scifi-futuristic! 😀

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  14. cariso says:

    Very thoughtful of the exhaust system leh! Really no smell on ur body when leaving the restaurant?

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  15. Went to B1 before…we did enjoy BBQ with friends. Will try the one at Dorset soon when i have the chance. 🙂

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  16. QuaChee says:

    there’s actually a bar in singapore with the name harry’s too. it has grown to be very huge. when i first saw yr photo, i thought the name seems similar 🙂

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  17. desmond-t says:

    wah… superb korean food!

    i miss the kimchi alot..

    lingzie never fails to impress me with new range of food! thumbs up ***

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  18. Simon says:

    Is this place still opened?

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