Cheap but good Malaysian and Thai food can be found in the village of Shuiwei in the southern part of Futian. The prices are so reasonable that it is worth the trek from the nearest Fumin metro station to come hear for the food and experience. The name of the place is Redang Island Asia Cafe.
Thai Mango Fish with rice is only 28RMB. This isn’t boneless fish perfect for the expat that prefers their fish without bones
Wash that down with a fresh coconut.
The night we ate there recently they were playing French jazz music so though the environment is nothing to write home about but for the price it is comfortable and clean.
The owner Alex is from Malaysia and be sure to say hello to him and his wife Ping who speaks great English and can take good care of you.
While you are in the area you might want to try a massage.