The Rudder at Anchor High Marina

Lake-Front Dining, Live Music, Weekend Fun, Dockside Parking Available, Family Friendly, Happy Hour, Good Food, Event Venue

The Rudder at Anchor High Marina is a family-friendly restaurant in Hendersonville, TN that provides a beautiful, scenic destination for guests to relax and enjoy dinner or drinks in a relaxing environment. Nestled in Rockland Harbor on Old Hickory Lake, The Rudder is a destination unlike any other in the greater-Nashville area. Whether you are in the mood for breakfast, brunch, lunch, dinner, or to simply unwind with drinks out by the tiki bar, The Rudder has something for everyone - including the kids! With the abundance of natural wildlife surrounding the restaurant, children will have a blast feeding the fish, turtles, ducks, and more!

In fact, the inspiration for Mo - our beloved mascot - came from one of the many ducks that call The Rudder home! Mo, pictured to the right, is a crested duck descended from the Mallard. Every Spring he returns to The Rudder before taking shelter once more in the winter. Just take a look around next time you are at The Rudder, Mo won't be hard to spot!

[09/04/17] We are open for lunch today at 11, spend your labor day relaxing on our tiki patio! Live music tonight from 5-9pm

LABOR DAY WEEKEND FUN with Red Light 11 tonight at 7! Open Labor Day at 11, TD Hicks Music at 5! Tiki side 😎
Still open 7 days a week
Pat Patton James Rutherford

We sincerely appreciate the outpouring of generosity from our community! We collected so, shoes, canned goods, pet food, baby things, and even toys and stuffed animals! AND cash for the guys driving to Texas towards meals, gas, and accommodations. RPP Consulting Services safe travels!
Thank you, thank you, thank you!!!!

Fun stuff this holiday weekend at The Rudder!!!!
Jeff Allen is playing inside tonight due to the rain but it looks like Pretty Ravens, Red Light 11, and TD Hicks will be setting up on the tiki stage! Join us on the lake for lunch, dinner, live music & lakeside views!

The Rudder is supporting RPP Consulting Services, Mauricio Sanchez, and his crew taking much needed items to Texas on Friday. If you have clothing, toiletries, non-perishable food, etc you can contribute, please bring to The Rudder Friday morning by 10 am. We apologize for the short notice, anything will help! If you can't bring items by Friday please bring anyway and we will get to a donation site. Please share on your page. Thank you!

It's a beautiful day on the lake for dinner, cocktails & live music with Megan Barker!!! Open at 3, happy hour until 7, music starts at 6:30
Courtney Dawn Gammons

T.G.I.F.!!!!!! A beautiful weather weekend for sure and we've got you covered with great food and live music!
Fri: Clinton Ross Park
Sat: Davidson, Horn & Curtis
Sun: Jeff Allen
Pat Patton

It's a perfect day for a yummy Muddy Rudder lakeside! Jeff Allen will be entertaining at 6:30, happy hour 3 - 7 Mon-Friday!

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126 River Rd
Hendersonville, TN

Opening Hours

Monday 3pm - 11:59pm
Tuesday 3pm - 11:59pm
Wednesday 3pm - 11:59pm
Thursday 3pm - 11:59pm
Friday 11am - 2am
Saturday 11am - 2am
Sunday 11am - 11:59pm
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