Build in 1886-1887, Charlottenlund Fort was a part of the Copenhagen Defence, protecting the Capital from foreign intrusion. Its original name was Charlottenlund Military Battery, but during construction in 1910-1912 it was changed to its current name.
“Fortet” has never been used as originally intended, however it was used during World War 2, where it was used to facilitate a secret telephone connection to Malmø, Sweden. In secret, telephone lines and a broadcast center was established and was used frequently, amongst the users was the later Danish Prime Minister H.C Hansen.
For more than 30 years there has been a restaurant at “’Fortet”. In 2009 it was torn down and a new modern restaurant was build, with 180° view of Øresund. It is known for it’s unique location and can accommodate 70 guests in the northern dining area and 100 guests in the main restaurant. The outside patio comforts 120 guests.