Walkable, 3 mins
The New Inn, West Knighton http://www.newinnwestknighton.co.uk
Local village pubs, 5-15 mins drive
The Wise Man, West Stafford http://www.the-wiseman.co.uk
Yalbury Cottage, Lower Bockhampton http://www.yalburycottage.com
The Springhead, Sutton Poyntz https://thespringhead.co.uk/
The Smugglers, Osmington http://www.smugglersinnosmingtonmills.co.uk/
The Sailors Return, Chaldon Herring http://www.sailorsreturnpub.com/
The Blue Vinney, Puddletown http://www.thebluevinny.co.uk
The famous county town of Dorchester is a 10 minute drive away.
It has many good restaurants including Indian, Chinese, Thai and Italian cuisine. As well as good pubs.
The Sun Inn, Lower Burton http://www.sun-inn-dorchester.co.uk/
The Poet Laurette, Poundbury http://www.thepoetlaureate.co/
The Duchess of Cornwall, Poundbury http://duchessofcornwall.co.uk/
The new Brewery Square development in Dorchester offers lots of well known restaurants such as Nandos, Zizzi, Carluccios, Wagamama and Pizza Express. It has a large outdoor cinema screen as well as a large indoor multi screen cinema and a large courtyard with a fountain system for children to play in. There are plenty of shops, cafes and delicatessens as well as excellent transport links to the coast and the rest of the Dorset County.
More info at Brewery Square http://www.brewerysquare.com
Weymouth Harbour, Dorset
Weymouth harbour is only a 15 minute drive and offers a wide variety of good pubs, restaurants and entertainment.