Fast food
Middle Eastern

Serves meat, vegan options available. Vegan soup, pizza and doner are available. Open Mon-Fri 10:00-00:00, Sat 10:00-00:30, Sun 10:00-00:00.

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26 Reviews

First Review by Ok-Raspberry9256


Points +100

27 Oct 2023

That place: '... and are you sure there's nowhere else we could go? Well then, ... okay...'

The big plus of Selam Helal: It's set up like a big, blinking walk-in and get food 'VEGAN' sign. And it's one of the best places for getting vegan fast food-like food in Düsseldorf. Everything tastes very delicious, especially their vegan replacement for meat. And if you're looking for a decent vegan pizza, there's hardly a way around that restaurant. BUT... oh, boy...
It's not a vegan restaurant. It offers a big selection of vegan meals, but just as much also non-vegan meals, as the spinning metal stick pieced full with parts of murdered subjects makes obvious.
It's just a fast food snack place; if you're looking for a restaurant experience from food to atmosphere, this place is not for you. The personal is rather unknowledgeable about vegan food; to that extend that you can't trust the meal called 'vegan doner' to be a doner, which is really vegan: Once I was there and asked if the bread used for that meal is also vegan, they were laughing and joking about that notion as if there's no possibility that the bread could be problematic for vegans, but wikipedia says, that bread used for conventional doner could contain animal milk or butter; so, the question is justified, and if the people operating that place aren't aware of it, how can you trust them that they have picked vegan bread for the doner? Half of the personal is unfriendly. The vegan pizza, although being part of the general menu, is not available on the full open hours, but only in the afternoon; so, if you go there by noon or earlier, and try to order a vegan pizza, the personal will tell you, to come back in the afternoon with that wish. The prices are average; it used to be very cheap, but obviously they've exaggerated with adjustments to COVID19 and inflation.
If I want a vegan doner, I go to Antalya Döner right around the corner, closer to the Düsseldorf main railroad station.

Updated from previous review on 2023-10-27

Pros: Greatly veganism promoting design, One of the best places for vegan fast food in DD, Everything very delicious; decent vegan pizza

Cons: Un-vegan, Fast food snack place - no restaurant exp., Unknowledgeable about vegan food



Points +541

25 Oct 2023

Döner und Lahmacun

Döner mit veganem Kebab, 3 verschiedene Soßen (Joghurt, Cocktail, scharfe Soße), leider relativ wenig befüllt. Geschmacklich in Ordnung.
Lahmacun war lecker und schmeckt sehr frisch.
Es war für uns nicht sehr sättigend.

Updated from previous review on 2023-10-25

Pros: Vegane Deklaration , Auswahl

Cons: Wenig Salat etc im Döner


Points +16

22 Apr 2023

Der Vöner meines Vetrauens!

Der Vöner meines Vetrauens! Vleisch von Vegab Rebel aus Hamburg. Vleich wird nicht fritiert sondern im Pizzaofen erwärmt! TOP!


Points +16

22 Dec 2022

Perfect vegan kebab

Very nice and friendly place who understand what vegan is


Points +1493

26 Jul 2022

My first doner kebab, ok but not impressed

Upon arriving in Düsseldorf for the first time, a friend brought my to this place, literally next door to the station. Pretty convenient.
He ordered a doner kebab sandwich for me. It was pleasant to eat, but I was not impressed. Basically, I won't go out for something like this again, whereas I would go out of my way for a good falafel sandwich. I'm sure there are plenty of tastier doner kebab sandwiches or there for me to try, so maybe I'll change my mind in the future.

Pros: Quite a few vegan options, Cheap, Next door to the train station

Cons: Average taste


Points +1210

15 Jun 2022

great for a quick meal

Lahmacun is delicious and does not differ much from the meat version in terms of taste and texture. Döner is also not bad, but a bit expensive for its size.

There are a lot of other vegan options indicated in large printing at the counter. The kinda chaotic interior has its own charm.

Pros: almost everything is available as vegan version, friendly staff

Cons: Döner a bit tiny


Points +649

08 May 2022

Guter Döner

Der Döner war super. Die Linsensuppe war mir zu lasch. Das Lahmacun war gut.

Alles in allem vor allem für den Döner einen Besuch wert.


Points +726

07 Feb 2022


Super leckerer veganer Döner! Kann ich nur empfehlen

Updated from previous review on 2022-02-07


Points +16

31 Jan 2022

Nice little restaurant

Friendly restaurant with a nice owner :)

Pros: Tasty, Nice little restaurant


Points +176

13 Dec 2021

Tip Top!

Kompletter döner in vegan. Vorallem die Döner-Pizza ist sehr zu empfehlen!
Der Besitzer ist zudem super freundlich!

Updated from previous review on 2021-12-13


Points +152

11 Dec 2021

Sehr Lecker und super Preise

Im Prinzip werden alle gängigen Gerichte auch in Veganer Option angeboten. Ein Traum.


Points +13612

17 Oct 2021

Good vegan choices

Good Lebanese vegan choices, I tried their vegan kebab, as well as their falafels.

Pros: Lots of vegan options


Points +71

07 Jun 2021

Leckerer Veganer Dönerteller

Sehr große Auswahl an veganen Gerichten wie Suppe, Lahmacun, Pizzen Döner Sandwich und Döner Teller mit 3 verschiedenen veganen Soßen.
Schmeckt wirklich gut... gibt nichts zu bemängeln... alles Top👍🏻

Pros: Viele vegane optionen


Points +65

22 Apr 2021

Guter Döner & türkische Pizza

Guter Döner, bestes Preis-Leistungsverhältnis der Stadt.


Points +1502

27 Sep 2020


Tasty vegan donor. Very cheap.


Points +173

02 Aug 2020

Cheap and tasty!

I recommend the lentil soup! Delicious😋

Pros: Very friendly owner and staff, Very cheap, Tasty and everything on the menu can be made vegan


Points +26

24 Feb 2020

Delicious döner

Spiced and tender seitan, soft and toasted bread... Amazing!


Points +23

15 Dec 2019

5 * super ! Schade dass die App mich nicht lässt 5* für den Laden abzugeben😒

Mega leckere vegane dürum ! Jede Zeit wieder

Pros: Viele vegane Optionen , Freundlich , Günstig


Points +3168

11 Dec 2019

Selam Helal- Not to be missed!

So glad this place was on Happy Cow, we really enjoyed it! The person working the counter was very knowledgeable about what is and is not vegan. We both had a doner and it was phenomenal... Probably the best vegan doner I have ever had. Heads up, though- They only accept cash here, but there is an ATM just outside if you need to get some euro. Highly recommend it, if you're veg*n in Dusseldorf, don't miss this!


Points +1619

06 Dec 2019

Plenty of Vegan Options

As I was exploring the city I happened to have stumbled upon this shawarma shop. Love how well they advertise vegan as well on their exterior - very eye catching! After trying to make a decision due to the nice amount of vegan options they offer I settled with the shawarma sandwich. It was pretty tasty! Loaded with veg and seitan, it was a mouth full. Like the fact that they also have vegan sauces to and more than just one. If your looking for a quick bite and haven’t been able to find a vegan donair in a while, pop on it to this place. Prices were also decent.

Pros: Lots of vegan options , Well advertised on street , Fair prices


Points +257

11 Nov 2019

Excellent and friendly.

Yes, another review to confirm what the other reviewers have written - it's well worth the visit. It's amongst the closest I've found to a Berlin-style doener outside of Berlin. Excellent seitan-based doener, with a range of vegan sauces. The staff are friendly and welcoming. I'll be back there again - tonight.

Pros: Excellent food., Friendly staff.


Points +247

02 Jul 2019

Good vegan Döner

Plenty of other vegan options on menu, including soy yogurt sauce. Best place for cheap vegan eats near Bahnhof


Points +3349

22 Jun 2019

A lot of choice with tasty seitan

I was surprised how many vegan options are offered here! Dürüm, doner kebab (bag), plate, different kinds of pizza, falafel, soup etc. all available in a vegan version. For the Schawarma they use seitan by Makam, which is super delicious! My today's chose was the Schawarma plate with rice and salad and I was not disappointed. Super tasty and reasonable prices - definitely recommendable! The interior is a funny mixture, because there was apparently an Asia snack in here before.


Points +107

20 Apr 2019

Delicious and affordable.

I had the seitan Döner. It was awesome with some vegan sauces too. They have vegan pizza and shawarma as well as some rice and stir fried vegetables curry type dishes. They have Turkish coffee and some desserts too but don't think the desserts are vegan. Very friendly staff and many vegan options at affordable prices. Highly recommended.

Pros: Many vegan options


Points +33

20 Mar 2019

Cheap, tasty

Promotes veganism with big signs. Many vegan options. Ideal for a quick and cheap lunch or snack.

Pros: Clearly signed vegan options, Cheap, Friendly staff

Cons: Serves meat, Slightly shady


Points +45

03 Feb 2019

Very good!

I would give 5 stars to be honest! Very vegan friendly, clearly marked on the menu, very friendly owner! Highly recommend

Pros: A lot of vegan options

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