How to get your Qatar Riyal

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How much spending money will you need for Qatar?

Here's how much you can expect to pay for things in Qatar: 

  • Three-course meal for 2 in a mid-range restaurant: 180 QR (£40) 
  • Cappuccino: 18 QR (£4) 
  • Bottle of water: 1.06 QR (£0.24)  
  • Bottle of beer: 45 QR (£10) 
  • One-way ticket on local transport: 3 QR (£0.68)
  • Taxi/km: 1.90 QR (£0.43) 

What denominations does the Qatar Riyal come in?

The Qatar Riayl comes in the following denominations:


1, 5, 10, 50, 100 and 500 riyals


1, 5, 25, 10 and 50 dirhams 

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