galaxy note GT-N8020 cant find the menu key

I just got my new toy -yay- however I cant find the menu button - is there one? Or does it just look different?

Could it be the bar near the top of the left side?

It’s not marked at all. It’s about 1cm / 0.5 inches to the left of the center button at the bottom of the screen. Run your finger along there and if the app that is currently displayed has any menu items they will appear.

On the other side of the center button, also unmarked, is the back button.