Storeguide 2023: Dusseldorf – Food
From the XXL luxury supermarket to the autonomous self-service store to the innovative Asia concept: the state capital has a diverse selection of grocery stores to offer.
Berliner Allee 52, 40212 Düsseldorf
With a total retail space of more than 10,000 sqm, some 60,000 articles and several restaurants, Zurheide, located right near Königsallee, presents a variety of departments with their own products and specialties. The market indulges its customers with patisseries, hand-made pasta and a bar offering ham, mozzarella, premium beef and champagne.
Königsallee 63-65, 40215 Düsseldorf
Lidl’s city branch has no parking spaces and is geared to customers on foot, who find fresh baked goods as they enter and a selection of convenience items. The 700-sqm space offers a selection from Lidl’s line of products, with a focus on the needs of local shoppers. Photos of Düsseldorf create a local atmosphere.
Manufactum Brot & Butter
Steinstraße 4, 40212 Düsseldorf
In Manufactum’s 180-sqm recently modernised store, customers can find regional and seasonal foods that have been made using rare traditional practices. Products include artisan cheeses and sausages from heritage livestock breeds. Customers can watch bread be made in the in-house bakery and try out foods in the adjoining bistro. A changing lunch menu is also available.
KII, Schadowstraße 40, 40212 Düsseldorf
The KII is the Greek company’s first retail home outside of Greece. Nuts Factory sells specialty nuts, dried fruits, confectionery, packaged coffee and similar products in this 200-sqm space. The store appeals to all the senses, including with the use of acoustic stimuli, and offers insight into how the products are processed and roasted.
Brunnenstr. 30, 40223 Düsseldorf
In the heart of the creative Bilk district, customers have been able to shop for unpackaged groceries, seasonal fresh produce, household goods and hygiene items since 2018. The entire facility is bought second-hand or self-made and processed exclusively by hand and with natural means. The adjoining vegetarian-vegan restaurant mainly uses ingredients from their own shop and there are regular cultural events.
Tains – Mein Asiamarkt
Immermannstraße 50-52, 40210 Düsseldorf
Tains is the modern advancement of Asian „mom and pop” stores with an experience character. In 2017, the family business opened its first Asian market in Düsseldorf, which, in addition to a basic, trend and fresh range, also offers convenience items freshly prepared from its own products for consumption on site or to take away.
Valora Service Store DB
Konrad-Adenauer-Platz 14, 40210 Düsseldorf
The Swiss foodvenience company Valora has been operating a hybrid store at Düsseldorf Central Station since April 2022, where customers can shop 24 hours a day, seven days a week. During the day there are staff in the Service Store DB, at night the system switches to completely autonomous operation. You can then access the 24/7 Service Store app and use it to scan and pay for your purchases via smartphone.
Storeguide 2023: Stores in the surroundings
There are also stores and shopfitting concepts worth seeing in the food trade in the vicinity of Düsseldorf and Cologne.
Saatbruchstraße 55, 45309 Essen-Schonnebeck
The direct successor to the historic outlet 1 in Essen-Schonnebeck has had a new look since the end of 2020. The motto of the further developed store concept: “The art of omission”. The focus is on a clear and customer-oriented store layout.
Walder Strasse 99, 40724 Hilden
The supermarket operated by Edeka merchants Breidohr is regarded as one of the top addresses for fresh, high-quality groceries in Hilden. After renovation and complete reconstruction, the store has been presenting itself since the end of 2020 with a new store layout geared to the high quality standards in the product range.
Hafelsstrasse 200, 47809 Krefeld
In May 2021, Globus opened a spacious store with a focus on fresh produce and in-house production at the site of the former Real Markthalle. The store in Krefeld is one of seven Globus locations in North Rhine-Westphalia, with two more to be added in the course of the year.
Aktienstraße 42, 45359 Essen-Schönebeck
200 m away from the previous location, the Hundrieser family opened a 2,500 sqm Edeka store in Essen in 2020. The store design reflects the mining tradition of the Schönebeck district of Essen in a modern interpretation. In 2022, the store received the EuroShop RetailDesign Award from EHI and Messe Düsseldorf.
Homberger Str. 6, 40882 Ratingen
Where machines were once built, a “freshness paradise” has now been created. The Ratingen branch of Edeka Kels has changed sides of the street and now offers its extensive assortment in the charming ambience of a listed hall.
Weseler Straße 30, 45478 Mülheim a. d. Ruhr
In the fall of 2021, the eleventh supermarket operated by the Paschmann merchant family will open in the newly built “Hafen-Center” in Mülheim a. d. Ruhr. The 4,500 sqm e-center impresses with its broad, fresh-oriented food assortment and a varied mix of styles in the interior design.
Berliner Allee 52